Opinion: Marathon, crowd-less Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony mixes in poignant moments
The opening ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was filled with small delegations of athletes around the world in crowd-less Olympic Stadium.
11 days ago - USA Today - 17 articles
Mountain climber and marathoner Fred Zalokar, 61, found dead in Yosemite
The body of Fred Zalokar, 61, was recovered Tuesday near the peak of California's 11,527-foot Mount Clark, where he went on a hike Saturday using an off-trail route and did not...
11 days ago - New York Post
Kenya's Geoffrey Kamworor out of Olympics after collision with motorcycle
Kenyan 10,000 metres runner and 2019 New York Marathon winner Geoffrey Kamworor is "very disappointed" after he was forced to pull out of the Tokyo Olympics due to a foot injury.
11 days ago - ESPN
Tokyo Olympics: Is Northern Ireland's marathon success by accident or design?
Stephen Scullion, Kevin Seaward and Paul Pollock will form an entirely Northern Irish line-up in Ireland's Olympic men's marathon challenge.
12 days ago - BBC
Warren Gatland's gut instinct is usually right; Ian O'Riordan on a marathon journey to Tokyo
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12 days ago - The Irish Times - 2 articles
Joanne O'Riordan: Female Olympians still facing inequality
It's been 35 years since the LA Olympics barred the ‘weaker sex' from the marathon
13 days ago - The Irish Times
Olympics: Tokyo's Covid-19 protocols a marathon like no other
Three PCR tests, endless forms and delays make arriving in Japan a true endurance test
13 days ago - The Irish Times - 2 articles
Danica Patrick Shares Mindset, Message Amid Boston Marathon Training
NESN Logo Sign In Danica Patrick is nearing the most challenging day of her athletic career. The retired NASCAR driver will compete Oct. 11 in the 2021 Boston Marathon. Patrick...
13 days ago - NESN
Tokyo Olympics triathlon venue smells ‘like a toilet' - and may contain sewage
Winning might smell like excrement at this year's Olympics. Tokyo Bay, which is slated to become the venue for events such as triathlon and marathon swimming, has faced recent...
15 days ago - New York Post - 3 articles
Irish gymnast Rhys McClenaghan debunks the ‘anti-sex' bed myth at Olympics
These beds are ready for an Olympic marathon. The Irish gymnast Rhys Mcclenaghan took to Twitter to debunk the touted theory that the 100-percent recyclable cardboard beds...
15 days ago - New York Post - 3 articles
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Barty and Peers excited to challenge for Olympic medal
Ash Barty and John Peers reflect on their semifinal run in the mixed doubles competition at the Tokyo...
O'Connell scores career-best win to reach first tour quarterfinal
Australian Chris O'Connell defeats second seed Jannik Sinner in Atlanta, scoring a career-first top-30 win.
SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join league in 2025
Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank.
Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay for Packers training camp after missing team...
Rodgers was seen arriving at Lambeau Field on Tuesday morning, the day after NFL Network and ESPN reported the reigning MVP was closing in on a deal that would keep him with...
Colts coach Frank Reich tests positive for COVID-19, expected to miss start...
General manager Chris Ballard announced Monday that Reich is expected to miss the start of training camp after testing positive for COVID-19 late last week. Ballard believes...
Kyrgios serves up impressive win in Atlanta
Australian Nick Kyrgios defeats former world No.5 Kevin Anderson to advance to the second round in Atlanta.
Olympic Games: Perez and Stosur's winning run ends in Tokyo
Australian duo Ellen Perez and Sam Stosur have lost in the quarterfinals of the women's doubles competition at...
Thompson into third consecutive ATP quarterfinal
For the third time in as many weeks, Australian Jordan Thompson has advanced to the singles quarterfinals at...
Australian wheelchair tennis team locked in for Tokyo Paralympics
Dylan Alcott and Heath Davidson aim to defend gold medals, Ben Weekes returns for a record fifth time...
Why Joe Judge won't let up on New York Giants' conditioning
The second-year coach says his emphasis on running helps limit injuries, and his players say they felt the benefits late in games last season.