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Italy's Lamont Jacobs wins shock 100m gold

Posted on Sunday August 01, 2021

Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims a shock gold in the Olympic 100m final, after Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes is disqualified for a false start.

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Olympic Sprinter Stays in Japan After Belarus Tries to Deport Her

Posted on Sunday August 01, 2021

Kristina Timanovskaya, a Belarusian sprinter, said she sought protection in Japan after the Belarus Olympic Committee tried and failed to forcibly deport her, following an Instagram post in which she criticized her coaches for registering her for the wrong event.

Thousands Protest France’s Vaccine Pass for a Third Week

Posted on Sunday August 01, 2021

Protesters converged in Paris to oppose France’s new health pass policy, which bars people without proof of vaccination or a recent negative Covid-19 test from indoor venues. Demonstrations also took place in other cities in France.