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Summer Olympics 2021: What to Watch for on Day 3 in Tokyo

We're already three days into the action at the Tokyo Olympics, and the stakes are only getting higher. The events taking place on Day 3 include the first medal event in the new Olympic sport of women's street skateboarding, a momentous 400-meter freestyle race for defending gold medalist Katie Ledecky and a crucial match between softball rivals Japan and the U.S.
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Japan celebrates gold rush on day of upsets at Olympics

A Japanese skateboarder claimed a piece of Olympic history as the host nation enjoyed a gold rush at the Tokyo Games on Sunday, while France inflicted the first defeat on a men's USA basketball team since Athens 2004. A USA men's basketball team lost at an Olympics for the first time since the 2004 Athens Games as a team led by 11-time NBA All-Star Kevin Durant were beaten 83-76 by France.
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Japanese Siblings Make Olympic History By Winning Gold on Same Day

Japan’s Abe Hifumi and Abe Uta took “family goals” to a new level at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. The siblings made history by becoming the first brother-sister duo to win Olympic gold medals in individual sports on the same day. On top of that, they did it in the same sport and won their medals within minutes of one another at the Nippon Budokan.

Excitement over wooden shipwreck found in Antigua's seabed

"It's the best thing I've found in 31 years of diving," says Maurice Belgrave, pointing to the spot where a centuries-old shipwreck lay hidden under the water for more than 200 years. Here at the Antigua Naval Dockyard, historic anchors, cannons and capstans are on bountiful display, testimony to the...

Verona Offers Exclusive Italian Brands in its New Showroom in Tbilisi

The FINANCIAL — Verona, the leading furniture store in Georgia, is now offering the latest collections of exclusive Italian brands in its newly-opened showroom on Agmashenebeli Alley in the capital city of Tbilisi, where customers can find everything they need to furnish the spaces in their homes, from the living area to the bedroom.

Gorringes Weekly Antiques Sale - Monday 26th July 2021

An early 20th century oak cased clocking in clock, height 116cm. A Scottish mahogany eight day longcase clock marked Barclay Montrose, height 210cm. A modern walnut mantel clock, with German striking and chiming movement, height 29cm. 25 GBP help. Estimate 40 - 60 GBP help. Lot 1267. A small Georgian...
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The View From Swamptown: Eighty years after his death, Norman Isham’s legacy remains

No serious study of the history of our fair town would be complete without taking a hard look at one of the folks most responsible for preserving the most important artifacts of that history; the colonial era homes and structures which make North Kingstown the special place that it is. No one man has done more to preserve and document these buildings than Norman Isham. It only seems fitting, since Isham’s home and studio on Boston Neck Road have recently been restored themselves, that we look back on his life.
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Susannah Scott: Georgia's redistricting process must be transparent, involve the public

Redistricting lays the foundation on which American voters cast their ballots. Ideally districts should be drawn to give all Americans an opportunity to elect their candidate of choice, keeps communities of interest together and seeks to uphold the principle of one person/one vote. Unfortunately, the temptation for lawmakers is to draw lines to their own and their party’s advantage by choosing their voters rather than allowing voters to choose them. This distorts results and deprives voters of the full impact of their vote.

Shooting-Russian Batsarashkina wins gold in Tokyo after missing out in Rio

TOKYO, July 25 – Russian shooter Vitalina Batsarashkina won the women’s 10-metre pistol event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday to claim the gold medal that narrowly eluded her five years ago in Rio. Batsarashkina mounted a spectacular charge over the closing shots to win gold at the Asaka Shooting...