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Tokyo urges Olympics supporters to 'pack less, wait less' following security tests
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DOJ calls out Russian hacking spree
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Chandigarh's Artist makes portrait of Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior using hockey, ball
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Olympic gymnast launches unique new fragrance to smell like fresh laundry
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Meet Kenya's weightlifting Olympian granny
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Olympic COVID measures still under discussion - Tokyo 2020 CEO
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5-year-old girl Anwesha won gold medal in online International E-Kata Championship 2020
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Which celebrities have been confirmed for Strictly so far?
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Olympic flame goes on display near Tokyo’s National Stadium
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PM Modi pays tribute to Dhyan Chand, President confers National Sports Awards
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Cathy Freeman admits she had doubts when she was asked to light the cauldron at the Sydney 2000 gamesThe Australian Olympic Committee is celebrating 20 years since the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games today with a ceremony at Sydney Olympic Park. The Olympic cauldron will be relit to..
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Human rights groups urge IOC to move Olympics from ChinaBeijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics, but with scant evidence of humanitarian advances since it ran 2008 Games, there are calls for a change.
Tokyo Olympics should be held next year 'at any cost,' Japan's Olympic minister saysSeiko Hashimoto, Japan's Olympic minister, said Tuesday that she believes the postponed 2020 Tokyo Games should be staged next summer "at any cost."
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Mo Farah breaks one-hour world record at Brussels Diamond LeagueFour-time Olympic champion Mo Farah breaks the one-hour world record on his return to the track at Friday's Diamond League meeting in Brussels.
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Doggy daycare holds canine OlympicsThe real Olympics were canceled this year, but this doggy daycare in Wisconsin held its own events in honor of the summer games.
Sprinting legend Bolt tests positive for coronavirusJamaica's eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt tests positive for coronavirus, his agent confirms.
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Americans win first gold in Olympic ice dancingMeryl Davis and Charlie White won the ice dance gold medal Monday, the first Olympic title in the event for the United States.
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