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Yuto Horigome Wins First-Ever Olympic Street Skateboarding Gold Medal; Nyjah Huston Finishes Off Podium

3 days ago   |   Forbes   |   4 articles

Skateboarding is officially a medal event in the Olympics, and Japan's own Yuto Horigome won the sport's first-ever gold medal in the men's street skateboarding final in Tokyo...
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Olympic Ratings Fall Sharply: NBC Says 17 Million Watched Opening Ceremony In U.S

3 days ago   |   Forbes

The opening ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics drew nearly 10 million fewer viewers than the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.
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On Her Turf Is The First NBC Show Providing Dedicated Coverage To Women's Olympic Sports

3 days ago   |   Forbes

This summer NBC is shining the spotlight on the women of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics with On Her Turf, a program exclusively dedicated to the female Olympians. Sportscaster Lindsay...
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Summer Olympics 2020 Schedule: Saturday's Medal Count, TV Viewing Guide And Updated Odds

3 days ago   |   Forbes

The 2020 Summer Olympics begin in earnest with Day 1 on Saturday. Get ready to catch all the exciting action in Tokyo with this preview, which includes the updated medal count...
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It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

It's been 12 years since Congress last raised the minimum wage. As a McDonald's worker who makes just $10 an hour, I'm getting sick of Congress delaying another much-needed raise

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement For millions of workers across the country, it's been 12 years without a raise in the minimum wage. 12 years is a long time. In the past 12 years, we've...
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Hosting the Olympics Is a Bad Deal

4 days ago   |   NY Times

Even in normal times, the Games don't pay off, argues the economist Andrew Zimbalist.
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The First Two Gold Medals Of The Tokyo Olympics Go To China

4 days ago   |   Forbes   |   3 articles

China's first gold medals came in the women's 10-meter rifle and 49 kg weightlifting.
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Women's Beach Volleyball Match Is The First Covid-19 Cancellation Of The Olympics

4 days ago   |   Forbes

The first scheduled game of the beach volleyball tournament was canceled on Saturday after a Czech player tested positive for Covid-19
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Plague Inc. creators turned the Olympics into a superspreader event to help players understand the real risk of outbreaks at the games

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

"In Plague Inc, the Olympics has the potential to be a superspreader event for a disease outbreak," game creator James Vaughan told Insider. Plague Inc, Leon Neal/AFP via Getty...
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How to watch gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics - the finals are free to stream on Peacock

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Simone Biles at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky The 2020 Olympic...
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