• Canadian teen Morales Williams unfazed by world-record nullification, has high hopes for Olympics
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    Canadian teen Morales Williams unfazed by world-record nullification, has high hopes for Olympics

    Canadian sprinter Christopher Morales Williams set a world record in the indoor men’s 400 metres — or so he thought.  After recording an all-time mark of 44.49 seconds at the NCAA SEC championships on Saturday, World Athletics was unable to ratify the 19-year-old’s time due to a starting block issue. Even though the technicality that was out of his control prevents Morales Williams from holding the world record, he’s not allowing the starting block issue to put a damper on his achievement. “It’s still considered the world’s fastest time, so it honestly doesn’t even bother me too much,” Morales Williams told CBC Sports. “Because it’s still the collegiate record, it’s still the national record, and it’s still the…

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    Russian officials accuse United States, other countries of rigging 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    Russians are not taking their fifth place finish in the medal count of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics well. Both commentators and officials from the country are accusing the United States and others of rigging the Games. This comes after the Russian Olympic Committee finish fifth in the medal count.  If you include the Russian Olympic Committee results as part of Russia’s Olympic history, it is the lowest finish since the 1912 Olympics in Stockholm. Russian-born athletes competed under the Russian Olympic Committee name at the 2020 Games due to penalties Russia was handed after it was discovered the country was running a doping program. Please check the opt-in box to…

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    Tokyo Olympics 2020: Google’s Dinosaur Game Now Features Olympic Torches, Other Minigames

    Dinosaur Game on Google’s Chrome browser has been around for several years. To mark the Tokyo Olympics 2020 that are already underway, the search giant has added several tweaks to the classic game. While normally the friendly little T-rex on your screen jumps over cactus when you hit spacebar, a Reddit user has now spotted that the game has received a major change. Later, Google CEO Sundar Pichai also tweeted on the same, confirming the fun new minigames the classic game has on offer now. Sharing a screenshot of the game, that features the T-rex and an Olympic torch, the Redditt user (u/Mr_Kris_ ) wrote, “On the Chrome Dino games,…

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    Tokyo Olympics: How Quanesha Burks went from McDonalds to team USA

    Quanesha Burks ordered medium fries with no salt and a side of sweet and sour sauce at McDonald’s. She doesn’t do this often, but the day after making her first Olympic team, she decided to treat herself. “I just ate it with so much gratitude in my mouth,” Burks says. Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports Before Burks was a full-time professional long jumper, her only previous job experience was working at the McDonald’s in Hartselle, Ala., as a 17-year-old. The town of 14,000 people was also where she and her siblings were raised by her grandparents. She remembers the early years as a struggle, watching her family live paycheck to paycheck.…

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