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Transgender athlete to make history in Olympic weightlifting

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: China led the way with five gold medals and world records were broken in five different events. Sarah Robles won bronze...

German who ran think tank arrested for spying for China

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BERLIN — A German man who ran a think tank has been arrested on suspicion of being an informant for Chinese intelligence for years,...

Press watchdog puts Hungarian PM Orban on ‘predators’ list

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PARIS — Press watchdog Reporters Without Borders has put Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on its list of “predators,” the first time a Western...

China looks to extend table tennis domination at Tokyo Games

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TOKYO — HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: China won all four gold medals in Rio. It was China versus China in the women’s singles gold medal...

Jade Jones, Wu Jingyu chase 3 golds at Olympic taekwondo

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: South Korea topped the medals table with two golds and three bronzes. ... Ahmad Abughaush won Jordan's first Olympic medal in...

US men seeking 4th consecutive Olympic basketball gold

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Kobe Bryant, a few months before he died, made an appearance at the Basketball World Cup in China and was asked about the future...

Rowing sees return of old names in new boats for Tokyo Games

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: New Zealand's Mahé Drysdale defended his single sculls gold medal in a photo-finish duel with Croatia's Damir Martin. Great Britain topped...

France probes claims that retailers used forced Uyghur labor

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PARIS — French prosecutors have opened an investigation into alleged involvement in crimes against humanity based on claims that global retailers, including Uniqlo and...

Water polo’s Jesse Smith makes 5th US Olympic team

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Jesse Smith is heading to his record-tying fifth Olympics after he was selected Friday for the U.S. men's water polo team for the Tokyo...

Experts question if WHO should lead pandemic origins probe

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BEIJING — As the World Health Organization draws up plans for the next phase of its probe of how the coronavirus pandemic started, an...