A group of students from Uruguay poses for a souvenir picture on the Olympic rings set outside the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo on Saturday. Associated Press
Badminton star Chou Tien-chen is heading into the 2020 Olympics coachless, but hopes for Tokyo gold with the help of his physiotherapist and expert consultations.
The Olympic flame arrived in Japan to a scaled-down welcoming ceremony on Friday as doubts grew over whether the Tokyo Games will go ahead on schedule with the coronavirus pandemic causing chaos around the world.
American Caeleb Dressel swam the second-fastest 100m freestyle in history to retain his world title on Thursday as China lashed out at the anti-doping protests targeting Olympic star Sun Yang.
Victories from Lakshya Sen, the doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty and former World No 1 Kidambi Srikanth guided India to the coveted trophy, the most prestigious title in men's team badminton.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah invited his compatriot Moamen Zakaria to attend the match, as he is currently in Britain for treatment of a rare disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Police said the accident took place at Hervey Range, west of Townsville on Queensland's east coast.