Tokyo Olympics

Latest from the Olympics: USA Gymnastics off to Slow Start and Golfers Impacted by COVID

The Olympic Games in Tokyo are buzzing with action. It’s a challenge to cover every detail, but here’s a brief roundup of what unfolded in the past day or so. Starting with the pool, team USA clinched 5 medals. Notably, Chase Kalisz secured gold in the 400-meter individual medley. The USA Gymnastics squad had a sluggish beginning, trailing behind Russia after three routines, leaving them lagging in their hunt for another gold medal.


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Japan’s tennis sensation Naomi Osaka triumphed on home turf after a break due to mental health concerns. The US women’s soccer team crushed New Zealand 6-1, bouncing back from a 3-0 loss to Sweden in their first match. In golf updates, both Bryson DeChambeau (USA) and Jon Rahm (Spain) tested positive for Covid-19 and are now out of the tournament. Patrick Reed will replace DeChambeau, while Spain opted not to substitute Rahm, who tested positive for the second time in two months.


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