/ 14 July 2021

Gonna make you sweat

Muggy weather and temperatures in the mid to high 30Cs are the conditions awaiting Olympic athletes. That’s not unusual for Japan at this time of year – in fact, when Tokyo held the Games in 1964, it was moved to October because of the heat. But given the 2020 Olympics have already been postponed thanks to COVID, that ship has sailed… Also feeling the heat is Team USA after losing 91-83 to the Aussie Boomers in a men’s basketball friendly yesterday. It has buoyed hopes that the Boomers can finally medal at the Games. And yes, we just used a noun as a verb…

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