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Thursday, August 5, 2021

Summer Olympic Sports

    Peruth Chemutai Becomes Uganda’s First Female Olympic Medalist

    Peruth Chemutai has become the first Ugandan woman to win an Olympic medal in any sport after winning gold in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase...

    Georgian Olympic Weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze Breaks Three World Records

    Georgian weightlifter Lasha Talakhadze broke three world records after winning gold in the +109-kilogram weightlifting final at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 4. Talakhadze set...

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock Becomes First Black Woman to Win Olympic Wrestling Gold for the U.S.

    Tamyra Mensah-Stock made history on Aug. 3 after becoming the first Black woman to win an Olympic gold for the United States in freestyle...

    Belarus Sprinter Leaves Tokyo, Flies to Austria

    Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian sprinter, traveled from Tokyo to Vienna on Wednesday under Poland's diplomatic protection, less than 72 hours after defying her team's...

    Canada to Accept Three Olympic Refugees

    Canada has decided to accept three well-accomplished Sudanese-born athletes representing the refugee Olympic team. Track athlete Paulo Amotun Lokoro will attend Sheridan College in Oakville,...

    American Sydney McLaughlin Sets New World Record in Women’s 400-Meter Hurdles

    American Sydney McLaughlin set a new world record in the women's 400-meter hurdles after winning the Olympic gold in the event on Aug. 4. McLaughlin...

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