Olympic Games – Day – 2

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Check out the Kiwi Kids News daily round up of the Tokyo Olympic Games. These Olympics will see round 11,000 athletes from 205 nations competing in the 339 events on offer, across 33 sports. New Zealand has a team of 211 athletes competing.

Scroll down to see the action from today.


Football (Women) Group G – Game 1 v Australia

Women’s Football

New Zealand opened their Olympic women’s soccer tournament with a 2-1 loss over Australia this morning.

It started with Australia opening the scoring in the 20th-minute with Yallop. They doubled their lead in the 30th minute with Kerr.

New Zealand narrowed the gap with Gabi Rennie’s goal in stoppage time.

This makes New Zealand 3rd in their group with the USA losing against Sweden.

The group stage continues tomorrow with New Zealand set to play the US.

Earlier today, the Swedes upset the Americans 3-0 at Tokyo Stadium.


See you tomorrow for all the latest New Zealand updates from the Tokyo Games.

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