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Cold War rivalries split the Olympics in Moscow in 1980

Cold War rivalries split the Olympics in Moscow in 1980

12 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

EDITORS - With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some...
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Surf's up again for Slater, Olympic qualifiers at Surf Ranch

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SAN DIEGO - Professional surfers will be riding the waves again on Sunday for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the sport in March.
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NBA Rumors: 'Less Optimism' About Elite Players Participating in 2021 Olympics

1 day ago   |   Bleacher Report

A delayed start to the 2020-21 NBA season has led to "less optimism" that the league's elite players will take part in the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo...
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Two employees of Tokyo Olympic organizers positive for COVID

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - Two employees of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee have tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Saturday.
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Column One: They're Olympic gold medalists. But this U.S. team was forged in tragedy

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Despite deaths, accidents and a mass shooting, the U.S. Olympic women's water polo team has climbed back from adversity again and again.
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Kentucky State Police raise $16,000 for Special Olympics

Kentucky State Police raise $16,000 for Special Olympics

2 days ago   |   WLKY

Kentucky State Police invited the public to cover their cruisers with stickers and raised more than $16,000 for Special Olympics of Kentucky, the agency said.
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Katie Ledecky tells us how she swam with a glass of milk on her head

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

You may have seen video of the swimmer's viral stunt. It required the technique of an Olympic champion - and it didn't hurt to have short hair, either.
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In The Loop: I Promise School cheers on LeBron James, Tacko Fall dances

2 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Students from LeBron James' 'I Promise School' virtually cheered on the Lakers, Celtics big man Tacko Fall flashes some dance moves, and former Olympic skater Eddy Alvarez...
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Israeli team's massacre overshadows sports at 1972 Olympics

Israeli team's massacre overshadows sports at 1972 Olympics

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TEL AVIV, Israel - The 1972 Munich Olympics were marked by historic achievements and unprecedented controversy but will be forever defined by devastating catastrophe.
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New Zealand sailing stars Burling, Tuke, to lead SailGP team

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Defending America's Cup champions and Olympic gold medalists Peter Burling and Blair Tuke have launched a New Zealand team in the SailGP global league.
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Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

Blue Jackets advance with 3-0 Game 5 win over Maple Leafs

TORONTO - Joonas Korpisalo stopped 33 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets advanced to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a 3-0 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a... Read more ...

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

76ers C Embiid leaves game with left ankle injury

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Philadelphia center Joel Embiid left in the first quarter of the 76ers' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday after hurting his left ankle. Read more ...

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

Hayward scores 31 as Celtics edge Magic 122-119 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Gordon Hayward hit three free throws with 2:29 left in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Orlando Magic 122-119 on Sunday for their third... Read more ...

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

Morikawa delivers great shot in quiet moment to win PGA

SAN FRANCISCO - The shot will be remembered as one of the best under pressure that hardly anyone witnessed. It made Collin Morikawa a major champion Sunday in a thrill-a-minute... Read more ...

Cleveland Indians punish Zach Plesac for going out, breaking MLB protocol

Cleveland Indians punish Zach Plesac for going out, breaking MLB protocol

The Cleveland Indians sent starting pitcher Zach Plesac home to quarantine after he went out Saturday night with friends in Chicago following his victory over the White Sox... Read more ...

Rivers has career-high 41 as Rockets down Kings 129-112

Rivers has career-high 41 as Rockets down Kings 129-112

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - Austin Rivers scored a career-high 41 points off the bench and the Houston Rockets used a big third quarter to pull away and cruise to a 129-112... Read more ...

Astros, Athletics clear benches as rivals' tempers flare

Astros, Athletics clear benches as rivals' tempers flare

OAKLAND, Calif. - Benches cleared during the seventh inning of the Astros-Athletics series finale Sunday, tempers flaring at last between the AL West rivals months after... Read more ...

Astros, A's brawl after Ramon Laureano is hit by pitch

Astros, A's brawl after Ramon Laureano is hit by pitch

The Oakland Athletics and Houston Astros engaged in a bench-clearing brawl Sunday that defied MLB's coronavirus protocols and will likely lead to multiple suspensions. A's... Read more ...

Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan doubleheader sweep

Harvick holds off Hamlin for Michigan doubleheader sweep

BROOKLYN, Mich. - Kevin Harvick completed a doubleheader sweep at Michigan International Speedway, holding off Denny Hamlin in Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race after Penske... Read more ...

Pollock, Betts launch 3-run homers, Dodgers beat Giants 6-2

Pollock, Betts launch 3-run homers, Dodgers beat Giants 6-2

LOS ANGELES - AJ Pollock and Mookie Betts each hit a three-run homer, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers past the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Sunday. Read more ...