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Tokyo Olympic Games Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Tokyo Olympic Games news. Any Olympiad is reinforced by an unavoidable rivalry. The first week of the Tokyo Games was defined by a pair of swimmers, Australia’s Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky for the United States. On Saturday …

Ajay Nwosu had a moment of clarity last weekend as he sat on the couch watching skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics. Something about non-traditional Olympic sport resonated with him. He watched it for hours. Then it hit him. “I frankly thought it could be teqball in a few years,” said Nwosu, CEO of the US …

The Tokyo Olympics are underway and NBC Sports has you covered with the daily schedule including TV channel information, event highlights, start times, dates, new sports at the Tokyo Games and more. For a full streaming schedule and to see what Olympic events are live now, check out the NBC Olympics live schedule page. RELATED: Learn …

Ma Long lived up to his reputation as the greatest paddler of the modern era by becoming the first man to win two Olympic singles gold medals. Second-seeded Long defended his Olympic title at Rio 2016 by beating seed Fan Zhendong in a 100% Chinese final at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium on Friday night. The …

BEST STORIES Olympics: Japan’s Watanabe and Higashino win bronze in mixed doubles in badminton Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino gave Japan their first Olympic medal in mixed doubles badminton on Friday, when they captured bronze in the third-place qualifiers at the Tokyo Games. Olympic Games: Japanese Daiya Seto 4th in 200 IM, does not win …

It’s a busy day in Tokyo as athletics join the fray, more swimming medal races take place in prime time and the USWNT enters the knockout stage. Check out the top USA-centric events on the deck below. See more medal events and TV news here. Athletics What: 100m women, high jump men and more foreplay …

MATCH STATISTICS Chen Meng beat fellow Chinese table tennis player Sun Yingsha in six sets (9-11, 11-6, 11-4, 5-11, 11-4, 11-9) to win the Olympic gold medal in women’s table tennis on Thursday. Nearly seven years older than Sun, 20, Chen rose to the top of the table tennis world in her mid-20s, but never …

American swimmer Lydia Jacoby competes in the 100m breaststroke final on July 27. (Oli Scarff / AFP / Getty Images) Great Britain is causing a stir: British swimmers Tom Dean and Duncan Scott finished first and second respectively in the men’s 200 freestyle – Britain’s best ever result in the event. Britain’s previous best in …

BEST STORIES Japan’s Ohashi achieves a double individual medley with a gold medal in the 200 medal Japanese golden maiden Yui Ohashi won the women’s 200-meter individual medley final in 2 minutes and 8.52 seconds on Wednesday, her second MI title at the Tokyo Olympics. Japan’s Daiki Hashimoto wins all-around gold in men’s gymnastics at …

Kasumi Ishikawa became the latest Japanese victim in table tennis competition at the Tokyo Games on Wednesday as the fifth seed was sent to the women’s singles quarter-finals. A day after medal contender Tomokazu Harimoto was knocked out of the men’s round of 16, Ishikawa was given a 4-1 beating at the hands of Singapore’s …