August 6, Friday, 2021 (1:30 p.m.) Newsline read by Ms. Miki Yamamoto

1. People in Japan are taking a moment to pause and remember the victims of one of history’s most catastrophic war events. On this day 76 years ago, a U.S. military plane dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima.
2. Japan’s Kawai sisters achieved their goal of both striking gold in women’s wrestling. Kawai Risako won the freestyle 57-kilogram category on Thursday to match younger sister Yukako, who won 62-kilogram gold the day before.
3. The head of the Paris 2024 organizing committee has praised the operations of the Tokyo Games. Tony Estanquet says athletes are well protected by strict anti-coronavirus measures and restrictions.