Olympics

Mickey Morandini poses for a portrait on February 26, 2016 at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Florida.
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1-On-1 with Matt Leon
August 02, 2020 - 2:47 pm
Mickey Morandini was one of the more popular Phillies in the 1990s. He talks to KYW Newsradio's Matt Leon about his career on the latest episode of "1-on-1 with Matt Leon." Read more here.
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The United States forward Carli Lloyd (10) celebrates after scoring a goal against South Korea.
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Ed Benkin
April 22, 2020 - 8:44 pm
With no Olympics to prepare for this summer, Carli Lloyd is enjoying more time at home with her husband, and also hoping this will be a time when everyone will realize what makes life so important. Read more here.
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In this March 24, 2020, file photo, the Olympic Flame burns during a ceremony in Fukushima City, Japan.
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AP News
April 07, 2020 - 3:53 pm
About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots for the Tokyo Games are in for 2021 under redrawn qualifying regulations published Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee. Read more here.
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Jordan Cohn
March 30, 2020 - 8:33 am
The International Olympic Committee, in concordance with the Japanese government and other governing bodies, officially announced that the 2020 Olympic Games will take place on the same dates but in 2021.
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The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters on January 11, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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CNN
March 24, 2020 - 8:34 am
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach agreed Tuesday to postpone the Olympics by about one year. Read more here.
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The Olympic Rings sit on display outside the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Headquarters on January 11, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
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Dave Uram
March 23, 2020 - 10:45 am
The International Olympic Committee will take the next four weeks to decide whether to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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The Israeli baseball team prepares for its Olympic journey in Tokyo.
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Andrew Kramer
March 15, 2020 - 9:07 pm
One of the biggest underdog stories of this summer's olympic games is the Israeli baseball team's unlikely journey to Tokyo, and one of the players has a Philadelphia connection. Read more here.
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Japan Olympic Museum
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 3:18 pm
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Read more here.
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Vladimir Putin
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AP News
December 19, 2019 - 8:36 am
Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday branded “unfair.” Read more here.
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Russia Hockey
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CNN
December 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has unanimously agreed to ban Russia from major international sporting competitions -- notably the Olympics and the World Cup -- for four years over doping non-compliance. Read more here.
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