Matthew Futterman

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To Jump Higher, Vashti Cunningham Entrusted Her Father. The Quarterback.

After an injury, Vashti Cunningham and her father, Randall (yes, that one) came up with a new formula to master the high jump — rarely jumping.TOKYO — There are not a lot...

Olympics officials are still negotiating a response to a U.S. podium protest.

The standoff over free speech between the International Olympic Committee and U.S. Olympic officials continued on Monday, as the I.O.C. grappled with what to do if the Americans refused to penalize an...

Alexander Zverev Wins Gold in Olympic Men's Singles Tournament

Alexander Zverev just might have figured something out.Zverev, the talented German battling to break into the highest level of his sport, won the gold medal in the Olympic tennis tournament Sunday, defeating...

Novak Djokovic, King of the Olympic Village, Loses Run at Golden Slam

An Olympic loss ended Djokovic’s bid for a Golden Slam — winning the four Grand Slam tournaments and the Olympic gold medal in singles in the same year.TOKYO — Novak Djokovic’s dream...

Tatjana Schoenmaker Breaks a World Swimming Record, U.S. Wins Three More Medals

TOKYO — American dominance in the Olympic pool is an old story at this point, a snowball forever rolling downhill, even if the pitch of the slope varies slightly from year to...

Novak Djokovic Loses in Olympics to Alexander Zverev

Novak Djokovic’s dream of a Golden Slam is over.Alexander Zverev of Germany stormed back from a set and a service break down to beat Djokovic, the world’s No. 1 ranked men’s player,...

How Track and Field Aimed for Inclusion But Instead Sidelined its Star Athletes.

Sebastian Coe, world track’s leader, has spent the past five years pushing his vision of a level playing field. Critics say he is violating athletes’ human rights.For six years, Sebastian Coe, the...

How Naomi Osaka Lost

The tennis superstar, who lit the cauldron during the opening ceremony as one of Japan’s biggest sports celebrities, was upset in the third round and is out of the Tokyo Games.TOKYO —...

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