July 28, 2021

(Update) Japan Wins Second Straight Softball Olympic Gold

Tokyo, July 27 (Jiji Press)--The Japanese softball team defeated the United States 2-0 to claim their second straight Olympic gold in the Tokyo Games on Tuesday following their win in the 2008 Beijing Games.

(Update 2) Tokyo Logs Record 2,848 New COVID-19 Cases during Olympics

Tokyo, July 27 (Jiji Press)--Tokyo confirmed a record high of 2,848 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the metropolitan government said.

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