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Andy Murray loves the Olympics 😍
He progressed in the doubles earlier today, alongside Joe Salisbury.
Catch up on all the overnight action and live updates on Olympic Breakfast with @mrdanwalker and @SamanthaQuek
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Congratulations to @nagalsumit! He becomes the first #IND male tennis player to qualify for the second round since 1996. 👏
Windy Cantika Aisah completes the podium in the #Weightlifting women’s -49kg with a total score of 194. Congratulations! 🏋️🥉
It was a shaky start for Helen Glover and Polly Swann but Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury won their doubles opener as we take a look back at the action on day one so far at #Tokyo2020. #bbcolympics
Silver medal! 🥈
After a tough battle, Chanu Saikhom Mirabai finishes in second place in the #Weightlifting women’s -49kg and earns the first medal for India at #Tokyo2020
It’s all over! 🏋️
Hou Zhihui wins the first #Weightlifting gold of #Tokyo2020 with a huge total score of 210 in the women’s -49kg – setting three Olympic Records! 🥇
There’s around 80km left to go in the men’s Olympic road race – and what a stunning course!
It’s a competitive field, so there’s any number of athletes who could take the top spot here.
Join us live on the Red Button now ➡ https://t.co/voP1w5i3tK
Irish columnist Neil Francis has been sacked following “offensive” comments he made about British & Irish Lions and Harlequins fly-half Marcus Smith.
If you missed the cycling action in the early hours never fear, #TeamGB were in the headlines earlier in the men’s road race.
It’s going to be some chase now! 👀
Follow via the @BBCSport app ➡ https://t.co/iI6So2uQFA #bbcolympics
Cleveland’s baseball franchise has changed its name and the decision will come into effect after the end of the 2021 #MLB season.
The Brits are through!
Joe Salisbury and Andy Murray have knocked out second seeds Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-3 6-2 to advance to the second round in the men’s doubles at #Tokyo2020. #bbcolympics
Calling Rugby 7s fans! 🏉
Comment with the nation’s flag and make your predictions now for the Olympic Champion of the Rugby 7s #Tokyo2020 competition!
Missed yesterday’s #OpeningCeremony ? We got the Twitter recap for you!
In 33 degree heat, not to mention the humidity too! 🔥
Watch the men’s road race live on @BBCOne, @BBCiPlayer and the BBCSport app. #bbcolympics #Tokyo2020