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U.S. men continued to splutter on the athletics track at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, while kayaker Lisa Carrington became New Zealand's most decorated Olympian and American Ryan Crouser broke his own shot put world record three times.

Jamaica's Hansle Parchment stunned viewers and himself with an upset win over the overwhelming favorite, Grant Holloway from the United States, in the 110 meter hurdles. The Americans individually remain bereft of a running gold — a prize they have won every time they have entered since the inaugural 1896 Games.

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