Sam Mikulak sticks 14.533 vault in all-around final

U.S. gymnastics veteran Sam Mikulak stuck the landing on his vault attempt in the Olympic individual all-around final, earning a 14.533, besting his 14.133 qualification performance.

Ohashi scrapes past Walsh and Douglass for 200m IM gold

In an incredibly tight race, Japan's Yui Ohashi scraped past Team USA swimmers Alex Walsh and Kate Douglass for Tokyo Olympic gold in the women’s 200m individual medley.

Katie Ledecky shines in first Olympic women's 1500 final

Katie Ledecky captured her first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics and the first ever won by a female swimmer in the 1500m freestyle. Teammate Erica Sullivan closed late to win silver, to Ledecky's elation.

Learning to fly: how gymnasts learn to trust their equipment

The US Women's Gymnastics team left nothing to chance in Tokyo, including getting used to the equipment in the arena. Tanith White has an inside look at how the equipment will play a role in the high-flying performances.

Brooke Raboutou describes sport climbing's three disciplines

Sport Climbing makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Rutledge Wood finds out what it takes to climb to the top of this sport.

Meet the robot Olympic mascots winning hearts in Tokyo

The new face of the Olympics is electronic! Athletes are competing with robots to win fans at these Games. Rutledge Wood meets robotic mascots and finds out what it takes to operate one.

Best Moments of Olympic Day 4

Relive the thrilling performances of Olympic Day 4.

The beauty and balance of Japanese bonsai trees

Anne Thompson experiences a moment of zen as she visits a bonsai art museum and receives a lesson in how to train a bonsai tree.

How Nebraska's Jordan Larson became "The Governor"

Volleyball player and Nebraska native was nicknamed "The Governor" by her teammates after a funny fan interaction in Thailand.

U.S. women held scoreless by Australia in group stage finale

The United States Women's National Team registered a scoreless draw against Australia in the last of three Olympic group stage games. The result was enough to advance to the knockout rounds.

Alaska's Lydia Jacoby wins shock 100 breast gold, beats King

The women's 100m breaststroke gold medal remains in American hands, but not the expected ones. Defending Olympic champ Lilly King came up shy behind Alaskan teenager Lydia Jacoby in a surprise finish.

Parratto, Schnell win synchro silver for first U.S. medal

The American pair of Jessica Parratto and Delaney Schnell executed their five-dive list with poise to earn silver in the women's synchronized 10m platform. It was the United States' first medal of any color in the event.

The unbreakable bond between Suni Lee and her father

Suni Lee's biggest fan has always been her dad--and at a crucial competition in 2019, she won a silver medal while her dad was heading for surgery after an injury. How did she do it? "Strong will," according to John.

A'Ja Wilson on Dawn Staley's swagger

Team USA Basketball player A'Ja Wilson shares the connection she has with the team's beloved Coach, Dawn Staley. How Staley became a mother figure and how she inspires success with swagger.

Caeleb Dressel swims to the beat of his own drums

Olympic swimmer Caeleb Dressel describes how his love of drumming helps him find the right pace in practice, races and life.

Could future Olympic Games include e-sports?

What will the future bring for competitive e-sports, which bring in more than a billion dollars a year? Corey Robinson looks at the possibility of e-sports being included in future Olympics.

Relive the Opening Ceremony with Gus Kenworthy's watch party

Gus Kenworthy invited a few of his Olympian friends, including Tara Lipinski and Adam Rippon, to watch the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics and share their own Opening Ceremony memories.

U.S. takes 4x100m free relay for Dressel's first Tokyo gold

The United States claimed the first men's relay medal of the Tokyo Olympic Games as Caeleb Dressel teamed up with Blake Pieroni, Bowe Becker and Zach Apple to blow past the field.

Ariarne Titmus hands Katie Ledecky first Olympic loss in 400

Australia's Ariarne Titmus ran down Katie Ledecky in the 400-meter freestyle, handing Ledecky her first-ever Olympic silver in an individual event. Titmus went 3:56.69 and Ledecky touched in at 3:37.36.

U.S. downs Japan in preview of gold medal softball game

The United States secured a victory over Japan in the final opening round game to gather momentum ahead of a gold medal rematch.

Chase Kalisz wins 1st Tokyo swim gold, Litherland silver

Chase Kalisz wins 400m IM to bring home the first gold medal for U.S. Swimming. Jay Litherland won the silver.

Team USA shaky during women's gymnastics qualification

The U.S. women's gymnastics team trailed the Russian team after an uncharacteristically shaky qualification session. Nonetheless, Simone Biles and Suni Lee led the all-around standings at the conclusion of Subdivision 3.

USA's Monica Abbott Ks 13 in extra innings win vs. Australia

Another shutout pitching performance from Monica Abbott, including 13 strikeouts, powered the United States to a perfect 4-0 record in Tokyo.

Ross/Klineman win opening match against Xue/Wang

April Ross and Alix Klineman's faced tough competition in their opening beach volleyball match against China's Xue and Wang. Ultimately the duo won in straight sets. 

Japan's Kohei Uchimura falls off high bar in qualification

Seven-time Olympic medalist Kohei Uchimura fell of the high bar, his only event in Tokyo, during men's gymnastics qualification. The Japanese star finished his routine and scored a 13.866, missing out on the final.

Sam Mikulak hits 15.433 parallel bars routine

Veteran Sam Mikulak nailed his parallel bars routine during the men's qualification session at the Tokyo Olympics, earning a 15.433 and qualifying for the final. The three-time Olympian is seeking his first medal. 

Michael Andrew wins debut Olympics heat, advances to semis

Michael Andrew took care of business in his long-awaited Olympics debut, winning his heat and advancing to the next round in the 100m breaststroke with a time of 58.62. 

Emma Weyant torches legends Hosszu, Belmonte in 400 IM heat

American Emma Weyant qualified as the top seed to the women's 400m IM final by nearly two seconds. In her heat, she blew past a combined eight Olympic medals in swimming icons Katinka Hosszu and Mireia Belmonte.

USWNT routs New Zealand 6-1 for first win of Tokyo Games

After stunningly losing 3-0 to Sweden in their first match in Japan, the U.S. Women's National Team rebounded with a six-goal performance against New Zealand. 

Team USA flagbearers mic'd up during Opening Ceremony

Athletes from Team USA celebrate while walking in the Tokyo 2020 Opening Ceremony. Flagbearers Sue Bird and Eddy Alvarez speak to Mike Tirico about their hometowns, their parents, and making history at the Olympics.

Performers' pictograms embody 50 Olympic disciplines

In the span of less than five minutes, some very talented performers embody 50 Olympic disciplines from 41 sports via pictograms.

Riilio Rii joins Pita Taufatofua in oiled Opening Ceremony

Pita Taufatofua carried the flag for Tonga in his third straight Olympics. He wasn't the only athlete donning oil and no shirt as Vanuatu's Riilio Rii joined the trend.

Tennis star Naomi Osaka lights the Olympic cauldron

The Olympic torch is handed off to healthcare professionals and natural disaster survivors before it's passed to four-time Grand Slam-winning tennis star Naomi Osaka, who ultimately lights the cauldron.

Why the U.S. will have two flag bearers for the first time

As male and female flag bearers from every delegation in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games prepare to take the field for a historic Opening Ceremony, relive the storied history of American female flag bearers.

Sue Bird: Legendary Olympian and point guard

Teammates praise basketball star Sue Bird and reflect on the point guard's legendary status as the Olympian chases an unprecedented fifth gold medal with Team USA.

U.S. beats Italy in Olympic opener behind Osterman gem

Pitching in her third Olympics after a 13-year wait, Cat Osterman delivered a vintage performance on the rubber to get the U.S. softball team off to a victorious start against Italy.

Monica Abbott one-hits Canada as U.S. wins 2nd prelim game

Monica Abbott had her best stuff working in the pitching circle when her team needed it, lifting the U.S. over Canada 1-0 in an opening-round game.

Sweden hands USWNT shocking 3-0 loss in first group match

The United States had no answers for Sweden's constant attacking pressure as the defending World Cup champions suffered a rare and sobering defeat to begin Olympic play.

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