Wednesday, July 28

Olympics

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Putin’s foreign spokesperson releases ad showing her punching a dummy labeled’PRESS’ in bizarre show of support for Russia’s Olympians

Russia's foreign ministry spox released an ad showing her punching a dummy labeled "PRESS." The ad is meant to show support for Russia's athletes competing in Tokyo. Russia can't officially compete in the Games due to doping violations. LoadingSomething is loading. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova released an ad that shows...
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How to watch gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics — the finals are free to stream on Peacock

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Simone Biles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky The 2020 Olympic gymnastics competition starts on July 23 and concludes on August 3. Select events featuring Team USA can be streamed for free via Peacock. NBC is rebroadcasting portions of its gymnastics coverage during primetime. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyGymnastics are one of the most anticipated events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Qualification subdivisions start on July 23 and the last gymnastics final is on August 3. Coverage will be rebroadcast during primetime on NBC and you can stream select events live on Peacock for free.Women will compete on four apparatuses: balance beam, floor exercise, uneven bars, and vault. M...
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How to watch swimming at the Tokyo Olympics — the qualifying heats begin on July 24

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Olympic swimming events will be broadcast live on NBC and USA. Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images Tokyo Olympic swimming events start on July 24 and conclude July 31. Swimming events will air on USA and NBC via live TV streaming services. On the USA team, expectations are high for Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyTV (small)Swimming events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics start on July 24 and continue daily until July 31. Live coverage will be broadcast on NBC and the USA network.The USA team has several strong competitors in women's and men's divisions, but all eyes will be on Katie Ledecky when she gets in the water. Ledecky already has an impressive collection of five gold m...
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How to watch soccer at the Tokyo Olympics — women’s group matches begin on July 21

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. US women's national soccer team members Alex Morgan and Megan Rapinoe celebrate. Zhizhao Wu/Getty Images Olympic soccer will begin before the opening ceremonies with women's group matches starting July 21. Games will air on USA, NBC Sports, and the Olympic Channel via cable and live streaming services. The women's gold medal match is August 5, while the men's gold medal will be decided on August 7. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyTV (small)Soccer will be one of the first sports to begin competition at the Tokyo Olympics, with women's group stage matches starting on July 21 and the men's matches starting on July 22. The Tokyo Opening Ceremonies will be held on July 23 and Olympic soccer competitio...
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South Korean president Moon Jae-in cancelled his Japan trip after reports that a Japanese diplomat described Moon’s efforts to improve the countries’ relations as’masturbating’

South Korean President Moon Jae-in will not visit Tokyo for the upcoming Olympics, his office said on Monday. His cancellation comes after the media reported that a Japanese diplomat described Moon's efforts to improve the countries' relations as "masturbating." Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga declined to comment on Moon's decision, but described the diplomat's remarks as "inappropriate." See more stories on Insider's business page. South Korean President Moon Jae-in will not visit Tokyo for the upcoming Olympics, his office said on Monday, scrapping plans for what would have been his first summit with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.T...
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WHERE ARE THEY NOW? The 1992 Dream Team that dominated Olympic basketball

The 1992 US Olympic basketball "Dream Team" dominated Olympic basketball. The squad was led by Michael Jordan and is considered the greatest basketball team ever. Many of the legendary members are still involved in basketball today. See more stories on Insider's business page. The 1992 US Olympic basketball squad, also known as the "Dream Team," is considered by some to be the greatest basketball team ever created.Composed of several Hall of Fame players, the '92 Dream Team dominated the competition, restoring glory to US Basketball.Here's what the legendary members are up to today: www.businessinsider.com
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The Olympic ban on Afro swim caps — and the backlash it has received — is a huge lesson for business leaders

Soul Cap tried to have its swim caps — which fit over Afros — approved for the 2021 summer Olympics. The governing Olympic body rejected the request, saying it didn't conform to the "natural" head. Fortune 500 consultants explain why the decision is a teachable moment for other leaders. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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How to watch the Tokyo Olympics, starting with the opening ceremony on July 23

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will run from July 23 to August 8 after a one-year delay. The opening ceremony will broadcast live on July 23 at 6:55 am ET, with a primetime replay. NBC will provide live coverage on its networks, along with highlights on its Peacock streaming service. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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The Olympics has a race problem. Athletes everywhere are calling out the sporting body for a history of banning Black women.

Eurocentric restrictions make it difficult for Black women to fully participate in the Olympics. Historians say these rules are the lingering byproducts of racism and sexism within the Olympics. While the Olympics are getting more inclusive, it's athletes themselves that are driving the push. LoadingSomething is loading. ...
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First lady Jill Biden to attend opening ceremony of Summer Olympics in Tokyo next week

First Lady Jill Biden will lead the US delegation at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The opening ceremony of the games takes place on July 23. Tokyo is currently under a state of emergency due to a surge in coronavirus cases. LoadingSomething is loading. First la...