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China's Yang Qian wins first gold of Tokyo Olympic games

China's Yang Qian won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after prevailing in a battle of nerves with Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the women's 10-metre rifle final. Galashina barely made it to the final, grabbing the last of the eight qualifying slots, but was in pole...
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China’s Yang takes first gold at uneasy Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Hardly half a day passed before politics, the pandemic and blistering heat impacted events across the Tokyo Olympics. China’s Yang Qian, at least, stayed right on target. Yang overtook Anastasiia Galashina of Russia to win the first gold medal of the Tokyo Games in the women’s 10-meter...
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The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

US fails to win medal on first day of Summer Olympics for the first time in nearly 50 years. Team USA ended day one of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics without a medal in the Summer Games for the first time since 1972. The Americans competed in five of the seven...
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Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony

Algerian Olympian withdraws from Games due to potential matchup with Israeli competitor. An Algerian judo athlete, Fethi Nourine, says he chose to withdraw from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics rather than face an Israeli competitor. Nourine told Echourouk TV, “I decided to withdraw out of conviction, because this is the very...
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The First Two Gold Medals Of The Tokyo Olympics Go To China

Chinese athletes Yang Qian and Hou Zhihui claimed the first two gold medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games with record breaking performances, signaling a strong start to China’s Olympic campaign as it looks to challenge the U.S. Olympic team for the top spot on the event’s medal table. Key Facts.
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Shooting-China's Yang wins battle of nerves to claim Tokyo's first gold

TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) - China's Yang Qian claimed the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after prevailing in a battle of nerves with Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the women's 10-metre rifle competition. Galashina barely made it to the final, grabbing the last of the eight qualifying...
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The latest on the Tokyo Olympics

The first day of the 2020 Olympics begins with gold for China and more Covid-19 cases. It's Saturday, July 24 -- the official first day of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Here's what you need to know. New Covid-19 cases announced: The global pandemic postponed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics by...
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China sending more than 400 athletes to Tokyo Olympics

BEIJING (AP) — China will send 431 athletes to the Tokyo Games as part of a 777-member delegation, its largest at an Olympics outside China, the official Xinhua News Agency said Wednesday. The team includes 298 female athletes, more than twice the 133 male competitors. They range in age from...
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China's Hou wins 49-kg weightlifting gold at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, July 24 (Reuters) - China's Zhihui Hou won the gold medal in the women's 49-kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics, lifting a total of 210 kg, with a comfortable win over Indian and Indonesian medalists. India's Chanu Mirabai claimed the silver medal with 202 kg in total, and Indonesia's...
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U.S. men’s basketball faces France as Simone Biles & Co. open qualifying

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Biggest-ever team for overseas Olympics to represent China at Tokyo 2020

The Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) has confirmed it will send a record delegation of 777 to the Olympics here, their largest team at an overseas Games. The delegation includes 431 athletes, comprising of 298 women and 133 men. The figure is a rise from previous Games as 396 Chinese athletes...
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: India's top medal contenders

India is sending its largest ever contingent to the Tokyo Olympics in the hope of bettering its medals haul over previous Games. With 120 athletes competing across 85 events, the country hopes to win medals for shooting, wrestling, boxing, archery and badminton. India returned with a meagre two medals from...
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