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Back from the brink: how Japan became a surprise Covid success story

This week, infections in Japan have fallen to their lowest levels in more than a year, triggering optimism that the worst may be over.

15/10/2021 2:22:00 AM

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Gasoil drives Asian refinery margins back to pre-COVID levels

Gasoil drives Asian refinery margins back to pre-COVID levels

14/10/2021 11:29:00 AM

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Australia's Northern Territory makes COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service workers

Australia's Northern Territory makes COVID-19 vaccine mandatory for service workers

13/10/2021 11:30:00 AM

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Jailed former Venezuelan minister Raul Baduel dies of COVID-19

Jailed former Venezuelan minister Raul Baduel dies of COVID-19

13/10/2021 5:39:00 AM

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Russia to test COVID-19 vaccine in form of nasal spray

Russia to test COVID-19 vaccine in form of nasal spray

13/10/2021 5:09:00 AM

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In search for covid origins, China's Hubei caves and wildlife farms draw new scrutiny

During the trip, a reporter was followed by men in several cars who did not identify themselves, but who would subsequently talk to interviewees.

13/10/2021 5:00:00 AM

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New York must allow religious exemptions to Covid-19 vaccine mandate, judge rules

New York must allow religious exemptions to Covid-19 vaccine mandate, judge rules

13/10/2021 4:00:00 AM

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Simone Biles gave a scary look at how bad the 'twisties' can get - showing why she had to pull out of Tokyo Olympic events

The twisties are a phenomenon dreaded by gymnasts and divers that causes disorientation in the air.

13/8/2021 2:00:00 PM

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Wrestling-India's Phogat unsure of returning after Tokyo trauma

Wrestling-India's Phogat unsure of returning after Tokyo trauma

13/8/2021 10:39:00 AM

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Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators

Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators

13/8/2021 5:07:00 AM

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Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators -reports

Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators -reports

13/8/2021 3:56:00 AM

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Commentary: Why didn’t India take home more Olympic medals?

Commentary: Why didn’t India take home more Olympic medals?

13/8/2021 1:22:00 AM

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Toymaker Mattel apologises for its lack of Asian representation in its Tokyo Olympics collection

Mattel said its skateboarding doll was meant to represent the Asian American community, but some Twitter users felt the doll did not look Asian.

12/8/2021 6:30:00 PM

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Commentary: Andrew Cuomo case shows why women hesitate to report sexual harassment

Commentary: Andrew Cuomo case shows why women hesitate to report sexual harassment

12/8/2021 1:32:00 AM

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Olympic Games of ‘hope, solidarity and peace’ declared closed in Tokyo

The Tokyo2020 Games represents 'hope, solidarity and peace', says International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach at the closing ceremony

8/8/2021 5:10:00 PM

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Olympics: Italy basks in Tokyo Games medal glory as COVID-19 gamble pays off

Olympics-Italy basks in Tokyo Games medal glory as COVID-19 gamble pays off

8/8/2021 5:49:00 AM

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Japan to douse Olympic flame of Games transformed by pandemic and drama

Japan to douse Olympic flame of Games transformed by pandemic and drama

8/8/2021 2:17:00 AM

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Tokyo Olympics: It's time Singapore gives its Olympians extra push for success

With more athletes daring to go for the Olympics, it is time for Singapore to give extra support for those who qualify for the Games, says Yahoo's Chia Han Keong.

A bit of extra pushing might help, but you have to think will they grow well or overreach? And also are they limited because of genetics and strict food intake, a total of 23 athletes competed from this country, compare that to the US with 613 which came in first with most gold

7/8/2021 11:22:00 AM

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Olympics-Boxing-Yafai wins Britain's first boxing gold of Tokyo Games

Olympics-Boxing-Yafai wins Britain's first boxing gold of Tokyo Games

7/8/2021 9:12:00 AM

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Tokyo has shown the COVID-19 pandemic can be beaten, says Olympic Games health adviser

Olympics: Tokyo has shown the COVID-19 pandemic can be beaten, says Games health adviser

7/8/2021 8:59:00 AM

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Olympics-Tokyo has shown the pandemic can be beaten, Games health adviser says

Olympics-Tokyo has shown the pandemic can be beaten, Games health adviser says

7/8/2021 8:12:00 AM

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Beach volleyball: Qatar's men pair wins bronze in Tokyo Games

Beach volleyball: Qatar's men pair wins bronze in Tokyo Games

7/8/2021 6:59:00 AM

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Olympics-Wrestling-Rio gold medalist Akgul says mulled quitting after Tokyo defeat

Olympics-Wrestling-Rio gold medalist Akgul says mulled quitting after Tokyo defeat

7/8/2021 6:21:00 AM

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Karate: From rags-to-medal, Torres dedicates win to immigrant parents

Karate: From rags-to-medal, Torres dedicates win to immigrant parents

7/8/2021 12:09:00 AM

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Olympics-Karate gold for host Japan as sun torches volleyball sands, diplomacy intrude

Olympics-Karate gold for host Japan as sun torches volleyball sands, diplomacy intrude

6/8/2021 6:30:00 PM

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Diving: Singapore's Jonathan Chan bows out of men's 10m platform at Tokyo Olympics

Diving: Singapore's Jonathan Chan bows out of men's 10m platform at Tokyo Olympics

6/8/2021 12:37:00 PM

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Diving: Singapore's Jonathan Chan bows out of men's 10m platform at Tokyo Olympics

Diving: Singapore's Jonathan Chan bows out of men's 10m platform at Tokyo Olympics

6/8/2021 12:12:00 PM

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey ends 41-year Olympic drought

The Indian men's team won a bronze in Tokyo - their first Olympic medal since 1980.

6/8/2021 7:30:00 AM

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Perfect 10s: China's Quan dominates for Olympic diving gold

All seven judges gave 14-year-old Quan Hongchan perfect 10s for her second and fourth dives in the five-round competition. Tokyo2020 TokyoOlympics

6/8/2021 6:32:00 AM

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Olympics-Two Belarus team officials stripped of Games accreditation, sent home

Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya caused a furore on Sunday when she said coaches angry at her criticism over sporting issues had ordered her to pack and go to the airport before she even competed in Tokyo.

6/8/2021 6:00:00 AM

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Diving: China's teenage diving queens bag 10m platform gold and silver

6/8/2021 5:45:00 AM

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Olympics-Beach volleyball-Swiss women beat Latvia duo to win bronze medal

Olympics-Beach volleyball-Swiss women beat Latvia duo to win bronze medal

6/8/2021 5:21:00 AM

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Olympics-Weightlifting-Hubbard makes history as transgender Olympian, but exits early

Olympics-Weightlifting-Hubbard makes history as transgender Olympian, but exits early

6/8/2021 1:05:00 AM

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Olympics-Table Tennis-China sweep Japan to win women's team gold, extend unbeaten record

Olympics-Table Tennis-China sweep Japan to win women's team gold, extend unbeaten record

5/8/2021 7:00:00 PM

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Tokyo's Olympic legacy: forcing mental health centre stage

Simone Biles's struggles with a mental block have been one of the biggest talking points in the Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo2020 TokyoOlympics

5/8/2021 12:00:00 PM

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Diving: China's Quan, 14, wins 10m platform Olympic gold with three perfect dives

Diving: China's Quan, 14, wins 10m platform Olympic gold with three perfect dives

5/8/2021 11:37:00 AM

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Taylor Swift gushes over Simone Biles’ Olympics return: ‘We all learned from you’

Taylor Swift and Simone Biles had an emotional exchange on Twitter.

5/8/2021 11:22:00 AM

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Olympics-Diving-China's Quan wins gold in the women's 10 metre platform

Olympics-Diving-China's Quan wins gold in the women's 10 metre platform

5/8/2021 10:47:00 AM

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Olympics-Table Tennis-Hong Kong bags first women's team bronze

Olympics-Table Tennis-Hong Kong bags first women's team bronze

5/8/2021 9:14:00 AM

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Olympics-Karate-'Queens of kata' kick off Games debut, vying for gold

Olympics-Karate-'Queens of kata' kick off Games debut, vying for gold

5/8/2021 7:13:00 AM

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Olympic debut done, Freida Lim dives into job search

Olympic debut done, Freida Lim dives into job search

5/8/2021 6:15:00 AM

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Olympics-Table Tennis-Germany overjoyed after dramatic men's team win

Olympics-Table Tennis-Germany overjoyed after dramatic men's team win

5/8/2021 12:17:00 AM

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Athletics: Poland's Nowicki wins gold medal in men's hammer throw

Athletics: Poland's Nowicki wins gold medal in men's hammer throw

4/8/2021 7:01:00 PM

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Olympics-Cycling-Golden Ganna powers Italy to victory in team pursuit thriller

Olympics-Cycling-Golden Ganna powers Italy to victory in team pursuit thriller

4/8/2021 3:24:00 PM

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Sailing: Britain's Mills makes history to bring golden close to Tokyo regatta

Sailing: Britain's Mills makes history to bring golden close to Tokyo regatta

China is top of medal chart

4/8/2021 2:03:00 PM

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Olympics-Cycling-Italy beat Denmark in thrilling team pursuit final

Olympics-Cycling-Italy beat Denmark in thrilling team pursuit final

4/8/2021 1:35:00 PM

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Tokyo Olympics: Chantal Liew comes in 23rd in 10km marathon swim

Singapore marathon swimmer Chantal Liew finished 23rd out of 25 competitors in the women's 10km at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

4/8/2021 9:26:00 AM

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Olympics-Belarus sprinter heads for Austria in fresh twist to Tokyo diplomatic drama

Olympics-Belarus sprinter heads for Austria in fresh twist to Tokyo diplomatic drama

4/8/2021 6:05:00 AM

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Poland-bound Belarusian sprinter arrives at Japanese airport

Poland-bound Belarusian sprinter arrives at Japanese airport

4/8/2021 5:07:00 AM

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Tokyo 2020 is the last Olympics for Feng Tianwei and Yu Mengyu

Tokyo 2020 is the last Olympics for Feng Tianwei and Yu Mengyu

4/8/2021 4:45:00 AM

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Dealing with disappointment, handling expectations: Quah siblings reflect on Tokyo Olympics campaign

Dealing with disappointment, handling expectations: Quah siblings reflect on Tokyo Olympics campaign

4/8/2021 1:16:00 AM

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'I did it for me': Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle

'I did it for me': Biles takes Olympic bronze after mental health battle

3/8/2021 3:30:00 PM

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Tokyo Olympics: Chinese nationalists turn on their athletes

To ultra-nationalists online, losing an Olympic medal is being 'unpatriotic', experts say.

3/8/2021 3:30:00 PM

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Climbing: Frenchman Mawem tops speed event in thrilling Olympic debut

Climbing: Frenchman Mawem tops speed event in thrilling Olympic debut

3/8/2021 3:09:00 PM

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Olympics-Cycling-Netherlands end British stranglehold on men's team sprint

Olympics-Cycling-Netherlands end British stranglehold on men's team sprint

3/8/2021 2:08:00 PM

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Commentary: Tackling the critical question of Schooling’s NS deferment after his poor Tokyo Olympics performance

Commentary: Tackling the critical question of Schooling’s NS deferment after his poor Tokyo Olympics performance

3/8/2021 1:00:00 PM

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Olympics-Sailing-Britain's Scott wins men's Finn sailing gold

Olympics-Sailing-Britain's Scott wins men's Finn sailing gold

3/8/2021 10:11:00 AM

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Olympics-Athletics-'I dream about it like a maniac' says Warholm after record-breaking gold

Olympics-Athletics-'I dream about it like a maniac' says Warholm after record-breaking gold

3/8/2021 9:21:00 AM

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Olympics-Athletics-Warholm destroys world record to win 400m hurdles gold

Olympics-Athletics-Warholm wins men's Olympic 400m hurdles gold in world record time

3/8/2021 7:39:00 AM

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Olympics-Canoe sprint-Cuba's Torres and Jorge win men's canoe double 1000m gold

Olympics-Canoe sprint-Cuba's Torres and Jorge win men's canoe double 1000m gold

3/8/2021 6:27:00 AM

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Olympics-Australians damage rooms, mascots go missing

Olympics-Australians damage rooms, mascots go missing

3/8/2021 6:04:00 AM

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Olympics-Climbing-Hosts Japan target climbing heights in show of force

Olympics-Climbing-Hosts Japan target climbing heights in show of force

2/8/2021 4:46:00 PM

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