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Tokyo storm blows surf finals to Tuesday

Surfing's first Olympic finals are to brought forward 24 hours to Tuesday because of the tropical storm set to hit Tokyo. The predicted high winds are expected to deliver better waves, persuading Games officials to adjust the surfing schedule. But rain and wind delayed the start of the women's triathlon...
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Australia's Olympic surfing guns prepare to fight for a gold medal 24 hours earlier than planned after a tropical storm brought huge swell to Tokyo's shore

Surfing's first Olympic finals are to brought forward 24 hours to Tuesday because of the tropical storm set to hit Tokyo. The predicted high winds are expected to deliver better waves, persuading Games officials to adjust the surfing schedule. But rain and wind delayed the start of the women's triathlon...
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Huge change to Olympic schedule for first ever surfing finals with Tokyo set to be hit by a wild tropical storm - but the windy conditions may help Aussies clinch gold

Surfing's first Olympic finals are to brought forward 24 hours to Tuesday because of the tropical storm set to hit Tokyo. The predicted high winds are expected to deliver better waves, persuading Games officials to adjust the surfing schedule. Australian pair Sally Fitzgibbons and Owen Wright revelled in the windier...
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Podium Guide: Adaptive Athletes Get Their Time to Shine at the Games

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BBC enrages viewers after MAJOR gaffe in Tokyo Olympics coverage – 'Thanks for spoiling!'

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When do Simone Biles, USA Gymnastics Teams Compete at 2020 Tokyo Olympics?

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