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

adidas Boost Boston Games

Novel street track meet was pockmarked by racing surface

By , Globe Staff

The temporary 180-meter street track used during the inaugural adidas Boost Boston Games got mixed reviews.

Boost Boston Games off to a fast start

By , Globe Staff

An elite field came to Dilboy Stadium in Somerville for the distance festival.

World-class track to be built downtown for street meet

By , Globe Staff

A bumpy stretch of asphalt between the Common and Public Garden will be transformed into an Olympic-quality track for Saturday’s event.

Crime casts shadow on Rio Olympics

By , Globe Staff

There is possibly a greater concern that athletes and visitors should consider when weighing whether to go to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Games.