It will be the third time Australia hosts the games, after Sydney 2000 Olympics and Melbourne 1956.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics kicks off in empty venues to minimise health risks as WHO chief says Games should go ahead to demonstrate to the world what can be achieved with the right plan and measures.
Clothing has long been an issue in beach sports, with some women players finding bikinis degrading or impractical.
Organisers insist games can go ahead with “proper measures” but a prominent public health expert warns “bubble system is kind of broken” and infections can spread to the local community.
The build-up to Friday's opening ceremony has been exceptionally rocky, with Tokyo still under a state of emergency and public opinion consistently against the Games, which will be held largely without spectators.
Some athletes who formerly competed for their homeland Iran are asking the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to investigate their claims of abuse.
Two more athletes are reported to have tested positive on Monday as fears grow some games could be at risk.
The Mercedes driver, now only eight points behind Verstap pen after 10 races, passed Ferrari's Charles Leclerc for the lead with two laps to go as a capacity 140,000 crowd rose to cheer him on.
Mukhtar, who entered with a team-leading four goals, took advantage of breakdowns in Chicago's defence to open the scoring in the 10th minute, and he came through again three minutes later.
Munich, originally scheduled to be the venue for the 2023 final, will now host the match in 2025 while London's Wembley Stadium will retain the rights for the 2024 final.
In a Twitter post, Robben said retirement is a difficult choice, and thanked everyone for their support.
Marseille prosecutor opens investigation targeting members of Bahrain Victorious team “for acquisition, transport, possession, import of a substance or method prohibited for use by an athlete without medical justification”.
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