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Rafael Nadal drops out of Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics

Tennis star Rafael Nadal has announced he is dropping out of Wimbledon as well as the Tokyo Olympics, citing the need for more recovery time for his body. "It's never an easy decision to take but after listening to my body and discuss it with my team I understand that it is the right decision," the No. 3-ranked men's tennis player tweeted Thursday.
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Naomi Osaka is skipping Wimbledon but will compete in the Tokyo Olympics

LONDON — Naomi Osaka’s agent says the four-time Grand Slam champion will sit out Wimbledon and compete in the Tokyo Olympics. Stuart Duguid wrote Thursday in an email that Osaka “is taking some personal time with friends and family. She will be ready for the Olympics and is excited to play in front of her home fans.”
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Naomi Osaka Pulls Out Of Wimbledon After Withdrawing From French Open: She’s Taking ‘Personal Time’

Naomi Osaka has withdrawn from Wimbledon, revealing she will take ‘personal time’ before the Tokyo Olympics in July. Naomi Osaka, 23, has pulled out of the 2021 Wimbledon tournament, just weeks after withdrawing from the French Open. “Naomi won’t be playing Wimbledon this year,” her agent said in a June 17 statement. “She is taking some personal time with friends and family. She will be ready for the Olympics and is excited to play in front of her home fans.” The Tokyo Olympics are slated to begin on July 23.
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Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo Olympics

June 17 (Reuters) - Spain's Rafa Nadal pulled out of Wimbledon and the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Thursday, saying he took the decision after consultations with his team. "I have decided not to participate at this year's Championships at Wimbledon and the Olympic Games in Tokyo," Nadal said on Twitter.
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Rafael Nadal pulls out of Wimbledon and Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games

World number three Rafael Nadal has pulled out of this month's Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympic Games. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who won the Wimbledon titles in 2008 and 2010, says he needs to "recuperate after a long clay-court season". "It's never an easy decision but after listening to...
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Rafael Nadal withdraws from Wimbledon 2021 and Tokyo Olympics

Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from this year’s Wimbledon championships and the Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 20-time grand slam champion has decided to prioritise looking after his body as he attempts to prolong his career. “It’s never an easy decision to take but after listening to my body and [discussing]...
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Australia’s swimmers on the pace in bid to knock US off Olympic perch

Last weekend, American swimmer Lilly King made a defiant statement with the Tokyo Olympics just a month away. “I think the [United States] women, if we have the meet we can have, can win every single individual gold,” the dual Rio 2016 gold medallist said. “I think that would be pretty cool, right?” Not if Australia’s swim team have anything to say about it.
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Rafael Nadal Announces Decision On Wimbledon, Olympics

Unfortunately for tennis fans around the world, Rafael Nadal will not be present at the next two major events. On Thursday morning, the 35-year-old star revealed why he’ll miss Wimbledon and the Tokyo Olympics. Nadal admit there’s just not enough time between Roland Garros and Wimbledon for his body to...
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Shelby Houlihan gets approval to run at US Olympic trials as she fights 4-year ban

Shelby Houlihan has been given the OK to run at the U.S. Olympic track and field trials while she appeals her four-year ban over a failed drug test. Houlihan said earlier in the week the Court for Arbitration of Sport upheld her ban after testing positive for trace amounts of nandrolone, which is considered to be a performance-enhancing drug. Houlihan has contended she ate a pork burrito that contained the nandrolone before her test in December.
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The Nintendo Download: The Strange Olympics

The constant flow of new Nintendo Switch games slows to a relative trickle in the wake of E3 2021, with only 23 new games coming to the Switch eShop this week. They include Rebellion’s 2018 co-op supernatural shooter Strange Brigade, and Sega’s fresh take on the Tokyo Olympics. Any other...