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Paralympics open in empty stadium — just like Olympics
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Paralympics open in empty stadium — just like Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The Paralympics began Tuesday in the same empty National Stadium — during the same pandemic — as…
Japan has its best Olympic medal haul: 27 gold, 58 overall
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Japan has its best Olympic medal haul: 27 gold, 58 overall

TOKYO (AP) — Despite the pandemic, the one-year delay and the soaring costs, the Japanese public may still find a…
Mayar Sherif first Egyptian to join world’s top 100 tennis players
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Mayar Sherif first Egyptian to join world’s top 100 tennis players

Egyptian tennis champion Mayar Sherif qualified for the final of the Winners Open 2021 in Cologne, Romania, WTA 250, after…
Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Games
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Paris calling: After Tokyo, Olympians hanker for 2024 Games

TOKYO (AP) — They’ll always have Paris. That thought, full of promise, has been a lifebuoy for athletes to cling…
Women send powerful message in Olympic track and field
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Women send powerful message in Olympic track and field

TOKYO (AP) — They set records everyone saw coming and others that surprised the experts. They suffered, and battled, and…
Fireworks light up Tokyo as it prepares to douse Olympic flame
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Fireworks light up Tokyo as it prepares to douse Olympic flame

TOKYO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Fireworks lit up the night sky above Tokyo on Sunday as Japan prepared to douse…
Tokyo feared Games would spread COVID; numbers suggest that didn’t happen
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Tokyo feared Games would spread COVID; numbers suggest that didn’t happen

TOKYO, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Before the Olympics began, Japan had feared that the 2020 Games, with thousands of officials,…
Karate star Gianna Farouk secures 4th medal for Egypt at Tokyo Games
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Karate star Gianna Farouk secures 4th medal for Egypt at Tokyo Games

Egyptian Karate player Gianna Farouk secured a fourth medal for Egypt in the current Tokyo Olympics, after qualifying for the…
IOC yet to talk to Belarus officials, China probe ongoing
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IOC yet to talk to Belarus officials, China probe ongoing

TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has yet to talk to any Belarussian team officials involved…
Mohamed Ibrahim Kisho wins Egypt third bronze medal in Tokyo Games
Egypt

Mohamed Ibrahim Kisho wins Egypt third bronze medal in Tokyo Games

Mohamed Ibrahim Kisho, a player for the national Egyptian wrestling team, succeeded in clinching the bronze medal in the Tokyo…
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