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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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    The top of the table Melbourne Storm have trounced Penrith 37-10 in their NRL match in Brisbane
    1 Aug: The top of the table Melbourne Storm have trounced Penrith 37-10 in their NRL match in Brisbane... more
    Utter disappointment from the Southern Steel, after being beaten by the Tactix 54 - 49 in the ANZ Premiership netball elimination final in Invercargill
    1 Aug: Utter disappointment from the Southern Steel, after being beaten by the Tactix 54 - 49 in the ANZ Premiership netball elimination final in Invercargill... more
    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
    The Storm lead the Panthers 18-nil at half-time in their top of the table NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium
    1 Aug: The Storm lead the Panthers 18-nil at half-time in their top of the table NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium... 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
    A case of what might have been for Ryan Fox at the Olympics
    1 Aug: A case of what might have been for Ryan Fox at the Olympics... more
    Valerie Adams has become New Zealand's most successful female Olympian
    1 Aug: Valerie Adams has become New Zealand's most successful female Olympian... more
    Ryan Fox has saved his best for last in the Olympic men's golf tournament
    1 Aug: Ryan Fox has saved his best for last in the Olympic men's golf tournament... more

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     Today's News

    Golf:
    Tokyo Olympics updates: Italian Lamont Jacobs wins men's 100m final, countryman Gianmarco Tamberi shares high jump gold with Qatar's Mutaz Barshim 4:36

    Rugby League:
    The top of the table Melbourne Storm have trounced Penrith 37-10 in their NRL match in Brisbane 23:06

    Netball:
    Utter disappointment from the Southern Steel, after being beaten by the Tactix 54 - 49 in the ANZ Premiership netball elimination final in Invercargill 21:56

    Law and Order:
    Police are investigating after a staff member at Mt Eden prison was busted attempting to smuggle in contraband 21:56

    Swimming:
    Matt Wearn adds to Australia's Tokyo Olympics gold medal tally with sailing victory 21:06

    Rugby League:
    The Storm lead the Panthers 18-nil at half-time in their top of the table NRL clash at Suncorp Stadium 19:06

    Business:
    The latest Newshub-Reid Research poll shows Labour can no longer govern alone, plunging 9.7 per cent to 43 per cent 18:56

    General:
    US gymnast Simone Biles pulls out of individual floor exercise final at Tokyo 2020 Olympics 18:36

    Health & Safety:
    The paediatric society is highlighting the benefits of breast milk as World Breast Feeding week began today 18:26

    Christchurch:
    State Highway Eight's now open following a two-vehicle collision near Canterbury's Twizel 18:26

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