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Brazil-Argentina qualifier suspended in coronavirus dispute

SAO PAULO ((DailyNews)) — A World Cup qualifier between Brazil and Argentina was suspended amid chaotic scenes after local health officials walked onto the pitch on Sunday in a bid …

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American gold bonanza as Tokyo Olympics near end

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The second to last day of competition at the Tokyo Olympics produced a gold medal bonanza for the United States. The Americans kept up their domination in …

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Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made …

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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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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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Mural in soccer star’s hometown becomes anti-racism symbol

LONDON ((DailyNews)) — Through the pens and pencils of children, England is fighting back against racism. After Marcus Rashford and two other Black players missed penalty kicks in the final …

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