Tag: Summer Olympic games

Spain held to 0-0 by Egypt with 6 players from Euro 2020

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SAPPORO, Japan — Starting with six players who rushed from the European Championship to the Olympics, Spain was held to a 0-0 draw by...

US volleyball star back for 3rd Olympics after giving birth

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TOKYO — A third trip to the Olympics was far from a sure thing for U.S. volleyball star Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson when she gave...

Dirty Games? Testing slowdown during COVID raises questions

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TOKYO — The low numbers came in from across the globe and covered most every distance, from 100 meters through the marathon. The reasons...

Olympic chief, leader in spat after Brisbane gets 2032 nod

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BRISBANE, Australia — Australia’s highest-ranking Olympic official and the current premier of the state of Queensland where the 2032 Summer Games will be held...

Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 victory over France in soccer

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TOKYO — Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men's...

EXPLAINER: Surfing, where the playing field is never level

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TOKYO — Surfing is as much skill and science as instinct and timing. That begins with learning how to read ocean swells to anticipate...

Investigators reveal work to weed out pre-Olympics cheating

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MONACO — Eight Olympic qualifying performances in track and field were wiped out because of suspicions of cheating and the athletes were denied entry...

Osaka makes her return against Zheng at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Naomi Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come against 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China in the opening round of the...

Kessie gives Ivory Coast a 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia

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YOKOHAMA, Japan — Franck Kessie scored the go-ahead goal in the 66th minute and Ivory Coast beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 Thursday in its opening...

2 more Olympic athletes among 91 total Tokyo virus cases

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TOKYO — Two athletes were among four residents of the Olympic Village who were added to the tally Thursday of people accredited for the...