#Olympics

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2020 Tokyo Olympics is in an interesting phase. (Photo credit: Instagram/tokyo2020)

  • Team USA briefly went to the top of the medals on Day 4 but was dethroned by hosts Japan
  • In Swimming, Katie Ledeckey will be competing in the women’s 200m freestyle semifinal
  • Simone Biles and team will be eyeing a gold medal in women’s artistic team final

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Winners at the Tokyo Olympics can remove masks for 30 seconds on the podium AP/PTI Photo(AP07_25_2021_000052B)

  • Organisers allow the winners 30 seconds to remain mask-free for photographs
  • They have urged the participants to not abuse the relaxation in the rules
  • Masks will be removed only when the signal is given

.Tokyo, Japan
.Tokyo, Japan
Athletes have been given cardboard beds at the Tokyo Olympic Village (Photo credit: Twitter/@Paulchelimo)

  • Organisers of the Tokyo Olympics have provided cardboard beds to athletes
  • The beds are meant to discourage intimacy among athletes during the pandemic
  • The Olympic organisers have maintained that the beds are sturdy

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German gymnasts in Unitards at the Tokyo Olympics. (Photo Credits: Instagram/SarahVoss)

  • German female gymnasts wore unitards at the Tokyo Olympics
  • The move was made to promote freedom of choice
  • They wore similar bodysuits at the European Championships earlier this year

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Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu won a silver in weightlifting at Tokyo Olympics. (Photo credit: twitter/ Arvind Kejriwal)

  • Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu clinched a silver medal in the 49kg category
  • The 26-year-old arrived at Delgi airport on Monday evening
  • Earlier in the day, she posted a photo with her coach from Tokyo airport 

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Novak Djokovic plays during the first round of the tennis competition at the 2020 Summer Olympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Novak Djokovic made light work on Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in men's singles third round
  • With 14 aces, Djokovic beat Struff 6-4, 6-3
  • Djokovic is an Olympic bronze medallist in 2008

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Ashish Kumar was making his Olympic debut in Tokyo 2020. (Photo Credit: Twitter/WeAreTeamIndia)

  • Ashish made an underwhelming start to his bout, which he lost 0-5
  • He was comprehensively beaten in the first round
  • He went all out in the final 3 minutes and managed to trouble Touheta

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Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after winning silver medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Mirabai Chanu took home a historic silver medal in weightlifting
  • Chinese weightlifter Zhihui Hou won the gold medal
  • Zhihui Hou lifted a total of 210 kg and created a new Olympic Record

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Momiji Nishiya wins the women's street skateboarding finals at the 2020 Summer Olympics. (Photo credit: AP/PTI)

  • Japanese skateboarder Nishiya Momiji wins the first women’s skateboarding gold
  • She has become one of the youngest-ever Olympic gold medallist
  • Rayssa Leal, 13, from Brazil, wins silver