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Officials sound alarm as Japan COVID cases hit record highs [Video]

Japan is extending its state of emergency, and restrictions will continue in Tokyo until the end of next month.Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga says the coronavirus is spreading at an unprecedented speed, and it is mainly because of the Delta variant.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #Japan #COVID19

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David Ssemujju Olympic Dreams Shuttered from Uganda, Stay tuned for Tokyo sports news. [Video]

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CENTRAL & SOUTH AMERICA

Tokyo2020: French football team thrashed by Mexico in Olympic opener • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

#France’s bid for men’s Olympic football glory got off to a nightmare start with a 4-1 defeat by #Mexico on Thursday. Sylvain Ripoll’s France are looking for a first Olympic medal since winning gold in 1984, but collapsed in the second half at the Tokyo Stadium.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Human rights abuses put 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics at risk [Video]

There are just about 200 days to the Winter Olympics, and venues are nearing completion in Beijing. But China’s hosting of the games has been shrouded in controversy with rights groups and governments highlighting allegations of human rights abuses.Al Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Zhangjiakou north of Beijing, China.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #WinterOlympics #HumanRights

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Olympics may be held without spectators as Japan declares coronavirus state of emergency | The World [Video]

Japan has declared a state of emergency will run throughout the Tokyo Olympics after the capital recorded a surge in coronavirus cases. The move could see spectators banned altogether from the sporting venues. Consultant and longtime resident of Japan, Melanie Brock, tells The World many in the country are still questioning why the event is still going ahead.Subscribe: http://ab.co/1svxLVE ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZYWatch more ABC News content ad-free on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel: https://ab.co/2lNeBn2Like ABC News on Facebook: http://facebook.com/abcnews.auFollow ABC News on Instagram: http://instagram.com/abcnews_auFollow ABC News on Twitter: http://twitter.com/abcnewsNote: In most cases, our captions are auto-generated.#ABCNews #ABCNewsAustralia

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NORTH AFRICA

Iran’s wrestling team prepares for Tokyo Olympics [Video]

Training for the Olympics during the pandemic has put athletes under even more pressure. In Iran, the games play a very important role in building national pride. For Iranian wrestlers headed to Tokyo, that pressure is even more intense as they carry the hopes of a nation. Al Jazeera’s Assed Baig reports from Tehran, Iran.- Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/#AlJazeeraEnglish #Iran #WrestlingTeam #TokyoOlympics

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Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge – BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews