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11:24pm Jul 26, 2021

Tokyo Olympics LIVE: Day 3 updates

Welcome to Wide World of Sports' regular unrecorded sum of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Here's each the latest Olympics quality updates and headlines for July 26, 2021.


Men's rugby sevens, 7pm: Australia vs South Korea

Women's h2o polo, 7.20pm: Australia vs Netherlands

Swimming heats, 8pm-10.30pm

Softball, 9pm: Australia vs Mexico

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Dallas Escobedo (2-2) pitched a five-hitter, a time aft the 29-year-old right-hander bushed Italy with a one-hit shutout, and Mexico (2-3) precocious with a tournament-high 11 hits.

Brittany Cervantes singled successful the 2nd and scored erstwhile Suzannah Brookshire lined the shot down the left-field enactment and it rebounded disconnected the debased obstruction successful foul territory, bouncing past Jade Wall. Brookshire sped to 3rd for a triple and scored connected Victoria Vidales' single.

Vidales chased starter Kaia Parnaby (1-2) with an RBI treble successful the fourth. Gabrielle Plain's chaotic transportation precocious Vidales, and Chelsea Gonzalez singled for a 4-0 lead.

Wall deed the archetypal location tally of the tourney for Australia (1-4) successful the sixth.

Former Roland Garros champion Iga Swiatek was "inconsolable" and "sobbing" aft crashing retired of the women's singles draw.

Swiatek, the satellite No.8, won her breakthrough expansive slam rubric successful Paris past year.

But she was nary lucifer for Spain's Paula Badosa, who won 6-3, 7-6.

American Kate Douglass has acceptable the fastest clip successful the heats of the women's 200m idiosyncratic medley.

Douglass clocked 2:09.16 successful her heat, up of Hungary's Katinka Hosszu (2:09.70).

There was a dormant vigor for the 3rd fastest clip of 2:09.94, with Great Britain's Abbie Wood and USA's Alex Walsh signaling that time.

There were nary Australians successful the heats.

Disappointment for Australia's 2 swimmers successful the men's 200m butterfly, with some David Morgan and Matt Temple missing the semi finals.

World grounds holder, Hungary's Kristof Milak, looks astir unbeatable, clocking a clip of 1:53.58, astir a 2nd up of anyone else, contempt cruising the past 25m of his heat.

Temple finished seventh successful his vigor successful a clip of 1:56.25, portion Morgan was eighth successful his vigor successful 2:00.27.

The Stingers are 2 from 2 successful Tokyo pursuing an awesome 15-12 triumph implicit the Netherlands successful their excavation lucifer tonight.

Australia's women's h2o polo squad fell down 8-5 successful the 3rd quarter, but finished the strongest to assertion triumph and adhd to their triumph implicit Canada connected Saturday.

Rowie Webster and Abby Andrews some scored hat-tricks for the Stingers, portion 20-year-old Tilly Kearns – girl of erstwhile Wallabies hooker Phil Kearns – got connected the scoresheet with a extremity successful the past quarter.

Kearns received a beautifully weighted walk from Bronte Halligan, girl of rugby league large Daryl Halligan, to past enactment the shot successful the backmost of the net.

Katie Ledecky has brushed speech her disappointment astatine losing her 400m freestyle crown to Ariarne Titmus, mounting the fastest clip successful tonight's heats of the 200m freestyle.

Ledecky stopped the clocks successful 1:55.28 to beryllium the fastest of the 16 qualifiers for the semi finals, up of Canada's Penny Oleksiak.

Australia's Madi Wilson was 3rd successful 1:55.87, a fraction up of Titmus who recorded 1:55.88.The satellite grounds holder, Italy's Federica Pellegrini, has immoderate enactment to do, aft clocking the 15th fastest time.

The Stingers are locked successful a fierce conflict with the Netherlands successful their excavation lucifer tonight, with scores level 10-10 astatine the extremity of the 3rd quarter.

Australia's women's h2o polo squad are aiming for their 2nd triumph successful arsenic galore games pursuing an 8-5 triumph implicit Canada connected Saturday.

Abby Andrews has scored 3 goals portion Hannah Buckling has besides been awesome for the Stingers.

Australia's rugby sevens run is inactive live aft a comfy triumph implicit South Korea tonight, but the large trial awaits against New Zealand time morning.

The Aussies were expected to easy relationship for South Korea, and they did conscionable that with a 42-5 triumph successful lukewarm conditions successful Tokyo.

Lachie Miller scored 2 tries, portion Maurice Longbottom, Dietrich Roache, skipper Nick Malouf and Dylan Pietsch besides got implicit the line.

Australia's must-win clash against the All Blacks sevens squad kicks disconnected astatine 11.30am AEST tomorrow.

There wasn't overmuch remainder for Titmus, who produced a ferocious past 75 metres to pip American aquatics prima Katie Ledecky earlier today.

And Titmus' rivalry with Ledecky continues tonight, though they volition aquatics successful abstracted 200m freestyle heats.

Another Aussie, Maddy Wilson, volition besides beryllium aiming to suffice with Titmus for the semi-finals, which volition beryllium held time morning.

In the longest lawsuit successful the pool, the 1500m freestyle, Aussies Maddy Gough and Kiah Malverton volition suffice straight done to the last connected Wednesday morning.

In men's action, David Morgan and Matt Temple volition beryllium successful the excavation contiguous successful the 200m butterfly.

World No.1 Novak Djokovic has taken different measurement towards the 'Golden Slam', advancing to the 3rd circular successful Tokyo.

Djokovic took retired Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4, 6-3.

The Serb has already claimed the archetypal 3 legs, with triumph astatine the Australian Open, Roland Garros and Wimbledon.

If helium tin adhd the golden medal and the US Open rubric aboriginal this year, he'll articulation Steffi Graf (1988) arsenic the lone players to triumph each 4 expansive slam titles and an Olympic golden medal successful the aforesaid calendar year.

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