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USA Wrestling national champ Pat Downey to pursue MMA after potential stint in Olympic games

USA Wrestling national champ Pat Downey to pursue MMA after potential stint in Olympic games

17 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

Pat Downey doesn't like to brag. It makes him uncomfortable. While he'd rather let others do the talking for him, it's hard not to focus on his wrestling credentials...
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Astronauts are testing NASA's new spacesuits underwater as the agency pushes toward the next moon landing

Astronauts are testing NASA's new spacesuits underwater as the agency pushes toward the next moon landing

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement NASA is racing to get astronauts back to the moon in 2024. But before that can happen, the agency needs to perfect its spacesuits. NASA has already...
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Japan's Suga tells UN Tokyo is ‘determined' to host Olympics

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

New PM Yoshihide Suga says Japan is determined to host Olympics 'as proof humanity has defeated' COVID-19 pandemic.
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Japan's new prime minister vows to host Olympics next year

Japan's new prime minister vows to host Olympics next year

1 day ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   3 articles

TOKYO - Japan's new prime minister said Saturday that he's determined to host the Tokyo Olympic Games next summer as “proof that humanity has defeated the pandemic.”
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Japan will host Olympics in 2021 ‘as proof that humanity has DEFEATED the pandemic,' PM Suga vows at UN

Japan will host Olympics in 2021 ‘as proof that humanity has DEFEATED the pandemic,' PM Suga vows at UN

1 day ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga has vowed to prove the world's triumph over Covid-19 with next summer's Olympics in Tokyo, telling the United Nations the games will be...
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Japan PM tells U.N. Tokyo is determined to host Olympics next year

1 day ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday Japan is determined to host the Tokyo Olympics in 2021 after the games were postponed...
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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Outline Measures To Reduce Covid-19 Risk, Cut Costs

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day 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

1 day 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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Trump officially nominates conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court seat

Trump officially nominates conservative Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court seat

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Saturday, capping a dramatic reshaping of the federal judiciary that will resonate for a... Read more ...

'The DISRESPECT!': Israel Adesanya 'air humps' stricken rival Paulo Costa...

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NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

NASA astronaut plans to cast her ballot from space station

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Falcons top pick Terrell placed on COVID-19 reserve list

Falcons top pick Terrell placed on COVID-19 reserve list

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - The Atlanta Falcons placed first-round pick A.J. Terrell on the COVID-19 reserve list on Saturday, dealing another blow to the winless team's secondary... Read more ...

LIVE: President Trump reveals his Supreme Court nominee

LIVE: President Trump reveals his Supreme Court nominee

President Donald Trump is announcing his pick to fill the seat previously held by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Read more ...

Brace for a bitter debate on America's religious freedom in Senate: Goodwin

Brace for a bitter debate on America's religious freedom in Senate: Goodwin

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Dominick Reyes after UFC 253 loss to Jan Blachowicz: 'Nothing left to do but...

Dominick Reyes after UFC 253 loss to Jan Blachowicz: 'Nothing left to do but get back up'

Dominick Reyes entered UFC 253 with a single loss and exited with two. In the vacant UFC light heavyweight title fight, which served as the pay-per-view's co-main event, Reyes... Read more ...

Fourth grader suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom during virtual...

Fourth grader suspended for having a BB gun in his bedroom during virtual learning

A 9-year-old Louisiana student was suspended after a teacher reported seeing a gun in the boy's bedroom during a virtual class, which turned out to be a BB gun. Read more ...

The UK pledged more than $700 million to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine is...

The UK pledged more than $700 million to ensure a COVID-19 vaccine is distributed fairly across the world

Summary List Placement British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the UK would pledge £571 million to ensure the COVID-19 vaccine would get distributed to the world's poorest... Read more ...

What channel is 49ers vs. Giants on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 3 NFL game

What channel is 49ers vs. Giants on today? Time, TV schedule for Week 3 NFL game

Here's everything you need to know to watch the 49ers vs. Giants game on Sunday, including kickoff time, TV channels and a full Week 3 NFL schedule. Read more ...