More than 30 percent of India's individual medals in its Olympic history have been bagged by sportspersons from the state, making it the athletic epicentre of the country despite a lack of resources.
The Asahi Shimbun daily, which had called for cancellation despite being a sponsor of the Games, said the nearly $15 billion event was a "gamble" with people's lives.
Team USA’s heavyweight runners competing in men’s events have failed to win a single gold medal at the Tokyo Games.
Runner Krystsina Tsimanouskaya arrived safely in the Polish capital after flying in from Tokyo via Vienna, a route chosen out of concerns for her safety.
In the latest plot twist in the diplomatic stand-off unfolding on the sidelines of Tokyo 2020, Krystsina Tsimanouskaya boarded a flight to Vienna but is expected to head to Poland, where she has been offered a humanitarian visa.
Karsten Warholm of Norway shattered his own world record in the 400m hurdles in one of the most anticipated races of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Turkey will wait to see who they will face in the knockout stage on Wednesday after other Pool A matches are played.
US gymnastics great Simone Biles, struggling with a debilitating mental block, withdrew from the floor final, leaving her just one more chance of competition in Tokyo.
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:
Japan's capital remains under a fourth state of emergency after Olympics began last Friday despite widespread public opposition and concern that they could further worsen the outbreak.
As China and Ecuador celebrated their wins, there was disappointment for Japan as gymnastics star Kohei Uchimura crashed out of the horizontal bar competition.
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