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By WWOS staff

8:22pm Jul 30, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Day Seven

Welcome to Wide World of Sports' regular unrecorded sum of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Here's each the latest Olympics quality updates and headlines for time seven.

TOKYO GAMES EVENT CENTRE: Click present for schedule, results, medal tally

The pursuing events diagnostic Aussie Olympians (All times AEST):

Golf - Men's Individual Stroke Play Round 2 - 8.30am - 5pm

Equestrian - Individual and Teams - 9.30am-12pm

Athletics - 10am - 2pm

Shooting - 10am - 3pm

Hockey - Kookaburras v Spain (Pool A) - 11am

Rugby Sevens - Women's Pool C - Australia v USA - 11.30am

BMX Racing - from 11am

Swimming finals - from 11.30am

Sailing - from 1pm

Trampoline Gymnastics - Women's Qualification & Final - from 2pm

Canoe Slalom - Men's Kayak Semi-Final - 3pm, Final 5pm

Diving - Women's 3m Springboard Preliminary - 4pm


Tennis - Mixed Doubles Semi-Final - ROC (PAVLYUCHENKOVA/RUBLEV v AUS (BARTY/PEERS) - After 4pm

Football - Women's Football Quarter-Final - Great Britain v Australia - 7pm

Water Polo - Women's Water Polo Group A - Spain - Australia - 8.50pm

Basketball - Opals v China - 10pm

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The Matildas person conceded a extremity to permission their Tokyo Olympics quarter-final against Great Britain level astatine 1-1.

Ten minutes into the 2nd half, Manchester City guardant Ellen White headed location a transverse from Lauren Hemp aft Australia had dominated possession aft the break.

Earlier, Matildas centre-back Alanna Kennedy banged successful a header successful the 34th infinitesimal from a country aft a bully tally from Sam Kerr.

Heartbreak for Australian duo Ash Barty and John Peers aft they were beaten successful a ace tiebreaker by Team ROC duo Andrey Rublev and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.

Barty and Peers had 1 ft successful the golden medal lucifer aft taking the archetypal acceptable 7-5 earlier being pushed into a ace tiebreaker arsenic Rublev and Pavlyuchenkova took retired the 2nd acceptable 6-4.

The ace tiebreaker was an implicit thriller, with Rublev and Pavlyuchenkova emerging 13-11 winners aft immoderate tense moments.

Team ROC volition look the victor of the different semi-final betwixt Serbian brace Novak Djokovic and Nina Stojanovic and compatriots Aslan Karatsev and Elena Vesnina.

Novak Djokovic's hopes of a aureate slam person travel crashing down aft being stunned successful the men's semi-final by Alexander Zverev.

The satellite No.1 was up a acceptable and a interruption connected the German earlier dropping an astounding 8 consecutive games, starring to a 1-6 6-3 6-1 win.

Zverev volition present beforehand to the last against ROC's No.12 effect Karen Khachanov portion Djokovic volition look Pablo Carreno Busta successful the bronze medal match.

Djokovic already has 1 bronze medal nether his belt, having fallen astatine the aforesaid hurdle successful the 2008 Beijing Games.

Australia's rugby sevens golden medal defence is implicit aft the women were stunned 14-12 by Fiji successful the quarter-finals.

The Aussies were lukewarm favourites starring into the lucifer but Fiji followed successful the footsteps of their antheral counterparts who won Olympic golden connected Wednesday night.

In stormy conditions astatine Tokyo Stadium, Australia were rattled close from the kick-off and trailed 14-5 astatine halftime – contempt Fiji losing a subordinate for a yellowish card.

Star Charlotte Caslick scored a runaway effort with 45 seconds to play but Fiji were capable to tally retired the timepiece and permission the aureate girls shattered.

Fiji volition play New Zealand successful tomorrow's semi-finals.

The Matildas person gone up 1-0 adjacent to halftime successful their quarter-final against Great Britain.

The Aussies person been forced to support for agelong periods of the match, but they stunned the Brits erstwhile centre-back Alanna Kennedy headed location successful the 34th infinitesimal from a corner.

Australia won the country aft an incisive tally down the right-hand borderline from Sam Kerr, who received a yellowish paper midway done the fractional aft a unsmooth challenge.

Australia way Fiji 14-5 astatine halftime of their rugby sevens women's quarter-final against Fiji.

Alowesi Nakoci and Ana Maria Naimasi person scored tries for Fiji, skinning Charlotte Caslick and Madison Ashby brilliantly.

But Fiji were reduced to six players aft a yellowish paper to Vasiti Solikoviti and Faith Nathan capitalised to people Australia's archetypal points.

Australian duo Ash Barty and John Peers person been pushed to a match-deciding tiebreaker successful the semi-final of the mixed doubles.

After taking the opening acceptable 7-5, Barty and Peers' opponents, Team ROC duo Andrey Rublev and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova person bitten backmost to instrumentality the 2nd 6-4.

What bash the Aussies person near successful the tank?

The victor of this lucifer goes done to the golden medal match, portion the loser tin lone anticipation for the champion of a bronze.

World No.1 and Olympic No.1 effect Novak Djokovic has a combat connected his hands present successful his semi-final clash against Alexander Zverev.

After the Serb took the opening acceptable 6-1 to proceed what has been a cleanable commencement successful Tokyo, Zverev roared backmost to instrumentality the 2nd acceptable 6-3 to propulsion Djokovic to a deciding 3rd set.

An Olympic golden medal is the 1 honour that has truthful acold eluded Djokovic successful his illustrious career, with the 34-year-old's lone Olympic medal a bronze from the Beijing Games successful 2008.

The victor of this semi-final volition look ROC's Karen Khachanov successful the final, portion the loser volition look Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta successful the bronze medal match.

Ash Barty and John Peers person taken the archetypal acceptable successful their mixed doubles semi-final against the Russian brace of Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Andrey Rublev.

The Aussies took the acceptable 7-5 successful 45 minutes. The cardinal stat retired of the archetypal acceptable was the unforced errors, with the Russians committing 18 compared to conscionable 5 by the Australians.

Australia's women's rugby sevens quarter-final against Fiji has been delayed owed to lightning adjacent Tokyo Stadium.

The defending champion Aussies were owed to kick-off astatine 7pm AEST but present they indispensable play the waiting crippled arsenic organisers guarantee subordinate safety.

The victor volition instrumentality connected New Zealand successful the semi-finals aft the Kiwis blasted the Russian Olympic Committee 36-0 successful the archetypal quarter.

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