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  • • Cleveland's Anthony Gose, former MLB outfielder, returns to majors as relief pitcher
    Gose pitched for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics and has hit triple digits with his fastball...2021
  • Former OF Gose, 31, called up by Indians as LHP
    • Former OF Gose, 31, called up by Indians as LHP
    Formerly an outfielder in the big leagues, Anthony Gose, who played for Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics, was called up from the minors by the Cleveland Indians on Monday, this time as a hard-throwing lefty reliever....2021
  • • Cleveland's Anthony Gose, former MLB outfielder, reportedly returning to majors as relief pitcher
    Gose pitched for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics and has hit triple digits with his fastball...2021
  • • Heat news: Erik Spoelstra could take on much bigger role for Team USA
    Legendary mentor Gregg Popovich has completed his five-year stint as coach of Team USA. So of course, the question now is who should succeed him. One of the names being tossed around is Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra. Obvious candidates would be Popovich’s deputies in the Tokyo Olympics, namely Steve Kerr, Lloyd Pierce, and Jay […] The post Heat news: Erik Spoelstra could take on much...2021
  • • Report: The requirements to replace Gregg Popovich as USA Basketball coach
    After some hiccups, USA men’s basketball won gold at the Tokyo Olympics with San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich at the helm. Popovich is now done with Team USA, and new USA Basketball managing director Grant Hill has to choose a replacement. Hill told Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated that he’s hoping to […] The post Report: The requirements to replace Gregg Popovich as U...2021
  • USA Basketball replacing Gregg Popovich as coach
    • USA Basketball replacing Gregg Popovich as coach
    Gregg Popovich called coaching Team USA to a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics "the best feeling I've ever had in basketball."...2021
  • • Former Warriors guard Nico Mannion looks shockingly skinny after intestinal virus
    Former Golden State Warriors guard Nico Mannion stunned fans when he made the decision to leave the team, and the NBA to play for Italian club Virtus Bologna. But before their season began, the Arizona product was forced to be away from the team after an intestinal virus he reportedly caught during the Tokyo Olympics. […] The post Former Warriors guard Nico Mannion looks shockingly skinny af...2021
  • • Warriors star Draymond Green admits animosity towards Dwyane Wade amid Team USA drama
    Draymond Green isn’t really the type that keeps his feelings to himself. This is exactly why the Golden State Warriors star just had to tell Dwyane Wade to his face about how he felt about Wade’s actions during Team USA’s gold-medal quest in the Tokyo Olympics. Wade, now a part-owner of the Utah Jazz, wished […] The post Warriors star Draymond Green admits animosity towards...2021
  • Jayson Tatum: Bringing an NBA title to Celtics is first on my list
    • Jayson Tatum: Bringing an NBA title to Celtics is first on my list
    Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum just won a gold medal with Team USA at this summer's Tokyo Olympics and now has his sights set on another accomplishment....2021
  • • Brooklyn Nets: 3 way-too-early bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season
    Coming into the 2021-22 NBA season, the Brooklyn Nets are heavily favored as the team to beat. With Kevin Durant looking to build off a successful run at the Tokyo Olympics where he won his fourth gold medal and James Harden and Kyrie Irving are expected to be back at full strength, the Nets will […] The post Brooklyn Nets: 3 way-too-early bold predictions for the 2021-22 NBA season appeared...2021

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Tokyo Olympics injury and suspension

  • Madrid's Ceballos has 'complete tear' of ankle ligaments
    • Madrid's Ceballos has 'complete tear' of ankle ligaments
    Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos returned from the Tokyo Olympics with a serious ankle injury, the team said Tuesday....2021
  • • Nneka Ogwumike admits feeling 'unvaluable' following Team USA snub
    The Los Angeles Sparks forward addressed her absence from the Tokyo Olympics amidst her ongoing recovery from a knee injury....2021
  • • Warriors star Stephen Curry will get another shot at Olympic glory
    Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has a very accomplished basketball résumé, but one thing he doesn’t have is an Olympic gold medal. Curry opted against participating in the Tokyo Olympics, where Team USA just won gold, and he wasn’t selected in 2012 and didn’t play in 2016 because of injuries. Curry will be 36 years […] The post Warriors star Stephen Curry will get ...2021
  • • Canada beats Sweden in penalty shootout, winning first Olympic gold in women's soccer
    Canada beat Sweden on Friday in a thrilling penalty kick shootout to win Olympic gold in the women's soccer final at the Tokyo Olympics.The big picture: It's Canada's first-ever Olympic gold in women's soccer. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.The two teams were tied 1-1 after 90 minutes of stoppage time and two 15-minute halves of overtime. Friday's game w...2021
  • • Mavs star Luka Doncic’s status after suffering upper-body injury in Olympics semifinals loss to France
    Dallas Mavericks fans, just stay calm. Mavs do-it-all guard Luka Doncic seems to be fine after all, following Slovenia’s 90-89 loss to France in the semifinals of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics men’s basketball tournament Thursday morning. Doncic apparently hurt his wrist after colliding with a plexiglass barrier, according to Ben Golliver of The Washington Post […] The post Mavs star Luka Doncic&#...2021
  • Ex-Celtic Aron Baynes Out Of Olympics Due To Freak Bathroom Injury
    • Ex-Celtic Aron Baynes Out Of Olympics Due To Freak Bathroom Injury
    The freakiest of injuries has ended Aron Baynes’ hopes of leading Australia to Olympic gold on the court. The Toronto Raptors and Australia center will miss the rest of the Tokyo Olympics due to a neck injury he suffered Wednesday. Baynes initially hurt himself during the first half of the Australia-Italy game, but his ailment […] The post Ex-Celtic Aron Baynes Out Of Olympics Due To F...2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Team USA director Jerry Colangelo addresses decision to pick Kevin Love, pass on Trae Young
    Love withdrew prior to the Olympics due to injury...2021
  • Pau Gasol: Kobe Bryant inspired me to play for Spain in Tokyo Olympics
    • Pau Gasol: Kobe Bryant inspired me to play for Spain in Tokyo Olympics
    Pau Gasol, derailed by a foot injury, hasn't played in the NBA in more than two years....2021
  • • Timberwolves Withdraw Juancho Hernangomez From Olympics
    After being originally cleared to participate in the Tokyo Olympics, the Minnesota Timberwolves have reportedly “blocked” Juancho Hernangomez to withdraw due to a shoulder injury suffered while “in exhibition play” according to The Athletic’s Jon Krawczynski,  📹 Horas de trabajo. Esfuerzo. Compromiso con #LaFamilia. JUANCHO IS BACK.@juanchiviris41 🔥#SomosEquipo pic....2021
  • • T’Wolves’ Juan Hernangomez Cleared to Play for Spain in Tokyo Olympics
    Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Juancho Hernangomez will play for Spain’s men’s national basketball team in the Tokyo Olympics after a left shoulder injury kept him from playing multiple exhibition matchups. Expectations must be tempered for his play however, as Hernangomez will need significant recovery time for the injury, which he sustained on July 8 while […] The post T’Wolves...2021

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Tokyo Olympics lifestyle

  • • FMIA Guest: Mike Tirico on Life at the Tokyo Olympics, Drew Brees’ New Chapter, 2021 NFL Storylines
    Peter King is on vacation until July 26, and he lined up some guest writers to fill his Monday spot on Football Morning in America. Today, it’s Mike Tirico, a veteran sportscaster who has 30 years of experience in front of the camera and has hosted some of sports’ biggest events from the Indianapolis 500 to [more]...2021
  • • Celtics star Jayson Tatum honors 3-year-old son Deuce with latest tattoo
    Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum may be preparing for the Tokyo Olympics with Team USA, but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have time to get some more ink. Tatum already has tons of tattoos from head to toe, but his latest one holds a special place in his heart. Check it out: Jayson Tatum now […] The post Celtics star Jayson Tatum honors 3-year-old son Deuce with latest tattoo appea...2021

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Tokyo Olympics trade, contract, salary rumors

  • Robertson joins Rays after pitching in Olympics
    • Robertson joins Rays after pitching in Olympics
    The Rays signed 36-year-old reliever David Robertson to a major league contract and will have him report to Triple-A Durham after the veteran pitched for Team USA in the Tokyo Olympics earlier this month....2021
  • • RUMORS: Damian Lillard trade to Sixers gets major shot in the arm
    Now that the Tokyo Olympics is over, Damian Lillard can probably return his focus on his future in the NBA. As of now, he’s still a member of the Portland Trail Blazers. But of course, rumors have been ripe over the past few months that he could land elsewhere in the offseason. Lillard is arguably […] The post RUMORS: Damian Lillard trade to Sixers gets major shot in the arm appeared f...2021
  • • Nets Sign Kevin Durant To Four-Year, $198 Million Extension
    Kevin Durant has had quite the summer. Not only did he lead the United States to a gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but he also signed a huge contract extension with the Brooklyn Nets.  As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, this is a maximum extension worth $198 million over four years. Durant […] The post Nets Sign Kevin Durant To Four-Year, $198 Million Extension...2021
  • • Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, Ime Udoka fire back at Kevin Durant over Patty Mills warning
    Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum and new head coach Ime Udoka are always ready to trade trash-talks with Kevin Durant and the Brooklyn Nets. If you need proof, then look no further than the medal ceremony in the Tokyo Olympics. Durant and his new Nets teammate Patty Mills celebrated together after getting their medals. KD […] The post Celtics’ Jayson Tatum, Ime Udoka fire back at Kevin...2021
  • • Unique Tokyo Olympics offered plenty of cherished and strange moments
    The Tokyo Olympics offered plenty of interesting food options and insight into how a country prepares for a huge event in the middle of a pandemic....2021
  • • Japan beats U.S., wins 1st baseball Olympic gold medal
    Japan outplayed Team USA on Saturday evening, winning 2-0 in the baseball final at the Tokyo Olympics.The big picture: This is Japan's first-ever Olympic gold medal in baseball — the country's most popular sport. The country earned a silver in 1996, and received the bronze in 1992 and 2004. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Japan hit its first point in the ...2021
  • Kevin Durant to sign four-year, $198M contract extension with Nets
    • Kevin Durant to sign four-year, $198M contract extension with Nets
    Kevin Durant re-established his case as world's best basketball in the NBA playoffs, and he's only fortifying it in the Tokyo Olympics....2021
  • • Canada beats Sweden in penalty shootout, winning first Olympic gold in women's soccer
    Canada beat Sweden on Friday in a thrilling penalty kick shootout to win Olympic gold in the women's soccer final at the Tokyo Olympics.The big picture: It's Canada's first-ever Olympic gold in women's soccer. Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.The two teams were tied 1-1 after 90 minutes of stoppage time and two 15-minute halves of overtime. Friday's game w...2021
  • • Five Players Who Could’ve Helped Team USA
    Team USA finally looked like its old self after blasting Iran and Czech Republic in the Tokyo Olympics. For the first time in their campaign so far, the team pulled off a convincing victories. However, it is worth noting that these nations are hardly medal contenders. And for sure, Team USA still has a lot […] The post Five Players Who Could’ve Helped Team USA appeared first on ClutchP...2021
  • • Knicks steal Evan Fournier with 4-year, $78 million deal
    The New York Knicks have pried away Evan Fournier from the Boston Celtics, reaching a four-year deal to get the free agent swingman. Fournier, who is still with France playing in the Tokyo Olympics, is expected to get paid up to $78 million in the said deal with the Knicks, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN. […] The post Knicks steal Evan Fournier with 4-year, $78 million deal appeared first on...2021

Tokyo Olympics stats and results

  • • Diggins-Smith Scores 19 Points, Mercury Beat Dream 92-81
    PHOENIX (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 19 points, Diana Taurasi had 18 and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Atlanta Dream 92-81 on Sunday in the first game for both teams following a break for the Tokyo Olympics. The post Diggins-Smith Scores 19 Points, Mercury Beat Dream 92-81 appeared first on WNBA.com - Official Site of the WNBA....2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics Fall To All-Time Summer Viewership Low; Closing Ceremony Craters For NBC In Early Results
    NBC will likely never admit it, but the Comcast-owned network must be so relieved that the Tokyo Olympics are finally over. Just over 24 hours after the 17 days of the pandemic delayed Games of the XXXII Olympiad wrapped up, the network is trying to put a Gold spin on losing results. Insisting that their […]...2021
  • USA Vs. Australia Live Stream: Watch Olympic Men’s Basketball Game Online
    • USA Vs. Australia Live Stream: Watch Olympic Men’s Basketball Game Online
    Team USA must overcome another familiar foe, Australia, in order to move to within striking distance of a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympics. The teams will meet Thursday in the semifinals of the Olympic men’s basketball competition. Australia has won its last two games against Team USA, a 91-83 result July 12 in a […] The post USA Vs. Australia Live Stream: Watch Olympic Men’s Bas...2021
  • • Olympics-Rhythmic Gymnastics-Bulgaria win group gold to end Russian streak
    Bulgaria's rhythmic gymnasts bagged the gold medal in the group event with 92.100 points at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, ending a Russian winning streak that stretched back to the Sydney Games in 2000. The Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team took silver with 90.700 while Italy won the bronze with 87.700 points. Russian athletes are competing under the ROC flag in Tokyo as part of sanctions for...2021
  • • FACTBOX-Five financial implications of the Olympics
    The bill for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is expected to be 1.64 trillion yen https://myinfo.tokyo2020.org/general-search/facts-and-stats-tokyo-2020-olympic-and-paralympic-games ($15 billion), 22% higher than it was before the Games were delayed in 2020. The bill, which will have to be fully funded after the Games end, is split three ways among the Tokyo 2020 organisers, Tokyo Metropolitan ...2021
  • • FACTBOX-Five financial implications of the Olympics
    The bill for the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics is expected to be 1.64 trillion yen https://myinfo.tokyo2020.org/general-search/facts-and-stats-tokyo-2020-olympic-and-paralympic-games ($15 billion), 22% higher than it was before the Games were delayed in 2020. The bill, which will have to be fully funded after the Games end, is split three ways among the Tokyo 2020 organisers, Tokyo Metropolitan ...2021
  • • Olympics-U.S. tops Tokyo medals table after late surge
    A late surge put the United States at the top of the medals table on the final day as the Americans closed the book on the Tokyo Olympics. The team had more than 100 medals heading into the final day but had to rely on Sunday winners -- including their women's basketball team which grabbed a seventh straight gold -- to reach the top of the standings for the third Games in a row. They won 39 gold...2021
  • • Kevin Durant speaks out after dominating France for Team USA Olympic gold medal
    Team USA had a roller coaster of a journey leading up to the gold medal game at the Tokyo Olympics, but in the end they pulled it off. Kevin Durant was his usual monstrous self, posting 29 big points on the grandest international stage of basketball to seal the deal for the Americans. MAKE THAT […] The post Kevin Durant speaks out after dominating France for Team USA Olympic gold medal appea...2021
  • • Who is leading Tokyo Olympics medal count? Here's how each country is performing at the Summer Games
    Which countries have the most medals at the Tokyo Olympics? The U.S., China, Japan and the ROC are all near the top of the standings....2021
  • • 2020 Tokyo Olympics: Baseball tournament scores, TV schedule, live stream, Team USA start times, bracket
    Breaking down everything you need to know about baseball at the Summer Olympic Games in Japan...2021

Tokyo Olympics parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Souhan: Profoundly human stories lift the Tokyo Olympics
    TOKYO — Erriyon Knighton, America's 17-year-old sprinting phenom, ran through the finish line, then bounded to the bottle. In a moment that epitomized the so-called 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Knighton, in a matter of seconds, qualified for the 200-meter final, bounced with joy, ran a finger under the USA logo on the front of his jersey, then swerved left to sanitize his hands. There you have the ......2021
  • • WATCH: 5 Inspiring Olympic Moments in Art
    At every Olympics, alongside the thrilling finishes and showcases of athletic prowess, there are moments that demonstrate sportsmanship, camaraderie and unity. The Tokyo Olympics were no exception, especially given that so many of the athletes faced additional adversity in the year that the Games were postponed because of COVID-19....2021
  • • Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson is proud to represent mothers at Tokyo Olympics
    At age 33, middle blocker Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson is one of the elder stateswomen on the U.S. indoor volleyball team. In her third Olympics, Gunderson’s ambitions have changed. “Now it’s, ‘I want to contribute to the team and more importantly, I want us to win a gold medal.’” In order to make the gold medal...2021
  • • Watch: Raven Saunders Has Bittersweet Return Home From Tokyo Olympics
    Just days after Raven Saunders won the silver medal in womens shot put for Team USA, she suffered the loss of her mother, Clarissa Saunders, who died on Aug. 3 in Orlando, Fla....2021
  • • Unique Tokyo Olympics offered plenty of cherished and strange moments
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  • • As closing ceremony begins, here are the top defining moments of the Tokyo Olympics
    With the closing ceremony set to mark the official end of the Tokyo Olympics, we look at the six greatest moments from the Games....2021
  • • Rudy Gobert crying on the bench after France loses gold to Kevin Durant-led Team USA at the Olympics
    Rudy Gobert and Team France had a heartbreaking finish to their campaign at the Tokyo Olympics, losing to Kevin Durant and Team USA in the gold medal match, 87-82. Gobert and co. gave it their all against the Americans until succumbing in the closing moments of the game. After the final buzzer, the Utah Jazz […] The post Rudy Gobert crying on the bench after France loses gold to Kevin Durant...2021
  • • Top 5 Canadian moments from Tokyo Olympics
    These Olympics were a giant success for Canada, and these five moments stood out above the rest....2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen delivers family gold in 1500m final as Britain’s Josh Kerr takes bronze
    Kenya’s Timothy Cheruiyot won silver in a sizzling 1500m that produced an Olympic record from the Norwegian champion, a 20-year-old who has spent a decade training for this moment...2021
  • • Fans, family welcome Simone Biles back to Houston
    Hundreds of supporters cheered and chanted "U.S.A.!" as Biles and her gymnastics teammate Jordan Chiles walked off the plane at George Bush Intercontinental Airport.After the short drive to Biles' hometown of Spring, the star gymnast then waved from the backseat of a convertible to the throngs of supporters lining a parade route just before the sun went down in Texas.While Biles did not rewrite th...2021

Top Tokyo Olympics news

  • • MLB plans to sponsor U.S. Olympic softball team
    Major League Baseball is using its financial muscle to support the U.S. women's softball team, which already is assured a spot in the Tokyo Olympics while the American men's baseball team struggles to qualify....2020
  • • Tokyo Olympics officially postponed until 2021
    The Tokyo Olympics have been officially postponed to 2021 by the International Olympic Committee, it was announced Tuesday....2020
  • • Lakers star LeBron James reacts to Kevin Durant-led Team USA winning gold at 2020 Olympics vs. France
    Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James was absolutely hyped after witnessing Kevin Durant and Team USA beat France to win the gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Team USA had a hard time against the Frenchmen, who didn’t allow them to pull away far throughout the contest. In fact, the last 10 seconds of […] The post Lakers star LeBron James reacts to Kevin Durant-led Team USA winning ...2021
  • • LeBron on star-studded list of US Olympic finalists
    LeBron James is among 44 players announced by USA Basketball on Monday as finalists for the team that will play in the Tokyo Olympics this summer....2020
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Kevin Durant passes Carmelo Anthony to become Team USA's all-time leading scorer
    Durant passed Anthony for the top spot against the Czech Republic...2021
  • • Leo Messi pays homage to Argentina legend Luis Scola following retirement from national team
    Luis Scola finally hung them up on Tuesday after Argentina lost to Australia in the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics. It’s been a long, successful career for the 41-year-old with the national team and fellow Argentine legend Leo Messi recognized his compatriot. Take a look:   View this post on Instagram   A post shared […] The post Leo Messi pays homage to Argentina legend Lu...2021
  • • Warriors star Stephen Curry will get another shot at Olympic glory
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  • • Tokyo Olympics: Joseph Choong wins gold for Team GB in men’s modern pentathlon
    Choong’s triumph follows Kate French’s gold for Britain in the women’s event on Friday...2021
  • • Australia hands Team USA men's basketball another shocking defeat ahead of Tokyo Olympics
    This is just the fourth exhibition loss for the United States since 1992 when pros were available to play...2021
  • • Celtics star Jayson Tatum honors Kobe Bryant with No. 10 at the Olympics
    Growing up, Boston Celtics star Jayson Tatum had one favorite player above all, Kobe Bryant. Tatum would mimic Bryant’s moves while working on his own craft. Now, with the Tokyo Olympics around the corner, Tatum is set to wear the No. 10 jersey for Team USA. It’s the same number Bryant wore when he played […] The post Celtics star Jayson Tatum honors Kobe Bryant with No. 10 at th...2021
  • • Rumor: Christian Wood garnering interest as potential Bradley Beal replacement on Team USA
    Team USA has been hit with a huge blow after Bradley Beal entered health and safety protocols on Thursday which will force him to miss the Tokyo Olympics. On top of that, Jerami Grant has also been put in protocols, but it’s unknown if he will miss the tournament. Nonetheless, Team USA needs to find […] The post Rumor: Christian Wood garnering interest as potential Bradley Beal replace...2021
  • • Draymond Green joins exclusive company with 2nd Olympic gold medal
    Even as many still question over whether Golden State Warriors star Draymond Green is currently a Hall of Famer, he silenced such doubts once again after capturing his second career Olympic gold medal. Amid much doubt over whether they would claim a gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Team USA took care of business […] The post Draymond Green joins exclusive company with 2nd Olympic gold ...2021
  • • Team USA collapses in absolutely epic fashion vs. France to open Olympics
    It looked like Team USA was going to avoid another embarrassing loss when they went up 74-67 with just under four minutes to play against France to open the Tokyo Olympics. Instead, the Americans suffered a humiliating collapse by giving up a 14-0 run and ultimately losing, 83-76. So, if you’re counting at home, that’s […] The post Team USA collapses in absolutely epic fashion vs...2021
  • • REPORT: Team USA players upset with running Gregg Popovich’s Spurs offense
    Team USA just lost their Tokyo Olympics opening game to France, and as usual for losing teams, there’s a lot of finger-pointing. Sure enough, veteran head coach and San Antonio Spurs tactician Gregg Popovich has been on the receiving end of such criticisms. According to Joe Vardon of The Athletic, even the players of Team […] The post REPORT: Team USA players upset with running Gregg P...2021

Tokyo Olympics schedule, game

  • • Olympic wrestling gold medalist Gable Steveson considers pursuing NFL career
    Gable Steveson, the heavyweight wrestler who just won a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics, is considering the NFL. In response to a gambling site that is laying odds on what Steveson will do next, Steveson tweeted that the smart money is on signing with an NFL team. “I would hope one day I can [more]...2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Breakdancing and esports are next after new events like skateboarding engage youth
    New action sports have been hailed as a success story of Tokyo and their ability to reach younger viewers will embolden the Olympics continue its revolution, with breakdancing already scheduled for Paris 2024...2021
  • • Sixers’ Ben Simmons’ message to Australia after capturing bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics
    Australian superstar Ben Simmons opted out of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics because he said he wanted to focus on his individual skill development after the Philadelphia Sixers’ early playoff elimination. Boomers head coach Brian Goorjian expressed his support for the Sixers star’s decision to withdraw from the Olympic team as he said: I have spoken […] The post Sixers’ Ben Simmo...2021
  • • USA Women’s Basketball Wins Seventh-Straight Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics
    In a matchup on Saturday night that had gold medal implications, the United States and Japan put on a show. When it was all said and done, the US won gold with a final score of 90-75.  This marked the seventh-straight gold medal in the event for the US Women, as Sue Bird and Diana […] The post USA Women’s Basketball Wins Seventh-Straight Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics appeared first on SL...2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Singapore athletes lauded for resilience, but swimmers "not up to expectations"
    Team Singapore chef de mission Ben Tan lauded the Tokyo Olympic athletes for their resilience in training and qualifying amid the COVID-19 pandemic....2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Nelly Korda wins gold medal for US in women’s golf
    Korda claims gold, minor medals go to playoff...2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics schedule: Women's basketball one win away from seventh straight gold medal on Day 16
    U.S. women's basketball, volleyball and men's boxing will all go for gold in the final day of Olympic competition in Tokyo....2021
  • • When do the Olympics end? Closing Ceremony time, date, TV, live stream, schedule for Tokyo Games
    The Tokyo Olympics are coming to a close and NBC Sports has you covered with all you need to know including the end date, time, Closing Ceremony schedule, live stream and TV info, how to watch and more. Follow the 2020 Tokyo Olympics live here: News, live streams, Closing Ceremony info and more When will...2021
  • • Tokyo Olympics: Jakob Ingebrigtsen delivers family gold in 1500m final as Britain’s Josh Kerr takes bronze
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  • • Team USA basketball vs. France live stream, TV: Start time, channel, how to watch Tokyo Olympics men’s gold medal game
    Team USA is one win away from earning its fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in men’s basketball and NBC Sports has you covered with all you need to know about tonight’s matchup against France. Keep reading for more information including how to watch the gold medal game, Team USA vs. France start time, TV channel...2021

Tokyo Olympics rumors, scandals

  • • Former Warriors guard Nico Mannion looks shockingly skinny after intestinal virus
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  • • Olympics-Rhythmic Gymnastics-Bulgaria win group gold to end Russian streak
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  • • Olympics-Russian Olympic Committee declares Tokyo a success despite sanctions
    Forging through the blazing Japanese sun and the dark cloud of suspicion that has hung over its Olympians in the wake of doping scandals, the Russian Olympic Committee declared the Tokyo Olympics a success. Russian gold medallists were serenaded with music from composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky and wrapped themselves in a white flag with ROC's emblem - three flames in the colours of the Russian flag wit...2021
  • • Weightlifting: Tokyo 2020 marked by firsts, but recent scandals cloud outlook
    Weightlifting was marked by a series of breakthroughs at the Tokyo Olympics -- the first openly transgender athlete to compete at any Games and the Philippine's first gold ever - but recent doping scandals are clouding its outlook ahead of Paris 2024. New Zealand's Laurel Hubbard made history https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/weightlifting-nzs-hubbard-becomes-first-transgender-olympian-exi...2021
  • • Rudy Gobert crying on the bench after France loses gold to Kevin Durant-led Team USA at the Olympics
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  • • Team USA’s Draymond Green fires back at haters who ripped him for passing up dunk for 3-pointer
    Team USA bounced back from a shocking loss to France in their Tokyo Olympics opener with a massive 120-66 win over Iran on Wednesday. The whole squad was thriving, but of course, Draymond Green received some hate for a specific play in the first quarter: Draymond Green… pic.twitter.com/YQGfKKhFmt — Ballislife.com (@Ballislife) July 28, 2021 Okay, […] The post Team USA’s Draymond ...2021
  • • Joel Embiid, Nikola Vucevic react to Team USA’s embarrassing loss to France
    The pre-tournament fears have come to back to haunt Team USA. The United States lost their opening match at the Tokyo Olympics against a formidable France team in stunning fashion, 83-76. A couple of international stars in Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid and Chicago Bulls’ Nikola Vucevic made sure to react to Team USA’s shocking defeat. […] The post Joel Embiid, Nikola Vuce...2021
  • • Lakers’ LeBron James reveals shocking offseason plan that trumps Team USA
    With the NBA season officially over, the basketball world now shifts its attention to the Tokyo Olympics, as Team USA looks to defend its three-peat reign over the tournament. Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James isn’t suiting up for flag and country, but he’s apparently planning to get some reps in, one way or another. […] The post Lakers’ LeBron James reveals shocking off...2021
  • • Isaiah Thomas roasted for volunteering to replace Bradley Beal on Team USA
    The USA Men’s Basketball team has been making news headlines for a variety of reasons as of late. The latest buzz on Team USA is that two members of the roster will no longer push through with playing in the Tokyo Olympics. Both Bradley Beal and Kevin Love are out for Team USA, with the […] The post Isaiah Thomas roasted for volunteering to replace Bradley Beal on Team USA appeared fir...2021
  • • Australia hands Team USA men's basketball another shocking defeat ahead of Tokyo Olympics
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