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Sydney to get extra vaccines as COVID cases mount

Sydney will get 50,000 more doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week to battle its worsening COVID outbreak, Canberra said on Saturday, reversing a rebuff by the Australian government and other states the previous day of a plea for more supplies.

Tokyo Olympics: What you need to know right now

The hometown team scored the first win of the Tokyo Olympics https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/olympics-softball-2020-games-begin-japan-australia-take-field-2021-07-21 as the pandemic-delayed Games began with an 8-1 win for Japan over Australia in the softball.