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China win women’s Olympic 4x200m freestyle in world record time • FRANCE 24 English [Video]

#China’s women stunned the field to smash the world #record and win the #Olympic 4x200m relay title in a major upset Thursday. The team of Yang Junxuan, Zhang Yufei, Li Bingjie and Tang Muhan touched in 7mins 40.33 seconds ahead of the United States (7:40.73) and Australia (7:41.29). All three teams were under the previous world time of 7:41.50 set by Australia at the 2019 world championships.Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeENFRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveENVisit our website:http://www.france24.comSubscribe to our YouTube channel:http://f24.my/youtubeENLike us on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.EnglishFollow us on Twitter:https://twitter.com/France24_en

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Japan warns fans not to cheer during Olympics to prevent Covid surge – BBC News [Video]

Thousands of fans will be allowed into venues to watch the Tokyo Olympic Games but they will be told not to cheer or even speak loudly. Organisers are limiting numbers to a maximum 10,000 spectators, with venues only half full. However even that goes against the advice of experts worried that the Games will spread Covid transmission. Sophie Raworth presents BBC News at Ten reporting by Rupert Wingfield-Hayes in Tokyo.Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog#BBCNews