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    Tokyo Olympics: Opals out after tough loss to USA, all eyes shift to Peter Bol's 800m final
     4 August 2021
    All Aussie eyes are turning to the athletics track and the velodrome tonight, with two medal chances in the form of Peter Bol and the men's pursuit team.
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    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
    IOC launches investigation into treatment of Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
    3 Aug: The International Olympic Committee has launched a formal investigation into allegations Belarus attempted to force Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who has sought refuge at the Polish embassy, to return home from the Tokyo Games.... more
    The Lord of the Rings TV series finishes filming in New Zealand, after COVID-19 delay
    3 Aug: The first season of Amazon's TV series based on The Lord of the Rings, which at $79 million per episode eclipses what it cost to make Game of Thrones, has wrapped.... more
    Cycling Australia launches investigation into Alex Porter's bike failure in men's team pursuit
    3 Aug: Cycling Australia says it is looking into the cause of the bike malfunction that led to a crash by Alex Porter that damaged Australia's medal hopes in the men's team pursuit.... more

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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    Marc Jacobs shared the result of his facelift on social media as he doesn't "want to live life with shame" 21:34

    Cycling:
    Heartbreak for the New Zealand men's team pursuit cycling team 21:26

    Entertainment:
    Kit Harington is happy he went to rehab after 'Game of Thrones' ended 21:04

    Basketball:
    Tokyo Olympics: Opals out after tough loss to USA, all eyes shift to Peter Bol's 800m final 20:56

    International:
    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 20:36

    Entertainment:
    Seth MacFarlane wishes 'Family Guy' was broadcast "on any other network" but Fox 20:34

    Entertainment:
    Felicity Jones admitted it was "scary" having a baby during lockdown 20:04

    General:
    Japanese skaters dominate, Sky Brown takes bronze and Aussies Poppy Olsen fifth in Olympic park final 19:46

    Entertainment:
    Gracie Gold has praised Simone Biles for being open about her mental health 19:34

    Cycling:
    Kiwi cyclists Sam Webster and Ethan Mitchell have qualified for the round of 32 in the men's sprint 19:26

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