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As Wimbledon Begins, an Era of Sports Free of Bans and Boycotts Ends

LONDON — For roughly three decades, making sure athletes participated in the biggest events regardless of the world’s never-ending military…

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Nordic Combined, One of the Oldest Winter Olympic Sports, Faces Elimination

After nearly a decade of nurturing the participation of girls and women, the leaders of Nordic combined, one of the…

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A Chance Encounter Helps Return Sacred Artifacts to an Indigenous Group

Nearly 20 years ago, Andrea Carmen, a member of the Yaqui Nation, an Indigenous group in Mexico and the United…

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Sports

World Cup Will Allow Five Substitutes and Bigger Rosters

DOHA, Qatar — The use of extra substitutes in matches, a change to longstanding soccer tradition brought about by the…

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F.D.A. advisers will weigh in on Covid shots by Novavax, a latecomer in the vaccine race.

A federal advisory committee on Tuesday will vote on whether regulators should authorize a Covid-19 vaccine made by Novavax, an…

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Sports

The Darts Queen Who Regularly Beats the Men

When the world’s best darts players faced off at the Theater at Madison Square Garden in the U.S. Darts Masters…

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He’s a Star for the Digital Age. Some Think His Belt Is Paper.

LAS VEGAS — In early May, a month before a scheduled fight for the undisputed lightweight championship in Melbourne, Australia,…

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Business

This Year at Davos: A Referendum on Davos Itself

The small ski town of Davos, high in the Swiss alps, has heightened security measure in place during the annual…

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Biniam Girmay Becomes First Black African to Win a Grand Tour Stage

Biniam Girmay of Eritrea on Tuesday became the first Black African cyclist to win a stage of one of the…

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Business

Did Warming Play a Role in Deadly South African Floods? Yes, a Study Says.

The heavy rains that caused catastrophic flooding in South Africa in mid-April were made twice as likely to occur by…

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