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GREAT BRITAIN’S swimmers picked up their THIRD gold of the Tokyo Games after a stunning relay win this morning.

And two of them have gone to Tom Dean, who added the freestyle relay to his individual honour earlier today on day five.

In the rowing, Great Britain secured silver in the men’s quadruple sculls but suffered devastation in the men’s coxless four, finishing in fourth place as they failed to win the event for the first time since 1996.

In the cycling today, Geraint Thomas will look to bounce back from a wretched road race to challenge for gold in the time trial.

And we will have live coverage of the Olympic men’s football with some big names set to bow out in the group stage plus the latest on Andy Murray’s quest for doubles glory.


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  • SET POINT TAKEN

    Another shot into the net from GB and the Croatians have levelled it up.

    Disappointing with the break up in that second set to go on to lose it but they need to regroup ahead of the deciding set.

     

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 2-6* Cilic/Dodig

    Four set points for Croatia.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 2-5* Cilic/Dodig

    Good work at the net from Dodig, a backhand volley away for a winner and another break.

    They have two serves for the set.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *2-4 Cilic/Dodig

    The Croatians’ return of serve is wide. Change of ends with the Brits a break down.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *1-4 Cilic/Dodig

    Huge first serve from Dodig and Salisbury sends it high. Smashed away by Cilic.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 1-3* Cilic/Dodig

    Mini-break back as Cilic finds the net in the next rally.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury 0-3* Cilic/Dodig

    A second mini-break! Dodig with a high, defensive lob just catches the baseline. Salisbury with a powerful return but Cilic fires a forehand winner down the line.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *0-2 Cilic/Dodig

    First mini-break for the Croatians now too, a volley at the net finds the net.

  • SECOND-SET TIE BREAK

    Murray/Salisbury *0-1 Cilic/Dodig

    First serve in the breaker for the Croats and they convert the first point.

  • HEADED FOR A TIE-BREAK!

    Murray/Salisbury 6-4 6-6 Cilic/Dodig

    Murray serving and the Brits have a 40-0 lead as they look to see it out comfortably.

    The Croats work it back to 40-30 before a Salisbury smash at the net secures the game.

  • A SNIFF

    Murray/Salisbury 6-4 *5-6 Cilic/Dodig

    A sniff for the British duo to break when 30-40 down but the Croatians see it out.

    Huge service game coming.

     

  • NERVY!

    A big service game for Murray and Salisbury as they trail 4-5 in the second set.

    They trail 0-15 early on before a 40-30 lead.

    They do take the game and we move to 5-all in the set.

  • GREAT RECOGNISES GREAT

    Swimming superstar Adam Peaty says he always knew the relay team would win a gold medal.

  • BREAK BACK!

    Murray/Salisbury 6-4 4-4* Cilic/Dodig

    The Croatians are digging in and force GB into deuce.

    They secure the advantage and then go on to win the break back.

    Back on serve.

     

  • UPDATED TABLE

    The medal table as Team GB continue the excellent start to the meeting.

    Sixth place behind some of the world’s biggest countries with some live chances to come.

  • BRITISH BREAK!

    A break for Murray and Salisbury at a crucial point of set two, in game five!

    It’s quickly consolidated with a love-hold too as they go 4-2 up.

    A huge moment and they have one foot in the semis.

  • ON SERVE

    Set two is still on serve for Murray/Salisbury, with the Croatians serving.

    Two games all with the Brits a set up.

  • DISAPPOINTING IN THE DOUBLES

    Team GB haven’t won a mixed doubles medal since 2004 in Badminton.

    That run continues after Marcus Ellie and Lauren Smith’s quarter-final defeat.

  • SET ONE WON!

    A great start for the British pair on the tennis court as they see out their final service game.

    6-4 the score in set one of the quarter-final.

  • MORE TENNIS MAGIC

    Andy Murray and Joe Salisbury are looking for a semi-final spot and have made a great start.

    A break on Croatian pair Cilic and Dodig in their opening service game.

    The rest of the opening set has gone with serve, now the Brits are serving for the set at 5-4.

  • GOLD MEDAL MOMENT

    The Olympic champions.

  • ROWING SECOND

    The men’s eight team are through to the final after qualifying in second place.

    Their first heat was hugely disappointing as one of the favourites for gold, finishing third to reach this stage.

    But that was better as they continue to sit behind the New Zealand team.

  • WHAT A TEAM

    The four lads celebrating after securing the gold.

  • DUNCAN REACTS

    The Scot says he is actually a ‘bit GUTTED’ for not landing a world record in the 4x200m relay.

    He lands his first Olympic gold medal.

    We’ve been able to win world and European finals in 4x200m but this one’s always gotten away.
    In 2016 we won silver and that was a monster achievement at the time but that was really special with those boys.
    Matt in third was so composed and the boys in front executed their race plans really well.
    So close to a World Record as well, if anything I’m a bit gutted.

    Duncan ScottBBC Sport

  • YOUNG GUN

    And a fabulous 200m from 18-year-old Matt Richards, who extended the GB lead to hand Duncan Scott a lead for the final leg.

    When you’re racing with guys like this, having a great leg comes easy.
    When they set you up as well as they did and you know you have one of the best freestylers ever to come behind you, the privilege and confidence that gives someone my age, money can’t buy it.

    Matt RichardsBBC Sport



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