Tokyo Olympics LIVE RESULTS: Simone Biles return LATEST, Team GB 2nd-fastest in Team Pursuit qualifying – Day 10 updates

IT'S Day 10 of the Tokyo Olympics – and Team GB are back on the medal trail.

And finally today we get the track cycling underway at the Izu Velodrome, with Laura Kenny & Co beginning their quests for gold.

Laura Muir has cruised through to the final of the women's 1500m, finishing second in her heat.

Max Whitlock has RETAINED his Olympic title after a sensational routine on the pommel horse yesterday.

And Team GB are guaranteed a medal in the Team eventing equestrian – but you'll have to stick around to find out which colour.

  • Potential GB medals: Sailing 6am, equestrian 9am, floor gymnastics 10am

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  • Giacomo Pisa

    AUSTRALIA RE-RUN

    Australia are only good enough for fifth on their re-run in the Men's team pursuit.

    It means Team GB qualify fourth and will take on Denmark in the next phase of the competition for a chance to keep their gold medal hopes alive.

    Italy and New Zealand also qualify and will face each other in the next round.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    JOINT THIRD

    Murakami Mai is into joint third after equalling Angelina Melinkova's score of 14.166!

    What a floor final this is!

  • Giacomo Pisa

    JESSICA OUT OF MEDALS

    Italy's Vanessa Ferrari posts a score of 14.200!

    That puts here into the silver medal position and pushes Melinkova down to third.

    It means Jessica Gadirova is now fourth and won't be walking away with a medal.

    There's three competitors left to go.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    DOWN TO THIRD

    Jessica Gadirova slips down to third on the leaderboard after a score of 14.166 from Angelina Melinkova of the Russian Olympic Committee.

    There's four people left to go.

    Jessica faces a nervy wait here.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    OUCH

    Here's the moment Australia's Alexander Porter fell off his bicycle during Australia's team pursuit qualifier.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    GREAT SCORE!

    Jessica Gadirova posts a 14.000 on the floor.

    Will that be enough for a medal?

    She faces an anxious wait to find out.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    HERE GOES JESS

    Jessica Gadirova is on the floor in the Artistic Gymnastics final.

    It's a brilliant effort!

    Is it enough to beat the 14.333 that Jade Carey just set?

  • Giacomo Pisa

    FLOOR FINAL

    Team GB 16-year-old twins Jennifer and Jessica Gadirova are about to get underway in Women's Artistic Gymnastics floor final.

    They were both involved in the all-around team final last week and won bronze, can either of them repeat the feat on the floor today?

  • Giacomo Pisa

    OVER THE LINE

    3:47:507 is the time for Great Britain.

    That's around two-and-a-half seconds slower than Denmark.

    It means they're currently fourth in the Men's team pursuit qualifying stages.

    Australia are yet to complete their run after a faller, and only four teams qualify for the next stage…

  • Giacomo Pisa

    HALFWAY STAGE

    Team GB are almost two seconds slower than Denmark were at the halfway stage.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    TEAM GB UP NEXT

    Team GB will come onto the track now as Australia recover after that fall.

    They're allowed to have another run but that fall will have put some doubt in their minds about the equipment.

    The bike just completely gave way.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    FALLER!

    One of the Australians has come off their bike!

    It looks like the handlebars just collapsed from underneath him!

    Wow!

  • Giacomo Pisa

    DENMARK GO FASTEST!

    The Olympic Record is beaten again!

    Denmark post a time of 3:45:014 to overtake Italy and top the qualifying leaderboard in the Men's team pursuit as things stand.

    Just Australia and Team GB left to go now…

  • Giacomo Pisa

    BILES BREAKING NEWS

    Simone Biles will return to action at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics after withdrawing from events to focus on her mental health, SUNNI UPAL reports.

    The US gymnast superstar is listed to compete in the balance bean competition on Tuesday night.

    Biles, 24, pulled out of the team and individual all-around finals last week – as well as the vault, uneven bars and floor.

    USA gymnastics confirmed her return in a statement on Twitter on Monday.

    They said: "We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow – Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!! Can’t wait to watch you both!"

  • Giacomo Pisa

    KIWIS GO FASTEST

    New Zealand are VERY close to going into first on the leaderboard.

    They post a time of 3:46:079 to go second behind Italy.

    Just Denmark and Team GB left go now now.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    NEW ZEALAND NEXT

    It's New Zealand who are next up in the Men's team pursuit qualifying.

    They're the fifth of eight teams going in the qualifying stage.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    ITALY GO FASTEST

    Italy go quickest in the Men's team pursuit after four nations have had their run.

    They smash Canada's fastest time so far by four-and-a-half seconds!

    That's a blistering run!

    And it's a new Olympic record of 3:45:895!

  • Giacomo Pisa

    MEN'S TRACK CYCLING

    There's also qualifying going on in the Men's team pursuit.

    Again Team GB will go last of eight, with four teams having had their turn so far.

    Canada are currently top of the pile, with Germany second and Switzerland third.

    Australia, Denmark, Italy, New Zealand and Team GB are still to come.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    MEN'S TRACK CYCLING

    There's also qualifying going on in the Men's team pursuit.

    Again Team GB will go last of eight, with four teams having had their turn so far.

    Canada are currently top of the pile, with Germany second and Switzerland third.

    Australia, Denmark, Italy, New Zealand and Team GB are still to come.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    BLINK AND YOU'LL MISS THEM

    Team GB's Katie Archibald, Laura Kenny, Elinor Barker and Josie Knight in action during the Women's team pursuit qualifying.

    They qualified second behind Germany and will take on Team USA in the next stage of the competition.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    TEAM GB QUALIFY SECOND

    From The Sun's Martin Lipton in Tokyo:

    Laura Kenny’s quest for a fifth Olympic gold took a stumble in Izu – but she still has the chance to ride into history.

    The four-time champion from Rio and London is in a household battle with hubby Jason, who has six golds in his locker, to top their family ladder.

    And the 29-year-old mum, alongside Rio gold-winning team-mates Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker and Games rookie Josie Knight, looked set be laying down a huge marker as they were in course for a scintillating world record after 3km of their 4km team pursuit qualifier.

    But after Knight – born in the Dingle peninsula and who switched nationality from Ireland – was dropped, the remaining trio lost pace alarmingly to finish in 4:09.022.

    It was good enough for second fastest and a head to head with the USA tomorrow and would have been a world record before today.

    But it was almost two seconds adrift of the new world record pace set by Germany, to leave Kenny and Co aware they face a real fight on their hands to land gold.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    'WE'VE GOT MORE IN THE TANK'

    And this is what Team GB's Josie Knight has to say on that qualification time:

    "I kind of admit I was incredibly nervous, I'm with the three defending Olympic Champions.

    "But I think we gave a good ride and I think we've got more in the tank."

    Josie Knight

  • Giacomo Pisa

    ARCHIBALD ANALYSES

    Speaking to the BBC after Team GB's qualifying time in the Women's team pursuit, Katie Archibald said:

    "Yeah we were happy with the time, not always with the result.

    "We thought we'd be just on the wrong side of what the Germans did.

    "So we saw them post that time then we thought ok we should squeeze in the top end of that schedule.

    "And we just found out we didn't have it in that last kilo[metre]."

  • Giacomo Pisa

    TEAM GB SLOWING

    With 250 metres to go Team GB have now slowed and are behind Germany's pace.

    They still set a time of 4:09:022, which is the second fastest and would also have beaten the previous World Record.

    For so long it looked like they were on to break Germany's new World Record.

    It's still a cracking time though.

  • Giacomo Pisa

    WOW

    After 2000 metres Team GB are 0.8 seconds up on Germany's time!

    They're halfway there!

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