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    Tokyo Olympics updates: Italian Lamont Jacobs wins men's 100m final, countryman Gianmarco Tamberi shares high jump gold with Qatar's Mutaz Barshim
     2 August 2021
    Shortly after Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi won the gold medal in high jump, his compatriot Lamont Jacobs becomes the first men's 100m champion not named Usain Bolt in 17 years.
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    Matt Wearn adds to Australia's Tokyo Olympics gold medal tally with sailing victory
    1 Aug: Wearn, who had already wrapped up the men's laser event in the penultimate round, makes his win official in the final race to give Australia a record fourth gold medal on day 9 in Tokyo.... more
    US gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of individual floor exercise final at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
    1 Aug: The US gymnast will not defend her Olympic gold medal in the floor exercise, with USA Gymnastics announcing she is withdrawing from the event final at Tokyo 2020.... more
    Emma McKeon has seven medals at Tokyo Olympics with gold in 50m freestyle and 4x100m medley relay
    1 Aug: Emma McKeon wins two more gold medals in Tokyo, taking her medal tally at this Games to seven — the equal most by any woman in any sport in Olympic history.... more
    Daniel Ricciardo struggles in Hungarian F1 qualifier, starting 11th for Grand Prix
    1 Aug: Ricciardo is out-qualified by his teammate Lando Norris for the eighth time in 11 races this season, with the young Briton qualifying sixth.... more
    Shark callers in PNG village fear destruction of their culture through seabed mining
    1 Aug: Shark callers head into the sea in wooden canoes to beckon sharks and kill them. But a new mining practice threatens their ancient traditions.... more
    Vaccination requirement likely at Australian workplaces at high risk of COVID-19 transmission, experts say
    1 Aug: The US will require federal employees to declare they have been vaccinated against COVID-19 or otherwise face restrictions. And some say high-risk workplaces in Australia might follow suit.... more
    Portland's roads melted during last month's heatwave. So what does this extreme weather event tell us about climate change?
    1 Aug: American cities that usually experience moderate summers broke records in June, literally melting through hottest days. Now scientists are trying to answer whether climate change is making these kinds of extremes more frequent.... more
    Tokyo Olympic athletes are testing positive for COVID-19. German cyclist Simon Geschke is one of them
    1 Aug: Simon was getting ready for the race of a lifetime when he found out he had somehow contracted COVID-19. This is what happens when an athlete's Olympic dream turns into a viral nightmare.... more
    Tokyo Olympics schedule for Sunday: Here's when to watch Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell and the Kookaburras
    1 Aug: It's Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell and the relay teams carrying Australian hopes on the final day of swimming, while the Kookaburras are looking to win through to the semi-finals by beating the Dutch. Here are the Olympic events to watch out for on day 9.... more

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