The former Gamecock guided Team USA to victories over France and Mongolia on Saturday.
Rescuers in central China have been using bulldozers and dinghies to help evacuate people from areas submerged by floodwaters after days of torrential rain.
April Ross and Alix Klineman cruised to a straight-set victory over China in their Olympic opener.
Schools, markets and businesses in Zhejiang were ordered to close, according to Xinhua News Agency
Goalscorer Chris Wood might have helped New Zealand to its first Olympic men’s football win, but he doesn’t want the OlyWhites to stop there.
Japan recorded 4,204 new infections on Friday – a rise of 785 on the same day the previous week, which saw 3,419 cases reported, according to the country’s Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare.
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The women had to dig deep to overcome Canada and China to win their heat.
Andy Murray got his Tokyo campaign off to a winning start, while Richard Carapaz won the grueling men’s road cycling race for Ecuador. China’s Yang Qian won the Games’ first gold medal, meanwhile, but there have already been Covid-related issues.
Naohisa Takato won Japan’s first gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan’s Yang Yung-wei in the men’s 60-kilogram judo final on Saturday night.
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Japan’s team total of 262.510 points was just enough to pull ahead of China and ROC, the acronym for the Russian Olympic Committee.