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Tokyo Olympics 2021 medal counter

Over 11,000 athletes from 206 countries traveled to Japan this month for a chance to medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.China was on the board first, earning a gold medal in the women’s 10-meter rifle while Team USA did not see a single athlete take the podium in Saturday’s opening events, but bounced back Sunday. CLICK……

Golfer Grayson Murray claims PGA Tour never helped him with alcoholism battle

Pro golfer Grayson Murray ripped the PGA Tour in a social media post as he opened up about his battle with alcoholism.Murray, 27, hurled the criticism at the Tour after dropping out of the 3M Open on Friday. He wrote on Twitter he “hates everything that has to do with the PGA Tour life” and……

Americans seek more swimming medals on Day 3 of Tokyo Games

The Americans try to add to their impressive first-day haul of swimming medals on Day 3 of the Tokyo Games when some of their top competitors get back in the pool Monday, while the U.S. women’s basketball team starts its quest for a seventh consecutive gold medal.Rugby begins competition and the U.S. men’s water polo……

Cycling’s arms race could help decide Tokyo Olympics medals

One thing that sets cycling apart from most other sports at the Olympics is the importance of technology.With the exception of a few other sports, such as sailing and rowing, most events that take place at the Summer Games come down solely to the performance of the athlete.They try to swim and run faster, jump……

Hooper delivers for US while family follows along from afar

In the end, it was a celebration for Johnny Hooper’s family. Every one of them. His mother, Mimi, and father, Gary. His grandmother, Tomiko Nagatani, so achingly close to her only grandson for once, but kept away by a pandemic.It wasn’t the party they wanted, but they made the most of it.Returning to his mother’s……

Iranian taekwondoka barely misses refugee team’s 1st medal

Iranian defector Kimia Alizadeh barely missed out on the Refugee Olympic Team’s first-ever medal, losing to Turkey’s Hatice Kübra İlgün in their bronze medal taekwondo bout at the Tokyo Games.Alizadeh won bronze in Rio de Janeiro for Iran, becoming her homeland’s first female Olympic medalist. After she defected to Germany early last year, she qualified……

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