Dressage Rider Charlotte Dujardin Becomes Most Decorated British Female Olympian

Charlotte Dujardin has become the most decorated British female Olympian ever after winning the bronze medal in the individual dressage at the Tokyo Olympics on July 28. Dujardin earned her sixth Olympic medal after placing third with a score of …

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American Katie Ledecky Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold in 1,500-Meter Freestyle

American Katie Ledecky won the first-ever Olympic gold medal in the women’s 1,500-meter freestyle swimming on July 28 at the Tokyo Aquatics Center. Ledecky finished the race, which marked the Olympic debut of the swimming event, with a time of …

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United States Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold in Women’s 3-on-3 Basketball

The United States women’s 3-on-3 basketball team made history after winning the first gold medal in the Olympic debut of the sport. The team comprised of current Women’s National Basketball Association players Stefanie Dolson, Allisha Gray, Kelsey Plum, and Jackie …

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Brazilian Italo Ferreira, American Carissa Moore Win First-Ever Olympic Gold Medals in Surfing

Brazilian Italo Ferreira and American Carissa Moore made history after winning the first-ever Olympic gold medals in surfing on July 27 at the Tokyo Games. Reigning World Surf League champion Ferreira won first place with a score of 15.4 at …

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Australian Swimmer Kaylee McKeown Sets Olympic Record in 100-Meter Backstroke

Australian swimmer Kaylee McKeown won the gold medal at the 100-meter backstroke on July 27 after setting a new Olympic record of 57.47 seconds. In her first time participating in the Olympics, McKeown, 20, won against Canada’s 2017 and 2019 …

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Swimmer Adam Peaty Wins Team GB’s First Tokyo 2020 Olympic Gold

Adam Peaty won the first gold for Team Great Britain (GB) in the Tokyo Olympics on July 26 after setting more records at the 100-meter breaststroke final. Peaty won the swimming event at the Tokyo Aquatics Center in a time …

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13-Year-Old Japanese Momiji Nishiya Wins First-Ever Olympic Gold in Women’s Skateboarding

Japanese Momiji Nishiya, 13, became the first-ever Olympic gold medalist in women’s skateboarding after scoring a total of 15.26 on July 26. Nishiya made history as the first female skateboarder to win gold at the Olympics after beating Brazilian 13-year-old …

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Maltese Swimmer Neil Agius Breaks World Record For Longest Distance Ocean Swim

Former Olympian Neil Agius broke the world record for the longest continuous ocean swim, which ended in Gozo on Wednesday night, completing a 125.6-kilometer journey from Linosa in over 52 hours.  Agius, who beat the previous record at 124.4 kilometers, …

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