In a stunning finish, USA gets gold from Lydia Jacoby, bronze from Lilly King in women's 100 breaststroke; Simone Biles back in action in women's gymnastics.
Tokyo Olympics organizers reported seven new Games-related COVID-19 cases - including two athletes, on Tuesday.Local news reported two Olympic tennis players from the Netherlands and 12 Games security staff have tested positive for the coronavirus.That's despite setting up a bubble system at the Tokyo Games village where around 11,000 people are staying, which includes testing at the facility's border.The total count in the village since July 1 is 155 cases.Tropical storm Nepartak hovering around Japan’s east coast is another headache for organizers.Wind and rain near Tokyo Bay delayed the start of the women’s triathlon early morning and also disrupted surfing, rowing and archery medal events.Tokyo was forecast to receive nearly an inch and a half of rain over the next 24 hours, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency.Although facing delays, athletes could welcome a slight break from the extreme heat that had earlier caused an Olympic archer to collapse.
A'ja Wilson had 19 points and 13 rebounds in her Olympic debut to help the U.S. beat Nigeria 81-72 on Tuesday in the opener for both teams. The win was the Americans' 50th consecutive victory in the Olympics dating back to a loss in the semifinals of the 1992 Barcelona Games. Diana Taurasi, who was playing in her first game in nearly a month after suffering a hip injury, has competed in the last 33 of those victories to set a record for most games in the Olympics.