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Olympic flag passed to Paris mayor for 2024 Games

Tokyo, Japan: The Olympic flag was passed to Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo for the 2024 Games at the Tokyo closing ceremony on Sunday. Hidalgo waved...

Japan says medal haul won public support for Olympics

Tokyo, Japan: Japan's hefty medal haul helped build public support for the Tokyo Olympics and ease opposition to the Games despite the pandemic, the...

Neeraj Chopra: India showers cash to Olympics hero

Kolkata, India: Indian companies and governments promised cash and gifts worth more than two million dollars to javelin star Neeraj Chopra after he won...

Canada’s Quinn becomes first trans Olympic medallist

Tokyo, Japan: Canadian footballer Quinn became the first openly transgender athlete to win an Olympic medal on Friday in another trailblazing moment at the...

‘It means more than all the golds’ says Biles after priceless beam bronze

Tokyo, Japan: Anyone harboring illusions as to the value Simone Biles attached to the bronze she won on the beam at the Olympics on...

Jacobs claims shock Olympic 100m win and Dressel joins elite club

Tokyo, Japan: Unheralded Italian sprinter Lamont Marcell Jacobs stormed to a shock gold in the Olympic 100 metres on Sunday after Caeleb Dressel collected...

P.V. Sindhu hopes bronze can inspire new badminton generation

Tokyo, Japan: Indian badminton star P.V. Sindhu hopes she can inspire a new generation after adding Tokyo Olympic bronze to her 2016 silver medal...

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...

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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...
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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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