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Osaka takes Olympic torch relay off public roads as it declares state of emergency amid Covid-19 surge

Osaka takes Olympic torch relay off public roads as it declares state of emergency amid Covid-19 surge

(CNN)The governor of Japan's western region of Osaka has canceled the upcoming public torch event amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. torchbearers will no longer be able to run through public streets as had been planned. Instead, the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee confirmed the relay will now take place behind closed doors at the Expo '70 Commemorative Park in the city of Suita on April 13 and 14. In a statement on Wednesday, organizers said they would work to "ensure a safe environment for all torchbearers who wish to run there, with no spectators being admitted on either day." Governor...

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Steph Curry to auction off custom-designed sneakers in solidarity with Asian community

Steph Curry to auction off custom-designed sneakers in solidarity with Asian community

(CNN)Steph Curry will auction off a pair of custom-designed sneakers to raise money for the families of the victims of last month's spa shootings.The Golden State Warriors star wore the yellow, white and black shoes in his side's defeat to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday to show solidarity with the Asian community which has faced an over the past year.The , designed in tandem with the Bruce Lee Foundation, included Bruce Lee's painted face alongside his famous quote which reads: "Under the heavens, there is but one family.""I think Stephen's gesture is a beautiful example of allyship and...

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Steph Curry to auction off custom-designed sneakers in solidarity with Asian community

Steph Curry to auction off custom-designed sneakers in solidarity with Asian community

(CNN)Steph Curry will auction off a pair of custom-designed sneakers to raise money for the families of the victims of last month's spa shootings.The Golden State Warriors star wore the yellow, white and black shoes in his side's defeat to the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday to show solidarity with the Asian community which has faced an over the past year.The , designed in tandem with the Bruce Lee Foundation, included Bruce Lee's painted face alongside his famous quote which reads: "Under the heavens, there is but one family.""I think Stephen's gesture is a beautiful example of allyship and...

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Apr 5
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Iranian judoka says he'll never forget the kindness of the Israeli team

Iranian judoka says he'll never forget the kindness of the Israeli team

(CNN)Iranian judoka, who refused to return home after being from the 2019 World Judo Championships to avoid facing an Israeli opponent, says he will never forget the kindness he's been shown by the Israeli judo team as he prepares to compete in a major tournament in Tel Aviv.Mollaei said he had feared for his safety and that of his family after ignoring Iranian officials two years ago, who he says told him to lose his semifinal bout on purpose.Iranian athletes have long been prohibited from competing in any sport against Israeli opponents because Iran refuses to acknowledge Israel's right...

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Feb 19
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Phelps says next year's Olympic Games will not be free of drug cheats

Phelps says next year's Olympic Games will not be free of drug cheats

(CNN), who retired as the most decorated Olympian in history in 2016, is not holding out much hope for a clean in .Asked how clean he thinks the Games will be the 23-time Olympic gold medalist bluntly told CNN Sport's Don Riddell: "Four or five" out of 10."I can honestly say that throughout my whole entire career, I don't know if I ever competed in a clean field," added Phelps. "If that's the case, then yeah, I don't think anything's changed. "I think there's a lot of issues out there and the fact that we're not held on the same playing field is really upsetting."Read MoreThis year marked...

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Ben Church
Nov 16
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US soccer team walks off pitch after alleged homophobic abuse of gay player

US soccer team walks off pitch after alleged homophobic abuse of gay player

(CNN)US soccer team San Diego Loyal walked off the pitch during its match against Phoenix Rising on Wednesday in reaction to an alleged slur towards one of its players.By walking off, Loyal forfeited the match and ended their chances of reaching the playoffs.In the past soccer players and teams have talked of walking off the pitch when confronted with homophobic or racist abuse but Loyal's proactive stance in a competitive game is a rarity. The alleged abuse was directed at midfielder Collin Martin, according to the club, after he was issued a red card at the end of the first half, with the...

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Serena Williams helps to donate 4.25 million face masks

Serena Williams helps to donate 4.25 million face masks

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. (CNN)is helping to donate 4.25 million face masks to schools in the US as children prepare to head back to classrooms in the coming months. The has teamed up with t-shirt company Bella+Canvas, the National School Board Association and Scholastic in order to provide the face coverings to schools in need. The project will also seek to provide educational materials to 54 million children across 115,000 schools in the country."I'm grateful to be able to help educate our schools about this resource, and to...

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Aug 23, 2019
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A plane flew a Confederate flag over NASCAR race

A plane flew a Confederate flag over NASCAR race

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's happening in the world as it unfolds. Hide Caption 1 of 10 Hide Caption 2 of 10 Hide Caption 3 of 10 Hide Caption 4 of 10 Hide Caption 5 of 10 Hide Caption 6 of 10 Hide Caption 7 of 10 Hide Caption 8 of 10 Hide Caption 9 of 10 Hide Caption 10 of 10 (CNN)A small plane flew a Confederate flag over the Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday as thousands of fans gathered to watch NASCAR's All-Star Race in Tennessee.It comes a month after announced the Confederate flag would be prohibited from all official events in response to the worldwide...

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