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AP Photos: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues

AP Photos: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues

34 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics are getting closer and things are starting to stir around the venues, though not as much as you might expect. Many preparations are still up in the...
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‘Imagine if she said the great black champion': Female boxing ace Shields makes bizarre ‘great white hope' dig, jabs ‘clown' Paul

‘Imagine if she said the great black champion': Female boxing ace Shields makes bizarre ‘great white hope' dig, jabs ‘clown' Paul

12 hours ago   |   RT

Boxing braggart Claressa Shields, who has claimed that she is the greatest of all time only behind Muhammad Ali, has issued a baffling threat appearing to reference champ...
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Japan launches Covid-19 jabs for elderly population, but experts say pace of vaccinations ‘cannot prevent' fourth wave

Japan launches Covid-19 jabs for elderly population, but experts say pace of vaccinations ‘cannot prevent' fourth wave

15 hours ago   |   RT

Japan has begun vaccinating its sizeable population of over-65s at some 120 sites across the country, but experts say the program is far too slow to prevent the fourth wave...
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Japan's Prime Minister Leads Celebrations of Hideki Matsuyama's Historic Masters Win

20 hours ago   |   Time

TOKYO - Led by Japan's prime minister, the country celebrated golfer Hideki Matsuyama's victory in the Masters - the first Japanese player to win at Augusta National and pull...
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It's Time to Rethink the Olympics

23 hours ago   |   NY Times

Displacements, human rights violations, health concerns and overspending have dogged the Games in recent years. The Olympic mission is a mess in need of long-term fixing.
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Canadian Basketball Hopes a New Floor Will Raise Its Ceiling

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Canada hasn't made the Olympics in men's basketball in two decades, but its sports officials hope a memento from the Toronto Raptors' championship run will bring good luck.
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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

1 day 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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Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

2 days ago   |   Sporting News

The U.S. was far from its best against a game Swedish side as they faced a major test ahead of the Olympics
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Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

2 days ago   |   New York Post

After witnessing 2020 first hand , it's easy to see why people have long said, “Life is full of surprises.” But shocking events are hardly anything new. In the sports world...
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Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

2 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC president Dana White has teased working with Floyd Mayweather for the past few years. What they might have in mind is anybody's guess since nothing has seemed close to...
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Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Police are calling it a tragic mistake, as they say the officer who fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man meant to use her Taser. Read more ...

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Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kimberly Potter

Officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright identified as Kimberly Potter

The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a black man during a Sunday traffic stop has reportedly been identified as 25-year veteran Kimberly Potter. The 48-year-old... Read more ...

‘Unlawful assembly' declared, pepper spray fired as protesters besiege...

‘Unlawful assembly' declared, pepper spray fired as protesters besiege Brooklyn Center police department in defiance of curfew

Flash-bangs and teargas were used to disperse the crowd gathered outside the Brooklyn Center, Minnesota police department, in violation of the curfew declared to stop the riots... Read more ...

JJ Redick makes Dallas debut against former team in 76ers

JJ Redick makes Dallas debut against former team in 76ers

DALLAS - JJ Redick made his Dallas debut Monday night after being sidelined by a sore right heel since being acquired from New Orleans at the trade deadline. Read more ...

Tom Brady, current Patriots react to Julian Edelman's retirement

Tom Brady, current Patriots react to Julian Edelman's retirement

Julian Edelman's retirement sent current and former Patriots racing to social media Monday to express congratulations and appreciation for their time together in New... Read more ...

Will Smith film departs Georgia over voting restrictions

Will Smith film departs Georgia over voting restrictions

NEW YORK - Will Smith and director Antoine Fuqua have pulled production of their runaway slave drama “Emancipation” from Georgia over the state's recently enacted law... Read more ...

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Democrats dare GOP to filibuster Asian American hate crimes bill

Despite the political wrangling over the future of the filibuster, Senate Republicans have yet to officially use one to block a bill. This week may change that. GOP senators... Read more ...

Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

MILWAUKEE - The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the... Read more ...

Faith Leaders Open Doors For Community Traumatized By Daunte Wright Killing

Faith Leaders Open Doors For Community Traumatized By Daunte Wright Killing

MINNEAPOLIS - Faith leaders in Brooklyn Center are coming together to help the community process their emotions following the shooting death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright by... Read more ...