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Gilchrist's comeback arrives at Tokyo Olympics

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Kaleigh Gilchrist made a successful return to the Olympics when she scored two goals in the United States' 25-4 victory over Japan on the first day of women's water polo at the Tokyo Games
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The Oldest U.S. Olympians Competing at the Tokyo Games

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As the old saying goes, age is just a number. And that certainly bears true for some of the athletes representing the United States at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
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Non-binary women's footballer who is first openly trans athlete at Olympic Games says they feel ‘proud' but ‘aware of realities'

Non-binary women's footballer who is first openly trans athlete at Olympic Games says they feel ‘proud' but ‘aware of realities'

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A non-binary footballer who uses them and they pronouns has spoken of their feelings after helping Canada to a strong position in their group at the Tokyo Olympics, warning that the "fight" for trans rights "isn't close to over".
Hugely experienced international Quinn came out as transgender in a move they described as "hard and kind of bullsh*t" last September, going on to become the first openly transgender athlete to compete in the Games as Canada drew 1-1 with hosts Japan and beat Chile 2-1.
The 25-year-old, who is said to have been born Rebecca but is now known simply as Quinn, said...
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Iranian refugee on verge of medal after 3 taekwondo wins

Iranian refugee on verge of medal after 3 taekwondo wins

TOKYO - Iranian defector Kimia Alizadeh is one victory away from winning the Refugee Olympic Team's first ever medal after three impressive wins in the Tokyo Games' taekwondo... Read more ...

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

TOKYO - Nobody was watching Ahmed Hafnaoui in lane eight of the Olympic pool. Read more ...

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Read more ...

Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for next race...

Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for next race after 2021 Olympic break

NASCAR is taking the Olympics off. Find out when it will return to racing. Read more ...

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

Bryson DeChambeau tested positive before leaving the United States for Tokyo. He'll be replaced on the four-person team by Patrick Reed. Read more ...

Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO - Naomi Osaka is back and still winning. Read more ...

By withdrawing, COVID-positive Crabb saved Gibb's Olympics

By withdrawing, COVID-positive Crabb saved Gibb's Olympics

TOKYO - At 45, Jake Gibb is almost certainly at his last Summer Games. And yet the four-time Olympian offered to give it up for the remote chance that Taylor Crabb could have... Read more ...

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

LOS ANGELES - Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the... Read more ...

US beats Australia, sets up likely title rematch with Japan

US beats Australia, sets up likely title rematch with Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan - The United States had just given up its first run and was two outs away from losing for the first time in the Olympic softball tournament. Read more ...

US swim team shines in Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

US swim team shines in Day 2 of the Tokyo Olympics

Chase Kalisz won the first American medal of the Tokyo Games with a gold in the men's 400-meter individual medley. Read more ...