Preview: Brazil Under-23s vs. Egypt Under-23s

July 30, 2021

Brazil Under-23s face Egypt Under-23s in the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games on Saturday, with Brazil looking to reach the semi-finals for the fourth consecutive Olympics. Egypt, meanwhile, are looking to reach that stage of this competition for the first time since 1964 Olympics, which interestingly was also hosted in Tokyo Spearheaded by Richarlison, Brazil cruised to top spot of Group D by taking seven points from a possible nine….

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Result: Tokyo 2020: Tom Daley, Matty Lee win diving gold for Team GB

July 26, 2021

Tom Daley and Matty Lee have produced a stunning performance in Tokyo to seal an historic 10m synchro diving gold for Team GB. For 27-year-old Daley, the feat marks his first Olympic gold at his fourth Games, while Lee, 23, succeeds on his Olympic debut. The pair dethroned champions China by a margin of just over a point thanks to a stunning final dive – the forward 4-1/2 somersaults –…

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Preview: Australia Under-23s vs. Spain Under-23s

July 25, 2021

After shocking the South American champions in their opening game, Australia Under-23s took top spot in Group C at the Tokyo Olympics and now meet Spain Under-23s in Sapporo on Sunday. Claiming an historic win over Argentina – one of the favourites for gold – got the Olyroos’ return to the Games for the first time since 2008 off to a flying start, while the Spanish side toiled to a…

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Tokyo 2020: Seonaid McIntosh admits struggles after failing to qualify for air rifle final

July 24, 2021

Scottish shooter Seonaid McIntosh missed out on a place in the women’s 10 metre air rifle final at the Tokyo Olympics’ opening medal event. The 25-year-old Great Britain hopeful finished 12th of 50 starters, just 1.3 points off a top-eight spot that would have kept her medal chances alive. But she will return to the Asaka Shooting Range next weekend to contest her premier event – the 50 metre rifle…

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