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Top medical adviser says ‘no fans’ safest for Tokyo Olympics

The top medical adviser to the Japanese government says the safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without any fans.

16-year-old from Cary makes US Olympic team for summer games in Tokyo

A 16-year-old girl from Cary will represent the red, white and blue in Tokyo during the 2021 Olympics.

Brisbane set to be named 2032 Olympics host

It is set to be the first Olympic host selected unopposed under a new system to streamline and speed up bidding campaigns.

Fans from abroad unlikely for postponed Tokyo Olympics

Organizing committee president Seiko Hashimoto says she would like to avoid a situation that would “make the (Japanese) consumers concerned.”

Japan begins COVID-19 vaccination drive amid Olympic worries

Experts say Japan's late rollout makes “herd immunity” impossible before the Olympics in July.

Breakdancing gets Olympic status to debut at Paris in 2024

Breakdancing has been confirmed as an official Olympic sport.

Tokyo Olympics to start in July 2021 after coronavirus delay

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.

US track joins swimming, urges Tokyo delay

Add USA Track and Field to the list of big-time sports federations pushing for a postponement of the Olympics.

Russia hit with 4-year Olympics ban for falsified doping data

Russia will miss next year's Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 Beijing Winter Games after the World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned the powerhouse from global sporting events for four years over manipulated doping data.

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Arrest made after video shows dog beaten with object in Conway area

A video shows what appears to be someone tying up a dog and beating it with an object. The dog is hit multiple times and can be seen jumping repeatedly to avoid being hit.

US Catholic bishops OK steps toward possible rebuke of Biden

The 168-55 vote was announced near the end of a three-day meeting of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops that was held virtually.

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

U.S. District Judge Steven Merryday wrote in a 124-page decision Friday that Florida would be harmed if the CDC order effectively blocking most cruises were to continue.