#BREAKING Japan's badminton top seed Kento Momota out in #Olympics first round #Tokyo2020
#BREAKING Japan's Daiki Hashimoto, 19, wins men's Olympic all-around gymnastics #Tokyo2020
#UPDATE Japan's men's #badminton world number one Kento Momota lost in the first round at the Tokyo #Olympics on Wednesday, a day after Japanese tennis superstar Naomi Osaka also crashed out u.afp.com/UR5P #Tokyo2020 #AFPSports
#UPDATE Japanese 19-year-old Daiki #Hashimoto won the coveted men's all-around #gymnastics title at the Tokyo #Olympics on Wednesday with a superb final horizontal bars routine u.afp.com/UR5n #Tokyo2020 #AFPSports
📸 Lionel Bonaventure
#UPDATE Superstar gymnast #SimoneBiles pulled out of a second #Olympics event on Wednesday to focus on her mental health, USA Gymnastics said, putting the spotlight on athletes' wellbeing at a Games held under strict coronavius rules u.afp.com/URS8 #Tokyo2020

• • •

Missing some Tweet in this thread? You can try to force a refresh

Keep Current with AFP News Agency

AFP News Agency Profile picture

Stay in touch and get notified when new unrolls are available from this author!

Read all threads

This Thread may be Removed Anytime!


Twitter may remove this content at anytime! Save it as PDF for later use!

Try unrolling a thread yourself!

how to unroll video
  1. Follow @ThreadReaderApp to mention us!

  2. From a Twitter thread mention us with a keyword "unroll"
@threadreaderapp unroll

Practice here first or read more on our help page!

More from @AFP

28 Jul
The opening day of athletics at the 2020 Tokyo #OlympicGames will take place at the Olympic Stadium on Friday. #AFPSports looks at five stand-out events 👟 u.afp.com/URph
China's unrelenting domination of #Olympics #Diving has rivals in #Tokyo2020 wondering not just how they can beat them, but also whether the country's approach is desirable or even healthy

u.afp.com/URp8 ImageImageImage
#BREAKING American Robert Finke wins #gold medal in inaugural #Olympics men's 800m freestyle swimming event Image
Read 20 tweets
28 Jul
#BREAKING US Fed says it will maintain easy money policies until progress achieved Image
#BREAKING Fed says US economy showing progress but 'not fully recovered' Image
#BREAKING Fed Chair Powell says 'higher and more persistent' inflation possible Image
Read 4 tweets
28 Jul
#BREAKING Iran's Khamenei says experience shows 'trusting West does not work'
#UPDATE Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that the outgoing government's experience of engaging with world powers including the United States shows that "trusting the West does not work"
#BREAKING US tying Iran deal return to 'future' talks on missiles, region: Khamenei
Read 4 tweets
27 Jul
The delivery of Bermuda's first ever Olympic gold medal on Tuesday by triathlete Flora Duffy is a victory shared by the whole island, her parents told AFP
"It was just unbelievable": Family and friends of Bermuda's first Olympic gold medalist celebrate.

Triathlete Flora Duffy made history as the first person from Bermuda to win gold at the #Olympics
Olympic golds.

Romania's Ancuta Bodnar and Simona Radis and France's Hugo Boucheron and Matthieu Androdias celebrate winning gold in the double sculls finals at the Tokyo #Olympics ImageImage
Read 25 tweets
27 Jul
At least 16 people were injured and five missing after an explosion at a chemical park in Leverkusen, western Germany, officials said Tuesday, urging residents to stay indoors as a huge column of black smoke billowed from the site
#BREAKING One dead, four missing after blast at German chemical park: site operator
#UPDATE At least one person was killed and 16 injured after an explosion at a chemical park in the western German city of Leverkusen on Tuesday, the site's operator said, with four people still missing
Read 5 tweets
27 Jul
Main highlights of Day 4 at #Tokyo2020
🏅 Osaka crashes out of tennis competition
🏅 Ferreira and Moore win inaugural surfing golds
🏅 Triathlete Duffy scoops famous gold for Bermuda
🏅 McKeown upstages Smith in women's 100m backstroke
➡️ u.afp.com/Uaj9
#BREAKING Simone Biles out of US team during Olympic final
#UPDATE Biles, the four-time gold medallist at the 2016 Rio Games, produced a lacklustre opening vault and then briefly left the competition floor, before she was replaced in the three concluding routines on the uneven bars, beam, and floor
Read 10 tweets

Did Thread Reader help you today?

Support us! We are indie developers!

This site is made by just two indie developers on a laptop doing marketing, support and development! Read more about the story.

Become a Premium Member ($3/month or $30/year) and get exclusive features!

Become Premium

Too expensive? Make a small donation by buying us coffee ($5) or help with server cost ($10)

Donate via Paypal Become our Patreon

Thank you for your support!

Follow Us on Twitter!