Austria’s Anna Kiesenhofer produces an incredible surprise in the women’s road race to win gold – .

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Austria’s Anna Kiesenhofer produces an incredible surprise in the women’s road race to win gold – .


Team United States Simone Biles participates in the ground exercise during qualifying on July 25. (Jamie Squire / Getty Images)

Day two of the Tokyo Olympics and the action and headlines are coming fast.

A total of 18 gold medals will be won on Sunday – you can see the full schedule here.

Japanese world champion Yuto Horigome was crowned first Olympic skateboarding gold medalist – and it was sad that no Japanese fan was around to witness it.

There were also dramas in the pool. Chase Kalisz wins the first US swimming gold in the men’s 400m medley, while Tunisia Kalisz Hafnaoui achieves a major upheaval by winning the 400m freestyle.

Meanwhile, Japan Yui Ohashi won gold in the women’s 400m individual medley and Australia broke the women’s free relay world record.

A fascinating story has emerged in taekwondo, where an Iranian refugee Kimia Alizadeh qualified for the quarter-finals in the women’s -57kg category after beating the double Olympic champion of the GB team Jade Jones.

Some big names crash into the tennis, including Andy Murray, who was forced to retire from the men’s singles due to a thigh strain but is expected to remain in doubles, while the world No.1 Ashleigh Barty was eliminated from women’s singles.

Simone Bilès, widely regarded as the greatest gymnast of all time, kicks off her Olympic campaign on Sunday in gymnastic qualification.

Just before the start of Tokyo 2020, the five-time Olympic artistic gymnastics medalist became the first Olympic athlete to have a custom Twitter icon – the hashtags #SimoneBiles or #Simone spawns a goat in a leotard performing a split jump with a medal of gold around his neck appears.

Far from the action, 10 new cases of Covid-19 have been reported, including a american athlete.

the Dutch rowing team appears to have an outbreak after a trainer tested positive for a rower on Friday.

Meanwhile, the American golf star Bryson De Chambeau tested positive before leaving the United States and released.

The IOC has declared that the masks on the Olympic podium are a “must have”.

And keep an eye on the weather at the Olympics.

The suffocating conditions continue to have an impact on events, with tennis players had extra recovery time between matches and sets due to the extreme heat.

Tropical Storm Nepartak Tokyo is also approaching, meaning the rowing events have already been moved from Tuesday to Wednesday and Thursday.

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