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The closing ceremony

Arigato, Tokyo!

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The closing ceremony

Here's looking forward to the Paris 2024 Olympics!

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The closing ceremony

Flag bearers of the competing nations enter the stadium.

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The closing ceremony

The flames of the Olympic cauldron is distinguished during the closing ceremony.

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Day 16

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge defends his gold medal and title as the undisputed king in the men's marathon event.

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Day 16

Team Bulgaria takes home the gold in the rhythmic gymnastics group all-around final.

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Day 16

Team USA bag gold in the women's basketball final, contributing one of three golds to edge over Team China with the most golds at the Tokyo Olympics, reaching 39 in total. USA also tops the medal count with 113 medals.

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Day 16

Azizulhasni Awang secures the silver medal for Malaysia in the men's track cycling keirin final. Meanwhile, team mate Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom finishes sixth in the quarter-finals.

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Day 16

Cyclist Jason Kenny becomes the most decorated British athlete after winning the gold in the men's keirin final, his 9th Olympic medal.

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Day 15

India's Neeraj Chopra brings home the gold medal in the men's javelin throw final-the nation's first ever athletics gold.

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Day 15

China's Cao Yuan bags gold in the men's 10m platform final, becoming the first athlete to win gold in all three diving events, including the 3m springboard in Rio 2016 and 10m synchronised in London 2012.

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Day 15

Azizulhasni Awang sprints to first place in the men's track cycling keirin heats to secure a spot in the quarter-finals.

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Day 15

Malaysia's Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom crashes into Kazakhstan's Sergey Ponomaryov in the men's track cycling keirin heats. After recovering, he finishes second in the repechage to go through to the quarter-finals.

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Day 15

Allyson Felix of Team USA sets a female athletics record after winning a gold in the women's 4x400 relay final-her 11th Olympic medal over five Games and 17 years. She also secured bronze in the 400m final on Day 14.

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Day 14

Team Canada celebrates after winning gold in the women's football final, beating Sweden in the penalty shoot-out.

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Day 14

The medallists of the first women's sports climbing podium congratulate each other on a historic achievement. Slovenia's Janja Garnbret takes gold, whilst Japan's Miho Nonaka and Akiyo Noguchi win silver and bronze.

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Day 13

Spain's Alberto Gines Lopez scales his way to the top to bag gold in the first ever climbing podium.

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Day 13

Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom (left) exits the men's track cycling quarterfinals after losing to Netherlands in Heat 2. Fellow cyclist Azizulhasni Awang also ends his run in the 1/8 finals repechages of the sprint event.

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Day 13

Burkina Faso wins its first ever medal at the Olympic Games since joining the ranks in 1972, thanks to Hugues Fabrice Zango's bronze achievement in the men's triple jump finals.

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Day 13

Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong finishes 12th in the women's 10m platform final.

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Day 12

Teenagers rule the first ever women's park skateboarding final with Japan's Sakura Yosozumi (19) and Kokona Hiraki (12) bagging gold and silver, and UK's Sky Brown (13) securing bronze. Hiraki becomes the youngest Olympic medallist in history.

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Day 12

Canada's Andre de Grasse brings home the gold in the men's 200m sprint, after coming in second at the Rio Olympics 2016.

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Day 12

Malaysia's Mohd Azizulhasni Awang secures a spot in the men's track cycling 1/8 finals after making it through the 1/16 finals repechages.

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Day 12

Malaysia's Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom also sprints through to the quarterfinals after winning his Heat in the 1/16 finals repechages.

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Day 11

Norway's Karsten Warlhom smashes his own world record in the men's 400m hurdles to clinch gold with a time of 45.94s.

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Day 11

China's Guan Chenchen and Tang Xijing win gold and silver respectively at the women's balance beam final, whilst Simone Biles makes a comeback from a mental health break to secure bronze.

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Day 10

Despite falling down during the women's 1500m semi-finals, Sifan Hassan got up and continued the race to win the heat and ultimately bag Netherlands' first Olympics gold since 1992.

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Day 10

Danish Victor Axelsen fights back tears after defeating China's Chen Long to win gold at the men's singles badminton final.

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Day 10

Jasmine Camacho Quinn secures Puerto Rico's first ever athletics gold medal in the women's 100m hurdles final.

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Day 10

Indonesia's Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu dance in celebration after bagging the nation's first Olympic gold in the women's doubles badminton final.

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Day 9

Australian swimmer Emma McKeon becomes the second woman in history to win seven medals in on Olympic Games since 1952.

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Day 9

Italy's Lamont Jacobs bags the gold medal in the highly anticipated men's 100m sprint, while smashing the European record at 9.80 seconds-the first Italian men to achieve both.

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Day 9

Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas jumps with joy after winning gold at the women's triple jump, breaking the world record at 15.67m.

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Day 9

Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi celebrate after deciding to share the gold in the men's high jump event, instead of having a jump-off to declare a single winner.

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Day 9

Malaysian diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri moves up the ranks from 10th in the preliminary round to 6th in the semi-finals, to finally finishing 4th in the women's 3m springboard finals.

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Day 9

Caeleb Dressel bags two golds in the 50m freestyle final and 4x100 medley final, breaking the world record for the former by touching in at just 21.07s. This brings his total medal tally to five golds at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Day 8

Malaysian men's doubles badminton pair Aaron-Wooi Yik celebrate after defeating Indonesia 17-21, 21-17, 21-14 to bring home the nation's first Olympic bronze medal at the Tokyo Games.

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Day 8

A proud moment for Malaysians: Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik standing on the podium with their hard-earned bronze medals.

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Day 8

Jamaican Elaine Thompson-Herah celebrates after winning the gold medal in the women's 100m final, setting a new Olympic record of 10.61 seconds.

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Day 8

USA's Caeleb Dressel smashed his own world record in 49.45s to win the men's 100m butterfly title in 49.45s for his third gold medal of the Tokyo Games.

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Day 8

The Polish athletic team takes the gold in the first-ever 4x400 mixed relay in the history of the Olympics.

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Day 7

Malaysian diver Nur Dhabitah Sabri qualifies for the women's 3m springboard semi-finals, finishing in 10th place with 291.60 points.

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Day 7

Tatjana Schoenmaker sets a new world record in the women's 200m breaststroke final, winning South Africa's first gold.

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Day 7

Archer An San makes history for South Korea with a hat trick, becoming the first archer ever to claim three golds in a single Olympics.

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Day 7

BMX racing debuts at the Olympics for the first time. Britain's Bethany Shriever takes gold in the women's event, while her team mate Kye Whyte claimed silver in the men's category.

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Day 7

Malaysian men's double shuttlers Aaron-Wooi Yik lost to China in the semi-finals, but remain in the running for bronze against Indonesia on Saturday.

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Day 6

Malaysia's Lee Zii Jia ends his brave Olympic debut in a rubber set match against China's Chen Long in the men's singles badminton quarter finals, scoring 8-21, 21-19, 21-5.

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Day 6

Team USA's Sunisa Lee takes gold in the gymnastics all-around competition, while Simon Biles' replacement Jade Carey finishes in 8th place.

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Day 6

American swimmer Caeleb Dressel won his first individual gold medal after a record-setting time of 47.02 seconds in the 100m freestyle swimming event.

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Day 6

Swimming history is made as China wins the women's 4x200m freestyle relay final and sets a new world record time of 7:40:33.

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Day 6

Malaysian men's doubles badminton pair Aaron-Wooi Yik advances to the semifinals after defeating Indonesia in straight sets 21-14, 21-17 to keep the nation's hopes for a medal alive.

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Day 5

Fiji defends its Rio 2016 Olympic rugby sevens gold with a victory over New Zealand.

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Day 5

Malaysian Lee Zii Jia advances to the badminton men's singles quarter finals after beating French opponent Brice Leverdez 21-17, 21-5.

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Day 5

Katie Ledecky wins gold for the first ever 1500m freestyle race in Olympics swimming history. It's also the fifth Olympic gold of her career.

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Day 4

Simon Biles' withdrawal from the artistic gymnastics team final sheds a light on mental health struggles among Olympic athletes.

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Day 4

Flora Duffy claims Bermuda's first ever Olympic gold after finishing the women's triathlon in 1 hour, 56 minutes, and 36 seconds.

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Day 4

Brazil's Italo Ferrera bags the first ever Olympic gold medal in surfing, after recovering from a broken board on his first run.

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Day 4

China's teenage duo (aged 15 and 17) gain a comfortable gold medal win at the women's synchronised 10m platform.

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Day 3

Tom Daley seals his first gold in the men's synchronised 10m platform category after four tries, alongside partner Matty Lee.

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Day 3

13-year-old Japanese skater Nishiya Momiji makes history as the first ever women's Olympic skateboarding gold medallist.

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Day 3

Hidlyn Diaz bags the Philippines' first ever Olympic gold medal in nearly 100 years, while setting two Olympic records in the 55kg class for weightlifting.

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Day 2

Farah Ann Abdul Hadi is all-smiles on the artistic gymnastics floor. Despite not bringing home a medal, she returns with pride having achieved her life-long dream of becoming an Olympian.

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Day 2

Malaysian swimmer Phee Jinq En breaks (her own) national record at the Olympics, clocking 1:08:40 to finish second in Heat 2 of the women's 100m breaststroke category.

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Day 2

Japanese skater Hirogome Yuto bags the first Olympic skateboarding gold medal.

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Day 1

China's Yang Qian wins the first medal of the Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the women's 10-metre riffle final.

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Day 1

Cyclist Richard Carapaz wins Ecuador's second-ever gold in the men's road race, taking us on a virtual tour around Japan in the process.

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Day 1

Syrian table tennis player Hend Zaza is the youngest Olympian at Tokyo 2020, competing at only 12 years old. She lost in her opening match to Austria's Jia Lu but earns our respect for her great sportsmanship!

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Day 1

Mirabai Chanu bags silver for India in the women's 49kg class for weightlifting, the second Olympics medal in the country's history.

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The opening ceremony

The evening kicks off with singer Misia performing the national anthem, 'Kimi Ga Yo', in a rainbow-hued dress by Tomo Koizumi.

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The opening ceremony

'The Shirtless Tongan' Pita Taufatofua turns up the heat in the stadium (for obvious reasons).

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The opening ceremony

More than 1,800 drones formed a drone globe over the Olympic stadium as singers from five continents sang 'Imagine' - powerfully embodying the "United by Emotion" theme.

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The opening ceremony

Flag bearers Goh Liu Ying and Chan Peng Soon lead the Malaysian contingent (whilst swimmer Welson Sim *wins* the attention of Chinese netizens for his charming looks).

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The opening ceremony

The pictogram performance of all 50 sports in the Olympics was probably the most entertaining part of the ceremony.

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The opening ceremony

Naomi Osaka lights the Olympic Cauldron, calling it "the greatest athletic achievement and honour" in her life.

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