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From left to right, Japan’s Mima Ito, Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa smile after winning the round of 16 in women’s team table tennis against Hungary at the 2020 Summer Olympics on August 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo / Kin Cheung) TOKYO (Kyodo) – Mixed doubles champion Mima Ito defeated Dora Madarasz as …

TOKYO – After winning bronze in one of the new Olympic events at the Tokyo Games, Mexican Alejandra Valencia remembered when her partner nearly blew it up. “I just said, ‘It’s okay, you know how to do it!’ », She remembers. “And I gave him a little punch.” Valencia partner Luis Alvarez missed his first …

Swimming: Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell are in the final of the 50m freestyle at 11.37. Our women’s and men’s teams will compete in the 4x100m medley relay events at 12:15 p.m. and 12:36 p.m. respectively. There are no Australians in the men’s 50m freestyle at 11:30 am; nor the men’s 1500m final at 11:44 …

Here’s what you need to know: Megan Rapinoe stood in triumph after her winning kick in the penalty shootout.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times YOKOHAMA, Japan — The United States women’s soccer team beat the Netherlands in a penalty shootout on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics, leaning on its veterans to …

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee revised its motto: “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together”. But this call for unity fell flat for many on the Chinese internet. Anti-Japanese sentiments on Chinese social media platforms, particularly on the microblogging site Weibo, have increased as athletes from the two countries compete against each other …

TOKYO – Olympic and world champion Ma Long celebrated with exuberance retaining his men’s table tennis title at the Tokyo Games on Friday, beating compatriot Fan Zhendong 4-2. The 32-year-old clinched his fourth gold at his third Olympics winning 11-4 10-12 11-8 11-9 3-11 11-7. Ma made a heart symbol with his arms by becoming …

Tokyo, July 30 (ANC) History repeated itself at the Tokyo Summer Games on Friday when Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov once again denied Taiwan its first Olympic table tennis medal in men’s singles. Taiwan’s 19-year-old table tennis sensation Lin Yun-ju (林 昀 儒) had his chances in the best-of-seven bronze medal match, collecting four match points in …

Daiki Hashimoto of Japan celebrates after winning the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around final on July 28. Natacha Pisarenko / AP A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. …

China’s Ma Long faces Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov in the men’s table tennis singles semi-final at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo / David Goldman) China’s Zhendong Fan is the -215 favorite against compatriot Long Ma in the Olympic table tennis men’s singles gold medal match on Friday, July …

TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) – China’s Chen Meng beat compatriot Sun Yingsha 4-2 to win Olympic table tennis women’s singles gold on Thursday. World number one Chen defeated her opponent 9-11 11-6 11-4 5-11 11-4 11-9 as China continued their incredible run of winning all women’s singles gold medals in history Olympic. Chen ignited with …