The U.S women’s volleyball team triumphs in an Olympic final for the first time, after finishing as the runner-up on three previous occasions.
Kazuma Kaya captures the bronze medal in the men’s pommel horse.
Badminton standouts Nozomi Okuhara and Akane Yamaguchi advanced to the women’s singles quarterfinals, keeping their title hopes alive for another day.
"I have experienced the low of lows when I wasn't doing well. So I am not as disappointed as I expected." ーUchimura
Japan will be making a much-anticipated return to the sport in both the men’s and women’s competitions.
Hitomi Niiya's triumph in the 2020 Houston Half Marathon kicked off a successful year that culminated with a national record in the women's 10,000 meters.