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Gold for Charlotte Worthington and bronze for Declan Brooks in BMX freestyle   67%

Worthington pulled off an incredible 360 backflip on her way to becoming Olympic champion.

Who is Trayvon Bromell? The USA 100m sprinter going for gold at the Tokyo Olympics  

The seventh-fastest man of all time is out to become an Olympic champion

'Put mental health first': Simone Biles reacts to exit from Olympic team gymnastics final video   -15%

Simone Biles was forced to withdraw from the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday, citing mental health concerns after a difficult opening vault. The four-times Olympic champion said she had been struggling mentally in recent days and after the vault, she decided she wanted to 'take a back seat' and was confident her teammates would win a medal. Biles has not yet decided if she will compete in the all around final on Thursday.

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Garden party: Tom Dean's family go wild as swimmer wins Olympic gold video   11%

Six months ago, swimmer Tom Dean wasn't sure if he was going to be able to compete after being hit hard by coronavirus – now he is an Olympic champion. Back home in Maidenhead, his family and friends cheered him on all the way, screaming and hugging in sheer disbelief as he pipped British teammate Duncan Scott to gold – the first British Olympic one-two in the pool since 1908

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'I am gay and an Olympic champion': Tom Daley wants to inspire LGBT community video   46%

It's the moment that Great Britain's Tom Daley has been waiting for his entire career – 13 years on from his first Games, he is now an Olympic gold medallist. The 27-year-old won the synchronised 10m dive with his diving partner Matty Lee. Speaking after the momentous occasion Daley said that 'I feel incredibly proud to say that I am a gay man and also an Olympic champion. When I was younger I didn’t think I’d ever achieve anything because of who I was. To be an Olympic champion now just shows that you can achieve anything'

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To the hilt: Edgar Cheungs Olympic gold has Hongkongers ready to take a stab at fencing   20%

Three days after Hong Kong won fencing gold at the Tokyo Olympics, Dylan Wong, a 28-year-old clerk, was still revelling in the victory – so much so he decided to give the sport a try himself.The Hongkonger was watching on Monday evening with colleagues in his office as Edgar Cheung Ka-long beat the defending Olympic champion, Italy’s Daniele Garozzo, to win the men’s foil individual gold. The workplace burst into cheers.Wong admits he does not know much about fencing, and has never picked up a…

Uganda: Silver for Cheptegei, Bronze for Kiplimo  

[Independent (Kampala)] RESULT - Kiplimo is Olympic Champion

Leg breaks to crowdfunding - Shriever's gold medal story  

Bethany Shriever lost funding in 2017. Four years and one crowdfunding campaign later, she's BMX Olympic champion.

The story of Shriever's BMX gold medal journey  

Bethany Shriever lost funding in 2017. Four years and one crowdfunding campaign later, she's BMX Olympic champion.

U.S. women's water polo loses at the Olympics for first time since 2008  

The U.S. women's water polo team, the two-time defending Olympic champions, fell to Hungary 10-9 in pool play on Wednesday in Tokyo.

Germany reach semifinals with 3-1 win over Argentina   32%

Germany became the first country to reach the semi-finals in the men's hockey tournament after a smooth 3-1 win over Olympic champions Argentina in sauna-like conditions at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.

Canadian wrestler Erica Wiebe ready to defend Olympic title in Tokyo  

Olympic champion Erica Wiebe headlines a group aiming to bring home Canada's fourth Olympic wrestling gold medal. With two returning Olympians and two athletes making their Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020, Canada looks to improve upon its single-medal performance from 2016.