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Who is replacing Bradley Beal on Team USA?

According to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, San Antonio Spurs forward Keldon Johnson and Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee will replace Beal and Love in the summer games. Johnson, who's been playing with the USA select group, has made a major impact on decision-makers and USA staff, per Wojnarowski. Sports Illustrated2021 Olympics: Team USA Replaces Bradley Beal, Kevin Love

When is the opening ceremony for the Olympics 2021?

The Tokyo Olympics, after being postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, finally commence on July 23 with the majesty of the Opening Ceremony at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium. NBC4 WashingtonHow to Watch the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

When does swimming start in the Olympics?

Olympic swimming events will kick off later this week, with both men's and women's heats scheduled for July 24, the first day of competition after the opening ceremony. That means it's time to find out who's in the pool at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and brush up on one of the Summer Olympics' most popular sports. Today.comU.S. Olympic swimming 2021: What you need to know - TODAY

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Zach LaVine Has Cleared Protocols and Will Head to Tokyo Later This Week 21 July, 2021 - 04:00pm

Only one day after entering health and safety protocols, Zach LaVine has been given the green light to rejoin his teammates, per USA Basketball.

U.S. Olympic Team member Zach LaVine has cleared USA Basketball's health & safety protocols. LaVine will join the USA team in Tokyo Thursday afternoon.

— USA Basketball (@usabasketball) July 21, 2021

Team USA originally made clear that LaVine’s stint in protocols was out of an abundance of caution, and they remained hopeful he could still travel to Tokyo. Still, there was some concern about his availability after the Olympic committee saw Bradley Beal have to be replaced on the roster last week.

Fortunately, LaVine appears to be in good shape, and he will make his way overseas on Thursday. The Olympics are set to tip-off on July 23rd, and Team USA’s first game will be on July 25th against France.

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