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Brazil team members, from left, Paulo Andre Camilo de Oliveira, Derick Silva, Felipe Bardi dos Santos and Rodrigo do Nascimento pose for a photo after the Men's 4x100 Metres Relay final in the Athletics World Relays Championships - Silesia21 in Chorzow, Poland, Sunday, May 2, 2021. (AP Photo /Czarek Sokolowski)

Brazil to vaccinate athletes, coaches for Tokyo Olympics

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's government is set to start delivering COVID-19 vaccines to athletes, coaches, referees and accredited media headed for the Olympics and Paralympic Gam

Spain's Rafael Nadal leaves the court after losing against Germany's Alexander Zverev at the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Friday, May 7, 2021. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

Rafael Nadal uncertain about playing in Tokyo Olympics

ROME (AP) — Rafael Nadal joined the growing number of tennis players expressing doubts about competing in the Tokyo Olympics.

Athlete union research aims to improve child protection

GENEVA (AP) — A world-wide network of athletes’ unions published research Tuesday aimed at better protecting young people in sports following sexual abuse scandals in gymnastic

An ignition ceremony for the Tokyo Olympic torch relay is held at Heiwadai Athletic Stadium in Fukuoka, southwestern Japan, Tuesday, May 11, 2021. The torch relay was taken off public roads due to the coronavirus pandemic. The next week's torch relay is being pulled off the streets in Hiroshima prefecture, too, as COVID-19 cases rise in Japan. This is at least the sixth change to the relay - from rerouting to cancellation - in the last several weeks as cases surge in Japan. Organizers warned before the relay began that changes and delays were expected in the face of the pandemic. (Kyodo News via AP)

Tokyo Olympic torch relay pulled off streets in Hiroshima

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympic torch relay is being pulled off the streets in Hiroshima prefecture as COVID-19 cases rise in Japan barely 10 weeks before the opening ceremony.