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The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The United States is " not focused on a boycott " of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing despite its concerns over human rights abuses committed by the...
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Olympic Hopefuls Mariah Duran And Heimana Reynolds: Olympics Will Show Skateboarders Are “Real Athletes”

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Skateboarding is debuting at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And USA Skateboarding Olympic Team members and Tokyo Olympics hopefuls Mariah Duran and Heimana Reynolds think the...
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Olympic Gold: Men's Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

3 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote.
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Caitlyn Jenner is working with Trump aide Brad Parscale on her potential California gubernatorial bid

Caitlyn Jenner is working with Trump aide Brad Parscale on her potential California gubernatorial bid

5 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement Caitlyn Jenner is seeking political advice from former President Donald Trump's estranged aide, Brad Parscale, on her possible California gubernatorial...
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Between Rio And Tokyo Olympics, Simone Biles Has “Really Found” Her Voice And “Used That For Good In The World”

5 days ago   |   Forbes

If you would have asked Simone Biles a few years ago whether she would be comfortable using her platform to speak up for what she believes in off the gymnastics mat, she would...
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U.S. Considering Boycott Of 2022 Beijing Olympics

6 days ago   |   Forbes   |   8 articles

But only if other countries join in a boycott.
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Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly considering a run for California governor

Caitlyn Jenner is reportedly considering a run for California governor

6 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement Caitlyn Jenner is considering a run for California governor as Gov. Gavin Newsom is embattled in a recall attempt, according to an Axios report on...
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A Postponement Of Olympics Created Challenges - And Opportunities - For Athletes Headed To Tokyo

7 days ago   |   Forbes

Three Olympians and one Paralympian recall navigating through unique times, while still pursuing their dreams.
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‘How big is this problem?' UK doping chiefs face new scandal after shock investigation finds Team GB stars ‘carried out own tests'

‘How big is this problem?' UK doping chiefs face new scandal after shock investigation finds Team GB stars ‘carried out own tests'

8 days ago   |   RT

A major newspaper investigation in the UK has found that a pair of athletes, whose accolades include being part of Team GB at the 2012 Olympic Games, were allowed to arrange...
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Racial And Social Justice Protests Will Be Allowed By Athletes At U.S. Olympic Trials

13 days ago   |   Forbes   |   2 articles

The committee said it will not sanction athletes who protest during the Olympics.
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Summary List Placement A video of police officers holding a uniformed Black US Army soldier at gunpoint and pepper spraying him during a traffic stop in Windsor, Virginia is a... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement Shares of Moderna and Pfizer climbed on Tuesday after the CDC called for the pause in use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine. The call from the CDC... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement Marsten Parker isn't your average investor. In fact, Parker beat the market for 20 out of 22 years of his investing career, often by double digits, using... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement Bill Hwang donated Amazon, Netflix, and Facebook shares to his private foundation. The Archegos chief's Grace and Mercy Foundation cashed them in for... Read more ...

Siri says the date of Apple's next launch event is April 20

Siri says the date of Apple's next launch event is April 20

Summary List Placement Apple's voice assistant Siri has revealed the company's next launch event will take place on April 20. MacRumors first reported that after asking Siri... Read more ...

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The US is sending 500 extra troops to Germany, Defense Secretary Austin...

The US is sending 500 extra troops to Germany, Defense Secretary Austin says, as Russia amasses troops at Europe's border

Summary List Placement Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin announced on Tuesday that the US will station 500 more troops in Germany. He said that this would "strengthen deterrence... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement US stock futures hovered near record highs as investors waited for key inflation data. Bitcoin soared to a new all-time high above $62,000 ahead of... Read more ...

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Summary List Placement The UK economy grew 0.4% in February, data showed on Tuesday, starting what analysts expect to be a rapid rebound for the country from last year's deep... Read more ...