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Tokio 2020 Olimpiese Spele LEEF: Nuutste opdaterings

Tokio 2020 Olimpiese Spele LEEF: Nuutste opdaterings
Tokio 2020 Olimpiese Spele LEEF: Men’s cycling road race plus Helen Glover, Hend Zeza, Andy Murray on day one

<p>Polly Swann and Helen Glover during their heat</bl><p>Polly Swann and Helen Glover during their heat</bl>

Polly Swann and Helen Glover during their heat

Topping the bill today is the men’s cycling road race which will see the best in the world take on a testing route up Mount Fuji. The race’s profile covers a gruelling 234km and five peaks in total including the Fuji Sanroku climb, is the longest of the day at 14.3 kilometres and an average six per cent gradient – in short, a leg burner. Expect Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar to be in the mix for gold, fresh from winning yellow at the Tour de France.

Elders the Games’ youngest competitor, Hend Zaza, is in action representing Syria in the table tennis. The 12-year-old prodigy beat someone four times her age to get her story of success in a war-torn country is undoubtedly one of the stories of the Olympics. From a British perspective Polly Swann and Helen Glover are competing in the rowing heats, Seonaid McIntosh is in action on the shooting range and Andy Murray will step on to court in the men’s tennis doubles alongside Joe Salisbury. Follow all the latest news, updates and results below.

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Team GB win in badminton against France

Team GB’s Marcus Ellis and Lauren Smith secure a 2-0 victory over France’s Thom Gicquel and Delphine Delrue in badminton. The Brits win 21-18 en 21-17 in Group B.

Namita Singh24 Julie 2021 02:57
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Olimpiese Spele in Tokio: day one

Die Tokio 2020 Olympics is officially under way after yesterday’s opening ceremony when Naomi Osaka lit the flame in the National Stadium, signifying the start of the Games. In reality they have been going for a few days now with football and softball competitions getting going early to fit in the fixtures, but the schedule is now jam-packed with events.

Topping the bill today is the men’s cycling road race which will see the best in the world take on a testing route up Mount Fuji. The race’s profile covers a gruelling 234km and five peaks in total including the Fuji Sanroku climb, is the longest of the day at 14.3 kilometres and an average six per cent gradient – in short, a leg burner. Expect Slovenia’s Tadej Pogacar to be in the mix for gold, fresh from winning yellow at the Tour de France.

Elsewhere the Games’ youngest competitor, Hend Zaza, is in action representing Syria in the table tennis. The 12-year-old prodigy beat someone four times her age to get her story of success in a war-torn country is undoubtedly one of the stories of the Olympics. From a British perspective Polly Swann and Helen Glover are competing in the rowing heats, Seonaid McIntosh is in action on the shooting range and Andy Murray will step on to court in the men’s tennis doubles alongside Joe Salisbury.

Lawrence Ostlere24 Julie 2021 02:40