Lydia Jacoby, 17, became the first Alaskan swimmer to win Olympic gold, securing the medal in the 100-meter breaststroke at 1:04.95 in a major upset on Monday in Tokyo.
ESPN. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 23:18:35 EST.
DAVID COVERDALE IN TOKYO: Tom Dean has become an Olympic champion for the first time after winning gold in the 200m freestyle, with fellow Team GB member Duncan Scott taking silver.
Daily Mail. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 04:43:04 +0100.
As the nation cheers on champions in the pool at Tokyo, Victoria faces a dire shortage of swimming instructors to train the next generation.
Benjamin Preiss. Sydney Morning Herald. Tue, 27 Jul 2021 05:00:00 +1000.
Ryusei Ouchi has all the usual trappings of a skateboarder -- the baggy T-shirt, the low-slung trousers, the flat-peak baseball hat. But he also skates with something else: a cane - because he is almost completely blind
AfricaNews. Mon, 26 Jul 2021 14:39:05 +0000.
Tokyo organizers say the total of Olympics-related Covid-19 cases in Japan is now 127, with one athlete added to the tally.German cyclist Simon Geschke's positive test was announced Friday, one day ahead before the men's road ...
New Zealand Herald. Sat, 24 Jul 2021 18:06:27 +1200.
The first lady is set to arrive at Yokota Air Force Base in Tokyo on Thursday afternoon.
Voice of America. Wed, 21 Jul 2021 18:37:08 -0400.
Facts About Japan
Japan, an island state off the east coast of Asia, is governed as a
constitutional monarchy. Its capital city is Tokyo; its second
largest city is Osaka. Japan's national currency is the Yen.
In 2020, Japan's estimated population was 126,476,461, and Japanese is
the primary language spoken in Japan.
For more news and information about Japan, visit this official
Japanese government website. For detailed maps of Japan, visit
this Japan map website.
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