Tag: Women’s sports

Australian swimming’s relay dynasty is built on trust

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TOKYO — A constantly refilling pool of talent. Well-rehearsed changeovers. And plenty of speed. ...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

Column: Glittering, empty pool epitomizes Olympic misfortune

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TOKYO — The aquatics arena near Tokyo Bay is an impressive structure indeed, the shimmering blue water of its two pools surrounded on three...

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Unvaccinated US swimmer sparks debate as Olympics start

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TOKYO — A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat Michael Andrew’s decision not...

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a...

The Latest: Bird reflects on her duty as US flagbearer

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

With muted ceremony and empty stadium, Tokyo Olympics begin

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TOKYO — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with a dazzling display of fireworks and soaring, made-for-TV choreography...

The Latest: Osaka lights cauldron at Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...