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‘Where all people who are oppressed meet’: U.S. shot putter gestures atop Olympic podium

The “Incredible Hulk” mask should not fool anybody. Raven Saunders has nothing to hide. The face, and the voice, of the Tokyo Olympics, and all they’re about, could very well be found in a 25-year-old American shot putter who, on Sunday, could be spotted wearing the green and red superhero face covering, sporting the purple […]

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Crucial mistake costs Canadian diver Jennifer Abel shot at 1st individual Olympic medal

In pursuit of her first career individual Olympic medal, Canadian diver Jennifer Abel was left ruing another missed opportunity. The 29-year-old from Laval, Que., was not able to recover from a disastrous third dive on Sunday in Tokyo, and placed eighth overall — four spots below her finish at Rio 2016. Abel previously won silver at these Olympics […]

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Olympic viewing guide: Andre De Grasse goes for gold, Penny’s last shot

This is an excerpt from The Buzzer, which is CBC Sports’ daily email newsletter. Stay up to speed on what’s happening at the Tokyo Olympics by subscribing here. Canada won its fifth swimming medal on Day 8, with Kylie Masse taking silver in the women’s 200-metre backstroke to add to her silver in the 100m back earlier […]