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.
Karate is a graceful and disciplined fighting form derived from martial arts, and it is featured for the first time at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Marco Asensio’s goal in the 115th minute sends Spain into the final against Brazil, relegating Japan to play Mexico in the third-place match.
The Japanese teenager has come into his own at the Tokyo Games, earning three medals.
Tensions were already high as Great Britain was one of the teams that had been calling for Denmark’s disqualification for using illegal equipment during the qualification...
The Norwegian completes the final in 45.94 seconds a month after topping Kevin Young’s record set at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics.
The 20-year-old Tottori Prefecture native becomes Japan’s first female Olympic boxing medalist.
The Australian superstar now owns more Olympic medals (11) than any athlete from her nation.
Mai Murakami earns a bronze medal in the women’s floor exercise final.