Breaking news as Andy Murray and Naomi Osaka learn about tennis toss – .

Breaking news as Andy Murray and Naomi Osaka learn about tennis toss – .

Watch live the press conference of the President of the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics continue today with softball and shooting on the agenda, as Germany meets Brazil in Yokohama to headline a busy day of men’s football. However, the build-up continues to be overshadowed by news of emerging cases of Covid among athletes and officials at the Games ahead of Friday’s opening ceremony.

Coronavirus infections in Tokyo peaked in six months on Wednesday, with the host city registering 1,832 new cases just two days before the official opening of the Games. A number of athletes have reported positive cases forcing them to self-isolate and potentially ending their competitive hopes, while Team GB’s very promising skeet shooter Amber Hill has tested positive shortly after. time before her flight and the “devastated” 23-year-old was forced to stay at home.

The action started yesterday when Great Britain opened the women’s football competition with a comfortable 2-0 victory over Chile in Sapporo. A brace from forward Ellen White ensured the victory and there were plenty of positives for head coach Hege Riise as the GB team opened their tournament with three points. The first big shock of the Games came soon after when reigning world champions USA were beaten 3-0 by Sweden in Tokyo as their 44-game unbeaten streak came to an end.

Follow all the latest news and updates below.


Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Murray draws against Auger-Aliassime

A tough draw for Andy Murray, who will face the talented 20-year-old Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime in the first round. Meanwhile, Japan’s greatest tennis player Naomi Osaka will meet China’s Zheng Saisai, ranked No. 49 in the world. Some selected ties:
Novak Djokovic (1) against Hugo Dellien
Andy Murray against Félix Auger-Aliassime (9)
Daniil Medvedev (2) vs. Alexander Bublik
Ashleigh Barty (1) against Sara Sorribes Tormo
Naomi Osaka (2) vs. Zheng Saisai
Laurent OstlerJuly 22, 2021 3:38 AM

Japanese Ambassador to Australia congratulates Brisbane on selection

Yamagami Shingo took to Twitter to welcome his host nation to Brisbane, selected for the 2032 Games.
Graeme MassieJuly 22, 2021 3:15 AM

Olympic officials ordered 160,000 condoms for Tokyo Games

Olympic organizers have ordered 160,000 condoms for the Tokyo Games But athletes have been warned not to use them and to stay away due to Covid-19 restrictions, according to National Public Radio.
Graeme MassieJuly 22, 2021 2:30 AM

The United States softball team takes the lead against Canada.

They lead their match against their neighbors 1-0.
Graeme MassieJuly 22, 2021 2:14 AM

Coming to the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday

    Coming today

    • The men’s soccer tournament kicks off with Brazil taking on Germany in a repeat of the 2016 Olympic final at 12:30 p.m. BST.
    • Japan, France, Spain and Argentina will also be launched. Here are eight stars to watch for when the men’s tournament starts.
    • The softball tournament continues with Japan versus Mexico, the United States versus Canada and Australia versus Italy.
Laurent OstlerJuly 22, 2021, 1:53 AM


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