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Brazil vs Ivory Coast LIVE result: Tokyo 2020 Olympics final score and reaction

Relive all the action from the Olympics fixture

Sarah Rendell
Monday 26 July 2021 02:00
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Naomi Osaka lights Olympic cauldron as Tokyo 2020 Games begin

Playing with 10 men for most of the game, Brazil held the Ivory Coast to a 0-0 draw on Sunday in the group stage of the men’s Olympic football tournament.

Brazil are the defending Olympic champions after winning on home soil at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, but they were at a disadvantage early when Douglas Luiz, who plays for Aston Villa, was sent off in the 13th minute.

Ivory Coast midfielder Eboue Kouassi was sent off in the 79th. Both Luiz and Kouassi won’t be able to play in their teams’ final group matches.

The Brazilians won their Group D opener over Germany 4-2. Richarlison scored a hat trick.

Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie scored the winner in his team’s opening 2-1 victory over Saudi Arabia.

Brazil captain Dani Alves, at 38, is the oldest player in the tournament, which features under-23 teams on the men’s side with coaches allowed to bring three older players.

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China is leading the pack on medals so far

China’s Olympic athletes have delivered powerful performances in weightlifting and other competitions

China’s athletes are leading the medal table at the Tokyo Olympics so far, after dominant performances in weightlifting and shooting.

The country is closely followed by Japan, which picked up three golds in judo, and the United States, which has already won six medals in swimming events.

Great Britain got its medal haul started on Sunday as Bradly Sinden fell agonisingly short of gold in the men’s taekwondo final, while Chelsie Giles won bronze in the women’s judo.

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Tokyo Olympics: Fiji beat Japan in rugby 7s

Fiji were pushed right to the wire by Japan, but the reigning champions came through with a late try to win the opening match 24–19.

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Tokyo Olympics: Rugby sevens kicks off

Rugby sevens is under way! Always good fun to watch because they tend to rack up big scores and there’s plenty of space to play expansive rugby. Lots of skill on show too. The first match is the hosts Japan against the reigning champions Fiji and they both run in a quick early try.

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FAQ: How many countries are participating in the 2020 Olympics?

There are 206 National Olympic Committees participating in this year’s games, including the IOC Refugee Olympic Team, which has sent an expanded 29-athlete group after the team debuted in Rio in 2016.

The USA has the largest contingent competing, with 613 Americans set to compete. The host country, Japan, has entered 552 athletes.

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How many countries are participating at the Tokyo Olympics?

How many countries are participating at the Tokyo Olympics?

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Report: Alex Yee wins silver

Alex Yee wins silver, a great result for the Briton who, aged 23, will be back for more in Paris in three years time and LA after that, you would think. A great talent.

Britain’s Alex Yee takes triathlon silver as Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt claims Olympic gold

Britain’s Alex Yee won silver in the men’s triathlon as Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt ran away at the finish to claim gold.

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Kristian Blummenfelt wins Olympic triathlon!

Kristian Blummenfelt wins the gold, holding his lead from the rest. Alex Yee comes in to take silver and he breaks into a broad smile. What a moment. Wilde takes bronze.

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Tokyo Olympics men’s triathlon

Kristian Blummenfelt attacks! He’s trying to distance himself from Yee and Wilde and they are struggling to contain the move. Closing in on the home straight here in Tokyo.

Alex Yee, Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt (C) and New Zealand’s Hayden Wilde

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Tokyo Olympics men’s triathlon

New Zealand’s Hayden Wilde leads, Norway’s experienced Kristian Blummenfelt is second, and Britain’s Alex Yee is third – the three together at the front. Others are trying to catch but they are running out of time.

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Tokyo Olympics men’s triathlon

This lead group is thinning out as they near the final two laps of this four-lap loop. GB’s Yee leads, with two tucked behind him and the there’s Brownlee in fourth, clinging on. Everyone else seems to be falling away...

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Tokyo Olympics men’s triathlon

We are into the final throes of the men’s triathlon and Team GB have two men in contention: Jonny Brownlee, aiming to complete his set of Olympic medals after silver and bronze in London and Rio; and Alex Yee, the new man on the block. Yee is a fast runner and is in a great spot here in this front pack of six or so runners.

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