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David Wharton

David Wharton is a feature sportswriter for the Los Angeles Times. His work has won the Associated Press Sports Editors award for enterprise reporting and has been selected for the prestigious “Best American Sports Writing.” He has written for magazines such as Surfer and Men’s Fitness, and is the author of two nonfiction books, “Conquest” and “Yesterday & Today.”
Embattled head of Japan’s Olympic committee resigns ahead of 2020 Summer Games

As French prosecutors continue to investigate Tokyo’s winning bid for the 2020 Summer Games, the embattled head of Japan’s Olympic committee has announced his resignation. Tsunekazu Takeda also said on Tuesday that he will step down from his position on the International Olympic Committee.

In the case of star South African runner Caster Semenya, a sports arbitration court must determine the definition of a woman

From the moment she burst into the spotlight as a teenager, sprinting to victory at the 2009 track and field world championships, Caster Semenya faced anger and suspicion. It wasn’t just her precocious speed over 800 meters. It was her broad shoulders, the set of her jaw and muscular build.

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