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Christopher Clarey
Works at The New York Times
Attended Punahou, Coronado High, Williams College
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Michael Phelps is back and at 28 with his golf dreams not panning out, what did we expect? My piece
When other great athletes are excelling at far more advanced ages, who is to begrudge Michael Phelps, the undeniably greatest swimmer of all time, from taking another plunge?
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There are two Olympics: the one that happens on the snow and ice and the one that happens in the competitors' heads. My look at visualization, now better known as imagery
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The Sochi Games: One star violinist, 3 athletes named Gold and at least 5 Summer Olympians making the transition to the Winter Olympics. My NYT piece
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Tennis royalty has coached tennis royalty but there's never been a movement quite like this. My piece as the Australian Open gets underway
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Had a memorable lunch with Maria Sharapova in which she talked about everything from Jimmy Connors to Serena to her shoulder to her former hometown of Sochi
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"So they were always talking about the salad but never about the beef"
My column on how Rio's Olympic preparations are turning into another huge headache for the IOC
The criticism of the preparation for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is rising, and experts say the problems are greater than the ones other host cities have overcome.
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That music you hear this week at the figure skating in Sochi is the sound of an era ending. Lyrics are coming! My piece
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While the world worries about Qatar's proposed summer World Cup, athletes keep doing what they've been doing for decades: playing for big prizes in extreme heat
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My piece on one of sailing's first families: Jerry and Rome Kirby, quite likely the first father and son to win the America's Cup in its 162-year history
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2013: A sports year full of tragic news was ultimately the year of the comeback. My essay
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Have him in circles
76 people
Brandon Mitchener's profile photo
Greg Narayan's profile photo
Todd Gallagher's profile photo
John Dodge's profile photo
Curtis Stark's profile photo
Digvijay Singh Lamba's profile photo
Mangalore Coastaldigest's profile photo
Juan José Mateo's profile photo
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Journalist, Nomadic Family Man
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  • The New York Times
    International Sports Columnist and Correspondent, present
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International sports columnist & analyst The New York Times. Chief sports writer at the INYT. Have covered the Grand Slam tennis tournaments since 1990 and the last 13 Olympics. Traveled in and reported from more than 60 countries.
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  • Punahou, Coronado High, Williams College
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