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Four ferocious minutes that swung the series: How South Africa seized control as the Lions began to unravel

Yahoo Daily News 01 Aug 2021
So far this summer, both meetings between South Africa and the British and Irish Lions have turned in remarkably similar fashion during the moments following half-time ... Typically, South Africa’s chase is configured well.Story continues ... In those three, South Africa have an athletic jumper, a heavy-hitting tackler and a breakdown scavenger.
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Paul Casey and Rory McIlroy miss out on golf bronze after seven-way play-off

Yahoo Daily News 01 Aug 2021
American Xander Schauffele took gold, finishing on 18 under par to become his country’s first Olympic golf champion since Charles Sands in 1900 ... South Africa-born Sabbatini, who now represents Slovakia, hit an eagle, 10 birdies and two bogeys during an action-packed round ... Jacques Nienaber praises creativity of South Africa players.
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Olympics: Tokyo heat roasts outdoor athletes amid heatstroke risk

Straits Times 01 Aug 2021
But South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk, 400m world-record holder and 2016 gold medallist, said that while it would be nice if the humidity could be dialled down, "every competitor needs to deal with it and we take it in our stride" ... South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk cools off.
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Summer Olympic Multi-Medalists

Wtop 01 Aug 2021
Caeleb Dressel, United States, Swimming, 4 gold Three. Evgeny Rylov, ROC, Swimming, 2 gold, 1 silver. Duncan Scott, Britain, Swimming, 1 gold, 2 silver ... Je Deok Kim, South Korea, Archery, 2 gold ... Junghwan Kim, South Korea, Fencing, 1 gold, 1 bronze ... San An, South Korea, Archery, 3 gold ... Tatjana Schoenmaker, South Africa, Swimming, 1 gold, 1 silver.
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Heroes, rivals, records: Tokyo swimming had it all

Grand Forks Herald 01 Aug 2021
But Ledecky proved untouchable in the longer distances winning gold in the 800m and 1,500m ... There were two golds for Africa — Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui's shocking win in the men's 400m freestyle and then Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa taking gold with a world record time in the women's 200m breastsroke.
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REVIEW Olympics-Swimming-Heroes, rivals, records, Tokyo swimming had it all

Reuters 01 Aug 2021
But Ledecky proved untouchable in the longer distances winning gold in the 800m and 1,500m ... There were two golds for Africa -- Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui's shock win in the men's 400m freestyle and then Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa taking gold with a world record time in the women's 200m breastsroke.
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At 46, African Skateboarder Finally Wows Mom at Tokyo Games

Voa News 01 Aug 2021
"But, like, I am legitimately the best guy in Africa. By default, the best guy in Africa goes to the Olympics." ... Dallas Oberholzer, 46, from South Africa, takes part in a men's park skateboarding training session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.
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Olympics-Swimming-Heroes, rivals, records, Tokyo swimming had it all

Metro USA 01 Aug 2021
But Ledecky proved untouchable in the longer distances winning gold in the 800m and 1,500m ... There were two golds for Africa — Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui’s shock win in the men’s 400m freestyle and then Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa taking gold with a world record time in the women’s 200m breastsroke.
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Tokyo Olympics: Alexander Zverev becomes first German man to win tennis singles gold medal

Yahoo Daily News 01 Aug 2021
Alexander Zverev followed up his upset of Novak Djokovic by becoming the first German man to win a singles gold medal in Olympic tennis with victory over Karen Khachanov ... Gold continued a stunning season for Krejcikova, who also won the singles title at Roland Garros ... Lions full-back Stuart Hogg denies biting South Africa’s Willie Le Roux.
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Olympics-Swimming-Pool a hotbed of emotion as under-pressure stars unload

Yahoo Daily News 01 Aug 2021
Even the seemingly imperturbable American Caeleb Dressel, the brightest star of the show with five gold medals, went misty-eyed after winning his first individual gold on Thursday and on Sunday, as events drew to a close, spoke of enduring days of nervousness and tension ... Lions full-back Stuart Hogg denies biting South Africa’s Willie Le Roux.
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Olympics: US golfer Xander Schauffele shines with gold in Tokyo

Straits Times 01 Aug 2021
KAWAGOE (REUTERS) - Xander Schauffele steadied after a late wobble to clinch gold for the United States at the Olympic golf on Sunday (Aug 1) with a one-stroke victory as South Africa-born Rory Sabbatini claimed an unlikely silver for adopted nation Slovakia.
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Five memorable moments from Tokyo Olympics swimming

The Wire 01 Aug 2021
Powerhouse Caeleb Dressel only added to his celebrity in Tokyo, winning five gold medals to cement himself as the top name in the sport ... Tatjana Schoenmaker announced herself on the Olympic stage in style when she smashed the women's 200m breaststroke world record to claim South Africa's first gold in the pool since 1996.
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Xander Schauffele shines with gold for Team USA in Tokyo

Independent online (SA) 01 Aug 2021
KAWAGOE, Japan - Xander Schauffele after a late wobble managed to clinch gold for the United States at the Olympic golf on Sunday with a one-stroke victory as South Africa-born Rory Sabbatini claimed an unlikely silver for adopted nation Slovakia ... Gold medalist and Olympic ...
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Max Whitlock retains Olympic pommel title in Tokyo

Yahoo Daily News 01 Aug 2021
Whitlock successfully defended his pommel title in Montreal in 2017, but McClenaghan confirmed his emergence as a major rival the following year, when he won his first major title at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games ... Lions full-back Stuart Hogg denies biting South Africa’s Willie Le Roux.
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Meghan Markle hires Oprah's party planner for 'low-key' 40th birthday bash where she will host ...

The Daily Mail 01 Aug 2021
Meghan Markle has hired Oprah Winfrey's party planner for her low-key birthday party when she turns 40 on Wednesday, a source has claimed ... 'Meghan wants a small gathering ... Princess Charlene says she hopes to leave South Africa and... GB's woolly winner! Olympic gold medallist Tom Daley, 27,... .
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