Tokyo Olympics: Andy Murray withdraws from men's singles tournament ahead of first-round match
There is bad news for Murray but better news for British swimmer Adam Peaty, who is through to the final of the men's 100m breaststroke.
It comes as officials confirmed there had been 10 more confirmed new coronavirus infections, including two athletes, at Tokyo 2020, taking the total number of cases to 137 since 1 July.Meanwhile, American golfer Bryson DeChambeau tested positive for COVID-19 before his departure for the Games and will be replaced in the US men's golf team by Patrick Reed, USA Golf said.
DeChambeau said:"I am deeply disappointed not to be able to compete in the Olympics for Team USA.All you need to know about this year's Games"Representing my country means the world to me and it is was a tremendous honour to make this team. I wish Team USA the best of luck next week in Tokyo.
"I will now focus on getting healthy, and I look forward to returning to competition once I am cleared to do so."Also, the International Olympic Committee has confirmed there will be no relaxation on mask-wearing rules.Spokesman Mark Adams said:"It's not a 'nice to have', it's a 'must to have'." headtopics.com
He was responding to a question about several swimmers removing their masks during medal ceremonies. Read more: Sky News »
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The home secretary says the Southend West MP died doing the job he loved, as political leaders lay wreaths near where he was attacked.
Please follow me. I need to thank you Andy can’t win Hope is mum who is more famous than him on TV does not slap him. Coz hes finnished Would have lost anyway. Save himself for the doubles . good
Women dominate Team USA at Tokyo Olympics: America’s Olympics squad by the numbersOf the 613 athletes on this year’s US Olympic team, 329 are female – the most women any country has ever sent to the Olympics Seriously i am a fan of American products since 1998
Women dominate Team USA at Tokyo Olympics: America’s Olympics squad by the numbersOf the 613 athletes on this year’s US Olympic team, 329 are female – the most women any country has ever sent to the Olympics Is this supposed to be some sort of indicator of female supremacy? Every one of these women would lose to any male competitor in the same discipline.
Adam Peaty reacts to his first taste of 'weird' Tokyo Olympic GamesTeam GB's Adam Peaty comfortably won his heat in the men’s 100m breaststroke, but admits it doesn't feel like an Olympics. Tokyo2020
Tokyo Olympics: 5 niche sports to really get into this yearAnyone for slalom canoeing?
How to watch the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony in the UKThe Games will officially get underway at the National Stadium in Tokyo We are now in an age where the unexpected must be expected, but there are too many idiots who cannot even see the easily expected. It is not surprising that problems can't be solved. Thanks to this super spreader, Natural Selection is working big time.😣😵😖 Aye im sure it’ll be hard to find So they are not going to be cancelled after all? The 'force' is strong with the IOC it seems. Too much money to be lost / made, so what if a few more hundred or thousand people die, right? Two cheers for the iocmedia and their selfless olympic spirit everyone!!
Tokyo Olympics: Stopping athletes taking the knee 'unenforceable', British sprinter Dina Asher-Smith saysDina Asher-Smith says 'protesting and expressing yourself' are a 'fundamental human right' and that the IOC has 'no choice' about allowing it. The Olympic committee need to stamp out this kneeling to a marxist cult. If they allow it, then what other political gestures will be tolerated ? That's very true but the Olympics is not meant to be about politics and it's a disgrace if any of them do in my view Well it is they just disqualify you ?