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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

Newton’s Gevvie Stone a medal contender in rowing at Rio

By , Globe Staff

In preparation for Rio, Stone — ranked No. 2 in the world — has been busy with 16 workouts per week.

Shira Springer | On Olympics

IOC stops short of full ban of Russia from Rio Games

By , Globe Staff

The IOC rejected calls to exclude the entire Russian Olympic team.

SHIRA SPRINGER

Fencer Eli Dershwitz is ready to strike at Rio Olympics

By , Globe Staff

The Sherborn native and Harvard student is ranked No. 1 in the country in men’s saber.

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.