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Japan Sees Two Straight Days of Record Coronavirus Cases as Olympics Continue

New cases of COVID-19 are spiking around the country as the Olympics approach week 2, but especially in the primary Olympic host city of Tokyo.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 7 Finals Preview

Caeleb Dressel could swim three times tonight, chasing a 100 fly world record, a historic 50 free barrier, and the first-ever mixed medley relay Olympic gold.

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Tokyo 2020 Day 7 Prelims All-Star: Toussaint Under 59 During Backstroke Leadoff

In her 5th 100 backstroke of the meet, Kira Toussaint cleared 59 seconds and produced the quickest backstroke split in the field.

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Tokyo 2020, Oceania Day 6: Emma McKeon On Track For Record-Setting Medal Haul

Emma McKeon is 4-for-4 in terms of podium finishes thus far at Tokyo 2020 and could collect up to 3 more before the Games end.

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Poland Sets National Record in Men’s 4×100 Medley Relay on Day 7 of Tokyo 2020

The Polish men broke the national record during the prelims heats of the 4×100 medley relay on Day 7 Prelims of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Day 7 Prelims Live Recap

Caeleb Dressel will lead the men’s 50 free, aiming to become the first man to go under 21 seconds in the 50 free since the bodysuit ban of 2010.

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Double Olympic Champ Tom Dean Breaks Down 200 Free, 4×200 Free Relay

Dean breaks down both of his golden races, describing how he adjusted to the Olympic environment and embraced the pressure of an Olympic final

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Duncan Scott Ties 1908 Athlete As Most Decorated British Olympic Swimmer

Sealing up silver in the men’s 200m IM final here in Tokyo, Duncan Scott tied 1908 Olympian Henry Taylor as the most decorated British Olympic athlete.

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Tokyo 2020, Africa Day 6: Schoenmaker 1st RSA Female Olympic Champ Since 1996

24-year-od Tatjana Schoenmaker has become the first South African woman to win an Olympic swimming title since Penny Heyns in Atlanta 1996.

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Chelius Keeps Up South African Momentum With 50 Free National Record

After teammate Tatjana Schoenmaker’s historic 200m breast world record, South African Emma Chelius cracked the nation’s 50m free record.

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Tokyo 2020, Asia Recap Day 6: Wang Shun Gets On The Board

Wang Shun of China and Siobhan Haughey of Hong Kong got it done for Asia on day six of the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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#Tokyo2020 Men’s 200 IM Olympic Final Splits: Wang Hit 27.37 FR to MA’s 30.69

Michael Andrew was first at the 150, yet Wang Shun threw down a 27.37 free split to win the title. Andrew split 30.69 on free to place 5th after 24.21 fly.

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Largest Irish Olympic Swimming Squad Makes Mark On Tokyo

The nation of Ireland may not be on top of the overall swimming medal table but a steady force has been awakened here in Tokyo.

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#Tokyo2020 Cheat Sheet for Non-Swimmers Day 6: The World Record Goes Down!

Tatjana Schoenmaker broke the first individual World Record of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Friday morning in Tokyo, etching her name in history.

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WATCH: McKeon Lowers Olympic Record, Dressel Pops 21.32 In 50 Free Heats

Caeleb Dressel soared to the top time of the men’s prelims in 21.32, while Emma McKeon reset the Olympic Record for the women in 24.02.

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