Bill Chappell

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Raven Saunders Goes Into 'Joker' Mode At Tokyo Olympics

Friday, July 30, 2021

"That's so Raven," USA Track & Field tweeted as it shared an image of the U.S. shot put star.

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German Cycling Director Is Being Sent Home From Olympics Over Racist Slur

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Germany's Olympic federation is firing Patrick Moster as the director of its cycling program, saying his words during a race Wednesday violate Olympic values.

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Gymnast Sunisa Lee's Gold Medal Elates Her Hometown Hmong Community

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Minnesota native Sunisa Lee is the first Hmong American to make a U.S. Olympic team. Back home, her family and friends are celebrating her huge win with glee.

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A German Cycling Official Apologizes After Shouting A Racial Slur During A Race

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A German cyclist says he was "appalled" by the words from the sporting director of Germany's cycling federation.

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Read What Simone Biles Said After Her Withdrawal From The Olympic Final

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Simone Biles' decision to exit the women's team final has prompted comments from around the world. Here's the transcript of what the gymnast said about her exit.

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Simone Biles Reminds Us That Even Superstars Feel The Pressure

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

After her surprise withdrawal from the gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics, the star American gymnast amplified recent statements that the immense stress she faces has been affecting her.

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Media Boat Blocks Triathlon Racers, Forcing An Unusual Restart In Tokyo

Monday, July 26, 2021

A camera aboard a media boat captured the moment as the start neared — and unfortunately, it kept capturing the moment after the start signal blared, blocking roughly half of the racers.

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Tuesday Could Be A Dramatic – And Pivotal – Day For America's Gold Medal Hopes

Monday, July 26, 2021

Simone Biles leads the U.S. team into a showdown with Russia, while the undefeated softball team tries to beat Japan for the second straight time.

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The Philippines Wins Its First Olympic Gold After Nearly 100 Years Of Trying

Monday, July 26, 2021

Standing atop the podium where no Filipino had stood before, a tearful Hidilyn Diaz, who serves in the Philippine air force, snapped off a salute.

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Can't-Miss Moments From The Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, July 23, 2021

From pictogram people to a moving rendition of "Imagine," the Tokyo Olympics' opening ceremony balanced fun with the seriousness of the moment.

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Photos: Highlights Of The Tokyo Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, July 23, 2021

Athletes marched in front of thousands of empty seats as only a sparse crowd was admitted due to COVID-19 restrictions. This year's ceremony is titled "United by Emotion."

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Czech Olympic Team Investigates Charter Flight After 4 Athletes Test Positive

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Much of the scrutiny is falling on a doctor who was on the flight who was reportedly not vaccinated and who has spouted outlandish theories about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Australia's Male Olympics Chief Lectured A Female Premier. It Didn't Go Over Well

Thursday, July 22, 2021

"You are going to the opening ceremony," Australian Olympics chief John Coates told Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. "None of you are staying behind and hiding in your rooms."

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1st U.S. Athlete Set To Compete In Olympics Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Japan

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

USA Volleyball says Taylor Crabb — part of a duo that is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 4 in the world — will be replaced by another player due to his positive test.

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Tokyo Reports Its Highest COVID-19 Numbers Since January As First Olympic Games Start

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

"There is an urgent need to prepare crisis management systems for hospital care," the the Tokyo Metropolitan Government says.

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Olympians Take A Knee Against Racism, Under New Policy Allowing Protests

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

"We want to fight all forms of discrimination, and as a group of women, we wanted to kneel against it," said Steph Houghton, a co-captain of Britain's soccer team.

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A Women's Beach Handball Team Is Fined For Not Wanting To Wear Bikini Bottoms

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Athletes on the Norwegian women's beach handball team are being punished for wearing shorts, facing fines over "a case of improper clothing."

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Tokyo Olympics CEO Doesn't Dismiss The Idea That Games Could Still Be Called Off

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

The coronavirus infection rate will be discussed at upcoming talks, according to Toshiro Muto, CEO of the Tokyo Olympics' organizing committee.

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Deaf-Blind Athlete Quits Team USA After She's Told She Can't Bring A Care Assistant

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Becca Meyers is a star for the U.S. Paralympic swim team. But she won't be in Tokyo, after being told her mother, who acts as her personal care assistant, can't join her.

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An Alternate For U.S. Olympic Women's Gymnastics Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Monday, July 19, 2021

Kara Eaker is the athlete who tested positive, her mother and her gym in Missouri confirmed on Monday. The women's team is continuing to prepare for the Games, according to USA Gymnastics.

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