Pita Taufatofua, Tonga flag bearer, qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

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Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan flag bearer who went viral in Rio and PyeongChang, said he qualified for a third straight Olympics. [more]

Iran’s only female Olympic medalist, who defected, eyes Tokyo Games as German or refugee

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Kimia Alizadeh, Iran's lone female Olympic medalist, faces a race against time and other taekwondo athletes to get to Tokyo. [more]

Iran’s lone female Olympic medalist reportedly defects

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Iran's only female Olympic medalist said she defected from the Islamic Republic in a blistering online letter that describes herself as “one of the millions of oppressed women in Iran.” [more]