• First-Timers Going for the Gold

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    Jamie Squire/Getty Images By Adena Jones · July 21, 2021July 21, 2021 A year ago, the Olympic future for -hundreds of athletes hung in the -balance as the world tried to protect its citizens from the COVID-19 virus. Sports seemed like the last thing on anyone's mind as the Tokyo Olympics faced uncertainty and were eventually postponed. This summer, the games will go on-but with a different format than previous years. Spectators from abroad will not be allowed to attend the international multisport event, which takes place July 23 to August 8 in Japan. Despite the unusual circumstances...
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