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Nerves, joy, and modest waves at surfing's Olympic debut

Nerves, joy, and modest waves at surfing's Olympic debut

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ICHINOMIYA, Japan - It was surf's up Sunday for the sport's century-in-the-making Olympic debut as competitors were consumed emotionally by the momentous occasion and exuded...
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How Will Empty Stands Affect Olympic Athletes in Tokyo?

How Will Empty Stands Affect Olympic Athletes in Tokyo?

3 days ago   |   Time

The Opening Ceremony provided the first taste of what an Olympics without fans is like-devoid of the normal buzz of excitement and roar of the appreciative crowd, it was more...
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Yuto Horigome Wins First-Ever Olympic Street Skateboarding Gold Medal; Nyjah Huston Finishes Off Podium

3 days ago   |   Forbes   |   4 articles

Skateboarding is officially a medal event in the Olympics, and Japan's own Yuto Horigome won the sport's first-ever gold medal in the men's street skateboarding final in Tokyo...
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Swimmer Katie Ledecky hopes to dominate at Tokyo Olympics

3 days ago   |   NBC News

She's already won five Olympic gold medals, and Katie Ledecky will almost certainly add to that total in Tokyo. She graduated from Stanford University this year and while she...
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Japan's Horigome wins first ever Olympic skateboard gold

Japan's Horigome wins first ever Olympic skateboard gold

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today   |   4 articles

TOKYO - Yuto Horigome of Japan won the first ever skateboarding competition at the Olympic Games, taking gold in men's street on Sunday in the city where he learned to skate as...
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Olympics swimming results: United States takes medal count lead, Australia sets world relay record

Olympics swimming results: United States takes medal count lead, Australia sets world relay record

3 days ago   |   Sporting News   |   4 articles

Sporting News is tracking live updates and highlights from every swimming event at the 2021 Olympics. Follow for complete results from Saturday's races in Tokyo.
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USA medal count 2021: Updated tally of Olympic gold, silver, bronze medals for United States

USA medal count 2021: Updated tally of Olympic gold, silver, bronze medals for United States

3 days ago   |   Sporting News   |   4 articles

Keep track of Team USA's 2021 Olympic medal count with Sporting News' updated table, including every gold, silver and bronze medal won by the United States at the Tokyo Games.
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Nyjah Huston Headlines Skateboarding Olympics Debut

4 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore   |   2 articles

Another exciting sport that the Olympics will welcome for the first time this summer is skateboarding. Skateboarding will make its Games debut on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. ET...
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Carissa Moore and John John Florence Lead Surfing's Olympics Debut

4 days ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

Surfing is one of six sports that have been added to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Professional surfers will look to catch their first waves on Saturday at 6 p.m. ET.
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Baseball and Softball Return to the Olympics: What to Watch and Expect

4 days ago   |   NY Times

The sports are back after a 13-year absence, with just six countries competing in each. Here's how the tournaments work.
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Baseball and Softball Return to the Olympics: What to Watch and Expect

The sports are back after a 13-year absence, with just six countries competing in each. Here's how the tournaments work. Read more ...

NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

NFL's ‘black' and ‘white' anthems will only promote divisiveness

Roger Goodell's plan is to include two pregame national anthems at marquee events. Read more ...

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Jewelry store to pay out refunds after Milwaukee Bucks win NBA championship

Robert Haack Diamonds has had a long-running contest that if any Milwaukee sports team wins a championship, customers get free jewelry, and this week, for the first time, they... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics: Cat Osterman pitches U.S. softball over Mexico for 3-0 start

The U.S. pitched its third straight one-hitter and has not allowed a run while improving to 3-0 in softball's return to the Olympics for the first time since 2008. Read more ...

Gilchrist's comeback arrives at Tokyo Olympics

Kaleigh Gilchrist made a successful return to the Olympics when she scored two goals in the United States' 25-4 victory over Japan on the first day of women's water polo at the... Read more ...

Tokyo Olympics Organizers Mum Over Report of Ex-Chief's Possible Return...

The organizers declined to say whether or not former Tokyo Olympics chief Yoshiro Mori would return as an honorary advisor. Read more ...

MLB trade rumors: Nationals discussing Max Scherzer trades; Phillies...

Here's a roundup of what's buzzing around MLB for Saturday as the trade deadline nears Read more ...

Nationals' Max Scherzer Scratched from Start vs. Orioles with Triceps Injury

Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start against the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night with right triceps discomfort. This isn't the... Read more ...

14-year-old golfer handles herself like a pro in Symetra Tour appearance

Kennedy Swedick missed the cut in her first professional golf tournament, but her appearance in the Symetra Tour's Twin Bridges Championship was about so much more than her score. Read more ...

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

Sue Bird sees no hypocrisy in US staying on court for anthem

SAITAMA, Japan - Sue Bird sees no contradiction with the U.S. team staying on the court during the national anthem at the Olympics. Read more ...