By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has entered the Polish Embassy in Japan and been granted a humanitarian visa by the country after she alleged she had been taken to the airport in Tokyo against her will following her criticism of Belarus coaches at Tokyo 2020 on social media.
American shot putter Raven Saunders has become the first athlete to demonstrate on the podium here Tokyo 2020 in a test of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Rule 50.
Australian athletes and other members of the delegation will be placed into mandatory supervised quarantine for two weeks when they return home from the Olympic Games here.
Laurel Hubbard made Olympic history by becoming the first openly trans woman to compete at the Games, but bowed out of the women’s over-87 kilogram competition prematurely after failing to make a lift in the snatch.
Cuba’s Mijaín López emulated Japanese women’s great Kaori Icho as he earned a stylish victory over Georgian Iakobi Kajaia to become the first male wrestler in history to win four Olympic gold medals.
Sifan Hassan successfully negotiated the first of the three Olympic challenges she has set for herself here as she won the women's 5,000 metres gold medal.
Denmark's Viktor Axelsen dethroned reigning champion Chen Long after a superb performance in the final of the badminton men's singles at Tokyo 2020.
World record holder Li Wenwen finished 37 kilograms clear of her nearest rival and a whopping 117kg ahead of the last-placed athlete as she took gold in the over-87kg super-heavyweight category and claimed China’s seventh weightlifting gold medal of Tokyo 2020.
Jade Carey of the United States quickly erased the memory of yesterday's vault mishap by capturing the women’s floor exercise gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
Germany’s Julia Krajewski allowed the tears to flow after a superb clear round made her the first woman ever to win individual Olympic eventing gold.
China’s Bao Shanju and Zhong Tianshi triumphed in the women’s team sprint as Tokyo 2020 track cycling competition began at the Izu Velodrome.
Juan Miguel Echevarria, seeking to emulate the Olympic long jump victory earned by Cuban compatriot Ivan Pedrosa at Sydney 2000, had gold snatched from his grasp by the last-round effort of Miltiadis Tentoglou of Greece at Tokyo 2020.
France’s Jean Quiquampoix equalled the Olympic record to earn gold in the men’s 25 metres rapid fire pistol event on the final day of shooting competition at Tokyo 2020.
After winning five weightlifting gold medals at every Olympic Games this century, China went one better with a sixth at the Tokyo 2020 Games when Wang Zhouyu took the women’s 87 kilograms gold today.