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‘I’m devastated’ – Kurt Walker beaten in medal fight at Olympic Games 

Irish Independent 01 Aug 2021
After a magnificent contest three of the judges scored the second round in favour of the Irish champion while four of them sided with him after the third round but it still wasn’t enough to get him over the line ... Not surprisingly the Irish champion, who has medalled at European level, stalked his opponent in the early stages of the contest.
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Olympics: Japanese judoka surpass expectations at Tokyo Games

Kyodo 01 Aug 2021
Over the course of eight days, the Japanese men collected five judo golds while the women also turned in sensational performances, winning four of the seven weight categories contested at the sport's spiritual home of Nippon Budokan ... the sport which made its Olympic debut in 1964.
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A pandemic Olympics, without all the crowds: What gets lost?

Rapid City Journal 01 Aug 2021
TOKYO (AP) — Any sporting event is, at its heart, a show ... On TV, the iconic game show “The Price Is Right,” whose fundamental DNA relies on audience members to “come on down!” and become contestants, shut down for six months and then returned with mostly empty seats and contestants who aren't surprised to be chosen.
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Kevin Baxter: How Mexico avoided Olympics embarrassment by becoming a racewalking power

Killeen Daily Herald 01 Aug 2021
Mexican racewalkers also have captured five silver and two bronze medals; no country has won more in the sport over that time ... record in the sport ... By the early 1800s private sporting clubs were sponsoring well-attended "amateur" contests, leading to the sport's inclusion in the Olympic schedule with 3,500-meter and 10-mile races in 1908.
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High-waist, full overage, comfy, body-positive: Granny panties are back with a bang

The Times of India 01 Aug 2021
Pic- @thunderpantsuk ... Those hitting the beaches are buying these panties in bright colours and prints and teaming them up with tank tops, bikini tops, bralettes, crop tops, sports bras, without having to fuss over whether they are in shape or not.” ... Pic ... Bigg Boss contestant Nikki Tamboli pairs this 'large' black undie with a matching sports bra. Pic ... .
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Khatron Ke Khiladi 11: Nikki Tamboli passes with flying colours in her first stunt after comeback; Arjun Bijlani, Abhinav Shukla and others woken up at 4 am for ‘atyachaar’

Bollywood Life 31 Jul 2021
Many contestants were seen imitating her, but she took it very sportingly ... Tonight’s episode of Khatron Ke Khiladi 11 started with Rohit Shetty telling the contestants that it’s going to be an atyachaar week ... Many contestants and Rohit encouraged her during the show ... Many contestants were seen imitating her, but she took it very sportingly.
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High school sports practices begin Monday

Rocky Mount Telegram 31 Jul 2021
High school sports are on track to begin in ... This past year’s jumbled mess that was a high school sports season saw plenty of sports playing in non-traditional months, as well as shortened seasons and conference-only contests.
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Sir Andy Murray calls for more gender-mixed sport following Team GB's success in new events

The Daily Telegraph 31 Jul 2021
Sir Andy Murray led calls for more gender-mixed sport on Saturday night after Team GB landed another two golds in contests featuring women and men racing together ... said mixed events are "a huge asset" and "so many sports miss a trick" by not including them.
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Staging French football curtain raiser a 'win' for Israel, says organiser Sylvan Adams

Urdu Point 31 Jul 2021
Israeli billionaire Sylvan Adams has brought the high-profile French football season-opener to Israel, and the Canadian-born entrepreneur says the host nation will emerge a winner from staging the contest regardless of which side lifts the trophy ... "Sometimes people ask, Sylvan, aren't you mixing politics and sport? I reply, not at all.
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Fresno’s Dominic Scelzi wins his second sprints feature race | Ocean Speedway

Santa Cruz Sentinel 31 Jul 2021
Scelzi earned fast-time then placed himself in position to capitalize when Sanders slowed suddenly from the lead in the 30-lap contest, surrendering the top position with an apparent rear-end issue ... IMCA Sport Mod. Brentwood’s Fred Ryland earned his sixth IMCA Sport Mod win of 2021 at Ocean in a 20-lap contest.
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Olympics: Japan's Irie advances to featherweight final in women's boxing

Kyodo 31 Jul 2021
The 20-year-old Irie clearly won the first round before the fight opened up to a closer contest at the Kokugikan arena, the home of Japan's ancient sport of sumo ... (Kyodo) ....
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Gwinnett Daily Post earns top honors for Page One design, best Sports Section and education ...

Gwinnett Daily Post 31 Jul 2021
The Gwinnett Daily Post earned three first-place honors in the Georgia Press Association’s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, including top honors for Page One design, best Sports section and education writing ... .
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Simone Biles withdraws from vault and uneven bars at Tokyo Olympics

Finger Lakes Times 31 Jul 2021
TOKYOSimone Biles, who was scratched from the women’s team competition and withdrew from the all-around event final after losing her ability to sense where she is in the air, has withdrawn from the event finals in the vault and uneven bars, which will be contested on Sunday.
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Qatar Goodwood Festival review: Baaeed posts best Timeform performance

Sporting Life 31 Jul 2021
Baaeed has the Group 2 option of the Celebration Mile back at Goodwood at the end of August but he’s earned his place in a Group 1 contest when the time comes ... Kinross holds entries in all the big seven-furlong contests coming up, as well as the Sprint Cup at Haydock. More from Sporting Life.
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How Mexico avoided Olympics embarrassment by becoming a racewalking power

The Los Angeles Times 31 Jul 2021
Mexican racewalkers also have captured five silver and two bronze medals; no country has won more in the sport over that time ... record in the sport ... By the early 1800s private sporting clubs were sponsoring well-attended “amateur” contests, leading to the sport’s inclusion in the Olympic schedule with 3,500-meter and 10-mile races in 1908.
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