Badminton standouts Akane Yamaguchi and Nozomi Okuhara advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals, keeping their title hopes alive for another day.
The Olympic host nation has won eight judo gold medals through six days of competition.
After scoring 48 points in Slovenia’s first Olympic basketball game, Doncic’s efficient effort paced his medal-chasing nation in its second straight victory.
The decorated pool star earned his second gold medal of the Tokyo Games, the first coming in the men’s 4x100 freestyle relay.
The American superstar’s decision came a day before the high-profile event at Ariake Gymnastics Centre.
Shiga Prefecture’s aquatic sensation won the down-to-the-wire race, while Tomoru Honda claimed the silver medal in the men’s 200-meter butterfly.
Unseeded Czech Marketa Vondrousova outplayed the world No. 2 and earned a big upset victory.
“I’m so proud to be a member of the Korean team. I’m happy and this is a big honor for me.” ー Kang Chae Young
Though Japan’s 4x100-meter women’s freestyle squad didn’t reach the final, Ikee refused to point the finger at her teammates in post-race comments.
The four-time Grand Slam singles champion built a 5-0 lead in the first set and maintained a consistent level of play throughout the first-round match.
The first-time Olympian picked up the pace as the race progressed and held off two American challengers down the stretch.
The hosts used a three-goal flurry in the second quarter to pull ahead entering halftime, but world No. 1 Australia lived up to its top billing...