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TOKYO (Reuters) -Sunisa Lee came to Tokyo thinking the best she might do was win an all-around Olympic silver but the youngest member of the U.S. gymnastics team grabbed the gold on Thursday after Simone Biles dropped out of the event over mental health concerns.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The Tokyo Games came to a close on Sunday, ending 16 days of high drama on and off the playing field.
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan boxer Eldric Sella, who represented the Refugee Olympic Team at the Tokyo Games, said on Tuesday he will move to Uruguay after being unable to return to Trinidad and Tobago, where he had been living.
(Reuters) - Former International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge has died at the age of 79, the IOC said on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Afghanistan's women's soccer team has left for neighbouring Pakistan, the information minister in Islamabad said on Tuesday, as questions linger over the status of female athletes under Taliban rule.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Ode Fulutudilu's early life was one of upheaval as her family fled Zaire and then Angola, but her selection for South Africa at the 2019 women's World Cup shows she has not let those tough beginnings define her.
(Reuters) - The Romanian Football Federation has been charged by UEFA for fans' racist behaviour and setting off of fireworks in Sunday's Nations League match against Serbia which ended 0-0, European soccer's governing body said on Tuesday.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Awer Mabil's soccer-focused charity has put boots on the feet of children at the Kenyan refugee camp where he was raised and now the Denmark-based winger hopes to realise his own playing dreams with a spot in Graham Arnold's Australia team.
Here we are. The final match of the 2018 World Cup has almost arrived, and it has been as thrilling a tournament as I can remember. As Maximus, Russell Crowe’s character in “Gladiator,” famously yelled, “Are you not entertained?”
MOSCOW/NIZHNY NOVGOROD (Reuters) - The World Cup has been an eye-opener for Russian waitress Lena Tikhomirova: mingling with visiting fans and experiencing new cultures has whetted her curiosity and now she plans to live abroad.