Team USA was kept off the podium on opening day for the first time since 1972, but Team USA could make up for it with big wins on Saturday night.
With the first medal of the Olympics already awarded, more medals are on the way, with both men and women on Team USA swimming team vying for gold. Damian Lillard and USA Basketball open their gold medal quest with a matchup against France.
Katie Ledecky is heading to Tokyo as a household name nine years after her first foray into the national spotlight at the 2012 London Olympics. With more than 160,000 followers on Twitter and 420,000-plus on Instagram, the 24-year-old is among the United States most popular Olympic athletes.