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Raven Saunders: What the Olympian's X protest means to her

The US shot-putter defies a ban on podium gestures after taking silver at the Tokyo Games. Read full story here: ...
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Tokyo Olympics: 'Can we have two golds?' – high jumpers share win

An incredible Olympic high jump final ended with both Qatar’s Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi taking gold medals ...
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Tanker attack: Tensions rise as Iran and Israel trade accusations

Israel’s PM warns he could send “a message” in retaliation, as Iran rejects “baseless” accusations. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Tokyo Olympics: Medal table – which country has won most golds?

Which country is leading the medal table? How are Great Britain getting on? Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in ...
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Tom Daley knits while watching Olympic springboard final

Twitter is deluged with images of the Olympian knitting a “purple concoction” in the stands in Tokyo. Read full story ...
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Belarus Olympics: Krystsina Tsimanouskaya refusing to fly home

Krystsina Tsimanouskaya tells Reuters she will not go to Belarus after she is taken to Tokyo airport. Read full story ...
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Tokyo Olympics: Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims shock 100m gold

Italy’s Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims a shock gold in the Olympic 100m final, after Great Britain’s Zharnel Hughes is disqualified ...
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Tokyo Olympics: Germany's Alexander Zverev cruises to men's singles gold

Number four seed Alexander Zverev produces a superb performance to win the men’s singles gold medal at Tokyo 2020. Read ...
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Myanmar: State of emergency extended with coup leader as PM

Gen Min Aung Hlaing takes on the new title and says emergency rule may last until August 2023. Read full ...
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Turkey wildfires: People flee as blazes spread in Marmaris and Bodrum

Some neighbourhoods have been evacuated after gusts of wind spread the flames into residential areas. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation

The digital giant bans the channel from uploading new content for a week over misinformation breaches. Read full story here: ...
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Tokyo Olympics: Valerie Adams makes history with fourth shot put medal

New Zealand’s Valerie Adams becomes the first woman to win medals at four Olympics in a field event after claiming ...
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Laurel Hubbard: The reluctant history-maker at the centre of sport's transgender debate

Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first openly transgender athlete to compete in a different gender category to ...
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New Zealand apologises for raids on Pacific people

Jacinda Ardern says Pacific Islander communities still “suffer and carry the scars” from the policy. Read full story here: BBC ...
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Afghanistan: Taliban continue attacks on three major cities

Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to take their first provincial capital. Read full story here: ...
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Business

Unicorns are ready for a haircut

The digitization of your haircut may not have been on your 2020 bucket list, but 2021 has an even more surprising line item: Tech-powered barbershops ...
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The pandemic effect is slowing

Welcome back to The TechCrunch Exchange, a weekly startups-and-markets newsletter. It’s inspired by what the weekday Exchange column digs into, but free, and made for ...
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This Week in Apps: Instagram restricts teens’ accounts, Elon Musk criticizes App Store fees, Google Play’s new policies

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. The app ...
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