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Tokyo Olympics

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    Ten Takeaways From a Very Weird Summer OlympicsHow these Games did and did not stand out.
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    Captain America Durant and Team USA Strike Gold After AllAfter struggling to pull off earlier victories in Tokyo, Team USA pulled it all together over France in Saturday’s gold-medal final.
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    The Best Things We’ve Seen at the Olympics So FarA swim coach horny for gold, teens shredding the skateboarding category, and more.
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    Why Can’t the U.S. Men’s Relay Team Pass a Baton Correctly?It crashed out of the Olympics by once again failing at a seemingly simple task.
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    The Tokyo Olympics Haven’t Felt Like Must-See TVBlame it on the time difference, the pandemic, the lack of a unifying star, or all of the above.
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    The Unbridled Joy of Watching Olympic Sports You Know Nothing AboutIt’s refreshing to be in sheer awe of athletes instead of nitpicking them to death.
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    Belarusian Sprinter Gets Asylum After Abrupt Olympic ExitKrystsina Tsimanouskaya refused to return to Belarus after coaches pulled her from competition without notice.
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    Athletes Aren’t the Ones Injecting Politics Into This OlympicsWhile most Americans are happy to marvel at the athletic achievements, a small minority of bad-faith blowhards are rooting against Team USA.
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    The One Limit Simone Biles Wouldn’t BreakHow the sports world’s obsession with mental toughness hurts athletes.
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    JuVaughn Harrison: The Long-jumper Who Can Also High-jumpHarrison will be the first American since Jim Thorpe in 1912 to attempt the high-jump-and-long-jump double at the Olympics.
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    The Singular Beauty of the 400-Meter HurdlesWhy both the men’s and women’s races are the most highly anticipated track-and-field events of the Olympics.
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    Heelflipping Vine Child Grows Up to Be 13-Year-Old Olympic Silver MedalistRayssa Leal’s Pro Skater on Nintendo Switch when?
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    COVID Falls Out of Focus at the Pandemic Olympics — for NowThe coverage of the games’ first weekend felt surprisingly normal. How long can this tone last?
  14. olympics 2021
    Welcome to the ‘What Are We Doing Here?’ OlympicsThe opening ceremony’s determined efforts to project normalcy amid the abnormal were occasionally lovely and frequently surreal.
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    The Olympics’ COVID Problem Is GrowingThe games are opening today, as more and more athletes test positive for the virus and cases in Tokyo rise.
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    The Olympics Will Reel You In AgainThe Games still make for spectacular television, even with no fans and COVID cases surging.
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    There Will Be No Fans at the Tokyo OlympicsWith the city declaring a COVID state of emergency, the world’s best athletes will have stadiums to themselves.
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    Sha’Carri Richardson Is Officially Off the U.S. Olympic Track TeamAfter being suspended from the 100-meter dash for a positive marijuana test, Richardson was left off the relay team and will not be headed to Tokyo.