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French Open champion Krejcikova makes Prague Open 2nd round

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PRAGUE — French Open champion Barbora Krejcikova advanced to the second round of the Prague Open by beating qualifier Isabella Shinikova 6-2, 6-3 on...

Minnesota enters Olympic break riding 7-game winning streak

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NEW YORK — No team has been playing better than Minnesota the past few weeks as the WNBA enters its month-long Olympic break. ...

Britain’s Johanna Konta to miss Olympics due to COVID-19

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LONDON — Johanna Konta of Britain won't compete at the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, she said Tuesday, after being dropped from...

Mewis sisters set to share field in Tokyo, hope to win gold

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There was a time when Kristie Mewis realized her soccer career wasn't quite headed in the direction she hoped. ...

US Olympic team expects competitive game vs WNBA All-Stars

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Both the U.S. Olympic team and the WNBA All-Stars expect a competitive game in the league's showcase Wednesday. ...

USA Basketball falls again, this time 91-83 to Australia

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LAS VEGAS — These games don’t count. Right now, that is the only saving grace for USA Basketball. ...

IOC president quickly corrects slip up in Olympic pep talk

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TOKYO — IOC President Thomas Bach appeared in public on Tuesday for the first time since arriving in Tokyo last week with the pandemic-postponed...

4 US, UK Olympic contractors arrested for alleged drug use

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TOKYO — Four U.S. and British men working for a power company contracted for the Olympics were arrested on suspicion of using cocaine, officials...

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev out of Olympics after doping ban

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KYIV, Ukraine — Olympic champion gymnast Oleg Verniaiev is set to miss the Tokyo Games because he has been banned following a failed drug...

World champ cyclist Peter Sagan to miss Tokyo Olympics

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BRATISLAVA, Slovakia — Three-time world champion Peter Sagan will miss the Tokyo Olympics after he had surgery to treat an infection in his right...