Tokyo 2020 Olympics Day 2 LIVE RESULTS: Team GB Women's Hockey vs Germany, Jade Jones updates – full schedule

THE Olympics are underway – and we're looking ahead to Day 2 in Toyko.

It was a terrific opening day of action on Saturday, although Geraint Thomas was once again luckless as he crashed out of the men's road race.

The 234km race was eventually won by Ecuador's Richard Carapaz, picking up the country's second ever gold medal.

And here's what we have in store on Day 2:

  • 1.30am – Team GB vs Germany Women's Hockey
  • 3.30am – Adam Peaty in Men's 100m Breaststroke
  • 3:50am – Jade Jones in Taekwondo Women's 57kg
  • 5am – Women's Road Race Cycling
  • 6am TBC – Andy Murray vs Felix Auger Aliassime
  • 8.30am – Egypt vs Argentina men's football
  • 9am – France vs South Africa men's football
  • 9.30am – Brazil vs Ivory Coast men's football
  • 11.30am – Australia vs Spain men's football
  • 12.30pm – Saudi Arabia vs Germany men's football
  • 1.30pm – Taekwondo Women's 57kg final


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    Jade Jones says anything less than a third Olympic gold medal would be a failure to her.

    She commented: "When I was going to the London Olympics, it was just this 19-year-old kid going into her first Olympics and no one expected anything.

    "So any kind of win then was a bonus, whereas now anything less than gold is a fail to me, and it is hard because everyone is kind of watching and everyone's sights are on me thinking: 'Can she do it? Can she get this third gold?'

    "But all I can do is my best and I know for a fact when I'll be standing on that mat, I'll give everything I've got and I can walk away with my head held high."

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    Andy Murray overcame the odds yesterday as he teamed up with Joe Salisbury to defeat second seeds Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert in the Men's Doubles Tennis.

    And he's going to need to step it up even further today as he begins his title defence against Wimbledon quarter-finalist Felix Auger Aliassime.

    The Canadian is seeded ninth and overwhelming favourite for this first round match in Tokyo.

    Murray is already the first ever Men's Singles double gold medalist in Olympic tennis and fans will be dreaming of an unprecedented triple in Tokyo.

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    Joe Joyce has emerged victorious over Carlos Takam with a Round 6 stoppage in tonight's heavyweight bout.

    And later today some of Team GB's Olympic boxers will hope to take their first steps on the road to stardom.

    Here's the schedule for the Brits:

    • 8.27am: Benjamin Whittaker (GBR) vs Jorge Luis Vivas Palacios (COL) – Men's Light Heavyweight
    • 10.03am: Charley-Sian Davison (GBR) vs Rabab Cheddar (MAR) – Women's Flyweight
    • 10.36am: Luke McCormack (GBR) vs Manish Kaushik (IND) – Men's Lightweight
    • Kealan Hughes


      Andy Murray starts his Olympic title defence against 9th seed Felix Auger-Aliassime on day two of Tokyo 2020.

      The Canadian defeated Murray in straight sets when they last met, in the US Open in September 2020.

      But Brit Murray has two Wimbledon wins under his belt since then.

      He also has a winning mojo at The Games already after teaming up with Joe Salisbury in the Men's Doubles to defeat France in the opening round.

      And after claiming Gold in London and Rio, Murray will do everything he can to continue his winning streak.

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      Lizzie Deignan will try to succeed where Geraint Thomas failed by winning the Women's Road Race.

      She has targeted the Olympics as a key goal along with the World Championships, but faces a tough challenge to win from the likes of Anna van der Breggen and Lisa Brennauer.

      Elsewhere, Jade Jones will be looking to win a third taekwondo Gold medal. adding to the two she picked up in 2012 and 2016.

      And her GB team-mate Bradly Sinden, will make his Olympic debut in taekwondo and the age of 22.

      We will also get our first taste of surfing and skateboarding (weather permitting) while the archery and swimming continue, with Team GB aiming for a podium place in the Women's 4×100 free relay.

    • Kealan Hughes


      Can Ashleigh Barty and Novak Djokovic add Olympic gold to their successful summers?

      Here is what their path to the respective paths to the Women's and Men's finals look like.

      Djokovic could meet No.5 seed Andrey Rublev or Rio 2016 bronze medallist Nishikori Kei of Japan; while Alexander Zverev and Hubert Hurkacz are potential seeded foes in the semi-finals.

      World No.2 Daniil Medvedev and French Open runner-up Stefanos Tsitsipas are the top seeds on the bottom half of the draw, which also features two-time Olympic champion Andy Murray.

      Meanwhile, Barty will face Spaniard Sara Sorribes Tormo in the opening round.

      No.3 seed Aryna Sabalenka and two-time major winner Garbiñe Muguruza are potential tricky semi-final opponents.

      And darling of the Games Naomi Osaka could meet Barty for a mouth-watering final.

    • Kealan Hughes


      Tropical storm ‘Nepartak’ is already having an adverse affect on Olympic competitors.

      Some faced fierce heat and humidity in the first full day of events on Saturday.

      Organisers adapted air conditioning units with makeshift plastic air ducts for the tennis where Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury beat France in the doubles.

      Murray, 34, said: “It is hot but it didn’t feel too bad on the court. We have these things blowing out cold air and the end changes help a lot.

      “We did some prep in the heat before coming out. The conditions are fairly lively, it is not hard to control the ball but you get a little bit more pace on the serve.”

      Cyclists in the men’s road race shoved ice into their jerseys passed to them by support staff on the roadside.

      And other athletes even used Bluetooth pills that are swallowed so coaches can monitor body temperature.

    • Kealan Hughes


      Double golden girl Helen Glover has made history for Team GB by becoming the first mum to compete as a British Olympic rower.

      And she celebrated qualifying in her opening Tokyo pairs heat with teammate Polly Swann as only a mother could – by singing Happy Birthday to her three-year-old son Logan in a video message sent back home.

      The double Olympic champ and Polly are hopeful of success in Tokyo.

      But Helen, 35 – who also has 18-month-old twins Kit and daughter Bo – already tops the podium for millions of mums back home in Britain, just for being there.

      And she revealed many have been in touch, hailing the mum of three for “having a go” while juggling life raising very young children.

      Helen said: “I was expecting to watch the Olympics on TV. But I wanted to do this to represent other parents and people who didn’t believe it possible.”

    • Kealan Hughes


      Team GB’s opening day curse of no medals continued on a day when Adam Peaty and Max Whitlock offered a glimpse of gold.

      Geraint Thomas crashed out of the Men's Cycling Road Race after team-mate Tao Geoghegan accidentally brought him down.

      Brit medal hope Heather Watson was also knocked out of the women’s tennis singles in the first round.

      Gold medal boxing contender Peter McGrail is out of the Games after losing a tough opening bout against Thai southpaw Chatchai-Decha Butdee.

      It was a poor day for Team GB’s rowers as Helen Glover and Polly Swann came third in the coxless pairs heat.

    • Joshua Mbu


      Why do Olympic athletes bite on their medals?

      Anyone who wants to prove whether or not an item is authentic gold simply needs to sink their teeth into it, writes SOPHIE ROBERTS.

      As the metal is naturally soft and malleable, you should be able to leave a dent if you chomp onto it.

      Despite this, medals from the past 50 years don’t actually contain a large quantity of gold.

      This year, the first-place medal is believed to contain just over one per cent of gold, with the remainder being made up of silver and copper.

      Although athletes no longer bite into medals to check for their authenticity, the medal-winning gesture has become an iconic part of Olympic culture.

      In Rio 2016 the trend continued to be prevalent – and that's expected to be the case in Tokyo as well.

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      Who's looking forward to sport climbing?

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      Team USA finished day one of the Tokyo Olympic Games without picking up a single medal.

      Making this their worst start at an Olympics for 50 years.

      Not one American made it on the podium in archery, cycling, fencing, judo, air rifle and pistol shooting, taekwondo, or weightlifting.

      The last time this happened to Team USA was the 1972 Munich Games.

      Credit: GETTY IMAGES
    • Joshua Mbu


      Franck Kessie is hoping to lead the Ivory Coast to Olympic glory, and he's ironically been given the nickname 'The President'.

      Speaking to Sky Sports Italy, he explained the nickname: "Why do they call me 'The President'? Because I'm the president of the team, the head of the locker room.

      “I like it. It’s a nickname given as a joke, but as long as they call me that, and in the meantime we work hard, then it’s fine.”

    • Joshua Mbu


      Team USA have won the women's football at the Olympics four of the last six Games.

      Will Team GB finally get their hands on the gold?

      Previous Olympic winners in the Women's Football
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      Lucy Bronze has taken to Twitter to celebrate Team GB's women's team reaching the knockout stages of Tokyo 2020.

      The right-back provided the assist for the only goal of the game.

    • Joshua Mbu


      Barcelona star Antoine Griezmann may play for France at the next Olympics after dropping a huge hint on social media, writes THOMAS BLOW.

      The next Games will take in Paris and it's likely one or two high-profile French footballers will play for the country on home soil.

      Griezmann took to Twitter to wish the French team well at the Tokyo Games, sharing a picture of their procession at the opening ceremony.

      The image was captioned: "Wishing you happiness and success, we are very proud of you. Vive la France!"

      The official Paris 2024 Twitter account responded to the 30-year-old's tweet, asking: "In the procession in 2024, Antoine?"

      Griezmann then responded with a praying emoji, French flag and love heart – perhaps indicating he wants to play in three years' time.

      And the fact the player chose to respond to the Games' official Twitter account rather than a fan suggests a decision has already been made.

    • Joshua Mbu


      Team GB picked up an impressive 67 medals in total at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

      Improving on their London 2012 total of 65.

      How many medals do you think Team GB will get this time in Tokyo?

    • Joshua Mbu


      Andy Murray has apologised for ruining a photo with a fellow Olympian in Tokyo – saying his trousers are a ‘shambles’, writes PAIGE BERESFORD.

      The Scottish tennis star was photographed with British sailing Champion Hannah Mills, who posted it on her Instagram with the caption, “So that happened!”.

      She added: "Cracking trousers Andy Murray".

      Murray shared the picture on his social media, saying: “Sorry for ruining the photo… trousers a total shambles.”

    • Joshua Mbu


      Adam Peaty hammered out a Tokyo 2020 statement of intent that told his rivals: “Catch me if you can”, writes MARTIN LIPTON.

      The defending 100m breaststroke champion is Britain’s banker bet of the first few days of the Games.

      And the Uttoxeter superstar, who had recorded the EIGHTEEN fastest times in history prior to the Games, was a class apart once again when he went in the final heat to romp through to the overnight semis.

      Peaty made a perfect start to go clear of the field and stay there, turning in 26.81 and touching home in 57.56, the eighth fastest time recorded.

      Only the Brit ace himself has gone quicker of course and he was holding plenty back yet still proved he is the dominant force.

      Apart from Peaty, only Holland’s Arno Kamminga, who set a Dutch record of 57.80, was inside 58 secs but the Brit has confirmed his status as favourite.

    • Joshua Mbu


      An Olympic hockey player hit an opponent on the head with his hockey stick during a match between Spain and Argentina, writes THOMAS BLOW.

      Argentine Lucas Rossi, 36, jabbed Spaniard David Alegre, 36, in the head while he received treatment for cramp.

      In the latter stages of the Pool A match between the two nations, Alegre went down after a muscle gave way.

      An Argentine star quickly went over to help the afflicted star – but Rossi decided to take a different cause of action.

      Perhaps believing the Alegre was feigning injury to waste time, Rossi shouted in his face and jabbed him in the head with his stick.

    • Joshua Mbu


      Archers Sarah Bettles, Naomi Folkard and Bryony Pitman are going for women's team gold tomorrow.

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      Here's a list of tomorrow's events where medals are up for grabs:

      • Archery (women's team)
      • Cycling (women's road race)
      • Diving (women's 3m synchro)
      • Fencing(women's foil, men's epee)
      • Judo (women's -52kg, men's -66kg)
      • Shooting (women's 10m air pistol, men's 10m air rifle)
      • Skateboarding (men's street)
      • Swimming (men's 400m medley, men's 400m free, women's 400m medley, women's 4×100 free relay)
      • Taekwondo (women's -57kg, men's -68kg)
      • Weightlifting (men's 61kg, men's 67kg).


      Tokyo 2020 is officially underway and today we saw 11 medal events.

      And tomorrow, there's even more with 18 medal events being contested.

      Team GB's women's team edged host nations Japan 1-0 in their football group stages.

      Adam Peaty – as expected- swam fastest in the men's 100m breaststroke semi-finals.

      Team GB's men's hockey team blew South Africa away 3-1.

      China's Yang Qian won gold in the women's 10m air rifle final, getting China off the mark.

      Ecuador's Richard Carapaz picked up the road race gold, adding to his 206 Rio Olympics medal.

      In tennis, Heather Watson was beaten; but Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury won.

      In rowing, Team GB's Helen Glover & Polly Swann have qualifyied for the women's pairs semi-final.


      Swimming is underway at the Tokyo Olympic Games, so familiarise yourselfwith the different events.

      Team GB's superstar Adam Peaty is through to the semi-finals after clocking in the quickest time of the heats.


      Italy have picked up their first GOLD medal of the Tokyo Olympic Games!

      Vito Dell'Aquila has won the men's 58kg taekwondo title, defeating Mohamed Khalil Jendoubi.

      The Tunisian will have to settle for silver this time around.

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