American Sunisa Lee won the women’s all-around gymnastics gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
Rebeca Andrade of Brazil won silver and the bronze went to Russian Angelina Melnikova.
Table Tennis-China’s Chen wins women’s singles gold
China’s Chen Meng defeated her compatriot Sun Yingsha 4-2 to win women’s singles table tennis gold on Thursday.
The bronze medal went to Japan’s Mima Ito.
Fencing-ROC wins gold in women’s team foil
The Russian Olympic Committee won gold in the women’s team foil fencing competition in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Thursday.
France took silver, and Italy claimed bronze.
Water polo-Italy and Greece seal quarter-final berths
World champions Italy became the first team to book a berth in the quarter-finals of the men’s water polo competition at the Olympics after coming from behind to beat the United States 12-11 at Tatsumi Water Polo Centre on Thursday.
Greece also secured their passage to the knockout rounds with two games to spare, after a tight 10-9 win over hosts Japan. The top four in each of two six-team groups advance to the knockout stages.
Judo-Japan’s Hamada and Wolf win golds to match record haul
Japan’s Aaron Wolf and Shori Hamada grabbed gold medals in their respective judo finals on Thursday, taking the host nation’s tally to eight golds from the sport at the Tokyo Games andmatching their record haul from Athens 2004.
Wolf, 25 and world champion in 2017, threw South Korean Cho Gu-ham to secure a dramatic ippon victory that ended more than five minutes of gruelling Golden Score sudden-death overtime in the men’s -100kg final.
It was the first time in 21 years that a Japanese judoka had dominated the -100 kg category at the Olympics.
Swiss Bencic goes for gold
Belinda Bencic could become the first woman to clinch a singles tennis gold for Switzerland after she booked a place in the Olympic final with a hard-won 7-6(2) 4-6 6-3 victory over Kazakhstan’s Elena Rybakina on Thursday.
Standing in front of her in Saturday’s title match will be Czech Marketa Vondrousova, who sent out Ukrainian Elina Svitolina 6-3 6-1 in an one-sided contest.
Djokovic cruises into semis
Top-ranked Djokovic was at his dominant best in his 6-2 6-0 win over Nishikori as he stayed on course to become the first player to win all four Grand Slams and Olympic gold in the same year since Steffi Graf in 1988.
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