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Wrestler Jesse Porter eliminated from World Olympic Qualifier

8 hours ago   |   Times Union

Porter lost 7-0 to Turkey's Faith Cenzig in the second round at 77 kilograms. He needed to reach the finals to clinch a berth at the Tokyo Games. “We had a plan going in, and I...
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‘I don't care for a white man's opinion on racial issues': Aussie basketball star Cambage pokes tongue at critics in Olympic row

‘I don't care for a white man's opinion on racial issues': Aussie basketball star Cambage pokes tongue at critics in Olympic row

20 hours ago   |   RT

Basketball star Liz Cambage has doubled down after accusing the Australian Olympic Committee of “whitewashing” photos for the upcoming Tokyo Games, claiming she will not listen...
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Home Team: After 47 Years, Bloomington Ice Garden's Bob Carr Hangs Up The Skates

1 day ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Sometimes a job finds you, and never lets you go. Bob Carr showed up to work at Bloomington Ice Garden almost a half-century ago and said goodbye to his career...
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New Zealand weightlifter on track to become first openly trans Olympic athlete

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

The 43-year-old could is automatically qualified to compete at the Tokyo Olympics after the International Weightlifting Federation modified qualifying requirements for the games.
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Tokyo's COVID-Prompted State of Emergency Will Likely Postpone IOC President's Visit Before Olympics

1 day ago   |   Newsweek

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will likely not visit Japan this month due to the country's high-alert COVID-19 outbreak, which prompted officials to...
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Basketball star threatens Olympic boycott over ‘lack of diversity' in team pics - then calls out Indigenous athlete for ‘fake tan'

Basketball star threatens Olympic boycott over ‘lack of diversity' in team pics - then calls out Indigenous athlete for ‘fake tan'

1 day ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

A bizarre row has broken out after Australian basketball player Liz Cambage threatened to boycott the Olympic Games over a photo set, complaining that the shots meant her...
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Japan Extends Emergency Measures Before Tokyo Olympics

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The expanded restrictions come 11 weeks before the scheduled start of Tokyo's Summer Games, as a fourth wave of coronavirus infections continues.
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‘Oppressive Policy': Racial Justice Organizations Condemn Black Lives Matter Ban At Olympics

‘Oppressive Policy': Racial Justice Organizations Condemn Black Lives Matter Ban At Olympics

2 days ago   |   News One

The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo began its rollout in the midst of a pandemic which has intersected with a racial reckoning like no other. Last summer, several corporations...
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Tokyo seeks extension of COVID-19 state of emergency until May 31

Tokyo seeks extension of COVID-19 state of emergency until May 31

2 days ago   |   New York Post

The extension is sparking more questions about the country's ability to host the Olympics.
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Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

Caitlyn Jenner slammed as ‘out of touch' after saying rich friends leaving California in private jets because of the homeless

2 days ago   |   RT   |   2 articles

Republican California gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner was ridiculed after claiming on Fox News that her friends were leaving the state because they didn't want to look...
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Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders to unify middleweight titles

Canelo Alvarez stops Billy Joe Saunders to unify middleweight titles

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez stopped Billy Joe Saunders in eight rounds on Saturday to unify three super middleweight titles in front of the largest US crowd in history to watch an... Read more ...

‘It's a hustle': Elon Musk DESTROYS Dogecoin as he brings crypto memes to...

‘It's a hustle': Elon Musk DESTROYS Dogecoin as he brings crypto memes to his episode of SNL

Instead of going “to the Moon,” the price of cryptocurrency Dogecoin crashed and burned as the ‘Dogefather' Elon Musk hosted an episode of Saturday Night Live. It was Musk's... Read more ...

China says Long March 5B rocket will re-enter over Mediterranean Sea as US...

China says Long March 5B rocket will re-enter over Mediterranean Sea as US Space Force insists you can't be sure until LAST MOMENT

The out-of-control Long March 5B rocket that has fascinated the Western media so much will re-enter the atmosphere over the Mediterranean Sea, some 200 kilometers south of... Read more ...

Islanders rip Devils in final regular season game at Nassau Coliseum

Islanders rip Devils in final regular season game at Nassau Coliseum

Brock Nelson scored twice in the second period as the New York Islanders beat the New Jersey Devils 5-1 Saturday night in the final regular season game at Nassau Coliseum... Read more ...

Indians bounce back from being no-hit again, smash Reds 9-2

Indians bounce back from being no-hit again, smash Reds 9-2

Indians bounce back from being no-hit again, smash Reds 9-2 Read more ...

Elizabeth Warren to try and hold Senate seat in 2024, according to report

Elizabeth Warren to try and hold Senate seat in 2024, according to report

The senior senator from Massachusetts has reportedly told Politico that she will run for reelection. Read more ...

Bruins lose grip on 3rd period lead, unable to rally against Rangers

Bruins lose grip on 3rd period lead, unable to rally against Rangers

David Pastrnak scored his 200th career goal, but struggled defensively against a team that has already been eliminated from the playoffs. Read more ...

Small child & two bystanders shot as New York City's wave of gun crime...

Small child & two bystanders shot as New York City's wave of gun crime arrives in Times Square

A small child and two other people reportedly have been shot in broad daylight in New York's Times Square, continuing a wave of gun violence across America's largest city and... Read more ...

Rio's de Janeiro's last wild macaw is lonely and looking for love

Rio's de Janeiro's last wild macaw is lonely and looking for love

The last known wild macaw in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is so lonely she's looking for love at the city's zoo. Read more ...

Mets brass isn't backing up bizarre rat story: ‘Not ideal'

Mets brass isn't backing up bizarre rat story: ‘Not ideal'

Mets manager Luis Rojas didn't back up the rat or raccoon story concocted by Francisco Lindor and Jeff McNeil, and neither did acting general manager Zack Scott. Read more ...