Tokyo Olympics live – Team GB add two more medals after rowing heartache

Golf gets underway in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with Tommy Fleetwood, Rory McIlroy and Bryson DeChambeau all competing for gold in Japan.

Taking place at the Kasumigaseki Country Club, the format – containing sixty golfers – will copy that used at Rio 2016, when Justin Rose won gold. Four days of stroke play will conclude on Saturday.

Elsewhere, the men's swimming 100m freestyle final is set to take place as well as the women's all-round individual in gymnastics.

Simone Biles was due to be the event's main attraction but the American withdrew to focus on her mental health. She will potentially return for the individual events next week.

Follow all of today's action below…

Coward-Holley overwhelmed by bronze

Matthew Coward-Holley says he is "a little bit lost for words" after clinching bronze in the men's trap shooting.

The 26-year-old was a leading Team GB contender for a gold medal but his slow start – missing three of his first 10 shots – meant he had to settle for third on the podium after an excellent recovery.

Coward-Holley added: "It's my first Olympics so to come away with a medal, it's phenomenal."

Silver for Franklin

It's another medal for Team GB – their second of the day and 18th of the Olympic Games!

Mallory Franklin's stunning effort in the women's canoe slalom is duly rewarded with a silver medal.

Australia's Jessica Fox claims gold after a sublime, faultless run.

Coward-Holley claims bronze

Matthew Coward-Holley wins Team GB's first medal of day six with bronze in men's trap shooting.

Although he missed out on the gold medal showdown, the Brit showed brilliant spirit to recover from a shaky start and finish among the medals.

Coward-Holley with work to do in men’s trap final

Matthew Coward-Holley is one of Team GB's best medal hopes of the day but his second round in the men's trap shooting final was disappointing.

He missed two of five shots to leave him joint-fourth of the six finalists.

Mexico star Jorge Orozco Diaz leads the way with 10 from 10.

A rowing update as Team GB suffer agonising loss

It's been an unfortunate morning for Team GB's rowers after two fourth-place finishes.

Helen Glover and Polly Swan missed out on a pairs medal, while Emily Craig and Imogen Grant finished just 0.01 seconds behind third place in the lightweight women's sculls.

James Wilby did not fare any better in the water over at the swimming pool, finishing sixth in the men's 200 metre breaststroke despite qualifying for the final with the second-fastest time.

Australia athletes isolating after Hendricks positive test

The entire Australian track and field team are in isolation after US pole vaulter Sam Hendricks was ruled out of the Olympics following a positive coronavirus test.

A statement from the Australian Olympic Committee reads: "Members of Australia’s track and field team at the Tokyo Olympic Games are isolating in their rooms as a precautionary measure following news of a COVID positive finding with a member of the US track and field Team.

"Members of the Australian track and field team are now undergoing testing procedures in line with Australian Olympic Team protocols."

Thunderstorms bring golf to pause

Play is suspended at Kasumigaseki Country Club due to a thunderstorm.

That's a shame for Fleetwood, who appeared to be building some momentum.

Austria's Sepp Straka remains the leader at eight under par, two shots clear of his nearest rivals

Good morning!

Welcome to Mirror Sport's coverage from day six of the Tokyo Olympics.

There are 17 gold medals up for grabs today and Team GB's Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood are in action on the golf course.

Casey finished four under par to leave him joint-sixth, while Fleetwood is further down at two under with five holes remaining of his first round.

Stay tuned for all the latest updates from day six.

Helen Glover misses out on third straight gold

Despite just missing out on a third successive gold medal, Helen Glover made history as the first mother to compete in rowing for Great Britain at an Olympics.

She came in fourth in the women's pair with partner Polly Swann, and claimed after the race that "Had it been on flat water as we expected then we might have come through for that last place on the podium."

"I think for both of us this was about the journey here more than anything we have ever done before.

"When I think of the day to day grind and the urgency of the past year in getting here – I think how did we do that?"

Simone Biles not in action today

The legendary gymnast won't be in action today after withdrawing to "focus on my mental health."

Biles will hopefully return for the individual events next week.

Fleetwood excited

"I'm excited, just bubbling to get going with the Olympic experience," Fleetwood said.

"There's tonnes of different sports and a bunch of different athletes. Even though we all do something different, I'm guessing we all have a lot of things in common.

"There's no trepidation at all. I'm just really, really excited to get going and experience it and compete."


It's another day at the Tokyo Olympics and there's plenty in store.

We have the remainder of the canoe slalom women's final, Team GB in action in the hockey and the women's all-round individual in the gymnastics.

Oh…and the golf is back!

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