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‘Olympics kill the poor': Furious Japanese public protest Tokyo 2020 Olympics as calls to cancel Games continue

‘Olympics kill the poor': Furious Japanese public protest Tokyo 2020 Olympics as calls to cancel Games continue

1 day ago   |   RT

An athletics test event at Japan's National Stadium on Sunday was subjected to protests which called for the cancelation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games amid fears that the...
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IOC President cancels trip to Japan - to meet the Olympic torch relay - because of surging COVID-19 cases in the country

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

IOC President Thomas Bach has canceled a trip to Japan because of surging cases of COVID-19 in the country, the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee said Monday in a statement.
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Seahawks' DK Metcalf earns notice from NFL players for Olympic track pursuit

Seahawks' DK Metcalf earns notice from NFL players for Olympic track pursuit

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

The Seahawks receiver won't be competing in Tokyo but he did win Twitter after his 100-meter race.
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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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America Is Descending Into Tribal Conflict

1 day ago   |   FOX News

This week, Will discusses what he calls the “poison in our culture,” he weighs in on the equity vs. equality debate and discusses Georgia's announcement that collegiate...
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A Brief Guide to Every Sport at the Olympics

2 days ago   |   NY Times

From archery to yachting, and everything in between: Here are all the sports that are part of the Tokyo Games in 2021.
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Japan PM says ‘never put Olympics first' amid games opposition

2 days ago   |   Al Jazeera

New poll shows nearly 60 percent of Japanese want the already delayed Tokyo Games cancelled.
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Capitals star Alex Ovechkin invests in Washington Spirit

2 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Ovechkin was inspired by his mother, a former Olympic basketball player, and may want to pursue other ownership opportunities according to ESPN.
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Naomi Osaka Questions If 2021 Tokyo Olympics Should Happen If People Are at Risk

2 days ago   |   Bleacher Report

Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka raised concern about the upcoming Summer Olympics in Tokyo amid the COVID-19 pandemic...
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Naomi Osaka conflicted over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be held: ‘There's a whole pandemic going on'

2 days ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Naomi Osaka is conflicted over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be held amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Yankees coach Phil Nevin tests positive for coronavirus

Yankees coach Phil Nevin tests positive for coronavirus

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Raffl's late goal pushes Capitals past Bruins, 2-1

Raffl's late goal pushes Capitals past Bruins, 2-1

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Bieber extends own MLB strikeout record, Indians beat Cubs

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