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Three women dominated the focus at the Olympics on Monday — U.S. gymnast Simone Biles, Belarus sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya and New Zealand’s Laurel Hubbard — as politics and personal issues played out at the Tokyo Games.

China’s team sprinters took the first gold on offer in the track cycling program, powering to victory and helping solidify China’s leading medal haul. In gymnastics, American Jade Carey won the gold medal in the women’s floor event.

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