Filipino Hidilyn Diaz ends China’s golden streak at the weightlifting to earn her country’s first-ever Olympic gold medal
The former Asian Games winner is a sergeant in the Philippine Air Force. She registered two Olympic records to seal her place in the record books.
“Enhanced rain, winds and rough surf” impact Tokyo events as storm makes landfall in Japan
Tropical storm Nepartak nears, may cause challenges. Rising temperatures forecasted as Olympic Games hit stride
Japanese master Ono and Kosovo’s Gjakova win judo gold
IOC President Thomas Bach was in attendance during judo’s second session of the day and was involved in the women’s -57kg awarding ceremony.
The perfect beach, the dystopian beach: scenes of the Olympic surfing debut
Although without an audience, the vastness, the view of the sea, the noise of the waves, the wind and the sun generated a sense of freedom at Tsurigasaki that is not found in almost any of the other Tokyo 2020 venues.
La playa perfecta, la playa distópica: escenas del debut del surf olímpico
Aunque sin público, la amplitud, la vista del mar, el ruido de olas, el viento y el sol generaron en Tsurigasaki una sensación de libertad que no se da en casi ninguna de las otras sedes de Tokio 2020
More than 20 Cubans compete for 10 other countries at Tokyo Games
At the same time, Cuba’s official team is the smallest that the Caribbean nation has presented since the Mexico - 68 Games.
Momiji Nishiya, 13, crowned skateboarding’s first female Olympic champion
All three medalists are teenagers in a sport whose youthful appeal was one of the key factors in it being added to the Olympic program
Tokyo 2020 medal winners can now briefly go mask-less on the podium
The IOC decides to relax the rule so that athletes could “at least have a picture to remember their amazing performances”.
Argentine fencer loses in her debut, but wins marriage proposal in the mixed zone
The unexpected proposal from her coach came while Perez Maurice was giving an interview to Argentine television
Esto es Tokio, esto es deporte y estos son 5.389 espectadores, algo con lo que los Juegos Olímpicos de 2020 no pueden ni soñar
El domingo, los aficionados asistieron a un evento de lucha libre profesional en la capital de Japón, mientras que los Juegos Olímpicos se disputan sin espectadores.
This is Tokyo, this is sports and these are 5,389 spectators, something the 2020 Olympic Games can not even dream about
The fans attended a pro wrestling event in Tokyo while Olympic fans miss out on once-in-a-lifetime Tokyo 2020 experience. Non-Olympic sports such as baseball, football, mixed martial arts and pro wrestling are allowed to have fans
Tennis in Tokyo, between hot weather and loud insects
High temperatures on the tennis courts in Tokyo are making players struggle. ITF won’t delay the start of the daily schedule despite athletes asking for it.
IOC President Bach witnesses Chinese domination at the weightlifting
China maintained their perfect record at the weightlifting as their men followed the success of Hou Zhihui
World number one Rahm out of Olympic golf tournament after testing positive for COVID-19
American Bryson DeChambeau also forced out with a positive case, casting a shadow over the upcoming event at Kasumigaseki Country Club
Abe siblings seal their judo dynasty together for Japan
The pair of gold medals at stake on day two not only went to the host nation but the same family in a historic first in judo that will catapult both talents to mega stardom and beyond in the sport’s founding nation.
Sutilezas de la ceremonia inaugural: alfabeto japonés, deseos de la TV estadounidense y la palabra clave del emperador de Japón
Muchas naciones no aparecieron en el orden alfabético habitual, sino en el orden del silabario japonés.
Surfing makes its Olympic debut, finally!
The sport’s brightest stars shine in the rising sun at Tsurigasaki Beach. Surfing boss Fernando Aguerre reflects on emotional day
Subtleties of the opening ceremony: Japanese alphabet, U.S. TV wishes and the Japanese emperor’s keyword
The Tokyo Games were to be scaled back after they were postponed. But the IOC did not allow changes to the opening ceremony.
Australian swimmers set first world record of the Games
Japan won its first gold medal in swimming with Ohashi Yui in the 400m combined.
Parlamentarios estadounidenses redoblan la presión sobre el COI y Bach: “Deberían posponer los Juegos de Pekín”
En una carta firmada por parlamentarios demócratas y republicanos, los políticos estadounidenses no tienen reparos en decirle al Presidente Thomas Bach lo que creen que debe hacer. El COI reaccionó con calma