Japanese wrestler Kenichiro Fumita earned a silver medal after losing to Cuban Luis Orta Sanchez in the men's Greco-Roman 60-kilogram final at the Tokyo
Japan's Mai Murakami claimed the bronze medal in the women's floor exercise at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, making history as the first female gymnast from the country to finish on the podium in an individual event.
A Belarusian athlete who was pulled from the Tokyo Olympics against her will and refused to board a flight back home has been granted a humanitarian visa by Poland, a senior diplomat of the country said Monday.
Japan has expressed concern to South Korea over its delegation's setup of its own food service at the Tokyo Olympics to prevent athletes from eating meals containing ingredients from Fukushima, home to the 2011 nuclear accident, Japanese government sources said Monday.
Takuya Kai singled in the winning run in the 10th inning as Japan came from behind to beat the United States 7-6 on Monday and advance to the Tokyo Olympic baseball semifinals.
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American gymnastics superstar Simone Biles will contest the women's beam event on Tuesday, USA Gymnastics tweeted, making a return to competition after withdrawing from several events citing mental health struggles.
- The Dominican Republic topped Japan 3-1 in the women's volleyball tournament on Monday, ending the host team's chances of progressing to the quarterfinals.
- After three failed snatch attempts on Monday, Laurel Hubbard's Olympic Games were over, but the impact she had as the games' first transgender athlete will last much longer.
- Japan's women scored a comfortable 3-0 win over Taiwan to storm into the semifinals of the table tennis team event at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, completing a triumphant day for the host nation's paddlers.
- Japan's Yuki Hashioka came sixth in the men's long jump on Monday at the Tokyo Olympics as Miltiadis Tentoglou brought Greece its first gold in the event.
- Japan's women's basketball team led for all but the first five minutes to beat Group B opponent Nigeria 102-83 in their final pool play game Monday, advancing to the playoffs for the second straight Olympics.
- Japan reported 8,393 new coronavirus cases on Monday, almost double the figure confirmed the same day in the previous week, as infections continue to surge in and around the capital where the Olympics are being held.
- Ecuadorian Sports Minister Sebastian Palacios has said the Olympics currently under way in Tokyo are significant in uniting the world through the power of sports during a difficult time with the coronavirus pandemic.
- Temporary post offices opened in the Tokyo Olympic athletes' village and the main press center have become valuable souvenir shopping spots for foreign athletes and news reporters whose activities are restricted amid the coronavirus pandemic.
- An Olympic-related vehicle driven by a games volunteer injured two people in a suspected hit-and-run incident on an expressway Sunday evening in Tokyo, police said Monday.
- Seventeen more people associated with the Tokyo Olympics have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total since the start of July to 276, games organizers said Monday.
- Tomoa Narasaki has never hidden his desire to become the first Olympic gold medalist in sport climbing and he remains the favorite in Tokyo after continuing his calculated progress in this pandemic-hit year.
- The Tokyo Olympics may have none of the cosmopolitan excitement usually brought to a games by people from all over the world cheering in different languages and waving colorful flags, but super-fan Kyoko Ishikawa has made plans to build the buzz regardless.
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