Pursuing a medical career. Retirement. Some athletes are shelving their Olympic bids because of the uncertainty of the delayed Tokyo Games
About 11,000 athletes are expected to compete in the Olympics - set to start on July 23 - but several have called it quits over the uncertainty or the delay.
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‘It's weird that I was alive': Ex-NHL star Tommy Salo handed prison sentence for crashing car while three times over legal limit
Former NHL star and Swedish national goaltender Tommy Salo has found himself in hot water after receiving a two-month prison sentence for driving under the influence of...
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Despite Virus Surge, I.O.C. Pledges Summer Olympics in Tokyo Will Happen
Thomas Bach, the president of the International Olympic Committee, played down growing doubts about the Games but without giving a guarantee.
4 hours ago - NY Times
Former IOC vice president says fans might be optional at Tokyo Olympics: ‘It's nice to have spectators. But it's not a must-have.'
Former IOC vice president Dick Pound says the Tokyo Olympics could go ahead without fans. And he predicted the games will open on July 23 despite surging coronavirus cases in...
4 hours ago - Chicago Tribune
Former IOC VP Pound says fans optional for Tokyo Olympics
TOKYO - Former IOC vice president Dick Pound says the Tokyo Olympics could go ahead without fans. And he predicted the games will open on July 23 despite surging coronavirus...
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USWNT - Colombia: How to watch, start time, odds, prediction
It's a pivotal time for the USWNT players to show Vlatko Andonovski he has no choice but to include them on the roster for this summer's Olympics in Tokyo.
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Olympic champion's abuse claim triggers debate in Greece
ATHENS, Greece - Olympic sailing champion Sofia Bekatorou appeared before a public prosecutor in Greece on Wednesday in relation to sexual assault accusations that have ignited...
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Klete Keller, U.S. Olympic gold medalist who stormed U.S. Capitol, makes tearful apology to coaches
'You've done so much for me, and I let you down,' he said
1 day ago - CBS Sports
T.J. Oshie on 2022 Olympics, playing with Zdeno Chara
Coverage of Capitals-Penguins begins at 6:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN and the NBC Sports app.
2 days ago - NBC Sports
Tokyo Olympics Q&A: 6 months out and murmurs of cancellation
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics are to open in six months on July 23 and organizers have no public program planned to mark the milestone.
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NBA pushes back 3 more Grizzlies games, due to virus issues
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Colts QB Rivers, 39, retires from NFL after 17 seasons
INDIANAPOLIS - When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could. The throwing motion stuck - and success soon followed.
Anthony hits buzzer-beating 3, Magic stun Timberwolves 97-96
MINNEAPOLIS - Cole Anthony hit a hurried 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Orlando Magic stunned the Minnesota Timberwolves 97-96 on Wednesday night to stop a six-game losing streak.