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The Summer Games continue with a busy slate of track and field events, the men's basketball semifinals and the women's soccer bronze medal match. Follow here for the latest news and updates from the Tokyo Olympics.
(Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post)
A mother and an advocate, the U.S. sprinter is competing in her fifth Olympics.
The U.S. men’s basketball team overcame a lethargic first half to race past Australia and into the Olympic final in Tokyo, where it will play for its fourth consecutive gold medal.
U.S. thrower repeats as Olympic champion, while hurdler is overtaken by his idol, Jamaica's Hansle Parchment.
The American track and field team has had plenty of success. But it was juxtaposed by some images of pure agony.

Upcoming events

Upcoming events with start date and start time
Date Event Start Time (EDT)
Aug. 5
Cycling Track, Women's Keirin Final 1-6
4:45 a.m.
Aug. 5
Cycling Track, Men's Omnium Points Race 4/4
4:55 a.m.
Aug. 5
Athletics, Women's Pole Vault Final
6:00 a.m.
Aug. 5
Athletics, Men's Decathlon Javelin Throw
6:15 a.m.
Aug. 5
Athletics, Men's 1500m Semi-Finals
7:00 a.m.

Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States27342485
2China33241673
3Russian O.C.15211955
4Britain15181649
5Japan2171341
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How winning trained these Olympians to face the unexpected.
(Maja Hitij/Getty Images)
The 1964 Tokyo Olympics was an emotional celebration of Japan's triumphant post-war return to the global stage. This year, the postponed Tokyo Olympics looks and feels nothing like those Games — or any other Olympics of the past.
(Jeff Roberson/AP)
Get to know Simone Biles, Christen Press and other U.S. athletes who will star at the Tokyo Olympics.
(AP)
“They keep trying to keep a cap on things,” Smith, who raised his fist during the 1968 Olympics, said of the IOC. “I think things will happen."
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Upcoming events

Upcoming events with start date and start time
Date Event Start Time (EDT)
Aug. 5
Cycling Track, Women's Keirin Final 1-6
4:45 a.m.
Aug. 5
Cycling Track, Men's Omnium Points Race 4/4
4:55 a.m.
Aug. 5
Athletics, Women's Pole Vault Final
6:00 a.m.
Aug. 5
Athletics, Men's Decathlon Javelin Throw
6:15 a.m.
Aug. 5
Athletics, Men's 1500m Semi-Finals
7:00 a.m.

Medals

Number of gold, silver, and bronze medals earned by each participating country
RankCountryGold Medals ReceivedSilver Medals ReceivedBronze Medals ReceivedTotal Medals Received
1United States27342485
2China33241673
3Russian O.C.15211955
4Britain15181649
5Japan2171341
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