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Elaine Thompson-Herah’s legacy as the fastest woman in the world continues. On July 31, the Jamaican athlete earned her third gold medal and broke Florence Griffith Joyner’s (Flo-Jo’s) 33-year-old Olympic record in the women’s 100-meter race. Thompson-Herah is 29 years old herself, thus beating a record older than she’s been alive. With a finishing time
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MyKayla Skinner’s Olympics journey isn’t over yet. The 24-year-old pro gymnast didn’t originally qualify to compete in the Tokyo Games given the two-per-country limitation, but when Simone Biles announced her withdrawal from the individual uneven bars and vault finals on July 30, Skinner was given a second chance. She’ll step in for Biles during the
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Picture this: You’re flipping with your heels above your head, gravity fighting against you, trying not to break form. You’re twisting, too, all the while making sure you land right side up. That’s just what gymnasts do, and they do it oftentimes on command without blinking. Elite gymnasts specifically perform unthinkable skills that, with one
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If you’ve been tuning in to watch softball in the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo, you’ve probably noticed that they’re playing on fields that are about 95 percent synthetic turf. The infield is all green “grass” with small patches of dirt for the pitching mound and batter’s box. That’s noteworthy, because softball fields traditionally have all-dirt
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