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She’s made history.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Japanese 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya

She’s made history.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ Japanese 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya won gold in the skateboarding street final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ She became Japan’s youngest Olympic champion, the second-youngest individual gold medallist, and the world’s first female Olympic skateboarding champion.⁠⁠ ⁠⁠ “I didn’t think I could win, but everyone cheered…...

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An Olympics like no other kicked off in Tokyo on Friday nigh

An Olympics like no other kicked off in Tokyo on Friday night with National Stadium filled to only a fraction of its capacity.⁠ ⁠ Emperor Naruhito announced the start of the Summer Games with Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga there to oversee the opening ceremony.⁠ ⁠ The event featured a fireworks…...

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The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will officially kick off with an ope

The Tokyo 2020 Olympics will officially kick off with an opening ceremony on Friday night and come to a close on August 8. Forty-six athletes will represent Hong Kong across 13 sports. Virtually all events will be without spectators due to public health regulations. But here in Hong Kong, there…...

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A taste of silver. ⁠ ⁠ Hong Kong star swimmer Siobhan Haughe

A taste of silver. ⁠ ⁠ Hong Kong star swimmer Siobhan Haughey has secured the city’s first ever medal in swimming.⁠ ⁠ The 23-year-old has also broken the Asian record for women’s 200m freestyle with her time of 1:53:92.⁠ ⁠ Tokyo 2020 is now officially Hong Kong’s best performance at…...

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Silver for Hong Kong!⁠ ⁠ Siobhan Haughey made history by sec

Silver for Hong Kong!⁠ ⁠ Siobhan Haughey made history by securing the city’s first ever Olympic medal in swimming, finishing second to Australia’s Ariarne Titmus in the women’s 200m freestyle at Tokyo 2020.⁠ ⁠ The 23-year-old finished in 1:53.92 behind Titmus (1:53.61), setting a new personal best.⁠ ⁠ Some 18…...

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Taiwan has its first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.⁠ ⁠ Ku

Taiwan has its first gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.⁠ ⁠ Kuo Hsing-chun dominated the women’s 59kg weightlifting event, setting Olympic records in the snatch (103kg), clean and jerk (133kg), and total (236kg). ⁠ ⁠ Having finished third at the Rio Olympics in 2016, she has finally won the prize…...

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Maggie MacNeil, 21, amazed the world with an Olympic gold me

Maggie MacNeil, 21, amazed the world with an Olympic gold medal-winning performance in the 100-metre butterfly. She also set an Americas record with a time of 55.59 seconds, just 0.08 seconds shy of a new Olympic record.⁠ ⁠ Chinese swimming fans are increasingly fascinated by the Chinese-Canadian — from her…...

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A taste of gold.⁠ ⁠ Hong Kong fencer Cheung Ka-long takes a

A taste of gold.⁠ ⁠ Hong Kong fencer Cheung Ka-long takes a well-earned look at his Olympic gold medal.⁠ ⁠ He beat Italy’s Daniele Garozzo 15-11 in the final to cap off a historic day for him and Hong Kong.⁠ ⁠ It is the city’s first ever medal in the…...

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Gold for Hong Kong!⁠ ⁠ What a day, what a result, what an ac

Gold for Hong Kong!⁠ ⁠ What a day, what a result, what an achievement. Cheung Ka-long is an Olympic champion.⁠ ⁠ His incredible run in fencing saw him beat some of the best in the world. Now, he is the best.⁠ ⁠ He beat Italy’s Daniele Garozzo 15-11 in the…...

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Cheung Ka-long has made history for Hong Kong.⁠ ⁠ He will be

Cheung Ka-long has made history for Hong Kong.⁠ ⁠ He will be the first fencing medalist for the city, and it could get better still – he could become only Hong Kong’s second gold medallist.⁠ ⁠ He beat Alexander Choupenitch 15-10 in his semi-final to set up a shot at…...

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