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FILE - Japan's Rui Machida (13) drives around United States's Brittney Griner (15) and Breanna Stewart (10), right, during the women's basketball gold medal game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. Machida is a 29-year-old rookie on the WNBA Washington Mystics. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

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Canadian athletes, parents call for culture change in sports

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Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic walks off the court after the team's loss in Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Golden State Warriors in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. The Warriors won the series. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)

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U.S. hockey player Haley Skarupa, center, demonstrates a drill during a hockey clinic presented by the Washington Capitals and the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association, Friday, March 4, 2022, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Girls hockey programs show promise in nontraditional markets

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FILE - A worker walks through the front entrance of Tokyo National Stadium on June 23, 2021, in Tokyo.  The $1.4 billion Tokyo national stadium, built by the Japanese government for last year’s Olympics, is being viewed as the site for track and field's world championships. A team from World Athletics — the governing body of the sport — met with Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Wednesday, May 25, and was to tour the stadium on Thursday, May 26. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

Tokyo a candidate for track and field world championships

TOKYO (AP) — The $1.4 billion Tokyo national stadium, built by the Japanese government for last year’s Olympics, is being viewed as a site for track and field's world championships.

Serbia's Novak Djokovic plays a shot against Japan's Yoshihito Nishioka during their first round match at the French Open tennis tournament in Roland Garros stadium in Paris, France, Monday, May 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

French Open lookahead: Djokovic, Nadal, Alcaraz in action

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FILE - South African long distance athlete Caster Semenya (176) runs on her way to winning the 5,000 meters at the South African national championships in Pretoria, South Africa, April 15, 2021. A British newspaper has reported that double Olympic champion Semenya said she offered to show her body to track officials when she was just 18 years old to prove she was a female. (AP Photo/Christiaan Kotze/File)

Semenya says she offered to show track officials her body

Double Olympic champion Caster Semenya said she offered to show her vagina to athletics officials when she was just 18 years old to prove she was a female.

Spain unable to reach deal for 2030 bid on Winter Olympics

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish regional governments of Catalonia and Aragón have not been able to reach an agreement on a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics in the Pyrenees, the Spanish Oly