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Russia wins 5 medals on Day 6 of Tokyo Olympics

The Russian national team of athletes finished in the 4th place of the overall medals standings after Day 6 of the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in the Japanese capital of Tokyo, which kicked off on July 23. A total of 17 sets of medals …

Chinese weightlifter wins gold after epic one-legged lift

Chinese weightlifter Li Fabin broke two Olympic records on Sunday, and he did so with a bit of flair. On his opening clean and jerk lift of 166 kilograms (approximately 366 pounds), Li momentarily stood on just one leg. After extending …

Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony gets underway

The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics began in a nearly empty stadium after a year-long pandemic postponement and a build-up marred by scandal and controversy.  The opening ceremony was scheduled to begin Friday at 8 …

First Tokyo Olympics competitions begin in Japan

After being postponed one year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo finally began - two days ahead of its opening ceremony on Friday.  On Wednesday, the first pitch was thrown in a softball game …