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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

SHIRA SPRINGER | FAIR PLAY

A gap in the youth soccer system

By , Globe Correspondent

Girls from immigrant families in urban areas face social and cultural barriers that others do not.

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All the single ladies are buying homes

By , Globe Staff

Of all the singles buying homes in Boston, women accounted for 70 percent of purchases.

Shira Springer

The mystery of the disappearing swim coach

By , Globe Staff

Ex-Harvard coach Joseph Bernal, who was banned for life by USA Swimming, is nowhere to be found.

SHIRA SPRINGER | ON THE OLYMPICS

Paralympics should be held before Olympics, not after

By , Globe Staff

Boston 2024 had the right idea: The traditional order of the events should be reversed.