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U.S. Open unfolds amid a new era for players’ mental health

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Sep 12 2020; Flushing Meadows, New York, USA; Naomi Osaka of Japan celebrates with the championship trophy after her match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus (not pictured) in the women’s singles final on day thirteen of the 2020 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.......

Tokyo Paralympics to be held without spectators -reports

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A security guard wearing a protective mask, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, walks past the symbol of the Paralympic Games under installation at the National Stadium, the main venue of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, August 10, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TOKYO, Aug 13 (Reuters)......

Messi reaches agreement to join France’s PSG, his father says

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BARCELONA, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi has agreed to join French club Paris Saint Germain (PSG) following his abrupt departure from Barcelona, his father said on Tuesday. Reuters reporters saw Messi and his father Jorge arrive at Barcelona airport after French newspaper L’Equipe and Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo said......

Soccer Tearful Messi confirms he is leaving Barcelona, in talks with PSG

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Club great bids farewell in emotional news conference Messi confirms negotiations underway with Paris St Germain Argentine forward says he did everything he could to stay BARCELONA, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi wept on Sunday as he bade farewell to his boyhood team FC Barcelona and confirmed he was......

IOC yet to talk to Belarus officials, China probe ongoing

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – International Olympic Committee (IOC) news conference – International Broadcasting Center Tokyo, Japan – July 17, 2021 International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach with Director of Communications Mark Adams and Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi during the news conference REUTERS/Phil Noble TOKYO, Aug 5 (Reuters)......

Facebook says it mistakenly blocked sprint queen Thompson-Herah from Instagram

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Jamaican had posted videos of her gold-medal races in Tokyo Unauthorised content is automatically removed, says IOC TOKYO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) mistakenly blocked gold medallist sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah, the fastest woman in the world, from Instagram, the company said on Wednesday. The Jamaican sprinter had tweeted......

Spain’s top soccer clubs to get cash boost from $3.2 bln La Liga deal

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MADRID, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Spain’s top soccer clubs including Real Madrid and Barcelona would get lucrative cash infusions under a proposed 2.7 billion euros ($3.2 billion) deal between the country’s top league and a private equity firm. Local media reports initially suggested the injection could help Barca resolve star......

Organisers report 29 new games-related COVID-19 cases

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People take photos with an Olympic rings monument outside the National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Tokyo, Japan July 31, 2021. REUTERS/Issei Kato TOKYO, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Tokyo Olympics organisers on Wednesday reported 29 new Games-related......

Climbing-Frenchman Mawem celebrates birthday with thrilling Games debut

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TOKYO, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Frenchman Mickael Mawem celebrated his 31st birthday in style on Tuesday, brushing off a nervous start to lead the field heading into the last event of the climbing qualifiers at the Tokyo Games in a sensational Olympic debut for the sport. The top eight athletes......

Organisers report 17 more Games-related COVID-19 cases

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A woman, wearing a protective mask against COVID-19, walks past a wall bearing logo of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TOKYO, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Tokyo Olympics organisers reported on Monday 17 new Games-related COVID-19 cases including one athlete, bringing the total number......

Tokyo sizzles, tempers flare in boxing, Biles withdraws again

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TOKYO, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Tokyo sizzled on Sunday with temperatures soaring on the athletics track as the world waited to see who would fill Usain Bolt’s shoes in the most wide-open Olympic 100 metres final in years. After the threat of a typhoon and rain disrupted competition earlier in......

Baseball-U.S. pitcher woke to 2 a.m. call of trade to Twins

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Jul 19, 2020; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Simeon Woods Richardson (87) delivers a pitch during summer training camp batting practice at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports YOKOHAMA, Japan, July 31 (Reuters) – Simeon Woods-Richardson, the youngest U.S. baseball player at the Tokyo Olympics, was......

Organisers seek to prevent heatstroke with AI gadget

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TOKYO, July 31 (Reuters) – The Tokyo Olympics is battling through a pandemic, with the Japanese capital in a state of emergency amid a record spike in COVID-19 cases, but athletes, officials and staff also face another pervasive, deadly health threat: the heat. The risks of heatstroke at one of......

Schoolgirl scoops gold as Japan warms to the Games

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Schoolgirl skateboarder scoops gold for Japan Australian Ariarne Titmus wins gold, coach becomes meme Japanese fans defy organisers to watch triathlon Hosts top the medal standings TOKYO, July 26 (Reuters) – Japan struck more gold on Monday to lead the medals table as sentiment towards the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics appeared......

Archery-Individual events rescheduled after bad weather forecast

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Archery – Women’s Team – Quarterfinals – Yumenoshima Archery Field, Tokyo, Japan – July 25, 2021. Volunteers prepare targets REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – Tokyo Games organisers said on Sunday that individual events in the archery had been rescheduled due to expected bad weather,......

Japan’s hopes get a boost with second gold as swimmer Ohashi wins

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TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – Japan secured its second Olympic gold on Sunday after Yui Ohashi’s victory in the 400m women’s medley, as the Games heat up in Tokyo. The medal offers organisers hope of improving enthusiasm for the delayed Olympics among the Japanese public, who are labouring under a......

Tokyo Olympics opening drew 16.7 mln TV viewers – NBCUniversal

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Opening Ceremony – Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan – July 23, 2021. Fireworks are seen from outside the stadium during the Opening Ceremony. REUTERS/Naoki Ogura July 24 (Reuters) – NBC’s TV broadcast of the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony drew 16.7 million viewers,......

Olympics Fencing China’s Sun wins women’s epee individual gold

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TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) – China’s Sun Yiwen won the women’s individual epee fencing gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ana Maria Popescu of Romania took silver and Katrina Lehis of Estonia claimed bronze. Reporting by Sakura Murakami, editing by Pritha Sarkar Our Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.......

Archery-South Korean coaches around every corner in Tokyo

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics – Archery – Mixed Team – Gold medal match – Yumenoshima Archery Field, Tokyo, Japan – July 24, 2021. An San of South Korea and Kim Je Deok of South Korea wave their national flags after winning gold REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) – Wherever there......

Archery-U.S. mixed archer bemoans lack of fans as S.Korea wins first Tokyo gold

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TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) – U.S. archer Mackenzie Brown bemoaned the lack of fans on Saturday after she and Brady Ellison, number two seeds in mixed archery, crashed out, as South Korea won its first Tokyo 2020 gold with a record-breaking run. “It’s supposed to be big and give you......

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