THE LAST SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES

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Slide over, bobsleds. Curling is coming to tropical Jamaica, 2022 August 3
Slide over, Jamaican bobsledders. A group of expats from the ice-free island are hoping to bring a whole new winter sport to their tropical homeland: curling.
U.S. women's team has new vibe, work to do before World Cup, 2022 July 27
The defending World Cup champions have a new look with young talent. The players say something more is going on as well: there's been a shift in the team's vibe.
Track leaders look to reboot U.S. fans' interest ahead of LA Games, 2022 July 26
When it comes to spectating, not competing, track is a niche sport in the United States. Track and field's leaders would like that to change over the next six years. It's critical, they say, to bring the cornerstone sport of the Summer Games back to its former glory in the U.S. before Los Angeles hosts in 2028.
Pogacar sprints to Tour de France stage win but still trails Vingegaard for overall lead, 2022 July 21
Tadej Pogacar claimed a third stage win as he sprinted away from Jonas Vingegaard in the punishing last climb of a grueling trek in the Pyrenees on Wednesday but failed to take significant time out of the Tour de France leader.
Semenya finishes 13th, doesn't advance in 5,000 at worlds, 2022 July 21
Caster Semenya finished 13th and failed to advance in the women's 5,000 meters Wednesday at the world championships, an expected result for the South African who is barred from her best event because of rules that demand she take hormone-reducing drugs to enter certain races.
Ukraine on her mind as high jumper goes for gold at worlds, 2022 July 16
It took her three days by car to escape from Ukraine after the war started. Champion high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh can only guess at how long it will take to get back.
Storied Native American sportsman Jim Thorpe finally has 1912 gold medals restored, 2022 July 15
Native American multisport legend Jim Thorpe not only won the gold medal in the pentathlon and decathlon in the 1912 Olympics, but he also did it so convincingly that King Gustaf V of Sweden proclaimed him "the greatest athlete in the world."
Olympian injured in downtown Los Angeles attack, 2022 July 11
A former Olympic volleyball player was attacked Friday in downtown Los Angeles when a man threw a metal object at her face in an assault that fractured multiple bones in her face and left one of her eyes swollen shut, the athlete said in videos posted to social media.
Zelenskyy praises IOC for supporting bans on Russian sport, 2022 July 4
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has thanked the IOC for supporting a ban on Russian teams and athletes competing in most Olympics sports, ahead of a court hearing Tuesday to challenge the ruling in international soccer.
Caeleb Dressel's world swimming championships over, 'just' 2 golds, 2022 June 23
USA Swimming withdrew star male swimmer Caeleb Dressel from the rest of the competition for unspecified medical reasons on Wednesday.