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  1. Margaret Bergmann Lambert, Jewish Athlete Excluded From Berlin Olympics, Dies at 103 Obits, Yesterday

    She was a dominant, German-born world-class athlete, but the Nazis said she had not qualified for the 1936 Games.

  2. Swimmer Matt Grevers’s Revival Lets Him Continue a Career Sports, July 23

    Being a swimmer in the United States often means having to teeter on an emotional, and financial, seesaw.

  3. Investors Demand Millions in Repayments From Boxing Federation Sports, July 21

    Boxing’s international governing body might not have enough money on hand to repay a loan and an investment.

  4. Something Strange in Usain Bolt’s Stride Sports, July 20

    Bolt is the fastest sprinter ever in spite of — or because of? — an uneven stride that upends conventional wisdom.

  5. Brazilian Court Dismisses False-Report Case Against Ryan Lochte Sports, July 15

    Lochte had been charged with filing a false robbery report after a confrontation involving him and other U.S. swimmers who were in Brazil for the 2016 Olympics.

  6. Mike Tirico Would Like to Talk About Anything but Mike Tirico Sports, July 15

    Mike Tirico replaces Bob Costas for NBC’s Olympics coverage, but he insists “I’m not famous” and is uncomfortable with questions about his background.

  7. Jim Bush, Title-Winning Track Coach at U.C.L.A., Dies at 90 Sports, July 11

    Bush’s outspoken comments sometimes threatened to overshadow his accomplishments.

  8. Olympics Officials Move Closer to Giving Bids to Paris and Los Angeles Sports, July 11

    President Emmanuel Macron of France is in Lausanne, Switzerland, rallying support for Paris’s effort to host the Summer Games in 2024.

  9. Astros Reach 60 Victories by Crushing the Blue Jays Sports, July 10

    Houston became just the fifth team in the past 40 years to reach that win total before the All-Star Game. The Los Angeles Dodgers notched their 60th win a day earlier.

  10. Olympic Medal, Earned; Glory, Denied; Future, Uncertain Sports, July 7

    Chaunté Lowe learned eight years after the 2008 Beijing Games that she had earned a bronze medal in the high jump. The news has been exhilarating and sobering.

  11. How Miles Chamley-Watson, Fencer and Model, Spends His Sundays Metropolitan, July 7

    The London-born athlete, who helped Team U.S.A. win a bronze medal in the 2016 Summer Olympics, works out, shops and eats a lot of protein.

  12. Even With Olympic Roots, Dakota Luther Forges Her Own Path to Worlds Sports, June 29

    Luther is the daughter of the three-time Olympic medalist Whitney Hedgepeth, with a six-time Olympic medalist, Brendan Hansen, as a coach.

  13. The Bond Between Two Teenage Swimming Stars, Decades Apart Sports, June 29

    Chris Olmstead, 73, remembers her success as a teenage swimming star when she watches Katie Ledecky, 20, a five-time Olympic champion.

  14. Usain Bolt Wins 100 Meters at Golden Spike Meet Sports, June 28

    The Jamaican star held on to win in 10.06 seconds, short of his season best of 10.03, in the first race of the European leg of his final season.