Tokyo Olympics Day 5 in Photos
Julio Ruben Mayora Pernia of Venezuela twirls after winning the silver medal in the men's 73kg weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.REUTERS
Tokyo Olympics Day 4 in Photos
Pauline Schaefer-Betz, of Germany, performs her floor exercise routine during the women's artistic gymnastic qualifications at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo. The German gymnastics team wore full-legged unitards that went down to their ankles, eschewing the traditional bikini cut that ends high on the hip. The athletes said they were trying to combat the sexualization of ...
Tokyo Olympics Day 3 in Photos
Nigeria's Elizabeth Oluchi Anyanacho (Blue) Turkey's Nur Tatar and (Red) compete in the taekwondo women's -67kg elimination round bout during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Makuhari Messe Hall in Tokyo on July 26, 2021. AFP
Tokyo Olympics Day 2 in Photos
Italy's Gonzalo Echenique plays against South Africa during a preliminary round men's water polo match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyo Olympics Day 1 in Photos
Marie Hanitra Roilya Ranaivosoa of Mauritius competes during the women's 49kg weightlifting event, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP
2020 Tokyo Olympic Games kick off
Fireworks illuminate over the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of 2020 Tokyo Olympics views from Shibuya Sky observation deck Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. AP
Pandemic is not over yet
. Festivalgoers attend the Beautiful Mint Life Music Festival after undergoing COVID-19 coronavirus testing with rapid self-test kits at Olympic Park on June 27 in Seoul. Yonhap Donna Danish, in costume as an alien lady, and Joe Danish, in costume as a Flux capacitor from the film Back to the Future, attend AlienFest during the UFO Festival on July 2, 2021 in Roswe...
Daily life in Tokyo as Olympics approach
A general view of the Olympic Rings installed on a floating platform with the Rainbow Bridge in the background in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan June 21, 2021. Picture taken with long exposure. REUTERS Security officers stand guard next to Olympic Rings monument during an anti-Olympics rally outside the Japan Olympic Committee (JOC) headquar...
2021 Pulitzer Prize: Bearing witness to history
A protester carries a U.S. flag upside down, a sign of distress, next to a burning building, May 28, 2020, in Minneapolis. Protests over the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police custody, broke out in Minneapolis for a third straight night. The image was part of a series of photographs by The Associated Press that won the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for breaking news ...
China's farmers push back the desert one tree at a time
Li Lanying, poses for a picture with shoots of Huabang, a yellow flowering bush known as the "sweetvetch", as she plants them with her family on edge of the Gobi desert on the outskirts of Wuwei, Gansu province, China, April 15, 2021. Tree-planting has been at the heart of China's environmental efforts for decades as the country seeks to turn barren deserts and marshes near i...