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Olympics now ended, Japan races to vaccinate as virus surges

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The Tokyo Olympics have ended, but it’s still vacation season in Japan, and many people are ignoring government pleas to avoid travel and stay away from bars …

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As Pandemic Olympics wane, Japan asks: What did Games mean?

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Was it the strangest Olympics ever, staged during a deadly pandemic, with no fans? How about the angriest, awash in protests and fierce opposition from large swaths …

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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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NBC presses on after rough start in transitional Olympics

NEW YORK ((DailyNews)) — On the penultimate day of the Tokyo Olympics, NBC Universal got the kind of picture that it pays for: Kevin Durant, draped in the American flag, …

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Off-script Olympics: Wins, losses, and a whole lot of improv

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Every two years, when an Olympics convenes, its organizers harness billions of dollars to make sure the entire affair is tightly, carefully scripted, clearing the way for …

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