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 2021-07-24 06:16 

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At surreal Olympics, a careful dance to push Tokyo tourism...

Olympics host cities often offer the tens of thousands of visiting journalists excursions to advertise their tourist destinations....

 2021-07-24 06:09 

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Dwayne Johnson introduces the best of Team USA...

Dwayne Johnson introduces the best of us, the best of Team USA -- gold medalists and world record holders, from Simone Biles to Katie Ledecky to Noah Lyles....

 2021-07-24 06:04 

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Papua New Guinea's Toua first woman to lift in five Olympics...

Papua New Guinea's Toua became the first five-time female Olympian lifter on Saturday despite a bout with tuberculosis and a tournament sacrificed so her sister could compete in a previous Olympics....

 2021-07-24 05:24 

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Coaching tree: Hughes' impact includes Olympic staff, others...

U.S. assistant Dan Hughes is not the face of the Olympic women's basketball team and he couldn't be happier in his role....

 2021-07-24 05:06 

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WATCH: Opening Ceremony illuminated by epic drone display...

More than 1,800 drones combine to form a one-of-a-kind Opening Ceremony experience....

 2021-07-24 04:48 

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Paralympian Antoine Craig torch bearer for 2021 Commonwealth Games...

The Commonwealth Games of Virginia welcomed Antoine Craig as the torch bearer for 2021 on Friday for the opening ceremonies. Craig is blind and has been losing his sight for the last eleven years. But his message to the athletes Friday showed exactly why ...

 2021-07-24 04:39 

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Thousands protest lockdown in Sydney, several arrested...

Thousands of people have taken to the streets of Sydney and other Australian cities to protest lockdown restrictions amid another surge in cases....

 2021-07-24 04:38 

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Canceled party: Canceled match silences Olympic beach venue...

The Olympic beach volleyball tournament got off to the quintessential COVID-era start....

 2021-07-24 04:37 

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NBA star Rui Hachimura leads Japan in Parade of Nations at Opening Ceremony...

Japan marched last in the Opening Ceremony Parade of Nations as the host country. The iconic red and white flag was held higher than most thanks to Japan's tall flagbearer, Washington Wizards star Rui Hachimura....

 2021-07-24 04:24 

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WATCH: Athletes train 'apart, not alone' in Opening Ceremony intro...

As athletes came back together in Tokyo, Friday's Opening Ceremony opened by paying tribute to their perseverance through the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-07-24 04:21 

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Rep. Luria's pro-Navy, centrist identity may get Jan. 6 test...

Virginia Democratic Rep. Elaine Luria has built a reputation as pro-military and proudly moderate in one of the nation's most Navy- and Defense Department-dependent swing districts....

 2021-07-24 04:11 

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Chinese shooter claims first gold in Tokyo...

China's Yang Qian took the first medal of the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, winning the women's 10-meter air rifle competition. U.S. shooter Mary Tucker placed sixth....

 2021-07-24 04:11 

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EXPLAINER: This year's four new Olympic sports, broken down...

The Tokyo Olympics are introducing four new sports to Olympic competition — skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing....

 2021-07-24 04:08 

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WATCH: Team USA enters the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony...

The second largest American team in Olympic history makes its memorable walk at the Opening Ceremony of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games....

 2021-07-24 04:03 

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Algerian judoka, coach sent home for withdrawing to avoid Israeli...

The International Judo Federation announced suspensions for Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach for withdrawing from the Olympics in order to avoid a possible match-up with an Israeli....

 2021-07-24 04:01 

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Wildfires blasting through West draw states to lend support...

Out-of-state crews are heading to Montana to battle a blaze that injured five firefighters as the West struggles with a series of fires that have ravaged rural lands and destroyed homes....

 2021-07-24 03:59 

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Syria's Hend Zaza, youngest Tokyo Olympian at 12 years old, out in first match...

Syria's 12-year-old Hend Zaza, the youngest athlete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, has been eliminated from competition....

 2021-07-24 03:49 

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WATCH: Thomas Bach praises togetherness at Opening Ceremony...

IOC President Thomas Bach reflected on the pandemic in his speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, and offered words of hope, saying that the feeling of togetherness at the Olympics...

 2021-07-24 03:48 

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Swiatek, daughter of an Olympian, wins Tokyo tennis opener...

Iga Swiatek beat 172nd-ranked Mona Barthel 6-2, 6-2 in the opening match on Center Court of the Olympic tennis tournament....

 2021-07-24 03:40 

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Canada's Pavan/Melissa take down Netherlands' Stam/Schoon to win first match...

Canada's Pavan/Melissa, the No. 1 women's beach volleyball team in the world, took down the Netherlands' Stam/Schoon convincingly in first match....

 2021-07-24 03:35 

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China's Tencent ordered to end exclusive music contracts...

Chinese regulators have ordered internet giant Tencent to end exclusive contracts with music copyright holders....

 2021-07-24 03:24 

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Vietnam locks down capital Hanoi for 15 days as cases rise...

Vietnam has announced a 15-day lockdown in the capital Hanoi as a coronavirus surge spread from the southern Mekong Delta region....

 2021-07-24 03:19 

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Throwing strikes: Track athletes outline job in simple terms...

A simple question of describing one's track and field event led to some creative comparisons that might help the casual track fan better understand precisely what they do at the Tokyo Games....

 2021-07-24 03:05 

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No. 2 Team USA upset by No. 15 Indonesia in mixed team archery prelim...

Team USA veterans Brady Ellison and Mackenzie Brown were knocked out of the first-ever mixed team archery prelim at the Olympics....

 2021-07-24 02:29 

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Algerian judoka refuses potential Olympic bout with Israeli...

An Algerian judo athlete will be sent home from the Tokyo Olympics after he withdrew from the competition to avoid potentially facing an Israeli opponent....

 2021-07-24 02:24 

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LEADING OFF: Indians changing team name to Guardians...

After more than 100 years, the Cleveland Indians are getting a new name — the team will be called the Guardians next season....

 2021-07-24 02:23 

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DOJ says no probe into state-run nursing homes in New York...

The Justice Department says it has decided not to open a civil rights investigation into government-run nursing homes in New York over their COVID-19 response....

 2021-07-24 02:06 

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Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate...

The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer's estate....

 2021-07-24 02:00 

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German cyclist out of road race after positive COVID-19 test...

German cyclist Simon Geschke withdrew from Saturday's Tokyo Olympics road race after testing positive for COVID-19...

 2021-07-24 01:56 

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Brady Ellison finishes second in Olympic archery ranking round...

Brady Ellison and Mackenzie Brown led the way for the American men and women during the archery ranking round on Friday in Tokyo....

 2021-07-24 00:49 

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The Latest: 1st beach volleyball match canceled due to COVID...

The very first match of the Olympic beach volleyball tournament has been canceled because a Czech player tested positive for COVID-19....

 2021-07-24 00:48 

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Maria Taylor joins NBC Sports, will cover Tokyo Olympics in debut...

Maria Taylor will cover the Tokyo Olympic Games in her first assignment for NBC Sports....

 2021-07-24 00:44 

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Adam Hadwin, Ryan Armour shoot 65s to share 3M Open lead...

Adam Hadwin missed the weekend cuts in his last three tournaments, continuing a disappointing stretch as he dropped to 120th in the FedEx Cup standings....

 2021-07-24 00:37 

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Sabres Power up; select Michigan defenseman 1st in NHL draft...

The Buffalo Sabres selected Michigan defenseman Owen Power with the first pick in the NHL draft....

 2021-07-24 00:28 

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NBC quickly hires Maria Taylor after her departure from ESPN...

Maria Taylor has joined NBC less than a week after her contract with ESPN expired....

 2021-07-24 00:18 

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UN adopts first resolution on vision, aims to help 1 billion...

The U.N. General Assembly has approved its first-ever resolution on vision....

 2021-07-23 23:38 

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Dutchman Florijn ruled out after positive COVID-19 test...

Dutch rower Finn Florijn has been ruled out of the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19 in Tokyo on Friday....

 2021-07-23 23:32 

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Minor league to experiment with electronic catchers' signals...

Catchers' signals could become a relic if an experimental electronic device is successful....

 2021-07-23 23:21 

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WATCH LIVE: Swimming and what else to watch on Saturday, July 24, at the Tokyo Olympics...

Here's your guide to what's happening at the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-07-23 23:12 

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AP source: Blackhawks acquire Seth Jones from Blue Jackets...

Seth Jones has been traded from the Columbus Blue Jackets to the Chicago Blackhawks, a person with knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press....

 2021-07-23 23:05 

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Greater Lynchburg Transit Center proposes schedule change to cut down wait times...

Routes 3A and 3B would travel in opposite directions once main and church streets are converted to two-way traffic. Routes 1A and 1B goes downtown, near Lynchburg General Hospital, and Langhorne Road. Leaders want to adjust departure times from the statio...

 2021-07-23 23:03 

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Mother of Lynchburg homicide victim takes action as police continue investigation into four unsolved cases...

Lynchburg has seen seven homicides so far this year, four of which are unsolved....

 2021-07-23 23:01 

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Coaches, players excited as 2021 Virginia Commonwealth Games return to Lynchburg...

Coaches and players alike are more than ready to get out and compete after being sidelined by the pandemic....

 2021-07-23 22:58 

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WATCH LIVE: Biden campaigning for Virginia governor candidate Terry McAuliffe...

President Joe Biden is delivering remarks at a campaign event for Virginia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe in Arlington Friday night....

 2021-07-23 22:12 

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Admissions remain on hold at Catawba Hospital as leaders urgently look to fill positions...

It's been two weeks since staff at Catawba hospital were able to take in a new patient....

 2021-07-23 22:10 

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Groups worry about tapping COVID relief for infrastructure...

Organizations representing long-term care facilities are urging lawmakers working on a bipartisan infrastructure plan to avoid dipping into COVID-relief funds to help pay for the roughly $600 billion in new spending sought for the public works buildout....

 2021-07-23 22:00 

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Athletes react as tradition, modern spectacle converge at 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games Opening Ceremony...

The Opening Ceremony for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was a feast for the eyes and ears as athletes from more than 200 delegations took the field....

 2021-07-23 21:53 

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Unvaccinated US swimmer sparks debate as Olympics start...

A debate is brewing between former gold medalist Maya DiRado and some American swimmers over U.S. medal threat Michael Andrew's decision not to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus on the eve of competition at the Tokyo Olympics....

 2021-07-23 21:51 

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FloydFest celebrates 20 years with a sold out venue...

Thousands of people representing 46 different states and three different countries are enjoying FloydFest together this year....

 2021-07-23 21:25 

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Simone Biles gets her own 'GOAT' emoji on Twitter...

Simone Biles, affectionately known as the "G.O.A.T" for her unending list of gymnastic accolades, has been honored with her very own emoji on Twitter....

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