Olympic Video games in Tokyo: Boxer Lauren Worth within the gold medal battle, girls’s ice hockey staff wins bronze

Events: July 23rd – August 8th Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Boxer Lauren Price secured her spot in the 2020 Tokyo gold medal middleweight bout after Britain won an Olympic medal in women’s hockey for the third year in a row.

Team GB is sixth in the Tokyo medal table with 16 gold medals.

There are further chances for gold on Friday in athletics and cycling.

Great Britain has a total of 52 medals, including 18 silver and 18 bronze medals.

With three days of competition remaining, Team GB wants to finish ahead of Australia and the Russian Olympic Committee, which won 17 and 16 gold medals respectively.

Where could Team GB win more medals on day 14?

Sprinter Dina Asher-Smith is back after dropping out of the 100m semi-finals due to injury and pulling out of the 200m BST).

Jodie Williams assesses her chances of a medal in the women’s 400m final (13:35), while Laura Muir wants to win her first Olympic medal in the women’s 1500m final (13:50).

In the Velodrome, Katie Archibald and Laura Kenny ride for GB at Madison at 9:15 am.

Kenny, 29, could become the first British woman to win gold in three Olympics. Each medal, along with individual dressage champion Charlotte Dujardin, would bring her to six medals as the most decorated woman in the nation.

In the men’s best-of-three sprint semifinals, Jack Carlin will face Dutch world champion Harrie Lavreysen, who ended Jason Kenny’s nine-year tenure as Olympic champion from 8:10 a.m.

The medal races will take place at 10:00 a.m., 10:35 a.m. and 10:50 a.m.

How versatile Price has swapped football for boxing

The Duke of Cambridge meets Team GB boxer Lauren Price

Price, 27, is a talented and versatile athlete who played football for Wales and was a world champion in kickboxing with the Duke of Cambridge among her fans.

Price was also a former cab driver, and after winning bronze in the middleweight division at the 2014 Commonwealth Games, he focused entirely on boxing.

Now she is the reigning World, Commonwealth and European champion, on Sunday the Olympic victory is due.

Price won her semi-final match against Dutch opponent Fontijn with a split decision to go into the gold medal round.

“It’s crazy to be honest,” said Price, who won 52 caps for Wales senior team.

“It is everyone’s dream to make it to the final and I will do everything I can to get that gold back.”

GB wins ice hockey medal after a turbulent five years

Five years ago, the British women’s hockey team won their first Olympic gold in Rio in a moment that has gone down in the country’s sports folklore.

But after a turbulent Olympic cycle, expectations were much lower when you went to Tokyo.

Several star names, including captain Kate Richardson-Walsh and striker Alex Danson, have retired while other key players have been injured and head coach Danny Kerry has switched to take over the men’s side.

In 2019 they were beaten 8-0 by the Netherlands and had to defeat Chile in a two-legged qualifier to even reach Tokyo.

“This cycle wasn’t too big a roller coaster ride because there weren’t many highs,” Captain Hollie Pearne-Webb told BBC Sport.

“Olympic bronze just a few months ago was not in our wildest dreams.”

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