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Tokyo 2020 organizers to set 50% venue capacity limit for spectators

Tokyo 2020 organizers to set 50% venue capacity limit for spectators

Tokyo 2020 announced on Monday that it will allow spectators at the Olympics this year amid the pandemic, setting a 50% cap at venues, up to a maximum of 10,000 people. Organizers did however warn that it could restrict the number of fans in the event of a state of emergency or amid any other…MORE

New Zealand weightlifter to become first transgender athlete at Olympic Games

New Zealand weightlifter to become first transgender athlete at Olympic Games

New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first transgender athlete to compete in the Olympic Games, after she was selected for the national team on Monday. She will compete in the women’s 87-kilogram category, according to a statement released by the New Zealand Olympic Committee that also announced the four other members…MORE

Jon Rahm wins US Open at Torrey Pines on his first Father’s Day

Jon Rahm wins US Open at Torrey Pines on his first Father’s Day

Jon Rahm won the 121st US Open at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, California, on Sunday. Rahm joins an exclusive club with his first ever major win, becoming the first Spaniard ever to win at the US Open. Rahm, the third-ranked player in the world, putted back-to-back birdies on the 17th and 18th…MORE

Italy records third victory of Euro 2020 as Wales also reaches knockout stages

Italy records third victory of Euro 2020 as Wales also reaches knockout stages

Italy defeated Wales 1-0 on Sunday as both sides progressed to the knockout stages of Euro 2020. Topping Group A with nine points, Italy’s victory in Rome through Matteo Pessina’s first-half goal means the Azzurri are yet to concede a goal in the tournament and have been arguably the standout team from the group-stage games.…MORE

Germany secures impressive victory against Portugal at Euro 2020

Germany secures impressive victory against Portugal at Euro 2020

Two own goals and scores from Kai Havertz and Robin Gosens helped Germany to a convincing 4-2 victory against Portugal in the sides’ Euro 2020 game in Munich on Saturday. It was a much-needed victory for Germany — which had lost its opening game against France earlier this week — and a clinical attacking display,…MORE

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