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Tokyo Olympics 2021, Women's football: Netherlands thrash Zambia 10-3

Two goals from Stina Blackstenius and one from Lina Hurtig snapped the US Women's national team's unbeaten streak from January 2019

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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Sporting events have started at Tokyo 2021 on Wednesday. Softball/Baseball and Women's opening round of matches were played ahead of the opening ceremony on July 23. Sweden defeated the United States 3-0 in their opening match at Tokyo 2020. Two goals from Stina Blackstenius and one from Lina Hurtig snapped the US Women's national team's unbeaten streak from January 2019. Great Britain beats Chile 2-0 while Brazil thrashed China 5-0. 

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Tokyo Olympics: Women’s matches on July 21
 
Football
Matches Time (IST) Result
Great Britain vs Chile Great Britain won 2-0 (final score)
China vs Brazil Brazil won 0-5 (final score)
Sweden vs United States Sweden won 3-0 (final score)
Japan vs Canada Match drawn 1-1 (final score)
Zambia vs Netherlands Netherlands won 3-10 (final score)
Australia vs New Zealand Australia won 2-1 (final score)
 

2021: Softball/Baseball matches results

Baseball returns to the Olympics for the first time since 2008. Mexico and Canada will be in action today after the host, Japan, defeated Australia 8-1 early in the day at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium. In the second baseball match of the day, United States defeated Italy 2-1. In the third and last baseball match of the day Canada defeated Mexico 4-0.
 
Baseball/Softball
Matches Time (IST) Result
Australia vs Japan Japan won 1-8
Italy vs United States United States won 0-2
Mexico vs Canada Canada won 0-4
 

Covid-19 scare at Tokyo Olympics
 
Covid-19 forced Tokyo 2020 organisers to postpone the Games for a year. It is becoming clear now that the Games are going to be staged under the shadow of Covid-19. cases related to Olympics rose to 71 on Tuesday. The organisers said that 71 Games-related people, including athletes, journalists, officials, volunteers, and workers, had now tested positive. The total includes 31 international visitors.

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