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Final medal table at Tokyo Olympic Games on August 8

TOKYO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Following is the final medal table at the Tokyo Olympic Games which conclude here on Sunday, August 8 (tabulated under delegations, gold, silver, bronze and total medals):

United States 39 41 33 113

China 38 32 18 88

Japan 27 14 17 58

Great Britain 22 21 22 65

ROC 20 28 23 71

Australia 17 7 22 46

Netherlands 10 12 14 36

France 10 12 11 33 (Haiti Sun)


Final placings of women's volleyball at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Following are the final placings of women's volleyball at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Sunday (tabulated under matches played, won, lost):

1. United States 8 7 1

2. Brazil 8 7 1

3. Serbia 8 6 2

4. South Korea 8 4 4

5. Turkey 6 3 3

6. Italy 6 3 3

7. ROC 6 3 3

8. Dominican Republic 6 2 4

9. China 5 2 3

10. Japan 5 1 4

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Japan beats USA 2-0 to win baseball gold at Tokyo Olympics (Updated)

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Hosts Japan beat the United States 2-0 in the baseball final to claim the gold medal at the Tokyo Games Saturday at the Yokohama Stadium, south of the capital of Tokyo.

It is Japan's first Olympic gold in baseball since the sport was officially included in the program in 1992. Over the past five editions of the Olympics, Cuba claimed the title three times, while the USA and So (Haiti Sun)


Medal table at Tokyo Olympic Games on August 7

TOKYO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Following is medal table at the Tokyo Olympic Games after the competitions on Saturday, August 7 (tabulated under delegations, gold, silver, bronze and total medals):

China 38 31 18 87

United States 36 39 33 108

Japan 27 12 17 56

ROC 20 26 23 69

Britain 20 21 22 63

Australia 17 7 22 46

Germany 10 11 16 37

Netherlands 10 11 12 33

It (Haiti Sun)


Medalists at Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday, August 7

TOKYO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Following are the medalists at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday, August 7:

Artistic Swimming

Team Free Routine:

Gold: ROC

Silver: China

Bronze: Ukraine Athletics:

Women's Marathon:

Gold: Peres Jepchirchir, Kenya

Silver: Brigid Kosgei, Kenya

Bronze: Molly Seidel, United States Women's High Jump:

Gold: Mariya Lasitskene, RO (Haiti Sun)


Japan beats USA 2-0 to win baseball gold at Tokyo Olympics

YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Hosts Japan beat the United States 2-0 in the baseball final to claim the gold medal at the Tokyo Games staged here Saturday at the Yokohama Stadium, south of the capital of Tokyo.

In the third inning, Japan's Murakami Munetaka hit a one-run homer to help Japan take a 1-0 lead. Then in the bottom of the 8th inning, Japanese Yoshida Masataka advanced to second base while Yamada (Haiti Sun)


Results of baseball at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results of baseball at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Saturday:

Gold medal match

Japan bt United States, 2-0

Bronze medal match

Dominican Republic bt South Korea, 10-6

(Generated by Xinhua News Robot.)

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Medal table at Tokyo Olympic Games on August 6

TOKYO, Aug. 6 (Xinhua) -- Following is the medal table at the Tokyo Olympic Games after the competition on Friday, August 6 (tabulated under delegations, gold, silver, bronze and total medals):

China 36 26 17 79

United States 31 36 31 98

Japan 24 11 16 51

Britain 18 20 20 58

ROC 17 23 22 62

Australia 17 6 21 44

Italy 10 10 18 38

Germany 9 11 16 36

Netherlan (Haiti Sun)


Olympics roundup: Canadian women win soccer gold

Canada won the gold medal in women's soccer at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Friday, defeating Sweden 3-2 on penalty kicks after playing to a 1-1 tie in regulation. The winning kick came off the foot of 20-year-old Julia Grosso, whose shot ricocheted off the hand of Sweden goalkeeper Hedvig Lindahl.Sweden went out to a 2-1 lead on penalty kicks but couldn't convert another. Stina Blackstenius scored in the 34th minute to g (Haiti Sun)


Tokyo Olympics: Allyson Felix bags bronze in women's 400m

Tokyo [Japan], August 6 (ANI): American legendary athlete Allyson Felix earned her 10th Olympic medal when she clinched bronze in the 400 meters event in the ongoing Tokyo Games on Friday. Shaunae Miller-Uibo bagged the gold as she won the second consecutive 400m Olympic gold medal. According to Olympics.com, five years ago, Miller-Uibo had made headlines when she dove at the line to edge Allyson Felix by 0.07 and claim h (Haiti Sun)


IPL: 14 bubbles to be created in UAE

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): With the Indian Premier League (IPL) all set to resume in the United Arab Emirates from September 19, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring health and safety of all parties involved. The board has come up with a 46-page health advisory which lays down all the pointers that everyone associated with the IPL needs to follow i (Haiti Sun)


Lincoln American University collaborates

New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI/SRV Media): With the ongoing reflection on the world's health infrastructure, experts worldwide have concluded upon the need to increase medically trained staff, especially for developing countries. This is in line with the ambitions of lakhs of young students who want to pursue medical studies to be trained medical professionals. Lincoln American University has always been sincerely worki (Haiti Sun)


Quotes of the Day from Xinhua World News, July 10

JAKARTA -- An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.2 jolted North Sulawesi province in central part of Indonesia on Saturday, and no immediate report of damage or casualties has been issued, an officia (Haiti Sun)


West Indies beat Australia in T20I series opener

Obed McCoy and Hayden Walsh combined for seven wickets to trigger a stunning Australian collapse as the West Indies pulled off an (Haiti Sun)


Haiti Requests US, UN Troops to Secure Infrastructure

WASHINGTON - Haiti has asked the United States and the United Nations to deploy troops to the country to protect key infrastructure in the aftermath of the assassination of President Jovenel Mo&ium (Haiti Sun)


Haiti Senate nominates Joseph Lambert as interim Leader

Moscow [Russia] July 10 (ANI/Sputnik): Haiti's Senate has issued a resolution declaring President of the Haitian Senate Joseph Lambert interim president following the assassination of President Jovene (Haiti Sun)


US Sending FBI, Homeland Security Officials to Assist Haiti

The Biden administration is sending senior Federal Bureau of Investigation and Department of Homeland Security officials to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in response to a request from the Haitian governme (Haiti Sun)


Colombian Suspects, Some Former Military, Were Recruited, Police Say

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - The Colombians implicated in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise had been recruited by four companies and traveled to the Caribbean nation in two groups via (Haiti Sun)


UN encourages political compromise, more aid for Haiti

UNITED NATIONS, July 9 (Xinhua) -- While encouraging leaders in Haiti to reach an inclusive political settlement for stability, UN officials also strive to resume sustainable humanitarian relief ef (Haiti Sun)


A third of Haiti's children in urgent need of emergency aid: UNICEF

Nearly a third of all children in Haiti - numbering around 1.5 million - are in urgent need of emergency relief due to rising violence, insufficient access to clean water, health and nutrition, sai (Haiti Sun)


Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, July 9

DHAKA -- At least 51 workers died as a juice factory in Bangladesh's Narayanganj district, about 20 km from capital Dhaka, caught fire on Thursday, a senior official said Friday.

The distric (Haiti Sun)


GLOBALink | El Salvador receives new shipment of Chinese COVID-19 vaccines


SAN SALVADOR, July 9 (Xinhua) -- El Salvador received on Wednesday a new shipment of COVID-19 vaccines developed by the Chinese laboratory Sinovac, strengthening the Central American (Haiti Sun)


French pilots jailed in 'Air Cocaine' smuggling case freed on appeal

Two French pilots convicted for their role in a spectacular 2013 drugs bust on a private jet in the Dominican Republic have been acquitted on appeal by a French court.

The two men were origin (Haiti Sun)


Two pilots in 'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking case acquitted on appeal

Two French pilots convicted for their role in a spectacular 2013 drug bust on a private jet in the Dominican Republic were acquitted on appeal by a French court Thursday.

The two men had been (Haiti Sun)


Haitian Americans Worry About Relatives Back Home

NEW YORK - At Radio Soleil, the usual playlist of pulsing Haitian "compas" dance music has been replaced this week with more somber tunes and political analysis as listeners across the diaspora ree (Haiti Sun)


Haiti: 17 including 2 Americans arrested in Jovenel Moise

Port-au-Prince [Haiti], July 9 (ANI): Haitian Police have arrested 15 Colombians and two Americans in connection with the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise. At least 28 individuals part (Haiti Sun)


PM Modi saddened by Haitian President Moise assassination

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday offered condolences to the family of President Jovenel Moise and the people of Haiti and expressed sadness over the assassinat (Haiti Sun)


UN meets over Haiti crisis following killing of President Moise

The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in Haiti following Wednesday's murder of President Jovenel Moise, and the ensuing uncertainty about who now governs the (Haiti Sun)


Haiti Hunts for More Suspects in Killing of President

Haiti was engulfed in chaos Thursday, a day after President Jovenel Moise was assassinated, with authorities vowing to hunt down more alleged mercenaries responsible for shooting him to death in th (Haiti Sun)


Tropical Storm Elsa Dumps Rain on Southeastern US

The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) reported Thursday that Elsa remains a tropical storm as it has moves through the southeastern United States, dumping heavy rain and raising the threat of flo (Haiti Sun)


Haiti: What We Know

Officials in Haiti say four people suspected in the assassination of President Jovenel Mo´se were killed in a shootout with police. Two others, described as "mercenaries," were arrested during (Haiti Sun)