• Olympics-Teams take strength from flag or knee gesture before matches-Mills

    13 days ago - By Yahoo Sports

    Teams can find strength in taking the knee or unfurling an Indigenous flag before a game like Australia's women's soccer team did on Wednesday, Australian basketball player Patty Mills said on Thursday. Several women's football teams on Wednesday, including Britain, New Zealand, the United States and Sweden took the knee before their games in Tokyo, in support of racial equality. The Matildas chose instead to unfurl a flag of the first peoples of Australia.
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  • Basketball: Team USA's Zach LaVine clears COVID-19 protocols

    Basketball: Team USA's Zach LaVine clears COVID-19 protocols

    13 days ago - By UPI

    Team USA men's basketball guard Zach LaVine has cleared the COVID-19 health and safety protocols and will make the trip to Tokyo for the Summer Games.
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  • Team USA Men's Basketball Team to Travel with Only Eight Healthy Players

    13 days ago - By SLAMonline

    15-time Olympic gold medalist Team USA has been struck with a surplus amount of health issues these last few weeks.
    On Monday afternoon, Team USA announced that Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine will not be traveling with the team Tuesday due to health and safety protocols.
    Team USA's Zach LaVine has been placed under health and safety protocols and will not travel with the team to Tokyo today. USAB hopes LaVine will be able to join the team in Tokyo later this week. - Shams Charania July 19, 2021
    Although this may be heartbreaking news to many, LaVine is only the most recently announced...
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