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Artem Dolgopyat of Israel, left, celebrates after winning the gold medal on the floor exercise during the artistic gymnastics men's apparatus final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

Israel's Olympic gold victory raises Jewish identity debate

JERUSALEM (AP) — Artem Dolgopyat fulfilled a lifelong dream when he won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.

Journalists gather at the Poland Embassy to report on Belarusian athlete Krystsina Tsimanouskaya after she visited the embassy in Tokyo, Japan, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021. Tsimanouskaya, a Belarusian Olympic sprinter plans to seek asylum in Poland after alleging that officials tried to force her home, where she feared for her safety, an activist group said Monday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Poland grants visa to Belarus Olympian who fears for safety

TOKYO (AP) — Poland granted a visa Monday to a Belarusian Olympic sprinter who said she feared for her safety and that her team’s officials tried to force her to fly home, wher

Sifan Hassan, of the Netherlands, celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's 5,000-meters final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, Aug. 2, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

No keeping her down: After a fall, busy Hassan gets a gold

TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan pointed to her left shoulder. “I have pain here,” she said.

Then, her right leg. “Pain here.”

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Aug. 3