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A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Any sporting event is, at its heart, a show. It has the actors on center stage, performing for the rest of us. It has the spectators, sitting …

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Olympic volunteers strive to share stories of 3/11 disaster

RIFU, Japan ((DailyNews)) — Atsushi Muramatsu’s handmade flyers are the size of a business card, written in several languages. “Welcome to Miyagi Stadium,” one reads. “The gymnasium next door was …

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Viva Italia! Olympic golds follow soccer and song successes

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The first hints that this was Italy’s year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May. Then came the European Championship soccer …

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Gymnastics team, tired of ‘sexualization,’ wears unitards

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The team’s outfits looked similar to the others in the room as the arena lights gleamed off crystals crisscrossing their chests and down their crimson and white …

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Dressel wins US Olympic swimming gold; Aussie beats Ledecky

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position. Second place. Dressel led …

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First openly transgender Olympians are competing in Tokyo

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — For Quinn, a midfielder for the Canadian women’s soccer team, the opening match of the Tokyo Games carried more emotional weight than their previous Olympic appearances. Quinn …

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