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Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal Uncertain On Tokyo Olympics As Deadline Approaches Next Month

7 hours ago   |   Forbes

Tennis legends Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal are uncertain on their status for this summer's Tokyo Olympics with about a month to go before the cutoff for entering.
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Aussie basketball star Cambage reverses Olympic boycott threat, thanks ‘white' critics for ‘making me money'

Aussie basketball star Cambage reverses Olympic boycott threat, thanks ‘white' critics for ‘making me money'

11 hours ago   |   RT

Australian basketball star Liz Cambage has walked back her threat to boycott the Tokyo Olympics over a diversity row, but defiantly labeled herself a “psycho b*tch” as she...
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Olympics Suffers Yet Another Blow As Committee President Cancels Japan Trip Weeks Before Opening Ceremony

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Japanese officials extended an emergency order last week to most of Japan's major cities suffering a Covid-19 surge.
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Petition Demanding Cancelation Of Tokyo Olympics Garners 160,000 Signatures In Just Three Days

5 days ago   |   Forbes

A majority of Japanese believe the Olympics should be canceled or postponed, polls have found.
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Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

Pfizer is donating COVID-19 vaccines to Tokyo Olympics athletes

5 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement Pfizer and BioNTech announced on Thursday that are donating vaccine doses to vaccinate athletes for this summer's Tokyo Olympics. In a statement , they...
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Caitlyn Jenner's comments about trans girls in sports was used to justify a proposed ban in Kansas. It failed anyway

Caitlyn Jenner's comments about trans girls in sports was used to justify a proposed ban in Kansas. It failed anyway

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement An effort to ban trans kids from team sports failed this week in Kansas. After Gov. Laura Kelly vetoed Senate Bill 55 , which is nearly identical to...
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Lindsey Vonn and P.K. Subban sell Beverly Hills villa for $6.9 million

5 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

After a year of ownership, Olympic skiier Lindsey Vonn and NHL star P.K. Subban just sold their Beverly Hills home for $6.9 million.
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How WNBA icon Sue Bird is empowering female sneakerheads - and why she says it's time for more brands to encourage women in the industry

How WNBA icon Sue Bird is empowering female sneakerheads - and why she says it's time for more brands to encourage women in the industry

8 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Sue Bird might best be known for winning four WNBA championships and four Olympic gold medals as part of Team USA. But a lesser-known fact is that she...
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Caitlyn Jenner says transgender girls shouldn't get to participate on girls' sports teams because it 'just isn't fair'

Caitlyn Jenner says transgender girls shouldn't get to participate on girls' sports teams because it 'just isn't fair'

10 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Caitlyn Jenner, a candidate for California governor, said in an interview Saturday that she did not believe transgender girls should be allowed to...
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Blame Olympic Record Price Tag For Return To Deflation Battle Stations

12 days ago   |   Forbes

Today, the handwringing is over the roughly $25 billion Tokyo lavished on an Olympics that might not happen. Yet history will probably add a zero or two to how a couple of...
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Summary List Placement The UK's National Health Service app will be available on Monday to use as a COVID-19 "vaccine passport" for people who want to travel internationally... Read more ...

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