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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, coach Dawn Staley talks with players and assistant coaches during a practice for the U.S. women's basketball team in Seattle. Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, she’ll hold a Zoom conference call with players who are vying for a spot on the roster in 2021, if the postponed Olympics are held next year.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2020, file photo, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee CEO Sarah Hirshland listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Los Angeles 2028 organizers in Beverly Hills, Calif. The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is signaling willingness to challenge longstanding IOC rules restricting protests at the Olympics, while also facing backlash from some of its own athletes for moves viewed by some as not being driven by sufficient athlete input.
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US Olympic leaders eye change on protests amid wary athletes

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Noah Lyles, of the United States, leads the team to gold in the men's 4x100 meter relay final at the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. Lyles is spending his time these days trying to process what's happening in his country — a land riven with protests, pain and questions in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek, FIle)

Star sprinter eyes a roiled nation and race in all its forms

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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019 file photo, Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather speeds down the course as a banner advertising the ski world championships in Cortina d'Ampezzo is seen in the background, during an alpine ski, women's World Cup super-G in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy.  The International Ski Federation governing body on Thursday July 2, 2020, has rejected a request by Italian organizers of the 2021 Alpine ski world championships to postpone the competition by one year amid uncertainty during the pandemic. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta, file)

Ski worlds to be held in 2021 despite request to delay

GENEVA (AP) — A request by the organizers of next year's skiing world championships in Italy to postpone the event by one year was rejected Thursday by the International Ski Fe

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FILE - In this April 24, 2018, file photo, coach Dawn Staley talks with players and assistant coaches during a practice for the U.S. women's basketball team in Seattle. Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, she’ll hold a Zoom conference call with players who are vying for a spot on the roster in 2021, if the postponed Olympics are held next year.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not for the coronavirus pandemic.

Chelsea's Ross Barkley celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during the FA Cup sixth round soccer match between Leicester City and Chelsea at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England, Sunday, June 28, 2020. (Tim Keeton/Pool via AP)

MATCHDAY: Chelsea eyes Champions League qualification boost

A look at what’s happening around European soccer on Wednesday:

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