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Taekwondo star Aliyah Shipman, who is Muslim and Haitian-American, has long dreamed of representing Haiti in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. However, the 18-year-old claims those aspirations […]
Zimbabwe is making history at this year’s Olympics. Teenager Donata Katai will be the African country’s first Black swimmer to be sent to the international […]

Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded... View Article

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NBA superstar LeBron James has a lot to celebrate this week. James’ latest film, “Space Jam: A New Legacy,” dominated the box office in its opening weekend, […]
NBA great Kobe Bryant’s passing is still a fresh wound for those who watched him dominate the court for two decades. For some, like his […]

LeBron James has become the first active NBA player to earn $1 billion, and the news arrives after his new... View Article

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Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Gwen Berry are among the more than 150 athletes, educators and activists who signed a... View Article

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After winning the NBA Finals, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo celebrated by pulling up to a Chick-Fil-A and ordering a... View Article

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“NBA Countdown” host Maria Taylor is parting ways with ESPN, just weeks after her co-worker NBA sideline reporter Rachel Nichols was exposed in a phone […]
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