Exploring The Physics Of The Olympics

DEKALB — Way back at the 2012 Summer Games, U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe was already making history. Rapinoe bent a corner kick through a maelstrom of defenders and found the back of the net without the ball being deflected by anyone. It was the first time ever in the Olympics anyone had scored […]

What It Takes To Get To Tokyo To Cover The Olympics

TOKYO — When anyone traveling to Japan for the Olympics touches down in Tokyo, they are immediately separated from everyone else on their plane and whisked away to complete hours of COVID-19 testing and other entry procedures. Then, at least for journalists, three days of strict quarantine begins. The hotel that NPR journalists are staying […]