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Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Boxing - Men's Lightweight - Last 32 - Kokugikan Arena - Tokyo, Japan - July 25, 2021. Elnur Abduraimov of Uzbekistan in action against Baatarsukh Chinzorig of Mongolia  - Sputnik International

Tokyo 2020 Live Updates: Day 2 of Summer Olympics

Athletes from 205 countries and the Refugee Olympic Team took part in the opening ceremony on 24 July. Initially, the Tokyo Olympics were supposed to take place last summer, but because of the pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) decided to postpone the games for a year.
Day 2 of the 2020 Summer Olympics marked yet another ground-breaking point in the history of the games, as Japanese athlete Yuto Horigome won a gold medal in the first-ever skateboarding competition in Tokyo on 25 July. 
Earlier in the day, the Australian women's 4x100m freestyle relay team won gold medals, having set a new world record. Russia's Vitalina Batsarashkina also joined the list of the Olympic victors, as she won gold in the women's 10-metre pistol event. 
The People's Republic of China is currently ranked first in the Olympic Medal Count (4 gold, 2 bronze). It is followed by Japan (3 gold, 1 silver). The US is ranked third (1 gold. 2 silver, 4 bronze).
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16:22 GMT 25.07.2021
Netizens Call Indian Team's Game vs Australia 'Pathetic'
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Hockey - Men's Pool A - India v Australia - Oi Hockey Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 25, 2021. Rupinder Pal Singh of India in action with Daniel Beale of Australia. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo - Sputnik International, 1920
Tokyo 2020: Twitter Slams Indian Men’s Hockey Team After Humiliating Defeat Against Australia
13:13 GMT 25.07.2021
Russia's Tatiana Minina Wins Silver in Taekwondo Event
12:57 GMT 25.07.2021
Russian Fencers Win Silver and Bronze in Individual Women's Foil Fencing Competition

Inna Deriglazova and Larisa Korobeynikova of the Russian Olympic Committee have won silver and bronze medals respectively in individual women's foil fencing competition. 

Lee Kiefer of the United States won gold.  

12:27 GMT 25.07.2021
Eight-Times Olympic Contestant Gymnast Chusovitina Announces Career Ending

Uzbek gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, who won a golden medal at the Barcelona 1992 Olympic Games, announced on Sunday that she would end her career after the Tokyo Olympics.

The 46-year-old legend, the only gymnast to compete in eight straight Summer Olympic Games that took place since 1992, did not make it into the artistic gymnastics' final in Tokyo earlier in the day.

"That is all for sure. I will not return to this. I am already 46 years old! I have so many things to do, it is time to catch up," Chusovitina told reporters after the competition.

Throughout her career Chusovitina has competed for the Soviet Union, Uzbekistan, and Germany.

11:59 GMT 25.07.2021
US Gymnast Biles Not Qualified for Finals
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Four-Time Olympics Champion Simone Biles Fails to Qualify For Uneven Bars Finals
09:38 GMT 25.07.2021
Yuto Horigome of Japan Claims 1st Ever Olympic Gold Medal in Skateboarding

Japanese Yuto Horigome won gold in the first-ever skateboarding competition — the men's street — at the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Sunday.

Horigome got 37.18 points in the final, leaving behind Brazilian Kelvin Hoefler, who won silver, and Jagger Eaton of the United States, who got the bronze medal.

The Tokyo Olympics marked the first time skateboarding was included in the sporting event's program.

09:36 GMT 25.07.2021
Share of Positive COVID-19 Test Results at Tokyo Olympics Currently at 0.02%, IOC Says

The share of positive coronavirus test results at the Tokyo Olympics currently stands at 0.02 percent, spokesman of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Mark Adams said.

On July 1-23 a total of 170,000 tests were taken, 37 of them turned out positive, which is 0.02 percent, Adams told reports on Sunday, emphasizing that there are strict coronavirus restrictions at the Games.

Dutch rowing coach Josy Verdonkschot reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus on Sunday. The coach's positive test result came after Dutch rower Finn Florijn, who had been vaccinated, tested positive on Friday, after his Olympic debut in the men's single sculls race.

The Summer Olympics in Tokyo were initially scheduled for 2020 but were postponed in the spring of last year amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Games opened on Friday and will be held until August 8.

One day after the start of the Games, at least a dozen foreign athletes in Japan have tested positive for COVID-19.

08:58 GMT 25.07.2021
China's Li Fabin Wins Gold Medal in Men's 61kg Olympic Weightlifting Event
08:29 GMT 25.07.2021
Spanish Golfer Jon Rahm Tests Positive for COVID-19, Will Miss Olympic Competition
08:28 GMT 25.07.2021
Austria's Anna Kiesenhofer Wins Gold Medal in Women's Olympic Cycling Road Race
07:36 GMT 25.07.2021
Man Arrested in Japan for Scattering Anti-Olympic Flyers From Subway Train, Reports Suggest
A woman poses in front of the National Stadium, the main stadium of Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan July 23, 2021. - Sputnik International, 1920
Man Arrested in Japan for Scattering Anti-Olympic Flyers From Subway Train, Reports Suggest
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