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Canceled party: Scrubbed match silences Olympic beach venue

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TOKYO - The Olympic beach volleyball tournament got off to the quintessential coronavirus-era start.
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WATCH: Team USA Aims for Third Straight Victory in Tokyo vs. Mexico

WATCH: Team USA Aims for Third Straight Victory in Tokyo vs. Mexico

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While the Opening Ceremony for the Tokyo Olympics took place Friday, the U.S Olympic Softball team is already on a roll. After defeating Italy, 2-0, in their first contest, Team USA shut out Canada on Thursday thanks to a complete game, one-hit performance from veteran pitcher Monica Abbott.
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Archery Mixed Team Event Making Olympic Debut in Tokyo

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Archery at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will begin with the mixed team events beginning early Saturday at 1:15 a.m. ET.
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Swiatek, daughter of an Olympian, wins Tokyo tennis opener

Swiatek, daughter of an Olympian, wins Tokyo tennis opener

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TOKYO - Having grown up listening to stories from her father about competing at the 1988 Olympics in rowing, then having won a bronze medal herself in doubles at the Summer Youth Olympics, Iga Swiatek had been thinking about...
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Jourdan Delacruz Will Contend in Women's Weightlifting 49 kg

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The first medals at the Tokyo Olympics in weightlifting will be awarded early Saturday morning in the womens 49 kg/108 lb class and an American could challenge for the gold.
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Chinese shooter Qian Yang narrowly beats Russia's Anastasiia Galashina & sets Olympic RECORD in battle for first Tokyo gold medal

Chinese shooter Qian Yang narrowly beats Russia's Anastasiia Galashina & sets Olympic RECORD in battle for first Tokyo gold medal

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China's Yang Qian has won the women's 10-meter air rifle competition just ahead of Russian shooter Anastasiia Galashina, bagging the first gold medal up for grabs in Tokyo, while the bronze went to Switzerland's Nina Christen.
The Chinese shooter set a new Olympic record of 251.8 points, with a small lead over the Russian, who scored 251.1. Galashina's last shot was also her worst, at a strikingly low 8.9, which allowed Yang to seal her victory with a mediocre but sufficient enough 9.8.
The first gold medal of Tokyo2020 is also an Olympic record! Congratulations Yang Qian! Shooting | ISSF...
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Qian Yang of China wins first gold medal of Tokyo Olympics in women's 10-meter air rifle

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TOKYO - Qian Yang of China wins first gold medal of Tokyo Olympics in women's 10-meter air rifle.
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China's Yang wins 1st gold of Tokyo Olympics in air rifle

China's Yang wins 1st gold of Tokyo Olympics in air rifle

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TOKYO - Qian Yang of China won the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday in women's 10-meter air rifle.
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At Tokyo Olympics, a debt to 'Back to the Future' and 'E.T.'

At Tokyo Olympics, a debt to 'Back to the Future' and 'E.T.'

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TOKYO - Although the name Marty McFly won't be on the start list for the first Olympic skateboarding competition, the “Back to the Future” character who inspired the immortal lines “What's that thing he's on? It's a board, with...
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Watch Live: First Medals of Tokyo Olympics to Be Awarded in Shooting Event

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At long last, the first medals of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are set to be awarded in the womens 10 meter air rifle finals.
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Watch Live: Novak Djokovic Headlines First Tokyo Olympic Tennis Matches

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The massive field of tennis players at the Tokyo Olympic will get their first taste of action when matches begin at 10 p.m. ET on Friday.
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US softball team battles against Australia

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GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

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GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

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GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

GALLERY: 1st Olympic medals awarded for skateboarding's debut at Tokyo Games

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