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Australian Olympic gold medallist Madi Wilson admitted to hospital with Covid
‘I’d be stupid not to say I wasn’t scared,’ 27-year-old swimmer says after testing positive in Italy

Emma Kemp

20, Sep, 2021 @1:44 AM

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The FBI’s handling of Larry Nassar’s sex abuse is awful – but sadly unsurprising | Moira Donegan
Between the first complaints to the FBI and the time the agency took action, Nassar sexually abused some 70 women and girls. One of the agents who was supposed to investigate was angling for a job at USA Gymnastics

Moira Donegan

17, Sep, 2021 @10:19 AM

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Simone Biles says ‘burdens’ of Nassar abuse remained with her at Olympics
Simone Biles offered emotional testimony on Tuesday at a US senate hearing into the Larry Nassar abuse scandal

Tom Lutz in New York

15, Sep, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Team GB set to lose 4x100m Olympic silver after second positive for Ujah
CJ Ujah’s B sample tested positive for two banned substances while UK Sport has admitted to ‘concerns’ about crisis in British athletics

Sean Ingle

14, Sep, 2021 @6:04 PM

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World Athletics’ rules threaten to leave more female athletes stuck in limbo | Sean Ingle
Christine Mboma knows the faster she runs the 200m the clearer her advantages with difference in sex development become

Sean Ingle

13, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Focused, fearless, unflappable – the teenage stars taking sport by storm
The US Open final crowns a sizzling summer for some of the world’s youngest elite athletes, from tennis to football to the Olympics

Tim Lewis

11, Sep, 2021 @6:40 PM

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Paris 2024 to take opening ceremonies to the streets in Games for the people
Tony Estanguet has already set up community programmes and wants to ‘transform the city of Paris into a big Olympic and Paralympic park’

Exclusive by Paul MacInnes in Tokyo

06, Sep, 2021 @12:23 PM

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Tokyo 2020 legacy will be a matter for debate for years to come
Holding two huge international sporting events in a global pandemic can be seen as a triumph, but there has been a huge financial cost and a rise in Covid cases

Gavin Blair in Tokyo

05, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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NHL reaches agreement to send players to 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics
The NHL is set to return to the Winter Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials


03, Sep, 2021 @5:41 PM

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Sebastian Coe leads tributes to Jacques Rogge after death of former IOC chief
The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, led the tributes to the former IOC president Jacques Rogge after his death at the age of 79

Guardian sport

29, Aug, 2021 @5:01 PM

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How to win at life: what sports psychologists can teach us all
The lessons top athletes are learning about stress and mental health can help us handle pressure in our own lives

Simon Usborne

21, Aug, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Olympic feelgood factor evaporates as fearful Tokyo awaits Paralympics
Four days before the opening ceremony, Japan’s pandemic has reached crisis levels again with a fresh wave of infections

Justin McCurry in Tokyo

21, Aug, 2021 @11:00 AM

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