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Exclusive: Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga Shuts Down Speculation of Tokyo Olympics Delay

18 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The Japanese leader dismissed speculation his government was considering delaying or canceling the games, with fewer than 100 days remaining before their scheduled start.
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How COVID-19 will change the Olympic games

How COVID-19 will change the Olympic games

22 hours ago   |   WLKY

Fewer spectators will be allowed to view the Olympic games in-person this year. It's just one of the many changes ordered to keep everyone safe.
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Tokyo Olympics Canceled? Japanese Official Says Summer Games Shouldn't Happen

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

"If infection spreads because of the Olympics, I don't know what the Olympics is for," said Toshiro Nikai, who's No. 2 in Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
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U.S. Olympian Sakura Kokumai speaks out after anti-Asian hate attack

1 day ago   |   NBC News

Sakura Kokumai, a member of Team USA headed to the Tokyo Olympics this summer, was training at a public park when a man accosted her, spitting and using anti-Asian language...
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'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

'Bring it up now!' Biden demands action in the Senate on guns during wide-ranging press conference with the prime minister of Japan

1 day ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden put public pressure on Majority Leader Chuck Schumer at a Friday press conference , demanding the Senate consider House-passed gun...
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Roosevelt earns ESPN's Special Olympics Unified Champion School Recognition

Roosevelt earns ESPN's Special Olympics Unified Champion School Recognition

1 day ago   |   KCCI

Roosevelt High School earned ESPN Top 5 Special Olympics Unified Champion School Recognition.
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USWNT and Man Utd star Heath returns to U.S. after suffering injury setback

USWNT and Man Utd star Heath returns to U.S. after suffering injury setback

1 day ago   |   Sporting News

The 32-year-old winger is now a serious doubt to be fit enough to make the U.S. Olympic squad
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Sprinter Christian Coleman Banned From Tokyo Olympics

1 day ago   |   NY Times   |   2 articles

Coleman is the reigning world champion in the 100 meters and has never failed a drug test, but he missed three tests in 2019, resulting in an 18-month suspension.
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Tokyo Olympics: Pots revealed for men's, women's soccer teams ahead of Wednesday's draw

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports

There are 16 men's teams and 12 women's teams competing in the summer games
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2021 Olympics: Christian Coleman's suspension reduced, but he still can't compete in Tokyo

1 day ago   |   CBS Sports   |   2 articles

The competitive ban came as a result of missed drug tests
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