The U.S. has gotten off to a shaky start, and the Chinese have excelled so far. China is expected to haul a heavy medal load in table tennis, diving and gymnastics.
The man may also be responsible for several other incidents of a similar nature.
Francis' Olympics lasted less than 10 seconds and she finished last—in one of the most moving performances of the Tokyo Games.
Biles' passage to three finals looked—at times—in serious jeopardy, as she continues her bid to become the most decorated female Olympic gymnast of all time.
Team USA's quest for a fourth consecutive gold medal begins on July 25 against France. Here's the USA Basketball Olympic Schedule and how to watch.
Nyjah Huston is in Tokyo hoping to add an Olympic title to the four gold medals he won at the World Skateboarding Championship.
Naomi Osaka will hit the Olympic court in a matter of days. Born to a Japanese mother and a Haitian father, Osaka has become a global tennis icon.
"We'll need a little luck, and just shoot the way we have been the last couple of years," Brady Ellison, the world's top archer, told Newsweek.
Misia, 43, wowed as she took to the stage at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium to perform "Kimi Ga Yo" on Friday.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics surprised fans of "Sonic the Hedgehog" and "Final Fantasy" when its opening ceremony kicked off with a video game soundtrack medley.
Gauff pulled out of the Tokyo Games after testing positive to COVID-19, while Richardson was banned after failing a cannabis test.
The first lady also met with Japanese Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on July 23 before the event.
Eddy Alvarez, a former Olympic speed skater could become the sixth athlete in history to win a medal at the Winter and Summer Games if he earns one in Tokyo.
While NBA stars and golfers may be millionaires, the picture is different for other Team USA Olympic athletes who rely on medal bonuses.
The first Refugee Olympic Team, which consisted of 10 athletes, competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
For weeks people in Japan have opposed the Games taking place amid rising COVID-19 cases.
Created in collaboration with a Japanese animation studio, the interactive Google Doodle game pays homage to 16-bit video games from Japan.
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be held without fans on July 23 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium.
The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony has just ended, marking the official opening of the Games. Follow the Games live on the Newsweek live blog.
A look at the marching order of the parade of athletes at the Tokyo Olympics and other Olympic opening ceremony rituals.
The Olympics officially kick off Friday night, and here is the schedule where Simone Biles can possibly become the greatest Olympic gymnast.
"It makes mealtime conversations pretty difficult...but it keeps us safe," the star athlete acknowledged.
From COVID-19 to athletes taking the knee and the ever-present spectre of doping, the Tokyo 2020 Olympics could be fertile ground for controversy.
Tokyo will see the addition of new Olympic sports. Surfing, skateboarding, climbing and karate make their Olympic debut, while baseball and softball return.
Kevin Durant and Draymond Green are the only two survivors from the USA Olympic basketball team that won gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio.
Rosie Gallegos-Main has since apologized for her comments and will undergo diversity, equity and inclusion training.
"We found out that Mr. Kobayashi, in his own performance, has used a phrase ridiculing a historical tragedy," the organizing committee stated.
He got his first bow on his 13th birthday. Now at 21, he's one of the best recurve archers in the world and at the Olympics. Here's how he did it.
Two-time medal winning pitcher Cat Osterman will return to the Olympics pitch for the first time since the softball was scrapped in 2008.
The chiropractor for the American women's wrestling team said she was sorry "for my poor judgment and my choice to share this message."