Tokyo 2020 Olympics day six: golf, swimming, rowing and more – live!

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Austria’s Sepp Straka leads the men’s golf. He’s three under after six holes. Sami Välimäki of Finland and Joachim Hansen of Denmark are one shot back on two under. Xander Schauffele and Justin Thomas of the US and Paul Casey of GB are on par and Australia’s Marc Leishman is one over but all four of those players are in the very early stages of their rounds.

Some rowing finals are coming up in the next 40 minutes. The men’s pairs final features duos from Canada, Serbia, Croatia, Romania, Denmark and Spain. Team GB’s Helen Glover and Polly Swann go in the women’s pairs final – they’re up against Canada, Greece, NZ, ROC and Spain.

There are also medals up for grabs in the lightweight double sculls. The women’s final pits the USA and Team GB against France, Italy, the Netherlands and Romania. The men’s final features Ireland, Italy, Czech Republic, Germany, Uruguay and Belgium.

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It’s morning in Japan and morning in Australia too. Which means our Aussie readers have a full day of action ahead of them. And given the success of Australia so far it may end up being another day awash with precious metals (and bronze, not sure if bronze is more on the semi-precious end). Anyway, here’s what Aussies have to look out for. All times are AEST:


8:30am – men’s individual (Marc Leishman, Cameron Smith)


11:30am – men’s 800m freestyle final (Jack McLoughlin); 11:44am – men’s 200m breaststroke final (Zac Stubblety-Cook); 11:53am – women’s 100m freestyle semi-finals (Emma McKeon, Cate Campbell); 12:04pm – men’s 200m backstroke semi-finals (Tristan Hollard); 12:28pm – women’s 200m butterfly final (Brianna Throssell); 12:37pm – men’s 100m freestyle final (Kyle Chalmers); 12:54pm – women’s 200m breaststroke semi-finals (Jenna Strauch); 1:08pm – men’s 200m individual medley semi-finals (Mitch Larkin); 1:31pm – women’s 4x200m freestyle relay final (Australia)

Rugby sevens

11:30am – women’s Pool C (Australia v Japan); 6:3opm – women’s Pool C (Australia v China)

Cycling BMX racing

11am – men’s quarter-finals (Anthony Dean); women’s quarter-finals (Lauren Reynolds, Saya Sakakibara)


10:50am – men’s trap qualification and finals (Thomas Grice, James Willett); women’s trap qualification and finals (Laetisha Scanlan, Penny Smith); 10am – women’s 25m pistol precision stage (Dina Aspandiyarova, Elena Galiabovitch)


From 1:05pm – Finn men race 5-6 (Jake Lilley); 470 men race 3-4 (Matthew Belcher, Will Ryan); 470 women race 3-4 (Monique de Vries, Nia Jerwood); Laser men race 7-8 (Matt Wearn); Laser radial women race 7-8 (Mara Stransky); 49er men race 5-6 (Will Phillips, Sam Phillips); foiling nacra 17 mixed race 4-6 (Jason Waterhouse, Lisa Darmanin)

Canoe Slalom


3pm – canoe C1 women’s semi-final (Jess Fox); 4:55pm canoe C1 women’s final


10:34am – men’s individual eliminations (Taylor Worth v Alviyanto Prastyadi); 1:06pm (Ryan Tyack v Nicholas D’Amour); 3pm – David Barnes v Riau Ega Salsabilla); 11:09 am – women’s eliminations (Alice Ingley v Ksnenia Perova)


From 4pm (third match on Court 2) – mixed doubles quarter-finals (Ash Barty and John Peers v Maria Sakkari and Stefanos Tsitsipas)

Water polo

7:20pm – men’s preliminaries Group B (Serbia v Australia)


8pm – women’s Pool B (New Zealand v Australia)

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