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    Blood, sweat and happy tears: These are the most wholesome moments of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
     5 August 2021
    With spectators banned, there was fear the Olympic Games would lose some of their magic. But athletes from all over created countless moments that made us feel more connected than ever.
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    In Missouri's last abortion clinic, doctors are fighting to keep the doors open
    5 Aug: In Colleen's line of work, doctors need to watch their backs. Her home is under 24-hour surveillance and even her child's identity is kept secret.... more
    How the Boomers can beat the US at the Tokyo Olympics
    5 Aug: Taking on the US in basketball used to be like facing an unstoppable force and an immovable object all rolled into one. And while it's still kind of that way on the women's side of the draw, the pack has made massive strides against the men's team.... more
    Olympics highlights: Teenage skateboarders warm hearts worldwide, Australian sailing duo take gold
    5 Aug: Catch up on all the best (and most wholesome) highlights from the Tokyo Olympics today.... more
    Radian's mother helped create Indonesia's portable ventilator. In a cruel twist of fate, she died from COVID-19 two weeks after her diagnosis
    4 Aug: Indonesia has relied heavily on the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, but deaths due to COVID-19 are spiking.... more
    Japanese skaters dominate, Sky Brown takes bronze and Aussies Poppy Olsen fifth in Olympic park final
    4 Aug: Young skaters from Japan have soared to victory in the women's park competition, with hometown heroes Sakura Yosozumi and Kokona Hiraki clinching gold and silver.... more
    Costly, quiet, clean and lonely: How the 'COVID Olympics' are different for our athletes
    4 Aug: Competing at the Olympic Games in a pandemic has been an unusual experience for these Aussie athletes.... more
    South Korean badminton association to make formal complaint against Chinese Olympian for swearing
    4 Aug: South Korea's badminton association is lodging a formal complaint after a Chinese player appears to repeatedly and loudly swear in Mandarin during a match at the Tokyo Games.... more
    Beirut was the 'Paris of the Middle East'. Now it's in the midst of one of the world's worst economic collapses in 150 years
    4 Aug: As their country spirals into economic collapse, many in Beirut say they face four-hour waits for fuel as well as food and medicine shortages, blackouts and job uncertainty.... more
    Tokyo Olympics updates: Boomers through to semi-final against Team USA after Kookaburras reach hockey gold medal match — as it happened
    4 Aug: The Australian men's basketball team is guaranteed a shot at a medal after thumping Argentina in the quarter-finals, and next face the US on Thursday.... more

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