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 ongoing 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.
Kathleen Genevieve Ledecky (; born March 17, 1997) is an American competitive swimmer. Having won 7 Olympic gold medals and 15 world championship gold medals, the most in history for a female swimmer, she is widely considered to be the greatest female swimmer of all time. Ledecky is the world record holder in the women's 400-, 800-, and 1500-meter freestyle (long course).
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.
Jungle Cruise is a 2021 American fantasy adventure film directed by Jaume Collet-Serra from screenplay written by Glenn Ficarra, John Requa, and Michael Green, based on Walt Disney's theme park attraction of the same name.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Usain St. Leo Bolt, (; born 21 August 1986) is a retired Jamaican 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.
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.
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).
Florence Delorez Griffith Joyner (born Florence Delorez Griffith; December 21, 1959 – September 21, 1998), also known as Flo-Jo, was an American track and field athlete. She is the fastest woman of all time; the world records she set in 1988 for both the 100 m and 200 m still stand.
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.
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.
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, the Philippines, and Qatar won their first-ever Olympic gold medals, while San Marino and Turkmenistan won their first-ever medals.
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce OD (née Fraser; born December 27, 1986) is a Jamaican track and field sprinter who competes in the 60 metres, 100 metres and 200 metres. Fraser-Pryce achieved worldwide success during the late 2000s and 2010s, helping to elevate Jamaican athletics on the international scene.
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).
Elaine Thompson-Herah (née Thompson; born 28 June 1992) is a Jamaican track and field sprinter specializing in the 100 metres and 200 metres. She completed a rare sprint double winning gold medals in both events at the 2016 Rio Olympics, where she added a silver in the 4×100 m relay.
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.
Patrick Wayne Swayze (; August 18, 1952 – September 14, 2009) was an American actor, dancer, singer, and songwriter who was recognized for playing distinctive lead roles, particularly romantic, tough and comedic characters. He was also known for his media image and looks; People magazine named Swayze the "Sexiest Man Alive" in 1991.
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 as Gawain, a newly-appointed knight from King Arthur's Round Table, who sets out on a journey to test his courage and face the Green Knight.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. On 27 March 1995, he was shot dead at age 46 by a hitman hired by his ex-wife Patrizia Reggiani.
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson (; born 19 June 1964) is a British politician and writer serving as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party since July 2019. He was Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs from 2016 to 2018 and Mayor of London from 2008 to 2016.
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.
Sunisa "Suni" Lee 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Alexander Amos Yee (born 18 February 1998) is a British professional triathlete and distance runner. He won the Silver medal in the Men's Triathlon at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Monday 26 July 2021 and the Gold medal in the Triathlon Mixed Relay at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Saturday 31 July 2021.
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.
Sherpa is one of the Tibetan ethnic groups native to the most mountainous regions of Nepal, Tingri County and the Himalayas. The term sherpa or sherwa derives from the Sherpa language words ཤར shar ("east") and པ pa ("people"), which refer to their geographical origin of eastern Tibet.
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.
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.
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).
Geraldina “Dina” Asher-Smith() (born 4 December 1995) is a British sprinter. She is the fastest British woman in recorded history and has been listed in the Powerlist as one of the UK's most influential people of African/African Caribbean descent, most recently in the 2021 edition.
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.
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).
"Chinese Taipei" is a designated term being used in various international organizations and tournaments for the representation of the Republic of China (ROC), commonly known as Taiwan.
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.
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.
Sydney Michelle McLaughlin (born August 7, 1999) is an American hurdler and sprinter who competed for the University of Kentucky before turning professional. She is the current world record holder in the women's 400 meters hurdles with a time of 51. 90 seconds, set on June 27, 2021 at the United States Olympic Trials. She is the only woman that has broken 52 seconds in the event.
The 100 metres, or 100-metre dash, is a sprint race in track and field competitions. The shortest common outdoor running distance, it is one of the most popular and prestigious events in the sport of athletics. It has been contested at the Summer Olympics since 1896 for men and since 1928 for women.
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.
The men's 100 metres event at the 2020 Summer Olympics is scheduled to take place between 31 July and 1 August 2021 at the Olympic Stadium. 84 athletes are expected to compete; 27 nations used universality places to enter athletes in addition to the 56 qualifying through standard time or ranking (23 universality places were used in 2016).
Basketball at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan is being held from 24 July to 8 August 2021. The basketball competitions are held at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, while the 3x3 competitions are held at the temporary Aomi Urban Sports Park in Tokyo.
Tennis at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo is currently being held between July 24th and August 1st, 2021 at the Ariake Tennis Park. 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.
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.
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.
The women's tournament in volleyball at the 2020 Summer Olympics is the 15th edition of the event at an Olympic Games, organised by the world's governing body, the FIVB, in conjunction with the IOC. It is held in Tokyo, Japan from 25 July to 8 August 2021.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
SummerSlam is an upcoming professional wrestling pay-per-view and WWE Network event produced by WWE for their Raw and SmackDown brand divisions. It is scheduled to take place on August 21, 2021, at Allegiant Stadium in the Las Vegas suburb of Paradise, Nevada.
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.
Athing Mu (born June 8, 2002) is an American middle-distance runner. She set the world under-20 record in the women's indoor 800 meters in early 2021 with a time of 1:58. 40 sec, and the world under-20 best in the indoor 600 meters in 2019 when she was 16 years of age. Mu's time over 600 meters, 1:23.
Belinda Bencic (Slovak: Belinda Benčičová, pronounced [ˈbelinda ˈbentʂitʂɔʋaː]; born 10 March 1997) is a Swiss professional tennis player. She has a career-high ranking of No. 4 by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) which she achieved in February 2020.
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.
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 men's singles badminton tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place from 24 July to 2 August 2021 at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza at Tokyo. A total of 42 players from 37 nations are competing.
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.
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.
Dalilah Muhammad (born February 7, 1990) is an American track and field athlete who specializes in the 400 meters hurdles. A 2016 Rio Olympics champion, she won a gold medal at the 2019 World Championships, setting the former world record with a time of 52. 16 seconds.
The men's football tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is being held from 22 July to 7 August 2021. Originally, it was to be held from 23 July to 8 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.
Symere Bysil Woods (born July 31, 1995), known professionally as Lil Uzi Vert, is an American rapper and singer-songwriter. Woods is characterized by his facial tattoos, facial piercings, eccentric hairstyles and androgynous fashion, imagery built on a melodic emo approach to trap.
Aaron Arthur Ferguson (30 April 1974 – 30 July 2021), professionally known as Shona Ferguson, was a Batswana-born, South African actor, executive producer and co-founder of Ferguson Films.
The 2021 NBA draft was 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 was held on July 29, 2021 at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York and televised nationally by ESPN, while ABC televised the first round only.
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is a British actress. Her accolades include a Golden Globe Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award, in addition to nominations for two British Academy Film Awards. Educated at Hurtwood House in Dorking, Blunt made her acting debut in a 2001 stage production of The Royal Family.
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.
Michael Duane Johnson (born September 13, 1967) is an American retired sprinter who won four Olympic gold medals and eight World Championships gold medals in the span of his career. He formerly held the world and Olympic records in the 200 m and 400 m, as well as the world record in the indoor 400 m. He also once held the world's best time in the 300 m.
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.
Rohan Browning (born 31 December 1997) is an Australian sprinter. He represented his country in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2017 World Championships without qualifying for the final. He also competed in the 100 metres at the 2018 Commonwealth Games narrowly missing the final.
Sir Gawain and the Green Knight is a late 14th-century Middle English chivalric romance. The author is unknown; the title was given centuries later. It is one of the best known Arthurian stories, with its plot combining two types of folk motifs, the beheading game and the exchange of winnings.
The men's basketball tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is the 20th edition of the basketball event for men at the Summer Olympic Games. It is held from 25 July to 7 August 2021. All games are played at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. 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.
Patrick Sammie Mills (born 11 August 1988) is an Australian professional basketball player for the San Antonio Spurs of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Mills was born and raised in Canberra, and is of Torres Strait Islander and Aboriginal Australian descent. In 2007, he became only the third Indigenous basketball player to play for Australia's national team.
Blood Red Sky (also known as Transatlantic 473) is a 2021 action horror film directed by Peter Thorwarth, who co-wrote the screenplay with Stefan Holtz. The film stars Roland Møller, Peri Baumeister, Chidi Ajufo and Alexander Scheer. It was released on 23 July 2021 by Netflix.
The women's singles badminton tournament at the 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place from 24 July to 1 August at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza at Tokyo. A total of 43 players from 37 nations are competing.
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 2024 Summer Olympics (French: Jeux olympiques d'été de 2024), officially known as the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad (French: Jeux de la XXXIIIe Olympiade), and commonly known as Paris 2024, is a forthcoming international multi-sport event that is scheduled to take place from 26 July to 11 August 2024 in Paris, France.
The women's 100 metres event at the 2020 Summer Olympics took place on 30 and 31 July 2021 at the Japan National Stadium. Approximately eighty athletes competed at the event; the exact number was dependent on how many nations use universality places to enter athletes in addition to the 56 qualifying through time or ranking (16 universality places were used in 2016).
Alistair Edward Brownlee, MBE (born 23 April 1988) is a British triathlete. He is the only athlete to hold two Olympic titles in the triathlon event, winning gold medals in the 2012 and 2016 Olympic Games and the only man to have won Olympic Gold whilst going into the event as favourite for the title.
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.
This article provides a list of multiple Olympic medalists, i. e. those athletes who have won multiple Olympic medals at either the Summer Olympic Games or the Winter Olympic Games. American swimmer Michael Phelps is the youngest, most decorated Olympian, having won 28 medals in both individual and team events (23 gold, 3 silver, and 2 bronze).
Sarpatta Parambarai (transl. Sarpatta Clan), or more simply as Sarpatta, is a 2021 Indian Tamil-language period sports action film directed by Pa. Ranjith, who also co-produced the film under his banner Neelam Productions, along with Shanmugam Dhakshanaraj of K9 Studios. The film stars Arya, Shabeer Kallarakkal, Dushara Vijayan, Pasupathy, Anupama Kumar and Sanchana Natarajan.
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.
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 United States, represented by the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC), is competing at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Originally scheduled to take place in the summer of 2020, the Games were postponed to July 23 to August 8, 2021, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dwayne Douglas Johnson (born May 2, 1972), also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, producer, businessman, and retired professional wrestler. Regarded as one of the greatest professional wrestlers of all time, he wrestled for the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now known as WWE) for eight years prior to pursuing an acting career. His films have grossed over $3.
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.
Public Prosecution Service of Northern Ireland v. Liam Adams was a criminal case relating to allegations of child abuse made in 2009 against Liam Adams, brother of Irish politician Gerry Adams. Liam Adams was found guilty in October 2013 of 10 offences, and was sentenced in November 2013 to 16 years in prison.