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View of Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve in SW China Ep. 6 NewsX.tv [Video]

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The magnificent Daocheng Yading Nature Reserve is described by many as one of the last remaining pristine lands on Earth. One of the earliest international mentions of this paradise was by American explorer Joseph F. Rock, who presented the stunning beauty of Yading in National Geographic magazine in 1931. CGTN takes you to the spot that centers around three sacred snow-capped mountains, a holy trinity encircled by forested valleys, crystal-clear rivers and glacier-fed lakes. #MusicVoyage

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Japan ignored months of protests to host the Olympics | PBS NewsHour [Video]

Tokyo on Thursday registered its highest number yet of COVID-19 cases. Amid American triumphs in the gym and the pool, the reigning world champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks was forced to leave after testing positive. The Japanese public is split between cheering the medal count and fearing the virus. Opposition to the games has only grown. Special correspondent Phoebe Amoroso reports from Tokyo.

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France captures Olympic gold in first-ever mixed team judo • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

France claimed the judo gold medal in the first mixed team event ever held in the Games on Saturday, beating Japan 4-1 in the final and helping their heavyweight legend Teddy Riner add to his collection of Olympic medals.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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Thirteen-year-old Momiji Nishiya of Japan won the first Olympic skateboard competition for women. | Local News from KRQE News 13 in Albuquerque, New Mexico