By the time Lester Holt boarded the plane for the Tokyo Games, he had already completed several of Japan's Covid protocols. The NBC Nightly News anchor chronicles his journey to cover an Olympics like no other.
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After realising her photo went viral, Xiong posted a Weibo update with a video of her performance during a water polo game.
An Iranian athlete left his country after being told to lose on purpose, won silver at the Olympics for Mongolia, and dedicated the medal to Israel
Saeid Mollaei is from Iran but is representing Mongolia at the Tokyo Olympics. After winning silver in judo, he dedicated his medal to Israel.
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Olympic Judo competitor Saeid Mollaei shouted out Israel after winning the silver medal in the men’s 81kg Judo event, a nod to his difficult past and the obstacles he overcame to even be able to compete in this year’s Tokyo Olympics. “Thank you to Israel for all the good energy -– this medal is dedicated to you as well and I hope Israeli is happy with this victory, todah,” Mollaei told Israeli news outlet Channel 5 Sports after winning the silver medal. Mollaei is originally from Iran, where he
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Four-time Olympic rower Megan Kalmoe tweeted her frustration about Russian competitors who won silver in Tokyo.
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Nick Sirianni's first training camp practice as head coach closed with a pretty awesome press conference interaction. By Adam Hermann
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Paige VanZant made big news when she turned to the bareknuckle boxing world. But this past Friday, she fell to 0-2 for BKFC.
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Following Simone Biles’ shocking withdrawal from the team gymnastics competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, many have applauded her for focusing on her mental health. But conservative talk radio hosts Clay Travis and Buck Sexton had little compassion for the star athlete, indicating on their Tuesday show that Biles’ decision was selfish. “We all have emotional and psychological struggles,” Sexton said. “That’s just a constant of being a human being. But what about your teammates?” Travis
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Browns DE Myles Garrett offers an interesting take on gymnast Simone Biles withdrawing from the Olympics for mental health reasons
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A glaring omission from this media conversation is the importance of the games in combating racism, specifically the host country’s 'hafu' issue.
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Former longtime FSU assistant Chuck Amato talked to legendary coach Bobby Bowden, who has terminal pancreatic cancer, for nearly an hour by phone.
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Officials at Fuji International Speedway apologized to the Dutch team after world time trial champion Anna van der Breggen was pulled from her bike by security during a recon of the Olympic course for Wednesday's race against the clock. The guard apparently did not know that van der Breggen was a competing athlete.
Brazil’s youngest Olympic medallist, Rayssa Leal, arrived home on Wednesday to find a lawyer she did not know had trademarked her nickname because she was worried unscrupulous business people might take advantage of the 13-year-old skateboarder. Flavia Penido said she applied to register the ‘Little Fairy’ nickname given to Leal, who won a silver medal in Tokyo in the street category. Penido watched Leal’s performance that enchanted Brazil in the early hours of Monday morning and soon after consulted national trademark authorities to see if anyone had registered the name for skateboarding clothes or equipment.
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A Dutch cyclist who mistakenly thought she had won gold said a quirk in the Olympic rules led to the heartbreaking error
Annemiek van Vleuten thought she had won gold. She later learned that she had taken second, and it was all because of a quirk in Olympic rules.
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The 30-year-old is staring down the barrel at his eighth CrossFit Games appearance. Here's how he's gunning for gold in Madison
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What you are seeing now from the former two-division UFC champion is the real man, the guy he effectively hid for several years as he was making a remarkable rise from poverty to the top of his sport.
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Reportedly a six-year deal with a 5.9 million cap hit for the now-former-Avs goalie.
Engaged softball players competed for Olympic medals on the same day, and gave each other pep talks before their games
Amanda Chidester of Team USA, and Anissa Urtez of Team Mexico, each competed in separate medal games of the Olympic softball tournament on Tuesday.
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The Seattle Kraken have landed the biggest fish in free agency — at least in terms of goaltending.