Japan adds to its national record-breaking medal haul with silver and bronze in the men’s 20-km race walk.
With their gold medals, Risako, 26, and Yukako, 23, become the first Japanese sisters to have both won gold in the Olympics.
Shuhei Tada, Ryota Yamagata, Yoshihide Kiryu and Yuki Koike completed their qualifying heat in 38.16 seconds.
“When I started this challenge three years ago, I never thought I would be able to stand here in front of everyone on this occasion.” ーAyumu...
Everyone shouted as if they were cheering for their own country's athlete. Some of them watched him in awe with their eyes shining with tears.
Wrestler Yukako Kawai triumphs in the women’s freestyle 62-kg final, winning the same division that her older sister Risako did at the 2016 Rio Games.
The win ensures Samurai Japan will win its first Olympic medal in baseball since the 2004 Athens Games.
Saki Hayashi sank a 3-pointer with 15.2 seconds remaining to keep the host nation’s medal hopes alive.
Longtime NBA star Pau Gasol, Italian swimming icon Federica Pellegrini and cyclist Maja Włoszczowska are the other new members.
Defending champion Inbee Park is three strokes back, while Japan's Nasa Hataoka is tied for 16th.
Japan has claimed three out of the four gold medals available in the sport so far, with the men’s park final set to take place on...
"I didn't plan it to happen this way, but I'm extremely happy," Cunha said after the race.