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China sending more than 400 athletes to Tokyo Olympics

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BEIJING — China will send 431 athletes to the Tokyo Games as part of a 777-member delegation, its largest at an Olympics outside China,...

China sending more than 400 athletes to Tokyo Olympics

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BEIJING — China will send 431 athletes to the Tokyo Games as part of a 777-member delegation, its largest at an Olympics outside China,...

Bach meets Suga as Tokyo virus cases approach 6-month high

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TOKYO — Tokyo reported its highest number of new COVID-19 cases in almost six months on Wednesday, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said with the...

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...

Roster: Three-quarters of US Olympians have college ties

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Three-quarters of the 613-person U.S. Olympic team that was released Tuesday competed in the American collegiate system — the most up-to-date number to illustrate...

Olympic surfing exposes whitewashed Native Hawaiian roots

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SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — For some Native Hawaiians, surfing’s Olympic debut is both a celebration of a cultural touchstone invented by their ancestors, and...

Roger Federer says he’s out of Olympics after knee ‘setback’

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Roger Federer will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics, writing on social media Tuesday that he “experienced a setback" with his knee during the...

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...

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...