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Olympics-Gymnastics-Canada's MacLennan overcomes pre-Games injury but finishes off podium
TOKYO (Reuters) - A few weeks before her quest to clinch a third consecutive Olympic title, Canadian trampoline gymnast Rosie MacLennan was on crutches and in a boot after a bad landing in training and had no idea if she would recover in time for her fourth Games.
FOREX-Dollar plumbs one-month low, set for worst week since May
LONDON, July 30 (Reuters) - The dollar languished near a one-month low on Friday and was set for its worst weekly performance since May as dovish remarks by the U.S. Federal Reserve together with underwhelming economic data took the steam out of a month-long rally.
Olympics-Canoeing-Czech medal hope Prskavec leads in kayak slalom semifinal
TOKYO (Reuters) - Reigning World champion Jiri Prskavec from the Czech Republic finished first In the men's kayak slalom semifinal on Friday, setting up a contest for gold with Germany's Hannes Aigner in the final later in the day.
Olympics-Swimming-Hong Kong's Haughey bags 'bonus' silver
TOKYO (Reuters) - Hong Kong had to wait nearly 70 years to get its first Olympic swimming medal but its second came only two days later after Siobhan Haughey secured her second silver of the Tokyo Games in the 100m freestyle final on Friday.
Olympics-Zhu leads China one-two in women's trampoline
TOKYO (Reuters) - China's Zhu Xueying won gold in the women's trampoline at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.
CORRECTED-Olympics-Hockey-Spain march into men's quarter-finals, India's women win
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - Spain reached the quarter-finals of the men's Olympic hockey tournament on Friday after scoring a last-minute equalizer against group winners Australia, which gave them the draw they needed to advance.
Olympics-Swimming-China's Wang comes of age to win 200 individual medley
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - From being just a "kid" at the London Olympics, Wang Shun emerged as a force to be reckoned with in Tokyo after winning the 200m individual medley on Friday to secure China's first men's swimming gold of the Games.
UPDATE 1-Olympics-Cycling-American Fields 'awake' after heavy crash in BMX semi-final
TOKYO, Japan, July 30 (Reuters) - American favorite Connor Fields crashed heavily in the third run of his semi-final in the Olympic men's BMX race on Friday and was taken off the track on a stretcher.
Olympics-Swimming-McKeon over the moon after winning first individual gold
TOKYO (Reuters) - Emma McKeon gasped with excitement after winning gold in the Olympic women's 100m freestyle on Friday as Australia's women continued their golden run with a fifth title in the Tokyo pool.
UPDATE 1-Olympics-Rugby-Australia to face Fiji in Sevens quarter-finals after shock loss to U.S.
TOKYO, July 30 (Reuters) - The United States claimed a surprise 14-12 victory over fancied Australia in the womenâs Olympic Rugby Sevens on Friday to take top spot in Pool C and set the defending champions on a collision course with Fiji in the quarter-finals.
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