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WATCH LIVE: Olympics Day Four, judo, shooting and weightlifting

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The judo, shooting and weightlifting events continue Tuesday, with medals being awarded in all three.

In judo the women’s 63 kg and men’s 81 kg competitions are on the schedule, with American Travis Stevens looking to win his first Olympic medal in his third Summer Olympics. Stevens faces Sweden’s Robin Pacek in a Round of 32 matchup on Mat 1. No Americans are competing in the women’s 63 kg event, but reigning world champion Tina Trstenjak of Slovenia and bronze medalist Miku Tashiro of Japan are among the competitors still in the competition.

WATCH LIVE: Judo Prelims, Mat 1 (Women’s 63 kg, Men’s 81 kg) — 9 a.m. Eastern

WATCH LIVE: Judo Prelims, Mat 2 (Women’s 63 kg, Men’s 81 kg) — 9 a.m. Eastern

WATCH LIVE: Repechage, semifinals and medal matches (Women’s 63 kg, Men’s 81 kg) — 2:30 p.m. Eastern

At the shooting venue the women’s 25 meter air pistol competition will be held, with the qualifying rounds beginning at 8 a.m. and the final scheduled to begin at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. Enkelejda Shehaj Bekurti will represent the United States in this event, with reigning Olympic champion (and Olympic record-holder) Jangmi Kim of South Korea and 2008 gold medalist Ying Chen of China viewed as two of the expected contenders for the gold medal.

WATCH LIVE: Women’s 25 meter air pistol final — 2:30 p.m. Eastern

At the weightlifting venue the men’s 69 kg and women’s 63 kg competitions will be held, with qualifying rounds scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Eastern. Shi Zhiyong of China is seen as the prohibitive favorite to win gold in the men’s 69 kg division, with China also boasting the favorite in the women’s 63 kg competition in Deng Wei. Deng is the current world record holder in the clean and jerk with a lift of 146 kilograms. Russia’s Tima Turiyeva will not be competing.

WATCH LIVE: Men’s 69 kg Group B, Women’s 63 kg Group B — 9 a.m. Eastern

WATCH LIVE: Women’s 63 kg Group A — 2:30 p.m. Eastern

WATCH LIVE: Men’s 69 kg Group A — 6 p.m. Eastern

Why did Shaun White cut his hair? Carrot Top

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Shaun White said a revelatory chat with Carrot Top led to the Olympic snowboarding champion chopping off his flowing red locks more than seven years ago, according to a report.

“I went to an event in Vegas where I run into Carrot Top,” White wrote, according to a Bleacher Report AMA last Wednesday. “We were talking about our hair and he basically looked at me like you could see into his soul and he basically said he was stuck like this. And at that point it was like seeing the ghost of Christmas future. And at that point I was like omg I can change.”

White documented a meeting with Carrot Top on social media in September 2013, but that was 10 months after the haircut. They must have met in 2012, too.

White, formerly known as the Flying Tomato, posted video of the haircut in December 2012, saying he didn’t tell anybody beforehand. He had grown tired of the nickname.

He donated the hair to Locks of Love, which makes wigs for needy children.

White is known for charitable efforts for children, including with the Boys and Girls Clubs of America and the St. Jude Children’s Hospital. White was born with a heart defect called Tetralogy of Fallot, requiring two major surgeries before his first birthday.

White, a 33-year-old who recently changed his hair color to blond, announced in February that he ended a bid to make the first U.S. Olympic skateboarding team for the Tokyo Games.

He is expected to compete for a spot in the 2022 Winter Olympics, where he could be the oldest U.S. Olympic halfpipe rider in history.

MORE: White, Shiffrin among dominant Winter Olympians of 2010s

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Susie O’Neill, Australian great, answers Katie Ledecky by balancing beer while swimming

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Katie Ledecky‘s feat of balancing a glass of chocolate milk while swimming reverberated Down Under, where one of Australia’s Olympic legends attempted to mimic it with a cup of beer.

Susie O’Neill, an eight-time Olympic medalist from 1992-2000 known as Madame Butterfly, accepted a challenge put forth by her fellow radio show hosts. In video shared across Australian media, she took 13 strokes before the beer came off her head, just before reaching a wall.

“It’s actually not as hard as I expected,” O’Neill said in an Instagram Live. “Well, it was pretty hard.”

O’Neill, 47, said backstrokers sometimes train with a water bottle on their foreheads to stay straight. But O’Neill, a freestyler and butterflier, never balanced anything on her head while training.

MORE: O’Neill in tears watching Sydney Olympic defeat for first time

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