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Katie Ledecky takes silver in thrilling 400m showdown with Australian rival

TOKYO — The Terminator knocked off Katie Ledecky at the Tokyo Olympics.Australia’s Ariarne Titmus, called the Terminator by some in her country, chased down Ledecky to win one of the most anticipated races of the Summer Games, capturing the gold medal with the second-fastest time in history Monday.Titmus, who trailed by nearly a full body-length…

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Biles and Ledecky Headline Day 2 of Olympic Competition

TOKYO—Two of America’s star Olympians headline Sunday’s events at the Tokyo Games as Simone Biles and Katie Ledecky both begin their quests to rewrite the record books. The U.S. men’s basketball team begins play, while surfing makes its Olympic debut and the women’s skateboarders see their first action. Here are some things to watch. (all…

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Katie Ledecky Wins Women’s 1500m Freestyle to Qualify to 2021 Tokyo Olympics

Before Wednesday night, there had never been a 1,500m women’s freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic Trials. Of course, Katie Ledecky made history. The five-time…