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Adam Carlson


Atlanta, GA, United States

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Recent articles by Adam:

MyKayla Skinner Says Simone Biles Ensured She Stayed in Japan in Case, Thinks Biles Will Compete in Beam Final

MyKayla Skinner told reporters it was Simone Biles who initially told her coach to make sure Skinner didn't leave Tokyo in case she had to step in to compete → Read More

19-Year-Old Hannah Roberts Nabs Silver in BMX Freestyle's Olympic Debut

Not long before she went and won a silver medal at the Tokyo Summer Olympics, Hannah Roberts promised "one heck of a show" in the women's BMX freestyle final on Sunday morning → Read More

Raven Saunders Wins Silver in Shot Put with a Mask Matching Her 'Hulk' Nickname

Raven Saunders earned silver in the women's shot put final on Sunday morning at the Tokyo Summer Olympics → Read More

Novak Djokovic Falls in Bronze Medal Match as He Looks to One More Shot at the Podium in Tokyo

Novak Djokovic was defeated by Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta in men's singles on Saturday at the Tokyo Summer Olympics → Read More

BMX Olympian Connor Fields Suffered Brain Bleed in Crash During Race but Has Now Left the ICU

BMX Olympic racer Connor Fields has left critical care after he was hospitalized following a serious crash during a race at the Tokyo Summer Games on Friday → Read More

Kevin McDowell Survived Cancer and Just Won a Silver Medal in Tokyo: 'Let's Make the Most of It'

American triathlete Kevin McDowell thought he would be an Olympic runner before he was 25, but life had other challenges in store → Read More

Fencer Injures Ankle But Continues the Event, Helping Team Win Gold Before Leaving in a Wheelchair

Marta Martyanova injured herself not long into her team final at the Tokyo Summer Games but did not withdraw → Read More

Olympic BMX Racer Leaves on Stretcher After Crash But Is 'Awake,' Awaiting More Evaluation: Doctor

BMX racer Connor Fields was carried out of his competition on Friday on a stretcher after a startling crash during the semifinals of his race in the Tokyo Summer Games → Read More

Swimmer Ryan Murphy Suggests His Race 'Wasn't Clean' but Congratulates ROC's Evgeny Rylov, Who Beat Him

After the men's 200m breaststroke at the Tokyo Summer Games, swimmer Ryan Murphy said the race "probably wasn't clean" but that he wasn't accusing Russia's Evgeny Rylov → Read More

Olympic Swimmer Pulled Into Group Hug in the Water After Setting Record as 3 More Americans Win Medals

Friday's swimming competitions in the Tokyo Summer Games kept piling on the medals for Team USA, with podium spots for Lilly King, Annie Lazor and Ryan Murphy as Tatjana Schoenmaker set an Olympic record → Read More

Swimmer Caeleb Dressel Gets Teary and His Wife Erupts with Joy at His Gold Medal Win: 'I Cry a Lot'

Caeleb Dressel teared up as he talked to his wife, Meghan, and his parents after his gold medal win in the men's 100m freestyle at the Tokyo Olympics → Read More

What Is the ROC? Why Russia Can't Display Their Flag or Play Their Anthem at the Olympics

Russians athletes at the Tokyo Olympics are competing under the ROC, or the Russian Olympic Committee, and are not using their flag or national anthem because of a doping scandal → Read More

What Simone Biles Said the Night Before She Withdrew from the Women's Gymnastics All-Around Final

Simone Biles praised her gymnastics teammates, who praised her back, after they won a silver in the women's team event after she withdrew during competition → Read More

U.S. Triathlete Saw a Rainbow and 'Felt' Late Dad During Her Medal-Winning Race 3 Months After He Died

On Tuesday, Katie Zaferes won bronze in the women's individual event with a time of 1:57:03, in the third medal for the U.S. there in Olympic history → Read More

Philippines Female Weightlifter Wins the Country's First-Ever Gold Medal: 'It's Unbelievable'

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won the Philippines' first-ever gold medal when she triumphed in the women's 55kg event at the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Monday → Read More

Tom Daley Tears Up at First Gold After 3 Olympics and Explains How Fatherhood Was a 'Massive Turning Point'

The rush of victory was written all over Tom Daley's face on Monday after his synchronized diving event with Matty Lee in the Tokyo Summer Games → Read More

Jagger Eaton FaceTimed His Dad Right After Winning First-Ever Skateboarding Medal: 'I Was So Hyped'

"I just started yelling. I don't know, really — I don't know if I made out words," Jagger Eaton told reporters → Read More

Team USA's Alexis Sablone Places 4th in Street Skateboarding, Calls It 'a Game of Millimeters'

The skateboarder, who came just shy of a medal at Monday's women's street skateboarding, told reporters including PEOPLE that it felt "historic" to compete in the Tokyo Olympic Games → Read More

How the U.S. Men's Gymnasts Have Tried to Focus on Fun While Pushing to Make the Podium

Before their strong showing at qualifying in the Tokyo Summer Olympics on Saturday night, the U.S. men's gymnastics gathered in a practice gym, put on a playlist and got to work → Read More

U.S. Women's Divers Crumble from First to Last in Synchronized Event — but Choose to Keep Smiling

Team USA's Alison Gibson and Krysta Palmer came in eighth place in the women's synchronized 3-meter springboard final at the Tokyo Olympics → Read More