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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Outline Measures To Reduce Covid-19 Risk, Cut Costs

7 minutes ago   |   Forbes

If the Tokyo Olympics, which were postponed because of the Covid-19 pandemic, are to kick off as currently scheduled on July 23, 2021, they will have to look markedly different...
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Japan PM to tell UN Tokyo is determined to host Olympics next year

3 hours ago   |   National Post

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is set to tell the United Nations General Assembly on Friday that Japan is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 after the games...
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'I forgot who I am': Russian Olympic champ Timanina slams 'women with very low moral values' as she reveals despair in bikini shot

'I forgot who I am': Russian Olympic champ Timanina slams 'women with very low moral values' as she reveals despair in bikini shot

4 hours ago   |   RT

The former captain of Russia's synchronized swimming team, Angelika Timanina, has revealed her ordeal during a 'difficult period' in which she 'didn't eat, cry or sleep' for...
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French prosecutors are investigating Tokyo Olympics bid for possible bribery

11 hours ago   |   NBC News

The inquiry grew out of a five-year investigation of Russian bribes that let athletes compete despite positive doping tests, which led to convictions last week.
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Kenyan weightlifting Olympian trains daughter and granddaughter

15 hours ago   |   National Post

NAIROBI - Keysha Atiki is only 10 but she can already lift her own weight as she trains with a weightlifting coach who once competed in the Olympics - her grandmother.
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Olympic cyclist Chloe Dygert involved in scary crash during road UCI World Championships

23 hours ago   |   CBS Sports

Dygert lost control of her bike and tumbled over a guardrail
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US Olympian Chloe Dygert crashes over guardrail in cycling accident

US Olympian Chloe Dygert crashes over guardrail in cycling accident

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Chloe Dygert's individual time trial at the cycling world championships went horribly wrong. The 10-time world champion and 2016 Olympic silver medalist was in pole position...
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For softball players, season of ‘shield life' nears an end

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

By ANDREW SELIGMAN ROSEMONT, Ill. - Cat Osterman can only wonder what the delivery drivers think. She is not allowed to drop in or hit the drive-thru when she wants a coffee or...
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Russian Olympic biathlon champion loses Sochi doping case

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today

GENEVA - Two-time Olympic biathlon champion Olga Zaitseva lost her appeal Thursday against disqualification from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for her part in Russia's state-backed...
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Doping-CAS overturn life bans handed to three Russian biathletes

1 day ago   |   National Post

The Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday overturned life bans handed to Russian biathletes Olga Vilukhina, Yana Romanova and Olga Zaytseva, who were stripped of their...
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg's trainer honors her with pushups at her casket

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's trainer honors her with pushups at her casket

WASHINGTON - The personal trainer of Ruth Bader Ginsburg paid tribute to the late Supreme Court justice on Friday by dropping in front of her flag-draped casket and performing... Read more ...

Criminal indictments in COVID-19 deaths at Massachusetts veterans home

Criminal indictments in COVID-19 deaths at Massachusetts veterans home

Two former leaders of a Massachusetts veterans home have been indicted on criminal charges in connection with the COVID-19 deaths of nearly a dozen veterans. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: Family of Breonna Taylor to speak after Kentucky AG's decision...

WATCH LIVE: Family of Breonna Taylor to speak after Kentucky AG's decision in deadly shooting probe

For the first time, the family of Breonna Taylor is speaking out after a decision was announced in the investigation into the 26-year-old's deadly shooting. Read more ...

'How do I ever say thank you?' 89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets...

'How do I ever say thank you?' 89-year-old pizza delivery driver gets $12,000 tip surprise from 'TikTok Family'

The tables quickly turned for an 89-year-old pizza delivery driver who received a surprise delivery of his own from regulars on his route - a $12,000 tip. Read more ...

Virginia governor, wife, test positive for coronavirus

Virginia governor, wife, test positive for coronavirus

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife, First Lady Pamela Northam, plan to isolate for the next 10 days while working remotely. Read more ...

LMPD Fifth Division commander relieved of duties after derogatory email made...

LMPD Fifth Division commander relieved of duties after derogatory email made public

The commander of the Louisville Metro Police Department's Fifth Division was relieved of her duties after she sent a derogatory email about antifa and Black Lives Matter to her... Read more ...

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month

Attorneys for the civil rights groups and local governments said the shortened schedule would undercount residents in minority and hard-to-count communities. Read more ...

LIVE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US Capitol

LIVE: Ruth Bader Ginsburg is first woman to lie in state at US Capitol

Capping days of commemorations of her extraordinary life, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg becomes the first woman in American history to lie in state in the U.S. Capitol. Read more ...

2 wounded in knife attack in Paris, suspect arrested

2 wounded in knife attack in Paris, suspect arrested

PARIS - At least two people were wounded in a knife attack Friday near the former offices of the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, police said Friday. A suspect has... Read more ...

Two charged over handling of deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts...

Two charged over handling of deadly COVID-19 outbreak at Massachusetts veterans home

"We believe this is the first criminal case in the country brought against those involved in nursing homes during the COVID-19 pandemic,” AG Maura Healey told reporters. Read more ...