“PRAY, HOPE, AND DON’T WORRY.” 🙏 Today is the Feast Day of Saint Padre Pio—the patron saint of civil defense volunteers, adolescents, and stress-relief.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee says American athletes hoping to compete at the upcoming Winter Games in Beijing must be fully vaccinated by December 1:
The Olympic spirit is in all of us. A display of beautiful, luminous colours swirl together, representing the many flags of the world. They form the Olympic Rings, a timeless symbol of unity. #StrongerTogether #Tokyo2020 #ClosingCeremony
HISTORY. MADE. Neeraj Chopra of #IND takes #gold in the #Athletics men’s javelin final on his Olympic debut! He is the first Indian to win an athletics medal and only the second to win an individual medal! @iaaforg | | | #StrongerTogether #Tokyo2020 @ioaindia
Mauritius declared an emergency after a tanker hit a coral reef, spilling 1,000+ tons of oil and threatening "thousands" of fragile species. It is still leaking. Volunteers are making barriers and rescuing animals, angry at govt inaction: "We will never be able to recover."
After 3,750+ Professional and Olympic hockey games, 100 different verbs used to describe a pass or shot, and 22 Stanley Cup Finals, the legendary Mike "Doc" Emrick has announced his retirement from broadcasting. From hockey fans around the world, we say #ThankYouDoc !
Just had a great conversation with Prime Minister Abe of Japan. I told him that the just completed Olympic venue is magnificent. He has done an incredible job, one that will make him very proud. Good things will happen for Japan and their great Prime Minister. Lots of options!