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Canada’s Jordan Steen unable to wrestle away upset in men’s 97kg freestyle

Thursday, August 5th, 2021
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Canada's Jordan Steen was unable to wrestle away an upset victory, falling to American Kyle Snyder 4-1 (12-2 technical points) in his the opening round of the men's 97-kilogram freestyle wrestling at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday.

Transgender weightlifter thanks IOC for ‘commitment to making sport inclusive and accessible’

Friday, July 30th, 2021
Australia Commonwealth Games Weightlifting

Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is in Japan for the Tokyo Games and thanked the International Olympic Committee on Friday for helping to make it possible for her to compete.