the Blues in bronze in team speed, France and Italy neck-to-neck in basketball … Follow the day of events in Tokyo
The Olympic Games continue in Tokyo with a France-Italy quarter-final in basketball and the continuation of the women’s team pursuit.
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Despite some fears at the start of qualifying, French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie is aiming for a third Olympic medal after gold in London in 2012 and silver in Rio in 2016. The Frenchman will once again be opposed to the Brazilian Thiago Braz, who ended his dream of Olympic gold in 2016, by climbing the top step of the podium, but also favorite Armand Duplantis.
After a flawless start to the tournament, the basketball players of the France team face Italy in the quarter-finals. After masterfully overcoming the Americans in the group stage, the Blues can logically dream of a place in the last four. Two other collective meetings are planned on the football fields. The Mexicans meet the Brazilians, before giving way to the Japanese, opposed to the Spaniards, for a place in the final of the tournament. Find the full program for the afternoon in Tokyo.
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