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The child was rushed to hospital but died later.
The Netherlands and Denmark got off to a strong start in the first equestrian dressage qualifiers on Saturday along with heavyweight contenders Germany who have Isabell Werth still to ride on Sunday along with Britain's Charlotte Dujardin. Germany's Jessica von Bredow-Werndl snatched the highest individual score on Saturday, cementing her country as a powerhouse of equestrian sports.
The big stories out of Tokyo on Day 1 of the Olympics included a 12-year-old Olympian, a big women's soccer win, and the end of a gymnastics legend's Olympic career.
World handball champions Denmark started their bid to capture back-to-back Olympic gold medals by thrashing hosts Japan 47-30 in their opener at the Yoyogi National Stadium on Saturday. Denmark rode on three-times World Player of the Year Mikkel Hansen's five goals to end the first half with a 25-14 lead as Japan, who are competing in men's handball at the Games for the first time since Seoul 1988, struggled to get into the contest. The Danes sent a warning to their rivals by increasing the pressure in the second half to complete a comprehensive win, as Jacob Holm finished with nine goals and Magnus Saugstrup with eight.
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The United States beat Japan 25-4 to claim the largest win in Olympics history on Friday. That record and two others lasted for just a few hours before Spain smashed them.
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Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhemi announced Saturday the arrest of a "terror cell" behind a Baghdad market bombing that killed dozens and was claimed by the Islamic State group.
The Brazilian left back played in United's 2-1 pre-season victory over Derby County last weekend but will miss next week's friendlies against Brentford and Preston North End. United will face Everton at Old Trafford in their final pre-season game on Aug. 7 before hosting Leeds United in their 2021-22 Premier League season opener on Aug. 14.
Aron Szilagyi carved out a little bit of Olympic history for himself on Saturday. The Hungarian became the first Olympic fencer to win three individual sabre gold medals after beating Luigi Samele 15-7 in the men’s final at the Tokyo Games. “I can’t even tell you my feelings, but I am pretty much overwhelmed,” Szilagyi said.
China has supplied over 10,000 Covid vaccines to a Myanmar rebel group operating near its southern border, its spokesman said Saturday, as Beijing seeks to halt the influx of cases from the coup-wracked country.
The United States men's basketball team will begin their pursuit of a fourth successive Olympic title on Sunday with an intriguing match-up against a French squad led by a man the Americans will know well -- Utah Jazz centre Rudy Gobert. Spearheaded by double Olympic champion Kevin Durant, the Americans have endured a bumpy lead-up to Tokyo as they were unexpectedly beaten by Nigeria and Australia. But they made sure they arrived at the Games in the right frame of mind by beating Argentina and Spain, the 2019 World Cup winners, in their last two exhibition games before flying to Tokyo.
Japanese gymnastics star Kohei Uchimura crashed out of the Tokyo Games on day one Saturday when he was eliminated from the horizontal bar competition to dash his dream of ending his decorated career with a fourth Olympic gold.
In San Francisco, conversations are swirling about how bars might soon start carding all patrons — but for proof of vaccination status instead of legal drinking age.
Tokyo 2020's oldest competitor, 66-year-old Australian horse rider Mary Hanna, said on Saturday she also aimed to take part in the 2024 Olympics unless her body gave way. Hanna represents her country in dressage, one of the three equestrian disciplines that are the only Olympic events that do not differentiate on the basis of gender and often feature athletes aged over 50 competing at the highest level. Hanna - who has four grandchildren and is 54 years older than Tokyo youngest competitor, 12 years old Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza - has also not given up hopes of winning an Olympic medal.
A ban on Olympic spectators in Tokyo meant Japanese weightlifting legend Yoshinobu Miyake wasn't able to cheer on his niece Hiromi in person on Saturday.
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Drugmaker AstraZeneca said Saturday it was scouring its supply chain to find more doses of its Covid-19 vaccine for Southeast Asia, which is facing its most serious outbreak yet of the virus.
Against a weaker opponent than Sweden, the Americans took a step in the right direction in Tokyo.