World number one Novak Djokovic admits that his exertions in Japan have taken their toll after pulling out of the Tokyo Olympics due to a shoulder injury.
Katie Ledecky of the US wins gold medal in the women's 800m freestyle at Tokyo Olympics and Caeleb Dressel adds a world record to his growing medal haul.
Zverev ends Djokovic's Golden Slam hopes with comeback win at Olympics and US swimmer accuses Russia's Rylov of doping in Olympics row. Here is the latest from Tokyo 2020:
Bouncing back from the worst finish of her brilliant Olympic career, Katie Ledecky has claimed her first-ever gold medal in women’s 1,500-metre freestyle.
Simone Biles decides to pull out of Tokyo 2020 team gymnastics finals because things just did not feel right after her vault, saying mental health is more important than sports.
The French held the US to just 10 points in an 83-76 win after the first-round game.
Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine says “we worked a lot to reach the Olympics... but the Palestinian cause is bigger than all of this.”
Tokyo 2020 President Seiko Hashimoto says that Kentaro Kobayashi has been fired as the Summer Games finally get underway.
The build-up to Friday's opening ceremony has been exceptionally rocky, with Tokyo still under a state of emergency and public opinion consistently against the Games, which will be held largely without spectators.
Organisers decide to reduce Games to a made-for-TV event as Japan declares state of emergency in Tokyo to contain rising coronavirus infections.
Richardson, who won the 100 at Olympic trials in 10.86 seconds on June 19, tested positive for a chemical found in marijuana.
There are four qualifying tournaments — hosted by Canada, Serbia, Lithuania and Croatia — to determine the last four spots in the 12-team field for the Tokyo Olympics.
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