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History-chasing Ledecky hungry for more as she eyes Olympic record

Tokyo, Japan: Katie Ledecky is in the rarefied company on the all-time list of female Olympic swimmers after claiming two more golds in Tokyo...

India opt to bat in deciding T20 against Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka: India skipper Shikhar Dhawan won the toss and elected to bat in the third and deciding Twenty20 international of the Covid-hit...

USA’s Sunisa Lee wins Olympic all-around gold as Biles cheers her on

Tokyo, Japan: American teenager Sunisa Lee won the women's gymnastics all-around Olympic gold on Thursday, succeeding defending champion Simone Biles who withdrew over concerns...

‘Pressure is a privilege’, says Djokovic of life at the top

Tokyo, Japan: Novak Djokovic said "pressure is a privilege" after keeping his Golden Slam bid intact at the Tokyo Olympics, where the decision of...

Sacrifice, exile: how Filipina Hidilyn Diaz made Olympic history

Tokyo, Japan: Triumphant weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz will now forget the years of exile, sacrifice, training, and nutrition that took her to the Philippines' first...

Emotional Daley, Lee win Olympic diving gold for Britain

Tokyo, Japan: Britain's Tom Daley and Matty Lee edged out hot favorites China to win gold in the synchronized 10m platform diving at the...

Japan’s Osaka sweeps into third round at Olympics

Tokyo, Japan: Home favorite Naomi Osaka stepped up her quest for Olympic gold on Monday as she eased into the third round of the...

Survey finds over half of Tokyo tuned in for Olympic opening

Tokyo, Japan: More than half of Tokyo's households watched the Olympics opening ceremony live on television -- the second-highest figure since the 1964 Tokyo...

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Swiss unanimously votes for same-sex union referendum

GENEVA — In Switzerland, a controversial same-sex marriage referendum has been resoundingly approved by voters of the conservative, rich Alpine...

New Covid surge overwhelms hospitals in parts of US

WASHINGTON, D.C. — According to one of the country's top health officials, the spike in coronavirus cases in the...

China wants effeminate male celebs to man up

WASHINGTON — Macho men are in and effeminate male performers are out as Beijing expands its crackdown on China's entertainment...

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