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With 58 medals, including 27 gold, at the Tokyo Games, Japan’s Olympians collected 17 more medals than the nation’s previous record. The host nation received medals...
The mighty U.S. men’s basketball program collected its fourth straight Olympic gold, while Japan added a pair of freestyle wrestling titles on the penultimate day of...
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With their gold medals, Risako, 26, and Yukako, 23, become the first Japanese sisters to have both won gold in the Olympics.
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.
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 fact that these Olympics took place, and all those who made this possible, I wanted to win this medal for everyone.” ーFumita, silver medalist.
Kazuma Kaya captures the bronze medal in the men’s pommel horse.
Sisters Risako and Yukako Kawai will be among those looking to carry on Japan's winning tradition in the ring.
"I feel a great responsibility being appointed captain of the Japanese delegation to the Olympics held in our own nation.”
Four sports ー gymnastics, judo, swimming and wrestling ー have provided the vast majority of the nation’s top-three finishes in Olympic competitions.