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Olympic travel a big challenge for some Pacific Island teams

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Famous athletes in sports like tennis and golf heading to the Tokyo Olympics will probably arrive in Japan at the...

3 Samoan weightlifters to miss Olympics over virus concerns

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Samoan government says three home-based members of the Samoa Olympic weightlifting team will not be allowed to compete in...

Expert: Transgender Olympic athlete could polarize opinion

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A U.S. expert on transgender rights and politics says the participation of New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard at the Tokyo...

Transgender weightlifter Hubbard selected for Tokyo Olympics

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard will be the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics. ...