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MELBOURNE (Reuters) -Swimming Australia (SA) urged Madeline Groves to engage with them about her complaint of "misogynistic perverts" as the double Olympic silver medallist continued her criticism of the sport's culture on Friday.
(Reuters) - British Olympic Association Chef de Mission Mark England said they will not set a medal target for Team GB at the Tokyo Games as the COVID-19 pandemic wiped out too many competitions to get an accurate picture of athlete competitiveness.
(Reuters) - San Diego will be home to a National Women's Soccer League expansion team that will begin playing next year and have former U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis as their president, the NWSL said on Tuesday.
(Reuters) - Monica Puig, the reigning Olympic gold medallist in women's singles tennis, said she will miss the Tokyo Games and the rest of the 2021 season after undergoing shoulder surgery.
(Reuters) - Simone Biles again showed her quality, outclassing the field at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships on Sunday to claim a record seventh all-around national title and make her selection to the Tokyo Olympic team a mere formality.
(Reuters) - Dutch long-distance runner Sifan Hassan broke the women's 10,000 metres world record on Sunday, clocking 29 minutes 6.82 seconds in a Continental Tour meeting on home soil in Hengelo, World Athletics said.
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(Reuters) -American Olympic 100 metres hurdles champion Brianna McNeal has been banned for five years for an anti-doping rule violation (ADRV), the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Friday, with her participation in the Tokyo Games in doubt until her appeal is heard.
TOKYO (Reuters) -One of Japan's sporting heroes and a member of the local Olympic committee said on Friday her nation had been "cornered" into pressing ahead with the 2020 Games despite public opposition during the coronavirus pandemic.
(Reuters) - India's P.V. Sindhu believes there is little to choose between the top 10 women badminton players and the absence of injured champion Carolina Marin has not cleared a path for her to win Olympic gold in Tokyo.