American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has dropped out of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after he tested positive for Covid-19, the USOPC confirms
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Hot and humid week ahead for Olympic athletesFrom CNN Weather’s Taylor Ward and Gene NormanKim Si Woo of South Korea walks past a fan spraying mist during golf competition in Kawagoe, Japan, on July 29. Toby Melville/ReutersTokyo is experiencing a hot and humid first week of the Olympics, but the high temperatures are not unusual for Japan's capital in mid-summer.
The average high temperature for late July in Tokyo is 31 degrees Celsius (88 degrees Fahrenheit). Over the past five days, highs have ranged from 29.8 to 34.4 degrees Celsius (86 to 94 F) — an average of roughly 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 F) above usual high temperatures.
Compounding the heat is the usual high humidity. Humidity values have ranged from 66% to 84%, making it feel much hotter, and limiting the body’s ability to cool down through sweat and evaporation.Though Tokyo is not officially in a heat wave, the hot weather is having an impact on Olympic athletes, particularly in the tennis. Organizers said Wednesday they are pushing back matches so they will begin later in the day. headtopics.com
It came after Spain’s Paula Badosa wasforced to retirefrom her women’s singles quarterfinal match and left the court in a wheelchairdue to heatstroke on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Russian Olympic Committee player Daniil Medvedev told the chair umpire that he could finish his men’s singles third-round match — but wanted to know whether the International Tennis Federation would take
.What athletes can expect in the next week:The forecast in Tokyo is for more of the same — temperatures will continue to be in the low 30s in degrees Celsius (86 to 92 F) over the next seven days, potentially reaching 33 to 34 degrees Celsius (92 to 93 F) over the weekend. There are not currently any heat advisories in effect for the Greater Tokyo region, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.Read more: CNN Breaking News »
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That's a rough night Imagine training for something your entire life and at the competition you test positive for a virus with a 99.8% recovery rate and are forced to withdraw Is the right now going to call him a quitter or is it just the women then will call quitters Such bullsh*t. I feel so bad for these athletes.
He didn’t drop out. He was forced out because of protocols. He’s also since tested negative while in isolation. Where’s Piers? So why aren’t athletes who drop out of the Olympics because they test positive for COVID being criticized? Shouldn’t they match on, tough it out? 😰🇺🇸 More like forced out. Did he drop out or was he removed ?
But he had the vaccine that was gonna prevent this...
Athletics-World champion vaulter Kendricks out of Games with COVIDAmerican double world champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks has been ruled out of the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, the United States Olympic Committee (USOPC) said on Thursday. Samsung leaks: Z Fold3’s S Pen case, Z Flip3 renders, and water resistance leaks Samsung's Galaxy A52 is getting the August 2021 Android security patch already thanks
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If he’s been vaccinated I feel bad for him if he hasn’t I don’t hen_ease your chance to step up for the usa! Seems like the covid bubbles are not working. When the story doesn’t mention whether he was vaccinated we can assume he wasn’t. Idiot. Trump I'm sure is calling these people losers. He should have been more careful
Damn you Covid! Damn you straight to hell. 😫
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I am ANNOYINGLY safe and paranoid about covid, but if he’s competing outdoors and wears an N-95 mask, why would he have to drop out Japan should have required all athletes be vaccinated before entering the country… Waiting to hear from Texas Attorney General. Such a lie! He didn’t drop out. They made him even though he’s not symptomatic.
Sad This guy would have competed with COVID and one leg but Simone drops out to have a “me day”. Well, crap... Just crap. Dan1973Persists Watch the Biles haters become apologists
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NPR Cookie Consent and ChoicesDuh. Why. It was so obvious that this was going to happen. WHY. Gee. I’m so surprised. Who’d a thunk 🧐😷
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