Jamaican Olympic hurdler Hansle Parchment took the wrong bus and likely would have missed his semifinal if not for a volunteer who paid his taxi fare. He went back to repay her after winning gold.
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Korda finished 17 under par, overcoming the elements and multiple challengers. A rain delay, and a double bogey slowed her down
The fastest woman in the world was temporarily blocked from the platform after posting videos of her races. The company says it was an accident.
Sport Climbing is new to the Olympic Games, and seeks to find the best all-around athlete in three very different disciplines. Here's what (and who) to watch.
After two star athletes could not outdo one another, an official said they could move to a "jump-off." They had another idea: why not share?
Daily infections are nearly quadruple the numbers reported just a week ago. Japan's prime minister, who has denied the Olympics are to blame, has extended a state of emergency to the end of August.
Osaka has been the face of these Olympics and was chosen to light the cauldron in the opening ceremony. She easily won her first two tennis matches but lost in the third round.
The Tokyo Summer Olympics were delayed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now, a year later, the Games are set to officially begin with a subdued but celebratory opening ceremony.
As coronavirus cases continue to surge in Tokyo — both around the capital city and in the Olympic Village, public polls in Japan show overwhelming opposition to hosting the Games during the pandemic.