Here is what is happening on this Olympic Saturday in Japan, with great results and medals. Tennis, men's singles: Novak Djokovic also fails the appointment with the minimum target and enters his name, together with that of other big names, in the black notebook of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic disappointments.
After losing, squandering a set and a break advantage, the semifinal with Zverev, the world number one is mocked by Pablo Carreno Busta in the final valid for the bronze medal, losing 4-6 7-6 3-6. Tennis, women's doubles: the Brazilians Pigossi and Stefani win the bronze medal, beating the Russians Elena Vesnina and Kudermetova.
Women's 7-a-side rugby: After the men's defeat in the men's final, the women win gold. France beaten 26-12 in the final. Bronze went to Fiji, who defeated Great Britain 21-12 in the final for third place. Weightlifting men: Gold to the Chinese Lyu, silver to the Dominican Bonnat, bronze to the Italian Pizzolato.
Gymnastics, women: Simone Biles renounces two other finals of this Olympics. "After further consultations with the medical staff, Simone Biles has decided to withdraw from the finals for the vaulting and the asymmetrical bars.
For" she will continue the daily assessments," said USA team.
Other results of today
Athletics, 100m women: Nigerian Blessing Okagbare was suspended because she tested positive for growth hormone at a doping control on 19 July.
In Tokyo she had raced and won her own battery in 11 ”05 qualifying for the semifinal. Men's Triathlon: Great Britain wins the gold medal in the mixed triathlon relay. Silver for the USA, bronze for France. Swimming, 200 backstroke women: Gold medal for the Australian Kaylee McKeown in the 200 backstroke, after her success in the 100 backstroke.
Second place for the Canadian Masse, third the other Australian Seebohm. Swimming, 1500 freestyle women: Katie Ledecky wins the gold medal in front of Australian Ariarne Titmus and Italian Simona Quadarella. Swimming, 4x100 mixed men and women: gold to Great Britain with 3'37 "68 over China from 3'38" 86 and over Australia from 3'38 "95.
Men and women skeet shooting: Spain wins the gold medal, ahead of San Marino and USA. RS: X women: Gold goes to the Chinese Liu Yunxiu, third in the Medal Race behind the French Picon and the British Wilson. Swimming, 100 butterfly men: Caeleb Dressel dominates the race, winning gold and beating Hungarian Kristof Milak and Swiss Noè Ponti.
Here is what is happening yesterday in Tokyo
Tennis, men's singles: unbelievable but true: Novak Djokovic was eliminated in the semifinals by Alexander Zverev in three sets, despite the Serbian having won the first set 6-1!
The German has been the protagonist of an incredible come back, and now he will play the most important title so far of his career in the final against Karen Khachanov. Nole, looking for the last victory still missing from his fantastic career, will play for the bronze medal against Pablo Carreno Busta.
Tennis men's doubles: New Zealanders Marcus Daniell and Michael Venus won the bronze medal in the men's doubles by beating Americans Austin Krajicek and Tennys Sandgren 7-6 (3) 6-2 in the final. Judo, men: Gold to the Czech Krpalek, who beats the Georgian Tushishvili and enters the history of judo, category +100 kg: two Olympic titles in a row in two different weight categories.
Bronze medal for Teddy Riner. Swimming, 200 breaststroke women: South African Tatjana Schoenmaker won the gold of the 200 breaststroke setting the new world record, swam in 2'18''95. Silver to the American Lilly King (2'19''92) and bronze to the other American Annie Lazor (2'20''84).
Women's Judo: At the end of the +78 kg women's round of 32 challenge, Saudi Arabia's Tahani Alqahtani and Israeli Raz Hershko embraced. Hershko had won for ippon, she raised her opponent's right arm in the gesture she uses to pay homage to the rival's valor.
Men's BX cycling: American Connor Fields, favorite for gold in the BMX cycling event, during the Olympics semifinal, fell, being the victim of a bad accident. Transported to the hospital he suffered a broken collarbone.
Archery, women: South Korean San An wins the gold medal in the women's final, beating the Russian Elena Osipova. Third place for the Italian Lucilla Boari. Badminton, mixed doubles: Wang and Dong Ping Huang beat Zheng and Ya Qiong Huang in the final, then double Chinese medal.
Bronze to the Japanese couple Watanabe-Higashino. Canoe, K1 slalom men: Czech Jiri Prskavec won the gold medal in the K1 slalom canoe race. Second place and silver medal for the Slovak Grigar, bronze for the German Aigner.