Quest for Gold – Episode 49: Olympic hopefuls open up about the pandemic and Summer Games at the Team USA Media Summit

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A man wearing a face mask, amid concerns over the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, stands before the Olympic rings from an observation point in Tokyo’s Odaiba district on March 25, 2020, the day after the historic decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. – Japan on March 25 started the unprecedented task of reorganising the Tokyo Olympics after the historic decision to postpone the world’s biggest sporting event due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic that has locked down one third of the planet. (Photo by Behrouz MEHRI / AFP) (Photo by BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP via Getty Images)

On this week’s Quest for Gold…

USA Baseball has a new manager.

The White House is shooting down calls to boycott the 2022 Winter Games in Chicago.

We get an update on Tiger Woods’ horrific crash.

And this week we took part in the three-day long Team USA Media Summit.  We caught up with athletes on how they’ve been handling the pandemic, prepping for the Tokyo games, and the social issues they’ve witnessed and been a part of over the last year.

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