TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, August 7, at the Tokyo Games:
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
TOKYO (AP) — There are some things track fans are used to: Nobody stops the Jamaican women at these Olympics and the tireless Sifan Hassan is a contender for a medal in every distance race she enters.
TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan is taking distance running at the Olympics back to previous, golden eras by attempting to win not one, not two, but three gold medals at the Tokyo Games.
The Ethiopian-born Hassan, who competes for the Netherlands, has already ticked one of those off with victory in the 5,000 meters.
TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan pointed to her left shoulder. “I have pain here,” she said.
Then, her right leg. “Pain here.”
Then, she dropped her hands to her sides in exhaustion, too tired to explain it anymore.
TOKYO (AP) — The look on sprinter Marie-Josée Ta Lou's face said everything. “Wow! Wow!” she screamed, her eyes wide open and her mouth agape as she crossed the finish line first and looked over at the clock.
TOKYO (AP) — Selemon Barega won the first track and field gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday and claimed the 10,000-meter title back for Ethiopia after nearly a decade of dominance by Mo Farah.
TOKYO (AP) — Sifan Hassan's schedule on the Olympic track looks more like a list of punishments drawn up by a very angry physical education teacher.
Six distance races in eight days, consisting of three 1,500-meter runs, two 5,000s, and a 10,000 to top it off.
TOKYO (AP) — With the Olympics starting Friday, athletes from around the world are in Tokyo, most of them restricted to training and their hotels because of virus protocols. Still, they are posting photos and videos of their travel and preparations for the Games.
TOKYO (AP) — Olympic medal predictions by AP beat writers:
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies.
The International Olympic Committee published guidelines Thursday specifying which types of athlete protests will not be allowed at the 2020 Tokyo Games.