Olympics: Japan’s Watanabe and Higashino win bronze in mixed doubles in badminton
Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino gave Japan their first Olympic medal in mixed doubles badminton on Friday, when they captured bronze in the third-place qualifiers at the Tokyo Games.
Olympic Games: Japanese Daiya Seto 4th in 200 IM, does not win a medal in Tokyo
Japan’s Daiya Seto finished fourth in the men’s 200-meter individual medley on Friday, missing a medal in the only final he reached at the Tokyo Games.
Tokyo Olympics see 27 more cases of COVID-19, highest daily number
The Tokyo Olympics host body reported 27 more games-related COVID-19 cases on Friday, the highest daily number since infections began to be compiled since earlier this month.
FOCUS: Coronavirus threat rises as Japan cheers for Olympic gold medal rush
A week after the start of the difficult Tokyo Olympics, the gold medal rush of Japanese athletes boosted morale among audiences who remain largely worried about the organization of the multinational sporting event. in the midst of a one-of-a-kind pandemic.
FEATURE: Olympic merchandise sells well as Japan’s medal count rises
As Japan’s impressive number of medals increases, sales of official Tokyo Olympics merchandise such as badges and key chains have increased, with fans lining up outside stores to purchase them despite increased infections. to COVID-19.
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GAMES IN PHOTOS
Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara faces China’s He Bingjiao in the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympic Badminton Women’s Singles on July 30, 2021 at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza in Tokyo. (Kyodo) == Kyodo
Argentina (white) and Japan meet in the group round of the Tokyo Olympic Women’s Hockey Tournament on July 29, 2021, at Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo. (Kyodo) == Kyodo