Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Kenya’s Jepchirchir wins marathon, Korda claims golf gold, plus diving and boxing – live!

Games schedule | Results | Medal table | Full coverageMen’s basketball final: USA v France – liveBarney Ronay on life inside the Tokyo Games experienceEmail Scott with your thoughts or tweet him @scott_heinrich 6.18am BST Galal Yafai laid the platform for this gold – Team GB’s first in the ring at Tokyo 2020 – with a devastating left that dropped Carlo Paalam to the canvas in the first round. Palaam fought back to claim the third round but the damage was done and the Philippines will have to wait a little longer for an Olympic gold medal.Brilliant boxing by Yafai to lay down a marker in the first, take the points in the second and do enough to stay out of trouble in the third. 6.11am BST Boxing: Better from Carlo Paalam in the second round of their men’s fly final after being knocked to the canvas by Team GB’s Galal Yafai in the first. He has connected with a couple of heavy lefts to the Brit and it looks like we might have a fight on our hands. Not that Yafai was absent there; he was still busy and landing blows of his own.But the judges are again with the Brit, with four of the five handing the round to Yafai. He is now one round away from gold. He needs to stay calm, hold his nerve, box clever and not let Palaam in. Continue reading…
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