COVID infections strike multiple athletes in Tokyo

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Two pole vaulters have been ruled out of the Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, after Tokyo reported record daily infections.

Sam Kendricks and Armand Duplantis were had high hopes of success at the games until they contracted coronavirus.

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