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    Fans, supporters rally around Simone Biles after shock Olympic exit
     28 July 2021
    Simone Biles's withdrawal from last night's competition started as a struggle in the vault section of the gymnastics final, and grew into a huge international headline.
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    Owen Wright channels surfing legend Duke Kahanamoku to make Olympic history
    28 Jul: The dream Owen Wright had of an Olympic medal was the same as another famous Hawaiian 109 years ago — and that inspired him to overcome unimaginable odds, writes Tracey Holmes.... more
    Tokyo Olympics might be without crowds, but the atmosphere is still surprisingly awesome
    28 Jul: There are no crowds at the Tokyo Olympics, leaving cavernous venues appear cold and empty, and yet, the atmosphere is still surprisingly awesome, writes Tracey Holmes in Tokyo.... more
    Jess Fox claims Tokyo Olympics bronze medal in women's canoe slalom K1
    27 Jul: The Australian attracts four seconds worth of time penalties to collect her third Olympic medal in the event, with Germany's Ricarda Funk winning the gold in Tokyo.... more
    Who is Dean Boxall, the coach of Ariarne Titmus who gyrated to fame at the Tokyo Olympics?
    27 Jul: Ariarne Titmus's coach Dean Boxall has risen to internet stardom after his wild celebration went viral on Monday. A peak into his backstory reveals his spirited antics aren't at all out of character.... more
    US gymnast Simone Biles set to bust out Yurchenko double pike at the Tokyo Olympics
    27 Jul: One of the biggest names at the Tokyo Olympics might also have the smallest stature, but everyone is excited to see what mighty Simone Biles will do in the gymnastics.... more
    Why will Taiwan compete as Chinese Taipei at the Olympics in Tokyo?
    26 Jul: The last time Tokyo held the Olympics, Taiwan was able to compete under its own name and flag. But that's no longer the case. Here's why.... more
    A possible Olympic Games medal beckons for New Zealand rowers Hannah Osborne and Brooke Donoghue in the double sculls
    25 Jul: A possible Olympic Games medal beckons for New Zealand rowers Hannah Osborne and Brooke Donoghue in the double sculls... more
    Running through some other results from the Olympics today..
    25 Jul: Running through some other results from the Olympics today..... more
    Tokyo Olympics mark surfing's Games debut — here's what you need to know
    25 Jul: The sport's maiden appearance at the Olympics is set to attract attention — find out what the judges look for when they score the surfers, and who are the favourites to claim the medals.... more

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     25 Jul: A possible Olympic Games medal beckons for New Zealand rowers Hannah Osborne and Brooke Donoghue in the double sculls +++
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     19 Jul: A small speed bump, but a great night for Paul Coll at the PSA squash World Championships in Chicago +++

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