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Son Heung-min scores in Spurs win, Australian Open tennis begins Updated: 2021-02-08 15:43:33 KST

Time now for 'This Week in Sports' and for that we have our sports editor Paul Neat joining us in the studio.
Paul, after a bit of a lean spell by his usual standards, Son Heung-min was back among the goals over the weekend?

Yes, a win for Spurs and a goal for Son.
Son Heung-min ended his five-match Premier League scoring drought and helped end Tottenham Hotspur's three-match winless streak.
Son scored his 13th league goal of the season in the 58th minute of Tottenham's 2-0 victory over West Bromwich Albion at home on Sunday.
His last goal was in the League Cup on January 5th.
But, Son is now just one goal shy from a season best.
Tottenham sit in 8th place but just four points behind Liverpool in 4th.

Paul, it seems as though any time we talk about a major sporting event it has been because it is in doubt. But this isn't the case with the Australian Tennis Open?

No, you’re right. The Australian Open began on this Monday in Melbourne and fans are able to attend but with some restrictions.
According to the Victorian Government’s ‘COVIDSafe Summer’ restrictions, masks are mandatory in indoor spaces.
This includes stadiums and other event venues.
When roofs are open, stadiums are seen as outdoor venues, and mask use will not be required while seated.
The rules will apply to the three main courts at Melbourne Park, including Rod Laver Arena and Margaret Court Arena.
Some 30,000 spectators a day are expected in Melbourne.
The tournament ends on February 21st.

Another huge sporting event to go ahead was the Super Bowl, yet another win for Tom Brady?

Yes, a seventh for him and second for his new team the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
The Buccaneers won Super Bowl 55 at Raymond James Stadium by a score of 31-9 against last year's winners the Kansas City Chiefs.
It was Tampa Bay's first appearance in the Super Bowl in 18 years.. and became the first team in history to play the Super Bowl at home.
Meanwhile, Tom Brady became the oldest player to play in a Super Bowl at the age of 43.
Due to the pandemic, the attendance was restricted to 25-thousand and 30-thousand cardboard cutouts.
Fans were given masks and hand sanitizer when entering the stadium.

To golf now, another strong showing from a South Korean golfer this time Lee Kyoung-hoon?

Yes, Lee tied for second at the Phoenix Open over the weekend.
He shot an 18-under 266 to end up one behind winner, Brooks Koepka.
Lee, playing in his third PGA Tour season, is still looking for his breakthrough win. His previous personal best had been a third-place finish at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans in April 2019.

And finally, three years ago tomorrow February 9th South Korean began hosting the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. To commemorate the third anniversary, I understand there is a new museum?

Yes, I can’t believe it has been three years already.
But you are right, the museum opened on Sunday at the site of the main Olympic Stadium in Pyeongchang, where opening and closing ceremonies of the Games were staged.

There are 800 items on display, including a replica of the Olympic torch, commemorative medals and opening and closing ceremony uniforms.
The Korea Unification Flag, under which athletes of South and North Korea had a joint parade at the opening ceremony, is also on display.

Thank-you for that, Paul. We shall see you next week.

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