The 2020 Summer Olympics (Japanese: 2020年夏季オリンピック, Hepburn: Nisen Nijū-nen Kaki Orinpikku), officially the Games of the XXXII Olympiad (第三十二回オリンピック競技大会, Dai Sanjūni-kai Orinpikku Kyōgi Taikai) and branded as Tokyo 2020 (東京2020), is an international multi-sport event being held from 23 July to 8 August 2021 in Tokyo, Japan, with some preliminary events that began on 21 July.
Sunisa "Suni" Lee (born March 9, 2003) is an American artistic gymnast and the 2020 Olympic all-around champion. She was a member of the teams that won gold at the 2019 World Championships and silver at the 2020 Olympic Games. She is a six-time member of the U.S. women's national gymnastics team and is the first Hmong-American Olympic gymnast.
The 2021 NBA draft is the 75th edition of the draft where National Basketball Association (NBA) teams take turns selecting amateur United States college basketball players and other eligible players, including international players. It is being held on July 29, 2021 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and televised nationally by ESPN, while ABC will televise the first round only.
The Hmong people (RPA: Hmoob, Nyiakeng Puachue: "𞄀𞄩𞄰", Pahawh Hmong: "𖬌𖬣𖬵" Hmong pronunciation: [m̥ɔ̃́]) are an ethnic group living mainly in southern China (Guizhou, Yunnan, Sichuan, Chongqing and Guangxi), Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar. They have been members of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) since 2007.
Terrence Adrian Clarke (September 6, 2001 – April 22, 2021) was an American college basketball player for the Kentucky Wildcats in the Southeastern Conference (SEC). He began his high school career at Rivers School before transferring to Brewster Academy, where his team won the 2019 National Prep Championships.
House of Gucci is an upcoming American biographical crime film directed by Ridley Scott, based on the 2001 book The House of Gucci: A Sensational Story of Murder, Madness, Glamour, and Greed by Sara Gay Forden.
Elena Vyacheslavovna Mukhina (Russian: Елена Вячеславовна Мухина; first name sometimes rendered "Yelena", last name sometimes rendered "Muchina"; June 1, 1960 – December 22, 2006) was a Soviet gymnast who won the all-around title at the 1978 World Championships in Strasbourg, France.
Pusarla Venkata Sindhu (born 5 July 1995) is an Indian professional badminton player. Over the course of her career, Pusarla has won medals at multiple tournaments including Olympics and on the BWF circuit including a gold at the 2019 World Championships. She is the first Indian to become the Badminton World Champion and the first Indian woman to earn an Olympic silver medal in 2016.
Simone Arianne Biles (born March 14, 1997) is an American artistic gymnast. With a combined total of 31 Olympic and World Championship medals, Biles is the most decorated American gymnast and is one of the greatest and most dominant gymnasts of all time.
Maurizio Gucci (26 September 1948 – 27 March 1995) was an Italian businessman and the one-time head of the Gucci fashion house. He was the son of actor Rodolfo Gucci, and grandson of the company's founder Guccio Gucci.
Patrizia Reggiani Martinelli (born 2 December 1948) is the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci. During the 1980s, while she was married to Gucci, she was an affluent Italian socialite and high fashion personality. In late 1998, Martinelli went through a scandalous trial followed closely by the Italian public for ordering her ex-husband's murder.
India is competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games had been postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. India has sent its largest contingent of 122 competitors to these Games.
Russell Westbrook III (born November 12, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is a nine-time NBA All-Star and earned the NBA Most Valuable Player Award for the 2016–17 season.
Jalen Romande Green (born February 9, 2002) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Listed at 6 feet 6 inches (1. 98 m) and 180 pounds (82 kg), he plays the shooting guard position. He was a consensus five-star recruit and the best shooting guard in the 2020 class, with ESPN ranking him number one overall.
The Suicide Squad is a 2021 American superhero film based on the DC Comics team Suicide Squad. Produced by DC Films, Atlas Entertainment, and The Safran Company, and set for distribution by Warner Bros. Pictures, it is a standalone sequel to Suicide Squad (2016) and the tenth film in the DC Extended Universe (DCEU).
Michael Fred Phelps II (born June 30, 1985) is an American former competitive swimmer. He is the most successful and most decorated Olympian of all time with a total of 28 medals. Phelps also holds the all-time records for Olympic gold medals (23), Olympic gold medals in individual events (13), and Olympic medals in individual events (16).
The Bible (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, "the books") is a collection of religious texts, writings, or scriptures sacred in Judaism, Samaritanism, Christianity, Islam, Rastafarianism, and many other faiths. It appears in the form of an anthology, a compilation of texts of a variety of forms that are all linked by the belief that they are collectively revelations of God.
Hmong Americans (RPA: Hmoob Mes Kas, Pahawh Hmong: "𖬌𖬣𖬵 𖬉𖬲𖬦 𖬗𖬲") are Americans of Hmong ancestry. Most Hmong Americans are those that immigrated to the United States as refugees in the late 1970s, and their descendants. Some refugees fled Laos due to their cooperation (or perceived cooperation) with the United States' Central Intelligence Agency operatives in northern Laos during the Vietnam War.
Aaron Arthur Ferguson (30 April 1974 – 30 July 2021) was a Botswanan-born, South African actor, executive producer and co-founder of Ferguson Films – professionally known as Shona Ferguson.
Cleopatra VII Philopator (Koinē Greek: Κλεοπάτρα Φιλοπάτωρ; 69 BC – 10 August 30 BC) was the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. A member of the Ptolemaic dynasty, she was a descendant of its founder Ptolemy I Soter, a Macedonian Greek general and companion of Alexander the Great.
Lovlina Borgohain (born 2 October 1997) is an Indian amateur woman boxer who won bronze medal at the 2018 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships and the 2019 AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships. She won gold medal at 1st India Open International Boxing Tournament held in New Delhi and silver medal at 2nd India Open International Boxing Tournament held in Guwahati.
Jungle Cruise is a 2021 American fantasy adventure comedy film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from a story by Glenn Ficarra & John Requa and a screenplay written by Michael Green, Ficarra, and Requa, based on Walt Disney's theme park attraction of the same name.
Amanda Marie Knox (born July 9, 1987) is an American woman who spent almost four years in an Italian prison following her conviction for the 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher, a fellow exchange student who shared her apartment. In 2015, Knox was definitively acquitted by the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation.
Caeleb Remel Dressel (born August 16, 1996) is an American freestyle and butterfly swimmer who specializes in the sprint events. He currently represents the Cali Condors which is part of the International Swimming League. He won seven gold medals at the 2017 World Aquatics Championships in Budapest and a record eight medals, including six gold, at the 2019 World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju.
Cade Parker Cunningham (born September 25, 2001) is an American professional basketball player for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Oklahoma State Cowboys.
Gucci (, GOO-chee; Italian pronunciation: [ˈɡuttʃi]) is a luxury fashion house based in Florence, Italy. Its product lines include handbags, ready-to-wear, footwear, and accessories, makeup, fragrances, and home decoration. Gucci was founded in 1921 by Guccio Gucci in Florence, Tuscany.
The following notable deaths occurred in 2021. Names are reported under the date of death, in alphabetical order by surname or pseudonym. A typical entry reports information in the following sequence: Name, age, country of citizenship at birth, subsequent nationality (if applicable), what subject was noted for, cause of death (if known), and reference.
The following medal table is a list of National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and one non-NOC team ranked by the number of gold medals won by their athletes during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, from 23 July to 8 August 2021. Bermuda and the Philippines won their first-ever Olympic gold medals, while San Marino and Turkmenistan won their first-ever medals.
Joseph Michael "Dusty" Hill (May 19, 1949 – July 27 or 28, 2021) was an American musician who was the bassist of the rock band ZZ Top. He also sang lead and backing vocals, and played keyboards. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of ZZ Top in 2004.
Anastasia Valeryevna "Nastia" Liukina (; Russian: Анастасия "Настя" Валерьевна Люкина [ˈlʲʉkʲɪnə]; born October 30, 1989) is a Russian-born American former artistic gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic All-Around champion, a five-time Olympic medalist, the 2005 and 2007 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars.
The swimming competitions at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo were due to take place from 25 July to 6 August 2020 at the Olympic Aquatics Centre. The women's 10 km open-water marathon was due to be held on August 5, with the men's race due to happen 2 days later (August 7) at the Odaiba Marine Park. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the games have been postponed to 2021.
India first participated at the Olympic Games in 1900, with a lone athlete (Norman Pritchard) winning two medals – both silver – in athletics and became the first Asian nation to win an Olympic medal. The nation first sent a team to the Summer Olympic Games in 1920, and has participated in every Summer Games since then. India has also competed at several Winter Olympic Games beginning in 1964.
F9 (also known as F9: The Fast Saga and Fast & Furious 9) is a 2021 American action film directed by Justin Lin from a screenplay by Daniel Casey and Lin. It is the sequel to The Fate of the Furious (2017), the ninth main installment, and the tenth full-length film in the Fast & Furious franchise.
Tai Tzu-ying (Chinese: 戴資穎; pinyin: Dài Zīyǐng; Wade–Giles: Tai Tzu-ying; born 20 June 1994) is a Taiwanese professional badminton player. At the age of 22, she became world No. 1 in the women's singles on December 2016, and holds the record for most weeks ranked at the top in BWF history with 148 weeks (as of 17 March 2020).
Athletics at the 2020 Summer Olympics are being held during the last ten days of the Games. They were due to be held from 31 July – 9 August 2020, at the Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the games have been postponed with the track and field events set for 30 July – 8 August 2021.
Field hockey at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo takes place from 24 July to 6 August 2021 at the Oi Seaside Park. Twenty-four teams (twelve each for men and women) compete in the tournament. It was originally scheduled to be held in 2020, but on 24 March 2020, the Olympics were postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The badminton tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is taking place between 24 July and 2 August 2021. A total of 172 athletes (86 male and 86 female players) compete in five events: men's singles, men's doubles, women's singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles.
The women's singles badminton tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place from 24 July to 2 August at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza at Tokyo. A total of 43 players from 37 nations are competing.
The Green Knight (titled onscreen as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by Anonymous) is a 2021 American epic medieval fantasy film written, edited, produced, and directed by David Lowery. The film stars Dev Patel, Alicia Vikander, Joel Edgerton, Sarita Choudhury, Sean Harris, and Ralph Ineson, and is based on the poem of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.
Black Widow is a 2021 American superhero film based on Marvel Comics featuring the character of the same name. Produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, it is the 24th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
Nathan Jonas Jordison (April 26, 1975 – July 26, 2021) was an American musician who was the drummer and co-founder of metal band Slipknot as well as guitarist for horror punk band Murderdolls. Jordison grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, with his parents and two sisters, and was given his first drum kit at the age of 8.
Guccio Giovanbattista Giacinto Dario Maria Gucci (26 March 1881 – 2 January 1953) was an Italian businessman and fashion designer. He is known for being the founder of the fashion house of Gucci.
Scarlett Ingrid Johansson (; born November 22, 1984) is an American actress. She was the world's highest-paid actress in 2018 and 2019, and has featured multiple times on the Forbes Celebrity 100 list. Her films have grossed over $14. 3 billion worldwide, making Johansson the ninth-highest-grossing box office star of all time.
Mimi is a 2021 Indian Hindi-language comedy-drama film written and directed by Laxman Utekar and co-written by Rohan Shankar, which is a remake of the Marathi film Mala Aai Vhhaychy! (2011) by Samruddhi Porey. Jointly produced by Dinesh Vijan under his banner Maddock Films and Jio Studios.
YouTube is an American online video sharing and social media platform launched by Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim in February 2005. After Google, YouTube is the most visited website worldwide, with over one billion monthly users.
Microsoft Office, or simply Office, is a family of client software, server software, and services developed by Microsoft. It was first announced by Bill Gates on August 1, 1988, at COMDEX in Las Vegas. Initially a marketing term for an office suite (bundled set of productivity applications), the first version of Office contained Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint.
Happier Than Ever is the second studio album by American singer and songwriter Billie Eilish, released on July 30, 2021, by Darkroom and Interscope Records. It follows her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? (2019).
The all-time medal table for all Olympic Games from 1896 to 2018, including Summer Olympic Games, Winter Olympic Games, and a combined total of both, is tabulated below. These Olympic medal counts do not include the 1906 Intercalated Games which are no longer recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as official Games.
Friendship Day (also International Friendship Day or Friend's Day) is a day in several countries for celebrating friendship. It was initially promoted by the greeting cards' industry; evidence from social networking sites shows a revival of interest in the holiday that may have grown with the spread of the Internet, particularly in India, Bangladesh, and Malaysia.
Ma Long (Chinese: 马龙; simplified Chinese: 马龙; traditional Chinese: 馬龍; pinyin: Mǎ Lóng; born 20 October 1988) is a Chinese table tennis player. The current Olympic and World Champion, he is ranked number 3 in the world (as of June 2021) by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).
Old is a 2021 American thriller film written, directed, and co-produced by M. Night Shyamalan, loosely based on the French language-Swiss graphic novel Sandcastle by Pierre Oscar Levy and Frederik Peeters.
The tournament is scheduled to feature 191 players in five events: singles and doubles for both men and women and mixed doubles. The hard-court surface at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games was announced to be Deco Turf, chosen by the Tokyo Organizing Committee. This marks the fifth time the surface is being utilized for the Olympic Games.
Stillwater is a 2021 American crime drama film directed by Tom McCarthy, based on a script he co-wrote with Marcus Hinchey, Thomas Bidegain, and Noé Debré. It stars Matt Damon as an unemployed oil rig worker from Oklahoma who sets out alongside a French woman (Camille Cottin) to prove his convicted daughter's (Abigail Breslin) innocence.
Deepika Kumari Mahato (born 13 June 1994) is an Indian professional archer. Currently ranked the World No. 1, she competes in the event of archery.
Anthony Vincent Rizzo (born August 8, 1989) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the San Diego Padres and Chicago Cubs. He is a three-time All-Star.
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques) are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world's foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating.
This is a list of host cities of the Olympic Games, both summer and winter, since the modern Olympics began in 1896. Since then, summer and winter games have usually celebrated a four-year period known as an Olympiad; summer and winter games normally held in staggered even years. There have been 28 Summer Olympic Games held in 23 cities, and 23 Winter Olympic Games held in 20 cities.
Novak Djokovic (Serbian Cyrillic: Новак Ђоковић, romanized: Novak Đoković, pronounced [nôʋaːk dʑôːkoʋitɕ] (listen); born 22 May 1987) is a Serbian professional tennis player. He is currently ranked as world No. 1 by the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP).
Tatjana Schoenmaker (born 9 July 1997) is a South African swimmer specialising in breaststroke events. She won the gold medal and set the world record in the 200-metre breaststroke and also won the silver medal in the 100-metre breaststroke at the 2020 Olympic Games. She is the world record holder in the long course 200-metre breaststroke.
Usain St Leo Bolt, (; born 21 August 1986) is a Jamaican retired sprinter, widely considered to be the greatest sprinter of all time. He is a world record holder in the 100 metres, 200 metres and 4 × 100 metres relay. An eight-time Olympic gold medallist, Bolt is the only sprinter to win Olympic 100 m and 200 m titles at three consecutive Olympics (2008, 2012 and 2016).
The association football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is held from 21 July to 7 August 2021 in Japan. In addition to the Olympic host city of Tokyo, matches are also being played in Kashima, Saitama, Sapporo, Rifu and Yokohama. Associations affiliated with FIFA may send teams to participate in the tournament.
Aldo Gucci (26 May 1905 – 19 January 1990) was the chairman of Gucci Shops Inc. from 1953 to 1986. He was the eldest son of Guccio Gucci, who founded the company bearing the family name in 1921.
Emma McKeon, (born 24 May 1994) is an Australian competitive swimmer. McKeon has won eight Olympic medals, including three gold, at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro and 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, eleven medals, including one gold, at the World Aquatics Championships; and twelve medals, including eight gold, at the 2014 Glasgow and 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
Alexander "Sascha" Alexandrovich Zverev (German pronunciation: [alɛˈksandɐ ˈzaʃa ˈtsfɛʁɛf]; Russian: Александр "Саша" Александрович Зверев, romanized: Aleksandr "Sasha" Aleksandrovich Zverev; born 20 April 1997) is a German professional tennis player. He has been ranked as high as No.
Skathi , also named Saturn XXVII and originally spelled Skadi, is a natural satellite of the planet Saturn. Skathi is one of Saturn's irregular moons, in its Norse group of satellites. It was discovered on 2000 September 23 by a team of astronomers led by Brett Gladman.
Richard Dove Williams Jr. (born February 14, 1942) is an American tennis coach, and the father of Venus and Serena Williams.
ZZ Top is an American rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas, by vocalist and guitarist Billy Gibbons. For 51 years, the band comprised Gibbons, drummer Frank Beard and bassist Dusty Hill, until Hill's death in 2021. Rooted in blues, ZZ Top developed a signature sound based on Gibbons' blues guitar style and Hill and Beard's rhythm section.
Jade Ashtyn Carey (born May 27, 2000) is an American artistic gymnast who represented the United States at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. On vault she is the 2017 and 2019 World silver medalist, the 2018 Pan American champion, and the 2017 United States national champion. On floor exercise she is the 2017 World silver medalist and the 2018 Pan American champion.
Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom (born 24 November 1982) is an Indian amateur boxer, politician, and incumbent Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. She is the only female to win the World Amateur Boxing Championship six times, the only female boxer to have won a medal in each one of the first seven World Championships, and the only boxer (male or female) to win eight World Championship medals.
Jonathan Malangu Kuminga (born 6 October 2002) is a Congolese professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Listed at 6 feet 8 inches (2. 03 m) and 210 pounds (95 kg), he plays the small forward and power forward positions.
Maurizio D'Ancora (born Rodolfo Gucci; 16 July 1912 – 15 May 1983) was an Italian actor and entrepreneur, who appeared in more than forty films between 1929 until 1946. He was a member of the House of Gucci.
The volleyball tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is played between 24 July and 8 August 2021. 24 volleyball teams and 48 beach volleyball teams participate in the tournament. The indoor volleyball competition takes place at Ariake Arena in Ariake, and the beach volleyball tournament at Shiokaze Park, in the temporary Shiokaze Park Stadium.
The Mongol conquests of the 13th century resulted in widespread and well-documented destruction. The Mongol army conquered hundreds of cities and villages and killed millions of people. One estimate is that about 11% of the world's population was killed either during or immediately after the Mongol invasions (around 37. 75 - 60 million people in Eurasia).
Bethany Shriever (born 19 April 1999) is a British BMX racer. She is the current Olympic Champion.
The men's field hockey tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics will be the 24th edition of the field hockey event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It will be held from 24 July to 5 August 2021. All games will be played at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo, Japan.
Lawrence Gerard Nassar, D.O. (born August 16, 1963) is an American convicted sex offender. For eighteen years he was the team doctor for the United States women's national gymnastics team, which gave him access to hundreds of girls and young women whom he sexually abused. He is also a former osteopathic physician, and former professor at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
The 2016 Summer Olympics (Portuguese: Jogos Olímpicos de Verão de 2016), officially known as the Games of the XXXI Olympiad (Portuguese: Jogos da XXXI Olimpíada) and commonly known as Rio 2016, was an international multi-sport event held from 5 to 21 August 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with preliminary events in some sports beginning on 3 August.
Constance Ferguson (née Masilo; born 10 June 1970) is a South African actress, filmmaker, producer and businesswoman, popularly known as Connie Ferguson. She is best known for her role as Karabo Moroka on South Africa's most popular soap opera, Generations. She starred on the show from its start in 1994 until she exited in 2010.
Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player and former world No. 1 in women's single tennis. She has won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era, and the second-most of all time behind Margaret Court (24).
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell ( EYE-lish; born December 18, 2001) is an American singer and songwriter. She first gained public attention in 2015 with her debut single "Ocean Eyes", which was subsequently released by Darkroom, a subsidiary of Interscope Records.
The Thomas salto is an extremely difficult and dangerous move performed during the floor exercise in Artistic gymnastics. It is named after American gymnast Kurt Thomas.
Joshua Giddey (born 10 October 2002) is an Australian professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was selected by the Thunder with the sixth overall pick in the 2021 NBA draft.
Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2012 Olympic all around champion and the 2015 World all-around silver medalist. She was a member of the gold-winning teams at both the 2012 and the 2016 Summer Olympics, dubbed the "Fierce Five" and the "Final Five" by the media, respectively.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXX Olympiad, were a summer multi-sport event held in London, the capital of the United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August. A total of 10,768 athletes from 204 nations participated in 302 events in 26 sports across 39 different disciplines. Overall, 86 nations received at least one medal, and 55 of them won at least one gold medal.
Carl Milton Levin (June 28, 1934 – July 29, 2021) was an American attorney and politician who served as a United States senator from Michigan from 1979 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, he was the chair of the Senate Armed Services Committee from 2001 to 2003 and again from 2007 to 2015. Born in Detroit, Levin was a graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard Law School.
The women's football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is being held from 21 July to 6 August 2021. Originally, it was to be held from 22 July to 7 August 2020 but the Summer Olympics were postponed to the following year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the official name of the games remains the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Megan Anna Rapinoe ( (listen); born July 5, 1985) is an American professional soccer player who plays as a winger and captains OL Reign of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL), as well as the United States national team.
Scott Wayne Barnes Jr. (born August 1, 2001) is an American professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Florida State Seminoles.
A delegation from the People's Republic of China is currently participating at the 2020 Summer Olympics. Originally scheduled to take place from 24 July to 9 August 2020, the Games were postponed to 23 July to 8 August 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is the nation's 11th appearance at the Summer Olympics since its debut in 1952.
The boxing tournaments at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo will take place from 24 July to 8 August 2021 at the Ryōgoku Kokugikan. Thirteen events will be staged, the same number as in London in 2012 and Rio de Janeiro in 2016.
The CONCACAF Gold Cup (Spanish: Copa de Oro de la CONCACAF, French: Coupe D'or CONCACAF) is the main association football competition of the men's national football teams governed by CONCACAF, determining the continental champion of North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. The Gold Cup is held every two years.
Saina Nehwal (pronunciation , born 17 March 1990) is an Indian professional badminton singles player. A former world no. 1, she has won over 24 international titles, which includes eleven Superseries titles.
Outer Banks is an American action-adventure mystery teen drama television series created by Josh Pate, Jonas Pate, and Shannon Burke that premiered via streaming on Netflix on April 15, 2020. In July 2020, the series was renewed for a second season which premiered on July 30, 2021.
Christopher Daniel Duntsch (born April 3, 1971) is a former American neurosurgeon who has been nicknamed Dr. D. and Dr. Death for gross malpractice resulting in the maiming of several patients' spines and killing two of them while working at hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
The Chernobyl disaster was a nuclear accident that occurred on Saturday 26 April 1986, at the No. 4 reactor in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant, near the city of Pripyat in the north of the Ukrainian SSR in the Soviet Union.
The men's tournament in volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics is the 15th edition of the event at the Summer Olympics, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB, in conjunction with the IOC. It is being held in Tokyo, Japan from 24 July to 7 August 2021.
Thomas Robert Daley (born 21 May 1994) is a British diver and television personality, and an Olympic gold medallist. He specialises in the 10-metre platform and is a double world champion in that event; he won the 2009 FINA World Championship in the individual event at the age of 15, before regaining it in 2017. Daley was also a 2012 and 2016 Olympic bronze medallist in diving events.
Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress and writer. She is the recipient of several accolades, including a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globe Awards and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1998.