Comm Box: Olympics kick off despite Covid, early chances for medals

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 26 Jul 2021, 1:30PM
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Comm Box: Olympics kick off despite Covid, early chances for medals

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Mon, 26 Jul 2021, 1:30PM

Covid nerves have been replaced with competition nerves at the Tokyo Olympic village.

Despite the odd cases, there hasn’t been a major concern in the Olympic Village.

Some of the sports may not have been missing that pre-Covid atmosphere either.

In the rowing, New Zealand is still in with a chance of the medals.

Skateboarding and surfing also had their first ever events in the Olympics.

In other sporting news, the Bledisloe Cup debate rages on as a result of the closure of the trans-Tasman bubble.

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