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- Northern Ireland's Covid-19 vaccine passport date extended
People travelling abroad from Northern Ireland on Tuesday can now apply for the certificate.
BBC News. Sunday, 1 Aug 2021.
- Lyu becomes oldest Olympic weightlifting champ
Age isn't weighing Lyu Xiaojun down. The 37-year-old Chinese weightlifter became the oldest man to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport
on Saturday after a tense finish in the men's 81-kilogram category
ESPN. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- Thousands of anti-vaxxers march through Paris in opposition to compulsory jabs and vaccine passports
Pictures from Paris show thousands of anti-vaxxers marching through the city in opposition to new legislation which will introduce vaccine passport requirements for certain venues.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- Covid-19: NI vaccination passport service back in action
People travelling on Sunday should get an email inviting them to download a certificate, say officials.
BBC News. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- Tear gas fired amid clashes at vaccine passport protests in Paris
Police fired tear gas at protesters in Paris amid fierce clashes at demonstrations against COVID vaccine passports.
Sky News. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- Column One: How Mexico avoided Olympics embarrassment by becoming a racewalking power
Mexico is among the powers in racewalking, a sport
that grew in popularity out of the country's desire to avoid embarrassment at the 1968 Summer Olympics.
Los Angeles Times. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- Ben Stokes becomes latest athlete to step back from sport to focus on his mental wellbeing
His announcement comes after fellow global stars Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles withdrew from competitions this year, citing their mental wellness.
Daily Mail. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- China's Olympic Goal: The Most Golds, at Any Cost
China relies on a system that puts tens of thousands of children in government-run training schools. Many of the young athletes are funneled into less prominent sports
that Beijing hopes to dominate.
New York Times. Saturday, 31 Jul 2021.
- N.C.A.A. Looks to Rewrite Its Constitution and Stave Off Critics
The association, the leading governing body for college sports
in America, may vote on proposals in January.
New York Times. Friday, 30 Jul 2021.
- Campaigners win legal battle over plans for road tunnel near Stonehenge
Campaigners have won a High Court battle over Transport Secretary Grant Shapps's decision to approve a controversial road project which includes a tunnel near Stonehenge.
Sky News. Friday, 30 Jul 2021.
- Laurel Hubbard thanks Olympic committee for committing to 'making sport inclusive and accessible'
Laurel Hubbard, the New Zealand weightlifter who is set to be the first transgender athlete to compete at the Olympics, thanked the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for its support.
Fox News. Friday, 30 Jul 2021.
- U.S. women win first gold medal in 3-on-3 hoops
The U.S. team of Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum and Jackie Young won the first women's gold medal in the new Olympic sport
of 3-on-3 basketball.
ESPN. Thursday, 29 Jul 2021.
- UK to study using overhead wires to power long-haul trucks
The U.K. government wants to create a net zero transport sector by the year 2050.
CNBC. Thursday, 29 Jul 2021.
- Univision Buys Big Stake In Hispanic MMA Company Combate Global
Following a long-term partnership with Campbell McLaren and his company, the Spanish-language media giant is buying into the MMA sports
Forbes. Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021.
- Hibbett Sports (HIBB) Gains As Market Dips: What You Should Know
In the latest trading session, Hibbett Sports
(HIBB) closed at $90.11, marking a +0.54% move from the previous day.
Zacks. Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021.
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