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Shira Springer

Springer is an investigative and enterprise reporter for the Sports section. She covers a wide range of subjects, including local professional teams, sports business, and the Olympics. Prior to her current role, she served as Celtics beat writer. Her journalism career started at the Globe in 1997.

Latest stories

Walsh sees Charles Street track meet as showcase for city

By , Globe Staff

The “street meet,” which will feature sprints, hurdles, pole vault, and long jump, is set for June 18.

SHIRA SPRINGER | ON THE OLYMPICS

Zika threat gets nowhere on moving or postponing Olympics

By , Globe Staff

Despite warnings from some in the medical community, the IOC and the sponsors simply have too much invested.

SHIRA SPRINGER | OLYMPIC NOTES

Something big afoot: Track stars coming to Boston

By , Globe Staff

A world-class meet will be held in June on Charles Street between the Common and Public Garden.

Ethiopia’s Atsede Baysa surges to women’s Marathon title

By , Globe Staff

A late kick carried Baysa past fellow Ethiopian Tirfi Tsegaye and Kenya’s Joyce Chepkirui.