The ceremony helped the athletes feel the vibrancy of walking down the streets of Harajuku or dancing in a typical Japanese summer festival.
The unsung heroes of the Tokyo Olympics don’t win gold medals for their efforts, but their role in making everything operate smoothly shouldn’t go unnoticed.
The Australian superstar now owns more Olympic medals (11) than any athlete from her nation.
On August 1, Tamberi and Barshim showed us sport at its best. And with it, the power it has to inspire.
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.
It was a women empowerment extravaganza in the sport of weightlifting, with first golds for several countries, and inspiring women fighting through adversity to bring people...
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.
After competing at the 2014 Sochi Games as a speedskater, Alvarez became a pro baseball player and later earned a spot on the U.S. Olympic team.
There was synergy in their collective efforts and a competitive seriousness on the faces of Japan’s players from start to finish at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium.