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  •   Home > News >  Subscribe to NZCity's International articles  International
    Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard out of competition after being unsuccessful on all lift attempts
     3 August 2021
    New Zealand's transgender weightlifter is knocked out of her competition without completing a lift in Tokyo.
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    How Emma McKeon's magic week in the pool helped her make Olympic history
    3 Aug: Emma McKeon's brilliant Olympic program has made her Australia's most successful swimmer and she has equalled the best single Games by a female competitor in any sport — but what key moment opened up her chance to make history?... more
    Pacific nations with high vaccination rates delay opening borders amid concerns around herd immunity
    3 Aug: Despite reaching high vaccination rates and herd immunity targets, health experts warn countries in the Pacific may still be vulnerable to COVID-19 outbreaks.... more
    Chinese trolls infuriated by loss to Taiwan in Olympic badminton gold medal match
    3 Aug: Taiwan takes the opportunity of winning Olympic badminton gold to subtly assert their nationhood, as Chinese nationalists vent their fury online.... more
    Indonesia's COVID emergency impacting the way girls and women have their periods
    2 Aug: Indonesia's COVID crisis affects almost every aspect of life, including a monthly cycle affecting more than one hundred million women and girls across the country — their periods.... more
    US and UK believe Iran attacked Israeli-managed tanker off Oman, promise 'appropriate response'
    2 Aug: The United States and Britain say they will work together with governments in the region after a review of all available information pointed to Iran as the culprit of last week's attack that killed two people.Trump and Iran sanctions... more
    New Zealand human rights commission launches inquiry into housing crisis
    2 Aug: New Zealand's chief human rights commissioner says the government has failed to solve the housing crisis that has left many in the country homeless.... more
    Who is Lamont Marcell Jacobs, and how did a long jump specialist from Italy become the world's fastest man?
    2 Aug: After more than a decade’s dominance by Usain Bolt, we have a new men’s 100m champion. But who is Lamont Marcell Jacobs?... more
    Shane Warne in isolation after testing positive for COVID-19, says London Spirit cricket team
    2 Aug: Australian cricket commentator, coach and former player Shane Warne tests positive for COVID-19 a week after urging others to get vaccinated.... more
    Tokyo Olympics updates: Italian Lamont Jacobs wins men's 100m final, countryman Gianmarco Tamberi shares high jump gold with Qatar's Mutaz Barshim
    2 Aug: Shortly after Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi won the gold medal in high jump, his compatriot Lamont Jacobs becomes the first men's 100m champion not named Usain Bolt in 17 years.... more

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