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October 23, 2021, 2:33 PM

Olympic gold medalist talks getting girls into hockey

Olympic gold medalist Amanda Kessel talks about breaking barriers for girls in ice hockey.
October 23, 2021, 2:33 PM
Olympic gold medalist talks getting girls into hockey
October 20, 2021, 11:55 AM

Olympic flame arrives in Beijing amid boycott calls

The Olympic flame has arrived in Beijing amid calls from critics for a boycott of the Winter Games which are set to be staged in February
October 20, 2021, 11:55 AM
October 19, 2021, 1:30 PM

Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics

Activists have dubbed the 2022 Beijing Winter Games China’s “genocide games.”
October 19, 2021, 1:30 PM
Rights activists urge boycott of Beijing Winter Olympics
October 17, 2021, 9:13 AM

2 arrested in Athens for protesting Beijing Olympics

Two women attempted to hang a banner from the Acropolis in Athens Sunday morning in protest at the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics and were detained by Greek police
October 17, 2021, 9:13 AM
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Simone Biles says she ‘should have quit way before’ Tokyo Olympics

Biles says she pushed forward "as long as my mind and my body would let me."
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Simone Biles says she ‘should have quit way before’ Tokyo Olympics
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Olympian Elizabeth Beisel aims to become 1st woman to complete historic swim in honor of her late father

Elizabeth Beisel, who is a two-time Olympic medalist, will attempt to swim from Rhode Island to Block Island to honor her late father.
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Olympian to make historic swim to pay tribute to her late dad
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Japan's leader says Olympics were 'symbol of global unity'

The U.N. General Assembly meeting of world leaders has been packed with global gloom
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Simone Biles kicks off The Gold Over America Tour

The tour will bring together other celebrated gymnasts and will travel to 35 cities this fall.
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Simone Biles kicks off The Gold Over America Tour
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Simone Biles talks new tour and moving forward after Tokyo Olympics

Biles, whose Gold Over America Tour will showcase talented female gymnasts, will also talk about her stunning Met Gala outfit.
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Simone Biles talks new tour and moving forward after Tokyo Olympics
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Broadcasters urged to cancel plans to cover Beijing Olympics

Some of the world's largest broadcasters including American network NBC are being asked by human rights groups to cancel plans to cover the upcoming Winter Olympics in Beijing
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Afghan athlete Zakia Khudadadi gets her chance in taekwondo

Khudadadi is one to two Afghans participating in the Paralympics.
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Afghan athlete Zakia Khudadadi gets her chance in taekwondo
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Malaysian shot putter disqualified after winning gold medal

Controversy has broken out at the Paralympic Games.
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Malaysian shot putter disqualified after winning gold medal
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Highlights from US athletes at the Paralympics

Athletes with disabilities from around the world compete for the gold in 22 different sports.
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Highlights from US athletes at the Paralympics
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Masters level: Paralympian eyes medal in 4th different sport

Oksana Masters credits resiliency and determination for being an eight-time Paralympic medalist
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Jacques Rogge, IOC president for 12 years, dies at 79

He championed youth sport and inaugurated the Youth Olympic Games.
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Egyptian table tennis athlete, and amputee, captures hearts in Tokyo Paralympics

Egyptian table tennis athlete, and amputee, Ibrahim Hamadtou, captures hearts in Tokyo Paralympics.
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Table tennis athlete, and amputee, captures hearts in Tokyo Paralympics
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Blind long jumper envisions Paralympic gold after 4 silvers

Blind long jumper Lex Gillette is chasing after Paralympic gold.
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Blind long jumper envisions Paralympic gold after 4 silvers
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EXPLAINER: The Olympic soccer team that doesn't quite exist

Britain is back in Olympic soccer for the first time since 2012.
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EXPLAINER: The Olympic soccer team that doesn't quite exist
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1st Paralympic gold medal goes to Paige Greco of Australia

Australian cyclist Paige Greco has earned the first gold medal of the Tokyo Paralympics
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Paralympics open in empty stadium — just like Olympics

The Paralympics have begun in the same empty National Stadium that hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics
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Afghanistan flag to be displayed in Paralympic ceremony

The Afghanistan flag will be displayed in Tuesday’s opening ceremony.
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Biles: Mental health advocacy part of post-Olympic tour

American gymnast Simone Biles says she wouldn't change anything about Tokyo.
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Paralympics follow lead of Olympics: No fans during pandemic

All fans will be barred from the Paralympics because of the coronavirus pandemic just as they were from the recently-completed Tokyo Olympics
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Japan mayor apologizes for biting athlete's gold medal

A Japanese mayor has apologized for biting the Olympic gold medal of a softball player who had paid a courtesy visit after Japan beat the United States in the final
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Astronauts compete in 1st ‘Space Olympics’

Seven astronauts from four nations participated in synchronized swimming, no-hands handball and more from the International Space Station.
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Astronauts compete in 1st ‘Space Olympics’
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Astronauts hold 'Space Olympics'

The astronauts living in the International Space Station held the first "Space Olympics," featuring seven athletes from different countries competing in some weightless fun.
3 months ago
Astronauts hold 'Space Olympics'
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Australian team condemns double-quarantine for 16 Olympians

The Australian Olympic Committee has criticized a strict four-week quarantine imposed on 16 athletes returning from the Tokyo Games as “cruel and uncaring.”
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US Olympian gets adorable welcome home

Allyson Felix, who won her 10th and 11th Olympic medals in Tokyo, received a welcome home hug from her daughter Camryn.
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US Olympian gets adorable welcome home
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Allyson Felix gets adorable welcome home from daughter after Tokyo Olympics

Allyson Felix made history at the Tokyo Olympics, her first as a mom.
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Allyson Felix gets adorable welcome home from daughter after Tokyo Olympics
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By the Numbers: Team USA strikes gold

The U.S. Olympic team finished with the most gold medals and the most overall medals in the Tokyo Summer Games.
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By the Numbers: Team USA strikes gold
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Japan's PM thanks people for safe Olympics during pandemic

Japan’s prime minister thanked people for helping the country safely hold the Olympics despite the difficulties of the coronavirus pandemic
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US Olympians return to celebrations across country

Team USA won the most medals of any country, with 113 medals in total, at the Tokyo Olympics. Athletes around the country are returning home to cheering fans and family members.
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US Olympians return to celebrations across country
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What should be the next Summer Olympic sport? | FiveThirtyEight Debate Club

The FiveThirtyEight staff debate what should be a new Summer Olympic sport.
3 months ago
What should be the next Summer Olympic sport? | FiveThirtyEight Debate Club
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Tokyo Olympics come to a close

ABC’s James Longman reflects on how the Tokyo Olympic Games will be remembered and the United States finishing on top with 39 gold medals and 113 medals overall.
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Tokyo Olympics come to a close
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Team USA wins gold medal count in Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Japan closed its Olympics with a vibrant closing ceremony on Sunday, and organizers officially passed the flag to Paris, where the next summer games are set to be held in 2024.
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Team USA wins gold medal count in Tokyo 2020 Olympics
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Key moments from final day of the Olympic Games

Here's what you missed from Day 16 of the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
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Key moments from final day of the Olympic Games
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Fewer medals, more heart for US at a most unusual Olympics

The Americans won 113 medals at the Olympics
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Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Games

Thickets of restrictions at the pandemic-hit Tokyo Games severely crimped the experience for Olympians
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Olympics officially close

Team USA is on top in the medal count with 113 medals, including 39 gold.
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Olympics officially close
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Tokyo Olympics come to a close

Speeches, music and tributes will highlight the closing ceremonies after two weeks of competition.
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Tokyo Olympics come to a close
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Tokyo Olympic Games: Final day key moments

A historic Tokyo Olympics occurred amid a global pandemic as the athletes competed in nearly empty stadiums with strict procedures to remain safe from COVID-19.
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Tokyo Olympic Games: Final day key moments
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Team USA is victorious during Tokyo Olympics final competitions

The U.S. women’s basketball team defeated Japan to win their seventh consecutive gold medal.
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Team USA is victorious during Tokyo Olympics final competitions
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Women send powerful message in Olympic track and field

Over nine days at the near-empty Olympic Stadium, the women of track and field delivered a memorable show
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US rolls to women's hoops gold medal in Bird's last Olympics

Sue Bird capped off her unblemished 17-year Olympics run with a record fifth gold medal
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Russian rhythmic dynasty topples, Bulgaria gets the gold

The Russian rhythmic gymnastics juggernaut collapsed at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Kenny scores cycling gold for Brits, Valente same for US

Jason Kenny became Britain’s most decorated Olympian when he defended his keirin title on the final day of track cycling at the Tokyo Games
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Allyson Felix cements place in American Olympic history

The track star added an 11th medal to her collection, the most of any U.S. track and field athlete.
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Allyson Felix cements place in American Olympic history
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President Biden praises Simone Biles, Team USA in virtual call with Olympians

The president applauded Biles for returning to compete on the beam.
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Biden praises Simone Biles, US sportsmanship in virtual call with Olympians
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Biden praises Olympians for inspiring Americans with courage

President praised their "moral courage" that made Americans' "hearts swell."
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Russian jumper Lasitskene earns ROC's 1st gold at track

Mariya Lasitskene’s long wait is over
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