HPN #Rio2016 – Day 5 Preview

Highlight of the day Table tennis – Women’s singles Table Tennis starts slowly as the best ranked competitors filter into the draw gradually until the 4th round. We’re up to the semi-finals tonight and the finals at 9:30 AEST tomorrow morning and my god have you seen this sport at

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HPN #Rio2016 – Day 4 Preview

Highlight of the day Gymnastics – Women’s team all-around This is the team event across the beam, the floor, the uneven bars and the vaults. Gymnastics is always a spectacle independent of results, which is good because this will be a walkover. Led by Simone Biles, after their qualifying stage the US

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HPN #Rio2016 – Day 3 Preview

Highlights of the day Rugby – Women’s Final The Rugby sevens has been amazing to watch over the last few days, and it has quickly become some of the most engaging sport at the Olympics. Australia, the warm favourite coming in, was pushed by the USA in the final round

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HPN #Rio2016 – Day 2 recap

Best News of the Day There’s probably not going to be a bigger upset at this games than Mathews Punza beating Golan Pollack in the men’s 66kg Judo. You see, Pollack was the bronze medalist in the 2015 World Championships, and was ranked 7 in the world in July. Punza,

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HPN #Rio2016 – Day 2 Preview

We should note that these daily previews will look at medal finals only. HPN realises that a lot of people are here for team and preliminary events, so we’ve developed a daily watchability chart FOR HEATS AND PRELIMS ONLY. The ratings of finals are as below. If you have any

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HPN #Rio2016: Day 1 recap

Best News of the Day Member of the Refugee Olympic Athletes team Yusra Mardini won her first race at the Rio Olympics in a heat of the 100m Butterfly. She is a literal hero. She saved multiple human lives, and you should see this video. She is our favourite athlete

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HPN #Rio2016 – Day 1 Preview

The wait is over and the Olympics are officially underway! A surprisingly good opening ceremony is firmly in the rear-view mirror, with the first day of finals upon us. So HPN thought that we’d have a look at the respective finals, anything to watch out for. Highlight of the day

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