World, July 31 Tokyo 2020 Olympics News And Results

World, July 31 Tokyo 2020 Olympics News And Results

July 31 Tokyo 2020 Olympics news and results

Team USA wins the final swimming race of Tokyo 2020, setting a world record and giving Caeleb Dressel his fifth gold medal of these Olympics

8/1/2021 6:06:00 AM

Team USA wins the final swimming race of Tokyo 2020, setting a world record and giving Caeleb Dressel his fifth gold medal of these Olympics

The Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics are underway after the Games were delayed for almost a year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Follow here for the latest news on the Summer Olympics.

Japanese fans flock to the Olympic Rings in Tokyo despite Covid state of emergencyFrom CNN's Emiko Jozuka in TokyoPeople take photos with the Olympic rings near the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday. (Kyodo News/Getty Images)People swarmed Olympic monuments in Tokyo to snap selfies on Saturday, despite the surging number of Covid-19 cases in the Japanese capital.

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Tokyo remains under a state of emergency due to the pandemic, and the metropolitan government reported on Saturday that they had identified a new single-day record of more than 4,000 cases.But that spike in infections has not dampened the mood for many Olympic fans around the new National Stadium, especially among eager fans lining up by the Olympic Rings monument to take pictures.

“I’ve been watching the Olympic competitions on TV from home because the events in Tokyo can’t have spectators. But I wanted to get a feel for the Olympic spirit, so came here (to the Olympic Rings),” one Tokyo resident told CNN. “My friends were also posting photos on Instagram of themselves by the Olympic rings, so I wanted to take some too.” headtopics.com

Fans pose for photos near the National Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday. (Emiko Jozuka/CNN)Going into the Games, polls showed the Japanese public largely opposed holding the Olympics in the middle of the pandemic. But some Tokyo residents told CNN Japan’s recent gold rush at the Games had shifted their opinions around the Olympics.

“At first, I wondered how Japan would pull off the Olympics, but once they started, Japan started winning lots of gold medals,” another resident said. “It made me feel like Japan was going head-to-head with other nations and doing well. It made me want to cheer on my country.”

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Novak Djokovic's search for 'Golden Slam' comes to an end at Tokyo 2020Tennis superstar Novak Djokovic is out of the Olympics, losing the men's singles semifinal and missing out on his shot at the 'Golden Slam' Nice. The Serb will now face Pablo Carreno Busta in the Bronze medal match . Zverev defeats Djokovic 1-6 , 6-3 ,6-1 to reach the final.