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The players of the German Olympic soccer team run during the final training at the Frankfurt stadium. Photo: Arne Dedert/picture alliance via Getty Images

Germany's Olympic soccer team walked off the field during a training match for the Tokyo Games on Saturday due to alleged racist abuse from an opposing Honduras player toward German defender Jordan Torunarigha.

Driving the news: "The German team left the field together after our player Jordan Torunarigha was racially insulted," the German soccer federation said on Twitter.

  • The game stopped with five minutes remaining and with a score of 1-1, per the federation, the Associated Press reported.

The big picture: Torunarigha, 23-years-old, is the son of former player Ojokojo Torunarigha of Nigeria.

  • Torunarigha has faced racism before. He was targeted by some Schalke fans in a German Cup game on Feb. 4, 2020, per AP.

Go deeper: Four people arrested over racist abuse of England soccer players

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Canada beats Sweden, wins its 1st Olympic gold in women's soccer

Canada's players celebrate after midfielder Julia Grosso scored the winning penatly kick at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Photo: Jeff Pachoud/AFP

Canada beat Sweden on Friday in a thrilling penalty kick shootout to win Olympic gold in the women's soccer final at the Tokyo Olympics.

The big picture: It's Canada's first-ever Olympic gold in women's soccer. It was also the first time a penalty shootout determined a women's soccer Olympic gold medal match.

Aug 5, 2021 - Sports

U.S. women's soccer team beats Australia, wins Olympic bronze

The U.S. women's team celebrates during a game against the Netherlands on July 30, 2021 in Yokohama, Japan. Photo: Logan Beerman/ISI Photos/Getty Images

The U.S. women's soccer team won the bronze medal on Thursday after beating ninth-ranked Australia 4-3.

Why it matters: Thursday's victory marks the U.S. team's first bronze in Olympic history, handing the team a medal after it failed to earn one during the Rio Games in 2016.

Tina Reed, author of Vitals
29 mins ago - Health

The shifting definition of fully vaccinated

Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

The definition of what it means to be "fully vaccinated" is evolving even as the CDC has remained careful not to officially change it.

Why it matters: CDC officials have been balancing the job of convincing Americans who've already gotten two doses of the importance of boosters with getting many Americans who still need their first doses to get their shots at all.