Tokyo Olympics: Australian athletics team isolating after close contact with Covid-19 case

Last update on. From the section OlympicsTokyo Olympic Games on BBC Dates: 23 Jul-8 Aug Time in Tokyo: BST+8. Listen live on BBC TV, BBC iPlayer and BBC Red Button; Listen live on BBC Radio 5 Live, Sports Extra, and Sounds; Live text and video clips available on BBC Sport app and website.After close contact with American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks who tested positive for Covid-19, members of the Australian athletics team are now in isolation at the Tokyo Olympics.Kendricks has been expelled from the Games as the reigning world champion.In a statement, the Australian Olympic Committee stated that athletes are being tested and are currently in isolation in their rooms.We will keep you posted.