Her performance in the Tokyo 2020 games had propelled her to new heights of popularity.
Nicolas Batum consoled Luka Doncic, who sat sullenly with a towel draped over his head and his face buried in his hands.
For the fourth straight Olympics, the U.S. men’s 4x100-meter relay team failed to medal in an event America used to own. As usual, a botched baton pass was the culprit.
The rare feat - called an "Olimpico" in honor of a 1924 goal from Argentina's Cesáreo Onzari - typically comes once in a career, if at all.
‘No thank you,’ bronze winner Sarah Robles finally responds
Lloyd became the USWNT's all-time leading Olympic scorer, while Rapinoe scored a pair of bangers to help fend off Australia.
U.S. pitchers Joe Ryan and Scott Kazmir are big fans of the baseballs being used in the Tokyo Olympics. Would MLB consider making a switch?
Nelly Korda reached her tee shot on the final hole of an otherwise flawless round, looked up and saw a thick pine branch blocking her path to the green. Any thoughts of the second 59 in women's golf history ended there. Stronger than ever, even with a double bogey on the 18th hole that forced the 23-year-old American to settle for a 9-under 62 to tie the Olympic record in women's golf.
Game on the line, final seconds ticking away, and Slovenia's Klemen Prepelic had nobody between him and a layup that would have sent his country into the gold medal game at the Tokyo Olympics. Nicolas Batum had only one thought. “I had to make that play," Batum said.
Australia – which beat Team USA in exhibitions in 2019 and this year – jumped to a 15-point second-quarter lead.
Here's what went wrong, and how it can be fixed.
LeBron James has a message for the critics commenting on the age of the new Los Angeles Lakers roster.
Go eat young bull. Do exactly what you set out to do, killa.
You will not see a surlier silver at this Olympics. The world apart from Piers Morgan seems to agree that winning any Olympic medal is a fantastic achievement. Ben Whittaker, runner up in the men’s light heavyweight boxing competition, did not see it that way.
Major League Baseball is paying homage to the 1989 film Field of Dreams by having the Yankees and Chicago White Sox play at the site of the movie.
American Katie Nageotte won Olympic gold in the women's pole vault on Thursday. The big picture: Russian Anzhelika Sidorova won the silver medal while Britain’s Holly Bradshaw took the bronze.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeNageotte, 30, won with a height of 4.90m. She made her Olympic debut in Tokyo after failing to qualify for the 2016 Rio Games. Like this article? Get more from Axios and subscribe to Axios Markets for free.
Times writers J. Brady McCollough and Ryan Kartje discuss what their sources are saying Pac-12 fans can expect as conference realignment reshapes the college football landscape.
Tom Brady and Peyton Manning first played each other in 2001. No one then knew that it would become one of the greatest of all sports rivalries. Brady ended up going 11-6 against Manning, who retired after the 2015 season, but three of Manning’s wins came in the AFC Championship Game. The two met four [more]
Giants players backed Joe Judge's brawl consequences on Wednesday.
Carl Lewis watched the 4x100m relay from his Houston home and couldn't contain his frustration. "It's so disheartening," he told USA TODAY Sports.