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  • USA edges China, takes home most gold medals from Tokyo Olympics

    08/08/2021 10:31:59 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 20 replies
    nbcolympics.com ^ | Aug. 8, 2021 | Nate Stuhlbarg
    It took until the final few medal events of the Tokyo Olympics, but the United States pushed ahead of China to close the 2020 Games as the big winners. The U.S. took home more gold medals than any other country (39) as well as more total medals than any other country (113). USA and China were locked at 38 golds apiece with only a few final medals to be decided. It was the U.S. women's volleyball team that earned the Games' decisive gold with a clean, three-set sweep over Brazil. Team USA rounded out its haul with 41 silver medals...
  • Eight Tokyo Olympic Medalists Who Give Glory to God

    08/08/2021 4:46:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Movieguide ^ | 08/05/2021
    As the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games come to a close, here is a brief list of just some of the athletes who used the world stage as a platform to point to God. 1. Sydney McLaughlin Not only did U.S. Olympian Sydney McLaughlin win the gold medal for Team USA in the 400-meter hurdles, but the 21-year-old also set a world record with a time of 51.46.After McLaughlin’s win, she said that it was made possible by “just trusting the process and giving the glory to God.”The outspoken Christian posts about her faith often on her Instagram. “Let me start...
  • US Men’s Basketball Wins Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics

    08/07/2021 10:10:43 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/07/2021 | Zachary Steiber
    <p>United States' Kevin Durant (7) celebrates after their win in the men's basketball gold medal game against France at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Saitama, Japan on Aug. 7, 2021.</p><p>The U.S. men’s basketball team on Saturday won the gold medal match at the Tokyo Olympics.</p>
  • Anthem-Protestor Gwen Berry Fails In Humiliating Fashion At The Olympics

    08/03/2021 11:10:35 AM PDT · by MJacks4 · 61 replies
    The Mix ^ | 8/3/2021 | James Conrad
    Gwen Berry finished in eleventh place out of twelve competitors in the women’s hammer throw finals on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics. One month ago, she made headlines by turning her back during the national anthem at the Olympic trials. And, she raised a clenched fist right before the hammer throw competition taking advantage of the IOC’s relaxed rules about gestures.
  • https://www.themix.net/2021/08/gwen-berry-says-shes-earned-the-right-to-wear-this-uniform-after-turning-her-back-on-national-anthem/

    08/02/2021 8:28:12 AM PDT · by MJacks4 · 11 replies
    The Mix ^ | 8/2/2021 | James Conrad
    Gwen Berry, the hammer thrower who infamously turned her back during the national anthem last month at the Olympic trials, claimed over the weekend that she is proud to wear the uniform representing the United States.
  • Tokyo 1964 Olympic Games - Olympic Flame & Opening Ceremony

    07/03/2021 12:04:01 AM PDT · by DallasBiff · 10 replies
    Youtube ^ | Oct #, 2013 | Olympics
    With Tokyo recently being announced as the host of the 2020 Olympics we look back the last time the Games graced the Japanese capital in the first part of our new series of Olympic History.
  • Report: First Lady to Replace Joe Biden at Tokyo Olympics, Host Diplomatic Meetings

    06/27/2021 7:56:41 AM PDT · by White Lives Matter · 107 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 27, 2021 | Simon Kent
    First Lady Jill Biden is tipped to visit Japan for the Tokyo Olympics on a solo trip in place of President Joe Biden, the Yomiuri Shimbun daily reported Sunday. ...... Snip...... This will not be first time the first lady has stepped out in place of her husband or played a part in his day-to-day political engagement with the public. As Breitbart News reported, during last year’s presidential campaign she visited the Twin Cities, making stops in St. Paul and speaking to supporters in Minneapolis in support of her husband’s bid for office. Drawing what one outlet described as “a...
  • IOC Accepts CCP’s Offer of China-Made Vaccines to Administer to Willing Participants in the Tokyo Olympics; Team Japan Declines

    03/14/2021 5:50:20 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 03/14/2021 | Alex Wu
    International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach said the organization has agreed to purchase China’s COVID-19 vaccine to administer to willing participants at the Tokyo Olympics this summer and the Beijing Winter Olympics in 2022. However, Japan’s athletes won’t be taking the China-made vaccines after the country’s Olympic committee said Japan wasn’t consulted regarding the IOC’s decision. The vaccine isn’t approved for use in Japan. The IOC has said it will pay for Chinese vaccines for the participating teams participating in the Olympic Games but didn’t offer details about the cost or quantity. Bach also said that distribution of China...
  • Tokyo Olympics Committee President Will Restrict Speaking Time Of ‘Annoying’ Women Who Talk Too Much

    02/04/2021 7:42:16 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 73 replies
    National File ^ | February 3 2020 | GABRIEL KEANE
    Yoshiro Mori enrages feminists in Western media after stating "a board meeting with plenty of women will make it drag on." The president of the Tokyo Olympics organizing committee sparked rage from Western feminists this after reportedly stating that if new female members were added to the to the committee they would need to have their speaking times restricted because “when you increase the number of female executive members, if their speaking time isn’t restricted to a certain extent, they have difficulty finishing, which is annoying.” The remarks were made during an Olympic committee meeting on Wednesday by committee president...
  • Russia reacts with anger after doping ban from Olympics, World Cup

    12/09/2019 7:51:59 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 12/9/2019 | Eric BERNAUDEAU
    Lausanne (AFP) - The World Anti-Doping Agency on Monday banned Russia for four years from major global sporting events including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar over manipulated doping data, prompting an angry response from President Vladimir Putin. WADA's executive committee, meeting in Lausanne, handed Russia the "robust" four-year suspension after accusing Moscow of falsifying data from a doping testing laboratory that was handed over to investigators earlier this year. The toughest ever sanctions imposed on Russian state authorities will see government officials barred from attending any major events, while the country will lose the...