Canada defeated Team USA 3-2 on Thursday to win its fifth gold medal in the sport. Either Canada or the U.S. has won every gold medal since women's hockey debuted at the winter Olympics in 1998.
Canada's 4-2 victory over the U.S. in group play gives the Canadians the top-seed heading into the quarterfinals. The U.S., the defending gold medalists, also advance to the quarterfinals.
More than 220 athletes will represent the United States at the Olympics in Beijing, making it the largest delegation at the Games. Other large teams include China and the Russian Olympic Committee.
Speed skater Brittany Bowe relinquished her spot on the U.S. Olympic team for the 500 meter speed skating event to give her teammate, Jackson, a shot at gold.
One notable member of Team USA's Paralympic delegation is Hunter Woodhall, a sprinter with two medals under his belt. His girlfriend, Tara Davis, competed in the Tokyo Olympics this summer.
Sports for athletes with an impairment have existed for more than a century, but it wasn't until after World War II that the official Paralympics began to take shape.
Mark your calendars: The Games will feature 539 events across 22 sports before the closing ceremony on Sept. 5.
For the first time since 2004, there will be no Usain Bolt scorching the track. That means a new generation of speed demons is looking to make its mark.
It's a bold look that has been compared to the masked Batman villain Bane — even by the Japanese organizers of the Tokyo Games. The mask is voluminous and is a nod to the host country, Japan.
After her surprise withdrawal from the gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics, the star American gymnast amplified recent statements that the immense stress she faces has been affecting her.