Tokyo Olympics by July 30, 2021


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.



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

Japan’s Daiya Seto swims in the final of the 200-meter individual medley at the Tokyo Olympics on July 30, 2021 at the Tokyo Aquatics Center. (Kyodo)

Athletes compete in the men’s 3,000-meter steeplechase first round at the Tokyo Olympics on July 30, 2021, at the National Stadium. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

Ryosuke Irie of Japan waves after competing in the men’s 200-meter backstroke final of the Tokyo Olympics on July 30, 2021. (Kyodo)

Japan’s Yuta Watanabe (front left) and Arisa Higashino (right) react after winning the Olympic bronze badminton mixed doubles match against Hong Kong’s Tang Chun-man and Tse Ying-suet on July 30, 2021, at Musashino Forest Sport Plaza. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

Britain’s Bethany Shriever (911) competes to win the BMX Women’s Cycling Final at the Tokyo Olympics on July 30, 2021 at Ariake Urban Sports Park. Colombian Mariana Pajon (100), who finished second, can be seen on the right. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

Emma Twigg (C) of New Zealand poses with her gold medal in the women’s sculls rowing at the Tokyo Olympics on July 30, 2021, at Sea Forest Waterway in Tokyo, alongside silver medalist Hanna Prakatsen (L) and bronze medalist Magdalena Lobnig. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

Hikaru Mori of Japan competes in the women’s trampoline gymnastics qualifying round of the Tokyo Olympics on July 30, 2021 at Ariake Gymnastics Center. (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

Australia’s Jessica Fox competes in the women’s canoe final of the Tokyo Olympics on July 29, 2021 at the Kasai Canoe Slalom Center. Fox won gold. (Kyodo) == Kyodo

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