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Shooting-China's Yang wins battle of nerves to claim Tokyo's first gold - Reuters

China's Yang Qian claimed the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday after prevailing in a battle of nerves with Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the women's 10-metre rifle competition.

sports - Reuters
9:22pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Simone Biles reveals why gymnastics team skipped Olympics opening ceremony - Fox News

Simone Biles and the rest of the USA Gymnastics were not at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremonies with some of their U.S. colleagues on Friday night.

sports - Fox News
9:15pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Sophisticated approach helps Avishka Fernando finish top scorer in series - ESPNcricinfo

Fernando had begun aggressively, as he often does, but then toned his batting down in the middle overs

sports - ESPN Cric Info
8:43pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Table Tennis-Syrian 12-year-old, Tokyo Games' youngest competitor, exits in first round - Reuters

Syria's Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round on Saturday, snapping a selfie with her Austrian opponent to remember the occasion.

sports - Reuters
7:32pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Australia's Kookaburras off to a winning start in Tokyo Olympics with 5-3 win over Japan - ABC News

Australia's men's hockey team opens its Olympic campaign with victory over the host nation — but not without a serious scare.

sports - ABC News (AU)
7:29pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Joe Theismann weighs in on Cleveland's new MLB team name - Fox News

Joe Theismann weighed in on Cleveland's MLB team changing its name from the Indians to the Guardians.

sports - Fox News
6:30pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Maria Taylor joins NBC Sports after split with ESPN - NBC News

Maria Taylor, a sports reporter who recently left ESPN, is joining NBC Sports, the network announced Friday.

sports - NBC News
6:18pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

India vs England: BCCI flying in replacements to England - Times of India

Cricket News: The BCCI is getting ready to send replacements to England in the wake of three injuries. All-rounder Washington Sundar and standby pacer Avesh Khan su

sports - The Times of India
5:40pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

NRL players and families in biosecurity bubble hit with snap ban after vision of covid rule breaches emerges - NEWS.com.au

NRL players and families in biosecurity bubble hit with snap ban after vision of covid rule breaches emerges

sports - News.com.au
5:30pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Jones traded to Blackhawks by Blue Jackets nhl.com - NHL.com

Seth Jones was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks by the Columbus Blue Jackets on Friday for Adam Boqvist, a first-round pick and a second-round selection at the 2021 NHL Draft.

sports - NHL News
5:24pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Want the truth about the Hundred? It's smoke, mirrors and gimmickry - ESPNcricinfo

The ECB's new format seems to work but we may still be counting its cost for years to come

sports - ESPN Cric Info
3:34pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

US women's national soccer team players appeal equal pay lawsuit decision - CNN

Players from the United States women's national soccer team filed an appeal Friday to overturn a 2020 decision against their equal pay lawsuit, saying last year's decision "defies reality."

sports - CNN
2:35pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

New trade suggestion has Sixers moving star Ben Simmons to Spurs - Sixers Wire

A new trade suggestion has the Philadelphia 76ers moving Ben Simmons to the San Antonio Spurs.

sports - USA Today
2:14pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Oval Invincibles make light of setbacks to deliver serious performance - ESPNcricinfo

Statement win made possible by batting depth, smart captaincy and international-standard attack

sports - ESPN Cric Info
1:51pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

In Pictures: Tokyo 2020 Olympics open with sombre ceremony - Al Jazeera English

The Olympics are held amid anger in much of the host country, Japan, with organisers hoping the mood will change.

sports - Al Jazeera English
12:55pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Springboks playing for a higher purpose against British Lions: 'What affects our people, affects us' - News24

Like the World Cup campaign in 2019, the national team is acutely aware that they're also playing the game to help heal a nation devastated by the recent unrest and its consequences.

sports - News24
11:45am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Bucs' Tom Brady likens himself to Wayne Gretzky, Michael Jordan after team passed on him: 'A no-brainer' - Fox News

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady is still throwing shade at the mystery team that decided to pass on him in free agency last year, saying no team would ever pass on the chance to sign players like Wayne Gretzky or Michael Jordan.

sports - Fox News
11:44am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

GALLERY | Fireworks, Osaka and Team SA: 15 pictures from Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony - News24

A gallery of images from the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on Friday.

sports - News24
11:33am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Ristolainen traded to Flyers by Sabres for Hagg - NHL.com

Rasmus Ristolainen was traded to the Philadelphia Flyers by the Buffalo Sabres on Friday for defenseman Robert Hagg.

sports - NHL News
11:31am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Fazalhaq Farooqi, Noor Ahmad in Afghanistan squad for their first bilateral ODI series against Pakistan - ESPNcricinfo

Karim Janat, Ikram Alikhil return among a host of changes

sports - ESPN Cric Info
11:24am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Former Lions, Bulls coach John Mitchell quits England to join Wasps - News24

John Mitchell has quit his role as England defence coach to join the backroom staff of Premiership club Wasps, it was announced Friday.

sports - News24
11:03am PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp, 58, dead following tragic bicycling accident - Fox News

New York Jets assistant coach Greg Knapp has died after being struck by a car while riding a bicycle in California over the weekend. He was 58.

sports - Fox News
3:49pm PDT - July 22nd, 2021

How you can watch the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony in Australia - NEWS.com.au

How you can watch the Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony in Australia

sports - News.com.au
3:44pm PDT - July 22nd, 2021

Blues release 2021-22 regular-season schedule - St. Louis - BlueJackets.com

The St. Louis Blues' 2021-22 schedule opens Oct. 16 in Colorado, features a matchup in the NHL Winter Classic, 19 weekend games and much more.

sports - NHL News
3:43pm PDT - July 22nd, 2021

NHL 2021-22 season schedule features Lightning, Kraken on opening night - NHL.com

The Tampa Bay Lightning's Stanley Cup banner-raising ceremony and the Seattle Kraken's first regular-season game will be part of a doubleheader to open the 2021-22 NHL season Oct. 12.

sports - NHL News
3:42pm PDT - July 22nd, 2021

Rockies’ trade deadline: Trevor Story, Jon Gray, Mychal Givens, Daniel Bard on market https://t.co/EIIwPeRRvV

Greeley Trib Sports (@gtribsports)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @Reuters: A dramatic drone display was one of the highlights of the #Tokyo2020 opening ceremony https://t.co/5dldqthDRk https://t.co/eHc…

อาลัยหว่าได้ไปคอนพี่โชคแล้วจ้า (@Ilovechoo_)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @nytimes: 10,400 people were in attendance at the #OpeningCeremony in Tokyo — in an Olympic stadium designed for 68,000, organizers said…

kim (@allezcoree)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @news10nbc: #Programming Just a heads up friends, due to Olympics programming, News10NBC at 11 will actually come on at midnight. We go…

Carly Mascitti (@WHEC_CMascitti)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @ASDem: I unapologetically and unironically stan the Olympics. Ambivalent about whether they should be happening right now but I’m vehem…

Beth Cunniff (@bethcunniff_)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Tonight on Spectrum Sports 360: —The #Pride are looking for a new coach after Marc Skinner stepped down —Florida Cup is readying to begin Sunday, we sit down with Tim Howard —Look at that #Bucs bling! We prepare for training camp See you at 10:30 on @MyNews13 https://t.co/58x1reQegN

Spectrum Sports 360 (@SpecSports360)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @ZerlinaShow: “This, quite frankly, for a lot of these women is a way in which they are revolutionary. They will be revolutionary.” @Ca

Lena Moss (@lena_moss)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

I dont know abou everyone else but in my opinion Nyjah Huston is the biggest star at the Olympics even bigger than Katie Ledecky, Kevin Durant, Novak Djokovic. The guy has that Jordanesque superstardom n devotion about him. A Skateboarder’s Secret Grind https://t.co/ts8qevIt7R

Danial Rahim (@daniyalrahim5)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @Skiller189X: @GaryLyn13336592 I agree with you. I always thought "Indian" in a name for a sports team or a school, etc., was in HONOR…

yourracist (@freddiemer5)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @Siba_TNIE: From Prabodh Tirkey to Padmini Rout: Sports icons wish Indian contingent success at #Tokyo2020 I By @tanmay__das https://…

Tanmay Das (@tanmay__das)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @morninggloria: What's the most bland but appropriate name your city could give a sports team? I'll go first: LA Observers

Nina Lisandrello (@NinaLisandrello)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021
RT @porquetendencia:

RT @porquetendencia: "TyC Sports": Por un comentario de Gonzalo Bonadeo sobre Louis Tomlinson y Harry Styles https://t.co/NjBbEb71nb

nina (@_28directions)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @SharpFootball: full article here from back in May, via @CharlesRobinson https://t.co/Dm2UAjyEQE

Micah Kellner (@MicahKellner)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @PIB_India: We have provided end to end support and full vaccination to our athletes; Prime Minister @narendramodi himself talked to man…

FOB Dhanbad (Jharkhand) (@FOBDhanbad)
6:52pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @pauljac3_: i love all kind of sports you is nice i love you

Nate J. Lull (@natelull00)
6:51pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021
RT @porquetendencia:

RT @porquetendencia: "TyC Sports": Por un comentario de Gonzalo Bonadeo sobre Louis Tomlinson y Harry Styles https://t.co/NjBbEb71nb

Brunelaa (@landaburubru)
6:27pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Maria Taylor Joins NBC Sports, Makes Debut During Olympics Opening Ceremony Coverage https://t.co/hfkM6yHe6Q

HIDE ღ❤ღ꒰・‿・๑꒱㌰㌰official (@Italiajin21)
6:27pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @CR4Sh_K1D: My hc for mcc is that scott is a stuck up rich guy that has the ability of multi-dimensional travel. since he easily gets bo…

CLAILA, CALL ME CLAY||BLM (@Crusty_Clay)
6:27pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @wauksports: Just Announced! PUBLIC autograph signing w/ @packers SB Champ & All Time Leading WR DONALD DRIVER @wauksports Aug 21st 6-…

Hannah B.G. (@hannahbg34)
6:27pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021
RT @NetflixFilm: go sports https://t.co/e3wTM9jruV

RT @NetflixFilm: go sports https://t.co/e3wTM9jruV

Lety (@livislove95)
6:27pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @GehlkenNFL: Cowboys are prepared to sign S Malik Hooker, adding competition to secondary and rounding out 90-man roster. Deal hinges on…

Revenge Szn Incoming (@ADxLBJ323)
6:27pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @DonLew87: What's up w/ these Trumpers? Ex-NFL star Herschel Walker says he's running for Senate. Lawyers like Lin Wood & John Pierce ha…

E (@markshopkins)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @SibusisoDuze: School sports in townships has been phased out. Students attend classes even on Sundays. The sports facilities are non-e…

Tshego (@tsabatso)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @VaccaDana: Sunglo Antiques & Coins Online Auction -We Ship! SUMMER DAYS! Bid Now! Ends Thur, Jul 29 at 8:45 PM Find your next tr…

Electric Fog Factory (@sukeji_handa)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @ProFootballTalk: As Green Bay 2021 over-under win totals disappear from places like DraftKings, PointsBet, and Westgate, multiple sport…

Haris Arshad (@The_Paki_Mamba)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Hell Yeah!! Congrats Maria!!! Maria Taylor joins NBC Sports after split with ESPN https://t.co/9iVXbtWsZh

Bill Dixon (@WOsloop_ORD)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @Ra_Bies: If Kameenapan & crookedness were sports in Olympics, Kejriwal would win us all Gold, Silver & Bronze medals in this category f…

Daughter of Mountain (@Mtnaja)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Top story: 24-Hour Lacrosse Games On Long Island Raised Nearly $180K For Charity & Got Me Out Of The House Which Is A Big Deal These Days | Barstool Sports https://t.co/JPJImzsZ7Y, see more https://t.co/ojCNC3HlMo

Slowlo.com (@slowlohome)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @shomaristone: JUST IN: Maria Taylor joins NBC Sports after split with ESPN. She left ESPN after failing to reach a contract deal. An…

Blessed_One (@205King_Zulu)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @USATODAY: Don't miss a minute of the action: Find out when your favorite sports are competing here: https://t.co/6tuV6ai5WL

Scottreginald88 (@scottreginald88)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

It's great knowing that multi-billion dollar sports franchises are still looking to steal as much as they can from their own fans. There is no depth the ultra-rich will not sink to. There is nobody so destitute that they cannot be further robbed to give to the wealthy. Trash.

Chaz (@All_That_Chaz)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

Olympic Athletes from the State of Michigan start off with Saline's own Steven Bastien. https://t.co/9jH79vj1KC

Al Leslie (@xFactorSpeed)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @LAT_ChrisStone: There is one athlete on this planet who has won a silver medal in short-track speedskating and gotten a base hit off Ja…

(@TBRaysTwins)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @AZDem_w_Dogs: @freedomcaucus LOL Cry harder "Jim Jordan called me crying, groveling, begging me to go against my brother, begging me,…

Mad Madge (@_a_e_s)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

People Are Extremely Angry Megan Rapinoe Is Promoting Cannabis Product During Olympics After Sha’Carri Richardson Suspension #SmartNews https://t.co/6ktivPiCtC

Delana McFarland (@DelanaMcfarland)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @NPSLSoccer: .@DentonRC: @DentonDiablos win conference championship #NPSL https://t.co/lAVOFIY96Q

Jasub Flores (@JasubFlores)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @NBCSports: We are extremely excited to welcome @MariaTaylor to the NBC Sports family! https://t.co/sAAqFANYYj

Space Force Sue (@spunk72)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @HaydenJOConnor: God, you're useless @JoshFrydenberg. 4 car parks promised. 0 built. He also promised upgrades to sports clubs, which…

David Ollett (@davidr8203)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @VinojBJP: Here’s us from @BJP4TamilNadu @BJYMinTN wishing all the 127 athletes across 18 sports all the best blessings from bid to come…

Yuvaraj Ramalingam (@YuvarajPollachi)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021

RT @latimessports: Alvarez is the first baseball player ever selected as a flag bearer for Team USA. He’s looking to become just the sixt…

(@TBRaysTwins)
6:26pm PDT - July 23rd, 2021