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    Olympics highlights: Teenage skateboarders warm hearts worldwide, Australian sailing duo take gold
     5 August 2021
    Catch up on all the best (and most wholesome) highlights from the Tokyo Olympics today.
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    Japanese skaters dominate, Sky Brown takes bronze and Aussies Poppy Olsen fifth in Olympic park final
    4 Aug: Young skaters from Japan have soared to victory in the women's park competition, with hometown heroes Sakura Yosozumi and Kokona Hiraki clinching gold and silver.... more
    South Korean badminton association to make formal complaint against Chinese Olympian for swearing
    4 Aug: South Korea's badminton association is lodging a formal complaint after a Chinese player appears to repeatedly and loudly swear in Mandarin during a match at the Tokyo Games.... more
    Could Lisa Carrington do it again?
    4 Aug: Could Lisa Carrington do it again?... more
    IOC launches investigation into treatment of Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
    3 Aug: The International Olympic Committee has launched a formal investigation into allegations Belarus attempted to force Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who has sought refuge at the Polish embassy, to return home from the Tokyo Games.... more
    Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard out of competition after being unsuccessful on all lift attempts
    3 Aug: New Zealand's transgender weightlifter is knocked out of her competition without completing a lift in Tokyo.... more
    Lisa Carrington has qualified impressively for two semi finals on the opening day of her Canoe Sprint campaign at the Tokyo Olympics
    2 Aug: Lisa Carrington has qualified impressively for two semi finals on the opening day of her Canoe Sprint campaign at the Tokyo Olympics... more
    Canoe Racing New Zealand boss Tom Ashley is backing Lisa Carrington to cope with the unprecedented demands of her Tokyo campaign over the next few days
    2 Aug: Canoe Racing New Zealand boss Tom Ashley is backing Lisa Carrington to cope with the unprecedented demands of her Tokyo campaign over the next few days... 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
    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

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     27 Jul: Who is Dean Boxall, the coach of Ariarne Titmus who gyrated to fame at the Tokyo Olympics? ++++++++
     23 Jul: The Olympics opening ceremony starts tonight, but here's a side of Tokyo you won't see +++++
     18 Jul: Tokyo Olympics: The greatest show on earth set to begin as the threat of the Delta variant looms +++++
     22 Jul: Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony director Kentaro Kobayashi fired for past comments on the Holocaust +++++
     25 Jul: A possible Olympic Games medal beckons for New Zealand rowers Hannah Osborne and Brooke Donoghue in the double sculls ++++
     26 Jul: Why will Taiwan compete as Chinese Taipei at the Olympics in Tokyo? ++++
     09 Jul: Olympic Torch relay reaches Tokyo but amid COVID-19 restrictions lacks usual fanfare ++++

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      5 Aug: Support among police for carrying arms at highest level in decade, survey shows (RadioNZ)
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