Clarissa Saunders had been in Orlando, Fla., for a watch party for her daughter’s competition in the Tokyo Games, NBC reported.
Get ready for lots of impressive acrobatics and some of the youngest skateboarders at the Tokyo Games.
Park skateboard events get underway, and women’s golf tees off.
The first round of women’s golf kicks off. Replays of the women’s 200-meter and 800-meter races air.
Dr. Ullyot argued in her research, and showed over miles and miles in competition herself, that, yes, women are built to run marathons. Olympic officials finally agreed.
After the clock ran out, Mensah-Stock formed a heart sign with her hands and showed it to both sides of the arena. “I’m trying to send love to everyone,” she said.
The American is a favorite to win gold in the men’s triple jump after finishing second to his friend and rival Christian Taylor at the 2012 and 2016 Olympics.
Readers discuss an Opinion guest essay by the founders of the ice cream company about its decision not to sell the product in the West Bank. Also: Where to hold the Olympics; better than shopping.
She won gold in both events in the Rio Games in 2016.
Christine Mboma and a teammate were declared ineligible for the longer race because of a genetic condition that raises their testosterone levels. The rule has generated controversy.
At the sport’s Olympic debut, humid conditions added an unwelcome degree of difficulty.
An Instagram complaint against her coaches embroiled Kristina Timanovskaya in the precarious politics of her home country, and may force her into asylum.
Our writer attended Jessica Springsteen’s Olympic debut, where she put on a strong performance but did not advance.
Simone Biles was back on the balance beam, while Athing Mu introduced herself to the world
Thompson-Herah won the 200 meters with a time of 21.53 seconds. Christine Mboma of Namibia was second, and Gabby Thomas of the United States was third.
The 19-year-old won with a time of 1:55.21, a new national record and her personal best time.
Kristina Timanovskaya had avoided politics until now, preferring to focus on training for her first Olympics.
Both Karsten Warholm of Norway and Rai Benjamin of the United States broke the world record in the 400-meter hurdles. Only one got a gold medal.
Simone Biles tied two gymnastics records after winning the bronze on the balance beam.
Biles, because of a different dismount, had a less difficult routine. But she executed it well and it was good enough for bronze.
Brazil beat Mexico on penalty kicks, 4-1, to advance to the Olympic men’s soccer final after a foul-filled semifinal that featured 10 yellow cards but no goals.
Kevin Durant scored 29 points to lead the United States past Spain. “He was who we need him to be,” Draymond Green said.
Chenchen won with a more difficult routine than her rivals. Her compatriot, Tang Xijing, won silver. Simone Biles won bronze in her return to competition.
Simone Biles scored a 14.0, giving her the bronze medal.
On a sunny summer evening in 2012, eight runners elevated the 800 meters into high art. One set a world record. Several others were never the same.
How did John Ball become the go-to health professional for track and field athletes with creaky hips and balky knees? A devotee answers: Have you seen his hands?
‘I’m looking forward to this being the end of my journey,’ a barrier-breaking weight lifter says after an excruciating week in the spotlight.
The sequestered Games have left the host city feeling like anything but.
In basketball, Australia plays Argentina at 8 a.m. on USA Network.
For live U.S. viewers, the competition will be show on the NBC Olympics site, Peacock or the NBC Sports app.
Members of the rugby and rowing teams left their rooms in the Olympic village “in a messy and unacceptable state,” the Australian Olympic Committee said.
To Japan’s traditionalists, karate represents qualities fundamental to the national character. But to be a modern sport, the discipline has been forced to adapt.
The U.S. had produced a string of shaky performances in the last month but, after a close first half, defeated their rival Spain.
Warholm obliterated his own world record to win his first Olympic gold medal.
“I would do anything to compete. That’s what the Olympics mean to me,” Felix told The New York Times Magazine earlier this summer.
Anna Cockrell’s brother, Ross, is a cornerback for the team. On Monday, the Buccaneers took a break from training to watch her advance to the 400-meter hurdle finals.
USA Network will also air the women’s water polo quarterfinal match between the United States and Canada.
U.S. men’s basketball plays Spain in a quarterfinal, and several Americans compete for medals in track.
Biles will be back on the floor for the first time in a week, but she will have stiff competition for a medal.
The eccentric architects behind the Olympic debut of sport climbing are responsible for putting on a good show, and a fair competition.
The U.S. women’s soccer team is out of contention for the gold. The U.S. women’s basketball team is past the group phase, and Puerto Rico won its second gold medal ever.
Erriyon Knighton broke Usain Bolt’s under-18 record in the 200 meters in May and surpassed Bolt’s under-20 record in June, and he beat reigning world champion Noah Lyles in two races at the Olympic trials.
Mondo Duplantis has a world record and a good chance at Olympic gold. But he’s endeared himself to Sweden (his mother’s home country) by buying into its culture.
The springy surface at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo has been compared to a trampoline. “You can feel the bounce,” one runner said.
As women’s canoeing makes its Olympic debut, the 19-year-old is ready to put the United States in the medal hunt in a sport at which the nation has not historically been good.
Eddy Alvarez won a silver medal in speedskating in 2014. Now playing baseball, he is hoping to join a rare group with medals from the Summer and Winter Games.
A sport that rarely makes headlines was at the center of the Olympics on Monday as the first openly transgender woman competed in the Games.
U.S. soccer falls to Canada, but an American gymnast rebounds from a loss.
Biles, who will compete in the balance beam final women’s gymnastics competition of the Tokyo Games, gave Jade Carey a pep talk before Carey won gold in the floor exercise.
A second-half penalty kick sends Canada to the gold medal game, and leaves the U.S. seeking the bronze, and answers.
Winning medals in all three events would secure Hassan’s place as one of the great distance runners in Olympic history.
Kristina Timanovskaya sought help at a Tokyo airport as her country tried to forcibly send her home from the Olympics.
Artistic swimmers strive to look graceful, but the sport comes with significant risks, as our writer knows from experience.
Carey held off Vanessa Ferrari of Italy by performing a more difficult routine.
The American goalkeeper was the hero of her team’s quarterfinal victory in the Olympic women’s soccer tournament.
A women’s doubles badminton victory was the first gold for Indonesia in Tokyo and the eighth in the country’s Olympic history.
NBC will also air replays of gymnastics event finals for both men and women.
Raven Saunders, a shot-putter, on Sunday delivered the first political demonstration at the Games. The I.O.C. and American officials are now locked in a standoff.
It’s also Puerto Rico’s second Olympic gold medal in any sport.
Wilfredo León left Cuba to see how far his high-flying talents could take him. Having starred as a pro in Italy, he now wants to win gold for Poland.
Gymnastics and track & field will hold finals, and the U.S. women’s soccer team faces Canada.
Gymnastics event finals continue for the women, and the U.S. baseball team plays Japan.
Lamont Marcell Jacobs won the men’s 100 meters and Gianmarco Tamberi shared gold in the high jump a day after discussing how improbable it would be if they won.
Some former Olympians have resorted to selling their medals because of financial hardships or to raise money for charity.
Belarus tried to force the sprinter, Kristina Timanovskaya, to return home after she criticized her coaches for registering her for the wrong event.
Sunisa Lee of the United States, who won the Olympic all-around competition last week and was favored to win on the uneven bars, won bronze in that event instead.
The Taiwanese badminton duo Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin, who beat a Chinese team to take gold, had emphasized their Taiwanese identity on social media.
Lamont Marcell Jacobs achieved a top speed of 26.76 miles per hour to finish the 100-meter race in 9.80 seconds, 0.22 seconds off Usain Bolt’s world record set in 2009.
Raven Saunders of the United States crossed her arms over her head. A second athlete, the American fencer Race Imboden, accepted a medal with a symbol drawn on his hand.
Marcell Jacobs of Italy was a surprise winner in the men’s 100-meter dash, finishing in 9.80 seconds.
Xander Schauffele defeated a field of pros on the manicured grounds of a former men-only club, in a sport still struggling to get into the Olympic spirit.
Sports fans and officials in the country have no trouble seeing through the thin fiction of a doping-related ban on their national symbols at the Tokyo Olympics.
Rojas, a triple jumper, thought she could make a bid for the world record and did.
The ramps have a variety of transitions, thrusting riders skyward before they land back in the ramp and onto the next trick.
Cut off from most restaurants because of coronavirus restrictions, thousands of international visitors at the Olympics make do — and delight — in convenience store offerings.
Lee completed a much less difficult routine because she failed to connect several of her skills.
Jacobs finished in 9.80 seconds, with Fred Kerley of the United States second and Andre De Grasse of Canada third.
Usar los códigos de vestimenta para controlar los cuerpos de las mujeres no es nada nuevo. Lo distinto es que ahora ellas están tomando cartas en el asunto.
A reporter in Tokyo finds himself missing the unscripted moments beyond winning and losing.
MyKayla Skinner of the United States finished second for the silver medal. Yeo Seo-jeong won bronze for South Korea.
Shi Tingmao won gold and Wang Han took silver, underlining China’s mastery of this precision sport, in which perfection must be achieved in a couple seconds. Krysta Palmer of the U.S. took bronze.
Zverev had beaten Novak Djokovic, the top-ranked men’s player, in the semifinal.
It was the first American gold medal in golf since 1904, a gap explained by the sport being dropped after those Games and returning only in 2016.
An American grinds out a gold in the 1,500-meter freestyle by saving a little extra for the finish.
McKeon’s haul ties her for the record by any female Olympian, set in 1952 by gymnast Maria Gorokhovskaya of the Soviet Union.
McKeon picked up two more golds, giving her a record-tying seven medals in Tokyo, and Caeleb Dressel swam away with his fourth and fifth golds.
Hubbard, who rarely speaks to the news media, declined a request for comment.
Caeleb Dressel takes aim at another gold, and baseball teams from Mexico and Israel face off.
It was a big day for gymnastics, track, golf, tennis, swimming and more.
San Marino waited 61 years for its first Olympic medal. With a population of roughly 30,000, it is the smallest country to win an Olympic medal, surpassing Bermuda
Alen Hadzic, an alternate on the men’s fencing team, was left wearing a black mask while three of his teammates wore pink ones during competition on Friday.
Laurel Hubbard, a 43-year-old weight lifter from New Zealand, will compete on Monday, as some question her right to be at the Games.
The gold medalist, Elaine Thompson-Herah, averaged more than 21 miles per hour to finish the race in 10.61 seconds.
New York Times readers recall the events that moved them.
Marcell Jacobs of Italy was a surprise winner in the men’s 100-meter dash, finishing in 9.80 seconds.
In Tokyo, men and women are teaming up in a series of mixed-gender events that are making their Olympic debuts.
Thompson-Herah, the defending gold medalist in the event, finished in 10.61 seconds.
Bencic could win two golds in Tokyo if she wins a doubles tournament on Sunday.
The Kiwis ran away from the French in the second half.
Known as Dee-Das in India, Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das are one of two pairs of married archers at the Tokyo Olympics.
One Malian basketball leader has been suspended and another jailed in a scandal that has cast a shadow on the president of the sport’s worldwide governing body.
Djokovic came into the Olympics chasing a Golden Slam. He leaves the Tokyo Games without any medal after withdrawing from the mixed doubles tournament.
How Katie Ledecky’s competitors are closing the gap on her dominance in the pool.
Judo concludes with the sport’s first mixed-gender competition, and the U.S. baseball team plays South Korea.
Ledecky added to her medal haul — she has 10 total across three Olympics, including seven golds.
The women’s 100-meter dash headlines Day 2 on the track. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce of Jamaica, a top contender, called the attention on the event “long overdue.”
Ten other athletes from Nigeria were told they did not meet out-of-competition testing requirements leading up to the Olympics.
China took silver and Australia won bronze. Italy came in fourth and the U.S., anchored by Caelab Dressel, finished fifth.
The miss for Manuel came after she also failed to qualify for the Olympics in the 100 freestyle, her signature event.
She defeated a budding rival, Ariarne Titmus of Australia.
She defeated Kylie Masse of Canada and Emily Seebohm of Australia.
He set a world record with a time of 49.45.