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July 31, 2021, 2:13 p.m.
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Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky deliver house the gold and make historical past
The up-and-coming famous person Caeleb Dressel dominated the boys’s 100 m butterfly area and set a brand new world file with 49.45 seconds. Established famous person Katie Ledecky gained the 800m freestyle yesterday and was the primary feminine swimmer to win six particular person gold medals on the Olympic Video games.
The victories had been every her third gold medal on the 2020 Video games, Dressel now has a complete of 4 Olympic gold medals for his profession, whereas Ledecky has now gained seven.
Caeleb Dressel from the USA will swim within the males’s 100 meter butterfly in Tokyo, Japan on July 31, 2021.
Katie Ledecky of Crew USA poses along with her two gold and two silver medals after a press convention in the course of the Tokyo Olympics on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Simone Biles withdraws from the person leaping and uneven bars finals
The US gymnast Simone Biles withdrew from the person finals for vaulting and uneven bars after she withdrew from the person all-around finals earlier this week. “She is going to proceed to be judged every day to find out whether or not she ought to compete within the finals for flooring workout routines and stability beam,” mentioned a press release from US gymnastics.
Crew USA’s MyKayla Skinner, who completed fourth in qualifying, will substitute Biles.
Simone Biles is seen coaching in Tokyo, Japan on July 22, 2021.
Crew United States’ Mykayla Skinner competes on the uneven bars throughout day two of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games on the Ariake Gymnastics Heart on July 25, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
The Tokyo Olympics COVID-19 circumstances rise to 246 and the Tokyo space circumstances hit a brand new file excessive
On the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, there have been 21 newly confirmed circumstances of COVID-19 amongst individuals, all of which had been from game-affected personnel or Olympic contractors. In keeping with the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee, the full is now 246.
The encircling metropolis of Tokyo reported 4,058 new circumstances on Saturday, a 7-day common enhance of 217.0%, in response to knowledge launched by the Tokyo metropolis authorities.
Persons are seen strolling the streets of Harajuku purchasing district in the course of the state of emergency amid the coronavirus illness (COVID-19) outbreak in Tokyo, Japan on July 31, 2021.
Djokovic leaves Olympia empty-handed after retiring from the bronze medal recreation
What may have been a historic Olympiad for the Serb Novak Djokovic has led to frustration and accidents. Djokovic’s desires of a golden slam had been dashed after dropping to Alexander Zverev yesterday, and the world’s greatest tennis participant misplaced once more at present within the bronze medal match towards Pablo Carreño Busta, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3.
Djokovic was then again on the pitch for his bronze medal match in combined doubles, however withdrew from the sport because of a left shoulder harm, in response to The Related Press.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic smashes his racket throughout his males’s singles tennis match in Tokyo 2020 for the bronze medal towards Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta at Ariake Tennis Park in Tokyo on July 31, 2021.
Novak Djokovic of Serbia reacts after dropping to Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain within the bronze medal match of the tennis competitors on the 2020 Summer time Olympics on Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
Elaine Thompson-Herah defends 100 meter gold, Poland wins combined relay
On the second day of the observe occasions there was an Olympic file run by Elaine Thompson-Herah from Jamaica over 100 m and the primary gold medal within the mixed-sex 4×400 relay for Poland.
Thompson-Herah efficiently defended her gold medal in 2016 over 100 m with an Olympic file time of 10.61 seconds. Jamaica gained the occasion, with Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce taking silver and Shericka Jackson taking bronze.
Poland gained the primary mixed-sex 4×400 relay on the 2020 Video games, setting a brand new Olympic file simply 24 hours earlier. The US group gained bronze.
Elaine Thompson-Herah of Crew Jamaica celebrates after profitable the gold medal within the ladies’s 100m closing on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games on the Olympic Stadium on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Poland celebrates after profitable the ultimate of the Four x 400 meter combined relay on the 2020 Summer time Olympics in Tokyo on Saturday, July 31, 2021.
US males’s basketball group takes off
After dropping their first recreation to France, Crew USA discovered their rhythm within the final two video games and ended the group spherical with a 119-84 win towards the Czech Republic. The try was led by Jayson Tatum with 27 factors and helped the group to a spot within the quarterfinals
Bam Adebayo of Crew United States goes to the basket towards Jan Vesely within the first half of a preliminary spherical match of Males’s Basketball Group A on the eighth day of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games on the Saitama Tremendous Area on July 31, 2021 in Saitama, Japan.
BMX Freestyle makes its Olympic debut
The 2020 Olympic Video games are a monumental second within the historical past of motion sports activities. Not solely browsing and skateboarding have made it to the biggest stage on the earth, the biking self-discipline has additionally expanded to incorporate BMX freestyle for the primary time. Preliminary rounds occurred at present during which Crew USA’s Hannah Roberts led the ladies’s division within the park competitors. The ultimate within the park is deliberate for tomorrow’s occasions.
Charlotte Worthington of Crew Nice Britain jumps in the course of the Ladies’s BMX Freestyle Seeding Occasion, Run 1 on day eight of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games at Ariake City Sports activities Park on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
US baseball wins second recreation towards South Korea
The US group gained their second recreation towards South Korea 4-2 at present after beating Israel 8-1 yesterday. The Tokyo Video games introduced baseball again for the primary time for the reason that 2008 Beijing Olympics.
Nick Allen from the USA is celebrating a homerun along with his teammates in Tokyo, Japan on July 31, 2021.
Extra scenes from at present’s motion:
Members of the ladies’s French observe biking group full the route throughout a coaching session on the Izu Velodrome on the 2020 Summer time Olympics on Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Izu, Japan.
Piotr Lisek from Poland reacts after his males’s pole vault competitors on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Katie Ledecky of Crew United States will compete within the Ladies’s 800m Freestyle Remaining at Tokyo Aquatics Heart on July 31, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.
Tajay Gayle of Jamaica will compete within the males’s lengthy bounce qualification in the course of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games on the Tokyo Olympic Stadium on July 31, 2021.
Chloe Valentini of France jumps to shoot in the course of the ladies’s preliminary group B handball match between Russia and France on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Video games on July 31, 2021 on the Yoyogi Nationwide Stadium in Tokyo.
Sheila Chajira of Crew Kenya defends Ghislaine Landry of Crew Canada within the ladies’s race on July 31, 2021 in Chofu, Tokyo, Japan.
Verena Steinhauser from Italy will stroll previous different rivals within the triathlon combined relay of the 2020 Olympic Video games in Tokyo at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo, Japan, on July 31, 2021.
The Australian Dani Stevens will compete within the ladies’s discus qualification on the 2020 Olympic Video games in Tokyo on July 31, 2021 on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo.
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