Japan’s Sakura Yosozumi won the women’s park competition to maintain the hosts’ stranglehold on Olympic skateboarding on Wednesday and stop Kokona Hiraki and Sky Brown becoming the Games’ youngest-ever gold medallists.
Italy won gold in the men’s team pursuit for the first time in 61 years on Wednesday, breaking their own world record to beat Denmark in a thrilling final at the Izu Velodrome.
Breanna Stewart scored a game-high 23 points as the United States crushed Australia on Wednesday to set up an Olympic women’s basketball semi-final against Serbia as the Americans close in on a seventh consecutive title.
Women Olympic boxing medallists sent out a resounding message on Tuesday in Tokyo about the image of female fighters and hope their success can get more girls involved in the sport.
Anyone harbouring illusions as to the value Simone Biles attached to the bronze she won on the beam at the Olympics on Tuesday were set to right by the comeback queen herself.
Sydney McLaughlin obliterated her own world record to claim a thrilling last-gasp victory over rival Dalilah Muhammad in the Olympic women’s 400m hurdles final on Wednesday.
Towering forward Jelena Brooks drilled 18 points as Serbia swept past China Wednesday and into an Olympic women’s basketball semi-final against either the United States or Australia.
NBA stalwart Patty Mills says Australia have bottled up all their previous Olympic failures and plan to let them loose against the United States in their crunch basketball semi-final on Thursday.
Duane Vermeulen, attempting a miraculous Test comeback from an ankle injury, trained with the Springboks on Monday assistant coach Deon Davids said.
Harry Kane reportedly failed to turn up for his scheduled pre-season tests with Tottenham on Monday amid mounting speculation the striker wants to force a move to Manchester City.