Tom Goldman

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U.S. Golfer Xander Schauffele Wins Gold At Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Schauffele won the men's golf competition by one stroke over Slovakia's Rory Sabbatini. Schauffele said he would deliver the gold medal to his father who once dreamed of being an Olympic decathlete.

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Timing At The Olympics Is An Art And A Science

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Track and field is set to dominate the last week of the Olympics, and so is the art and science of timing. Who are the people, and what are the machines behind official timing? We find out.

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Katie Ledecky Wins Gold For U.S. In 800-Meter Freestyle

Saturday, July 31, 2021

American swimmer Katie Ledecky has had a solid Olympics, though not as good as she'd hoped for. She dominated the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games but hadn't had that same level of success in Tokyo.

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Novak Djokovic's 'Golden Slam' Dreams Are Crushed With Olympic Semifinal Elimination

Friday, July 30, 2021

The Serbian star was beaten in the men's tennis semifinal by Germany's Alexander Zverev. It means Djokovic can't make history by winning all four major tournaments and Olympic gold in a single year.

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Sunisa Lee Wins Olympic Gold Individual All-Around Gymnastics Competition

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The U.S. is once again the Olympic champion in women's individual all-around gymnastics. Despite the absence of the superstar Simone Biles, Sunisa Lee kept the American streak alive.

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Simone Biles Got The 'Twisties' At The Tokyo Olympics. Here's What That Means

Thursday, July 29, 2021

When Simone Biles withdrew during the women's gymnastics team final following her vault on Sunday, she said she wasn't physically injured but suffered from a phenomenon called "the twisties."

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The Individual All-Around Women's Gymnastics Final Will Go On Without Biles

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Simone Biles withdrew from the event as she continues to work through what she calls mental health challenges. Biles acknowledges suffering from a phenomenon called: the twisties.

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Coronavirus Knocks U.S. Pole Vaulter Sam Kendricks Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Thursday, July 29, 2021

The two-time world champion came into the Tokyo Olympics as the gold medal favorite. Instead, he tested positive for the coronavirus and is isolating in Tokyo.

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After Winning Her 1st Gold Medal In Tokyo, Ledecky Will Try For 2 More

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

American swimmer Katie Ledecky's legend could grow by a mile on Wednesday. She's scheduled to race in two finals, less than 90 minutes apart, with a total distance of more than a mile.

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Simone Biles Has Withdrawn From Gymnastics Team Finals For Mental Health Reasons

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Simone Biles pulled out of the women's gymnastics Olympics team finals competition for mental health reasons. A winner of five Olympic medals, Biles' reason was the pressure she carries.

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Japanese Tennis Star Naomi Osaka Bounced Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Osaka has been the face of these Olympics and was chosen to light the cauldron in the opening ceremony. She easily won her first two tennis matches but lost in the third round.

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New York City Mandates Municipal Workers Be Vaccinated By Mid-September

Monday, July 26, 2021

New York City announced that government workers, including teachers and police, must be vaccinated by mid-September. Those who refuse will have to wear masks indoors and submit to weekly testing.

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In A Major Upset, France Beats The U.S. Men's Olympic Basketball Team

Monday, July 26, 2021

The men's basketball team is off to a rocky start at the Olympics, after losing to France. Since 1992, the U.S. men's team has largely dominated at the Olympics. The team looks vulnerable now.

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Coronavirus Knocks Top Golfers Jon Rahm and Bryson DeChambeau Out Of Tokyo Olympics

Sunday, July 25, 2021

World #1 Jon Rahm of Spain and #6 Bryson DeChambeau of the U.S. each tested positive for the coronavirus before leaving for Tokyo. The stunning news rocked the golf world.

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Saturday Sports: The Olympics Have Finally Begun

Saturday, July 24, 2021

The Summer Olympics are officially underway following yesterday's opening ceremony in Tokyo, a year after they were originally scheduled. COVID restrictions mean fans can't watch events in-person.

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Protests Have Persisted Outside Of The Tokyo Olympics

Friday, July 23, 2021

For months, polls have shown most Japanese citizens don't want the Olympics in Japan. Cost overruns and a COVID-19 surge have led to street protests. Now activists are facing the games' inevitability.

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Olympic Opening Ceremony Is A Delicate Mix Of Celebration and Solemnity

Friday, July 23, 2021

The fanfare and celebration unfolded in a virtually empty stadium, as Japanese protesters gathered nearby to register their discontent over the world's largest sports event.

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As Tokyo Olympics Begin, What's The Same And Different Compared To Past Games

Friday, July 23, 2021

As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Tokyo — both around the capital city and in the Olympic Village, public polls in Japan show overwhelming opposition to hosting the Games during the pandemic.

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Tokyo Olympic Games Grapple With Pandemic Safety Protocols

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Competition got underway Wednesday in Tokyo for the pandemic-delayed Summer Olympics — two days before the Opening Ceremony. Participants are streaming into Japan under heightened COVID-19 concerns.

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Olympic Softball Is Back, And It Starts Today. Will It Stick Around?

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Softball returns to the Olympics after a 13-year absence. But it won't be around for long. It's not on the schedule at the 2024 Games though athletes are hoping it'll make a return in 2028.

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