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Naohisa Takato Wins Japan's First Gold Medal in Tokyo Olympics

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Is Usain Bolt in the Olympics? Tokyo Games first without retired record holder since 2004

Is Usain Bolt in the Olympics? Tokyo Games first without retired record holder since 2004

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Bolt, the world's fastest man on record, will not participate in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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China's Yang takes first gold at uneasy Tokyo Olympics

China's Yang takes first gold at uneasy Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO - Hardly half a day passed before politics, the pandemic and blistering heat impacted events across the Tokyo Olympics.
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Olympics Live Updates: Japanese Gymnast Dashes His Medal Hopes With a Hard Fall

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Kohei Uchimura failed to qualify for the men's horizontal bar final. The men's road race was one of the toughest in Olympic history. Novak Djokovic beat the heat with a quick first victory.
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Naohisa Takato wins Japan's 1st gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan's Yang Yung-wei in men's 60kg judo final

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TOKYO - Naohisa Takato wins Japan's 1st gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan's Yang Yung-wei in men's 60kg judo final.
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Naohisa Takato claims Japan's 1st Tokyo gold with judo win

Naohisa Takato claims Japan's 1st Tokyo gold with judo win

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TOKYO - Naohisa Takato won Japan's first gold medal at its home Olympics, beating Taiwan's Yang Yung-wei in the men's 60-kilogram judo final on Saturday night.
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And The First Medal Of The Pandemic-Delayed Tokyo Olympics Finally Goes To

And The First Medal Of The Pandemic-Delayed Tokyo Olympics Finally Goes To

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The performance also set a new Olympic record.
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Iranian refugee on verge of medal after 3 taekwondo wins

Iranian refugee on verge of medal after 3 taekwondo wins

TOKYO - Iranian defector Kimia Alizadeh is one victory away from winning the Refugee Olympic Team's first ever medal after three impressive wins in the Tokyo Games' taekwondo... Read more ...

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

TOKYO - Nobody was watching Ahmed Hafnaoui in lane eight of the Olympic pool. Read more ...

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year's delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Read more ...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare...

'She's passionate about serving others': Third grader helps students prepare for school

Luisita Cruz raised enough money to purchase school supplies to stuff 138 backpacks for students as well as 20 bags full of supplies for teachers. Read more ...

Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for next race...

Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for next race after 2021 Olympic break

NASCAR is taking the Olympics off. Find out when it will return to racing. Read more ...

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

U.S. Golfer Bryson DeChambeau To Miss Olympics After Positive COVID Test

Bryson DeChambeau tested positive before leaving the United States for Tokyo. He'll be replaced on the four-person team by Patrick Reed. Read more ...

Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics

Naomi Osaka wins in debut at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO - Naomi Osaka is back and still winning. Read more ...

By withdrawing, COVID-positive Crabb saved Gibb's Olympics

By withdrawing, COVID-positive Crabb saved Gibb's Olympics

TOKYO - At 45, Jake Gibb is almost certainly at his last Summer Games. And yet the four-time Olympian offered to give it up for the remote chance that Taylor Crabb could have... Read more ...

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

LOS ANGELES - Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the... Read more ...

US beats Australia, sets up likely title rematch with Japan

US beats Australia, sets up likely title rematch with Japan

YOKOHAMA, Japan - The United States had just given up its first run and was two outs away from losing for the first time in the Olympic softball tournament. Read more ...