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Virat Kohli questions whether England have ‘scarring’ from defeats in India
Virat Kohli has questioned whether England’s batsmen will carry ‘scarring’ from their 3-1 defeat in India this year amid a bullish appraisal of his bowling attack

Ali Martin

03, Aug, 2021 @4:05 PM

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics briefing: Biles beaming and the double-double
In today’s Olympics briefing: Sailors lead the way as GB add eight medals, cyclists eclipsed and Karsten Warholm obliterates his own record

Martin Belam

03, Aug, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Brume provides Olympic relief for Nigeria after farce and failure | Barney Ronay
The long jumper’s bronze medal was Nigeria’s first at Tokyo 2020 after a bedraggled team were plagued by unrest

Barney Ronay at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium

03, Aug, 2021 @3:49 PM

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Camera operator gives cockroach a scurrying moment of Olympic glory
Video cut to close-up of insect making its way along a ledge during the final minutes of women’s field hockey match

Richard Luscombe

03, Aug, 2021 @3:13 PM

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Spain to face Brazil in men’s Olympic football final after Asensio sinks Japan
The Real Madrid forward scored a late extra-time winner in Saitama while the defending champions beat Mexico on penalties

Reuters and Guardian sport

03, Aug, 2021 @2:57 PM

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‘She’s getting a food truck’: Mensah-Stock to spend Olympic prize money on her mom
Tamyra Mensah-Stock became the second American woman to win a wrestling gold medal with victory in the 68kg freestyle category

Tom Dart at the Makuhari Messe Hall

03, Aug, 2021 @2:39 PM

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Roniel Iglesias joins elite Olympic group after beating Pat McCormack to gold
The Cuban Roniel Iglesias has won medals at three Olympics after brilliant victory against Britain’s Pat McCormack

Donald McRae

03, Aug, 2021 @2:19 PM

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Boomers beat Argentina to set up Olympic basketball clash with USA
Australia are one win away from a medal in the men’s basketball tournament after easily seeing off the challenge of Argentina in the quarter-finals

Kieran Pender in Tokyo

03, Aug, 2021 @2:03 PM

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Crash-packed day marks moment the world slipped past GB on the track | William Fotheringham
The run of Olympic Games when one British gold medal followed another in seamless style appear to be at an end

William Fotheringham

03, Aug, 2021 @1:29 PM

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Unassailable Thompson-Herah strikes second gold of Tokyo 2020 in 200m final
It took 21.53 seconds on a sticky Tuesday night to put in place the final peg in the Thompson-Herah Supremacy

Barney Ronay at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium

03, Aug, 2021 @1:03 PM

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Athing Mu races to gold in women’s 800m as Keely Hodgkinson takes silver
The American runner Athing Mu beat her fellow 19-year-old Keely Hodgkinson to gold in the women’s 800m, with Raevyn Rodgers of USA taking bronze

Andy Bull at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium

03, Aug, 2021 @12:54 PM

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Hawks’ Trae Young signs $207m extension as NBA free agents cash in
NBA free agency has started off with a bang as Kyle Lowry, Lonzo Ball, Chris Paul and Mike Conley signed deals on Monday worth a combined $360m

Guardian sport and agencies

03, Aug, 2021 @12:52 PM

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