Tokyo 2020 medal winners can now briefly go mask-less on the podium
The IOC decides to relax the rule so that athletes could “at least have a picture to remember their amazing performances”.
First Paralympic Gold Goes to Slovakia
(ATR) Also: First athletics medal event disputed; Brazil wins its first medals; world records already set on day one.
FIFA Inspects Brazil; IOC Mediates in Panama; Gold Medal Swap at Paralympics
(ATR) FIFA secretary general wraps up latest World Cup inspection tour ... IOC to mediate dispute within Panama NOC ... LOCOG arranges medal ceremony re-do after wrong results in women's discus ... More inside this Olympic Newsdesk ...