8 Aug 2012

LIVE BLOG: Updates from the Olympic Games

Latest updates from the Olympic Games in London.

• Jamaican Asafa Powell bows out of the 4×100 sprint relay title after a groin injury from 100m final
• Daniel Awde pulls out of the decathlon due to injury, after running a personal best in the 100m
• Team GB, including Olympian Nick Skelton, finish individual show jumping with no medals
• Nicola Adams through to flyweight boxing final
• Lyndsey Sharp is through to Thursday’s 800m semi-finals
• Mo Farah qualifies for 5,000m final
• Team GB’s Sophie Hitchon breaks British hammer-throw record
• Tim Brabants finishes last in the canoe sprint final


Nicola Adams is guaranteed to win either a silver or gold after beating Indian Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte in the women’s flyweight boxing semi-final.

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