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U.S.O.P.C. to Require Covid Vaccine for Winter Olympics

U.S.O.P.C. to Require Covid Vaccine for Winter Olympics U.S.O.P.C. to Require Covid Vaccine for Winter Olympics Olympians from the United States who competed at the Tokyo Games this summer were encouraged, but not required, to be vaccinated against Covid-19. More than 80 percent of them ultimately got their shots. But that option will not be available for athletes aiming to …

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Isaiah Jewett’s Nightmare Scenario at the Olympics Was Anything But

Isaiah Jewett's Nightmare Scenario at the Olympics Was Anything But

Isaiah Jewett’s Nightmare Scenario at the Olympics Was Anything But Isaiah Jewett’s Nightmare Scenario at the Olympics Was Anything But For every sweat-soaked victory on the track at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, there were a lot of hopes dashed in a single misstep. Trips in particular — a sprinter who miscalculated ahead of a hurdle, a runner tangled up …

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Tokyo Olympics Draw Smallest Summer Games TV Audience Since 1988

Tokyo Olympics Draw Smallest Summer Games TV Audience Since 1988

Tokyo Olympics Draw Smallest Summer Games TV Audience Since 1988 Tokyo Olympics Draw Smallest Summer Games TV Audience Since 1988 The Tokyo Olympics pulled in the smallest audience since NBCUniversal began covering the Summer Games in 1988, pulling in an average of 15.5 million viewers for its prime-time broadcast and digital presentations each night, the company said on Monday. From …

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Covering a Weird Olympics – The New York Times

Covering a Weird Olympics - The New York Times

Covering a Weird Olympics – The New York Times Covering a Weird Olympics – The New York Times Members of The New York Times staff at the Tokyo Olympics reflected on moments that will stay with them from a Games undercut by the pandemic but filled with emotional twists. When the Olympics happened at BMX When a great athlete earned …

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Gold Medals in Style From the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Gold Medals in Style From the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Gold Medals in Style From the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Gold Medals in Style From the 2020 Tokyo Olympics The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo have been among the strangest in memory. Delayed by a year, and unloved and underway in a host city that didn’t want them, the Games have still provided a bevy of brilliant sporting stories, including bold debuts …

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The Olympics: Great sport, terrible television

The Olympics: Great sport, terrible television The Olympics: Great sport, terrible television Every four years, we all become dull, jingoistic to the point of militarism and utterly convinced of our expertise, writes Ed Cumming Source link

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Track and Field at the Olympics Was in a Word: Extreme

Scott Cacciola

Track and Field at the Olympics Was in a Word: Extreme Track and Field at the Olympics Was in a Word: Extreme TOKYO — It was a week and a half of extremes. Extreme heat. Extreme spikes and an extreme track, two technological advances that combined to produce extreme times. But also an extreme absence of spectators, a vacuum that …

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Olympics End as They Began: Strangely

Olympics End as They Began: Strangely

Olympics End as They Began: Strangely Olympics End as They Began: Strangely TOKYO — As the athletes finished marching into the stadium for the closing ceremony of the 32nd Summer Olympics on Sunday night, the announcer asked for a big round of applause. But there simply weren’t enough people in the stands to make much noise. And the flashiest component …

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Olympics Live: Results and Medal Count on the Last Day of the Games

Olympics Live: Results and Medal Count on the Last Day of the Games Olympics Live: Results and Medal Count on the Last Day of the Games Current time in Tokyo: Aug. 8, 10:41 a.m. Here’s what you need to know: Eliud Kipchoge, 36, crossed the finish line to win gold in the men’s marathon.Credit…Charly Triballeau/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Eliud …

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How the Olympics Hurt Tokyo’s Economy

How the Olympics Hurt Tokyo's Economy

How the Olympics Hurt Tokyo’s Economy How the Olympics Hurt Tokyo’s Economy Toshiko Ishii, 64, who runs a traditional hotel in the city’s Taito Ward, spent over $180,000 converting the building’s first floor into an eatery in anticipation of a flood of tourists. It was already a bit of a risk, and when the pandemic hit, Ms. Ishii became worried …

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