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Former NFL lineman Justin Bannon found guilty of attempted murder

Former NFL lineman Justin Bannan was convicted on Friday of attempted murder and first-degree assault for shooting a woman in 2019. According to USA Today,...

Belarus coach removed from Tokyo Olympics amid sprinter scandal

TOKYO — Two coaches of the Belarus team have been pulled from the Olympics, four days after they were involved in an attempt to...

Laurel Hubbard’s Olympic debut may be harshly judged

A British doctor advising the International Olympic Committee on transgender athletes says the decision to allow weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to compete against cisgender women...

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins first gold for Puerto Rico in track and field

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn took first place in the women's 100m hurdles on Monday - Puerto Rico's first gold medal in track and field. The 24-year-old athlete...

Fans find creative ways to watch the Olympics

MISHIMA, Japan — The soon-to-be Olympic champion had what cyclists call a "cave of pain," empty lungs and legs feeling like dead weight. ...

Medal winners’ bouquets hold deep meaning for Japan

Tokyo - Of course, Olympic medals have significance. But the bouquet of flowers that is being presented to every medalist at the Tokyo...

Second Olympian drops out of judo before facing Israel

A second judo athlete has pulled out of the Olympics before facing an Israeli in the 73-kilogram division - just days after another opponent...

Eddie Alvarez, son of Cuban immigrant, proud to be Team USA’s flag bearer at Tokyo Olympics

As Eddie Alvarez held the Stars and Stripes event in Tokyo on Friday, he joked that fellow Team USA flag bearer Sue Bird needed...

Eddie Alvarez tears up while discussing ‘honours’ opening ceremony

The baseball player chosen to be the flag bearer of Team USA was captured in emotional video Explaining how the honor means "everything" to...

Norwegian handball players react to fines for denying bikini bottoms

Two members of the Norwegian women's beach handball team - who were fined for wearing shorts instead of bikini bottoms - said in a...

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Huawei says it is hiring more scientists because of US sanctions

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei attends a panel discussion at the company headquarters in Guangdong Province, Shenzhen, China on June 17, 2019.Eli Song | ...

China’s retail sales slower than expected in August

People walk outside Taiku Lee Sanlitun Mall in the Sanlitun shopping area on August 31, 2021.Artyom Ivanov | TASS | Getty ImagesBEIJING...

Bills second NFL team to require fans to be vaccinated

Buffalo, NY - The Buffalo Bills joined the Las Vegas Raiders on Tuesday as the only NFL teams requiring proof of vaccination against COVID-19...

Rap artist Nicki Minaj faces backlash after tweeting false information about Covid vaccines

Nicki Minaj arrives at the 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at The Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in...