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United States' Damian Lillard (6), Kevin Durant (7), and Draymond Green (16) their loss to France in wait for play to resume during their loss to France in a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.

If shots don’t fall in Olympics, not a surprise when U.S. does

United States' Damian Lillard (6), Kevin Durant (7), and Draymond Green (16) their loss to France in wait for play to resume during their loss to France in a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.

July 25, 2021, 4:35pm National Sports

The U.S. had five attempts on the pivotal possession of its latest basketball failure and came up empty on all of them. Read story

Chase Kalisz, of the United States, celebrates winning the final of the men's 400-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

U.S. starts off strong with 3 swim medals, including 1st gold

Chase Kalisz, of the United States, celebrates winning the final of the men's 400-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

July 24, 2021, 8:44pm National Sports

Chase Kalisz led a medal haul by the powerhouse American team at the Olympic pool, taking gold Sunday in the men’s 400-meter individual medley. Read story

Naomi Osaka stands beside the Olympic flame after lighting it during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/David J.

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

Naomi Osaka stands beside the Olympic flame after lighting it during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/David J.

July 23, 2021, 8:07am Latest News

Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games. Read story

United States' Tobin Heath reacts after losing 3-0 against Sweden during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo.

Sweden stuns U.S. 3-0 in Olympics women’s soccer opener

United States' Tobin Heath reacts after losing 3-0 against Sweden during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo.

July 21, 2021, 8:58am National Sports

Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and the Swedes stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday in the women's soccer tournament. Read story

Japan's Minori Naito, center, celebrates with her teammates after hitting a two run home run during the softball game between Japan and Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Japan tops Australia, U.S. downs Italy in softball as delayed Tokyo Games open

Japan's Minori Naito, center, celebrates with her teammates after hitting a two run home run during the softball game between Japan and Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C.

July 20, 2021, 8:02pm National Sports

Host Japan got off to a winning start when the Tokyo Olympics got underway after a one-year delay, beating Australia 8-1 Wednesday in softball behind 39-year-old pitcher Yukiko Ueno, who won the 2008 gold medal game against the United States. Read story

United States' Damian Lillard (6) defends the ball against Nigeria during an exhibition basketball game Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Shocker as U.S. falls to Nigeria 90-87 in pre-Olympic basketball opener

United States' Damian Lillard (6) defends the ball against Nigeria during an exhibition basketball game Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Las Vegas.

July 10, 2021, 7:47pm National Sports

If there was any expectation of invincibility for USA Basketball heading into the Tokyo Olympics, it’s already gone — after Nigeria shocked the Americans 90-87 on Saturday night. Read story

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach (on-screen) and Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto, left, wave at the beginning of the five-party meeting in Tokyo, Thursday, July 8, 2021.

Japan bans fans at Tokyo-area Olympics venues due to virus

International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach (on-screen) and Tokyo 2020 president Seiko Hashimoto, left, wave at the beginning of the five-party meeting in Tokyo, Thursday, July 8, 2021.

July 8, 2021, 3:08pm Nation & World

Fans will be banned from Tokyo-area stadiums and arenas when the Olympics begin in two weeks, the city’s governor said Thursday after meeting with organizers of the pandemic-postponed games. Read story

Kara Winger competes during the finals of the women's javelin throw at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Eugene, Ore.

Vancouver’s Kara Winger qualifies for her fourth Olympic Games

Kara Winger competes during the finals of the women's javelin throw at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Eugene, Ore.

June 26, 2021, 7:11pm Clark County Sports

Former Vancouver resident Kara Winger qualified for her fourth Summer Olympic Games by placing second in the women's javelin on Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field in Eugene, Ore. Read story

Jordan Chiles competes on the balance beam during the women's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials Friday, June 25, 2021, in St. Louis.

Biles soars to lead, Chiles 3rd at U.S. Olympic gymnastics trials

Jordan Chiles competes on the balance beam during the women's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials Friday, June 25, 2021, in St. Louis.

June 25, 2021, 8:24pm National Sports

Simone Biles is primed for Tokyo. The world and Olympic gymnastics champion put on a dazzling display during the U.S. Olympic Trials on Friday. Read story

Kara Winger celebrates during the qualifying round for women's javelin throw at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Friday, June 25, 2021, in Eugene, Ore.

Winger into women’s javelin finals at U.S. Olympic trials

Kara Winger celebrates during the qualifying round for women's javelin throw at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials Friday, June 25, 2021, in Eugene, Ore.

June 25, 2021, 3:37pm Clark County Sports

It was a one-and-done kind of day for Kara Winger at Hayward Field. Read story