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Tokyo Olympics LIVE: Day 9

Welcome to Wide World of Sports’ daily live coverage of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Here’s all the latest Olympics news updates and headlines for Day 9.


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By Melanie Dinjaski02:56

The USA claimed gold in the men’s 4x100m medley relay and Caeleb Dressel made Olympics history to bring the swimming events at the Tokyo Games to a thrilling finish.

The USA has never lost the 4x100m Read more

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Dominant gold secured for Aussie sailor

It was only a formality, but Matt Wearn has his gold medal in the men’s single laser sailing event, and Australia has its fourth of the day.

It’s the most ever by the nation on a single day of Read more

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Kookaburras’ sweet revenge in perfect shootout

The Kookaburras’ quest for gold is one step closer after advancing to the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics, winning a tense quarter-final that they twice threatened to throw away after blowing leads.

Gold medal favourites, the Australians led 1-0 Read more

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Campbell thought she’d got Aussies disqualified

There was a moment when Cate Campbell touched the wall first to deliver Australia a record-breaking ninth Olympic gold medal in the pool that she thought she’d got the team disqualified.

In an all-or-nothing move, Campbell cut it extremely Read more

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Olympics LIVE: Gold for Aussie sailor confirmed

By Tim Elbra02:25

Australia won gold and set an Olympic record in the women’s 4x100m medley relay final on Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics, capping a record-breaking Games for Emma McKeon.

The Aussie team – Kaylee McKeown, Chelsea Hodges, Read more

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Unrelenting Croker eclipses rugby league legend

Raiders co-captain Jarrod Croker has slotted a sideline conversion to move into outright third on the all-time points leaderboard, pushing ahead of Cowboys legend Johnathan Thurston in Canberra’s 34-24 loss to Newcastle.

Croker headed into the Raiders’ clash with Read more

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The moment Aussie star ‘shocked’ sprint champ

Australia is still buzzing after sprint star Rohan Browning stunned Jamaica’s Yohan Blake in the 100m sprint heats.

Matched up against the two-time Olympic gold medallist in the seventh heat, Browning notched a personal-best time of 10.01 ahead of Read more

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Jaw-dropping run secures Aussie BMX gold

Australia’s Sunday gold rush continued after the pool session, with Logan Martin winning the men’s BMX freestyle after a stunning first run.

He qualified as the top seed for the final, and sent a big message to the rest Read more

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What Ledecky really thinks of Ariarne Titmus

After a week of epic battles in the pool, it’s nothing but mutual respect for Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky.

Titmus won the women’s 200m and 400m freestyle events, the latter of the two causing seismic waves in the Read more

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