Michele Steele

national reporter for ESPN Sportscenter

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Expect more positive coronavirus cases at the Olympic Village and athletes riddled with unprecedented anxiety, says ESPN national reporter Michele Steele.

Tokyo Olympics opening overshadowed by high-profile COVID cases: Kara Eaker, Coco Gauff, Katie Lou Samuelson

Expect more positive coronavirus cases at the Olympic Village and athletes riddled with unprecedented anxiety, says ESPN national reporter Michele Steele.

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