Special Edition: Quick Hits August 4th, 2021
🛹Skateboarding: It was another battle of the teens in last night’s event final. British 13-year-old Sky Brown finished with a bronze, behind 12-year-old silver medalist Kokona Hiraki and 19-year-old gold medal winner Sakura Yosozumi, both of Japan.
😷COVID-19: After a quiet few days, COVID-19’s back on its bullsh!t. The Greek artistic swimming team (aka synchronized swimming) has of the final due to an outbreak in their team, and ROC karate athlete Anna Chernysheva has .
⚽️Soccer: The heat is (literally) on for the Canadian and Sweden women’s soccer teams. They’ve jointly petitioned the IOC to change the time of Friday’s gold medal match from 11 a.m. JST (Thursday at 10 p.m. ET) to later in the day to avoid the extreme heat.