2021 Tokyo Olympics

New Suns center JaVale McGee did not have the typical NBA offseason, winning a gold medal in the To...
Tom Kuebel

Suns’ center JaVale McGee reveals how he was added to Team USA

New Suns center JaVale McGee did not have the typical NBA offseason, winning a gold medal in the Tokyo Games as a late addition to Team USA.
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SAITAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 08: Team United States pose for photographs with their gold medals during t...
Sam Graveline

Team USA women’s basketball shows off new gold medals

After the USA women's basketball team won their seventh straight Olympic gold, the ladies showed off their new bling at the medal ceremony.
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Associated Press

Mercury’s Taurasi, Griner lead USA women’s basketball to 7th straight gold

Brittney Griner finished with 30 points -- the most in a gold medal game in women's Olympics history -- making 14 of her 18 shots.
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Nando de Colo #12 of Team France looks to pass the ball asDevin Booker #15 of Team United States de...
Kellan Olson

Devin Booker wins Olympic gold medal, Kevin Durant leads USA over France

Devin Booker achieved one of his ultimate goals this summer, winning an Olympic gold medal with Team USA.
3 months ago
SAITAMA, JAPAN - AUGUST 06: Brittney Griner #15 of Team United States looks on against Serbia durin...
Associated Press

Brittney Griner leads USA to gold medal game via win over Serbia

Brittney Griner had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Americans beat the Serbians 79-59 on Friday to advance to title game.
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Bronze medalist Allyson Felix, of the United States, poses during the medal ceremony for the women'...
Associated Press

Allyson Felix sets medal record; women’s beach volleyball takes gold

The new medal standard in Olympic women's track has been set. American Allyson Felix stands alone at the top.
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Slovenia's Luka Doncic (77) drives up court past France's Nicolas Batum (5) during a men's basketba...
Associated Press

Nic Batum block drops Luka Doncic’s Slovenia; France faces USA for gold

Luka Doncic's perfect national team run came to an end on a Nicolas Batum block that sent France to face the USA team for Olympic gold.
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Simone Biles, of the United States, sits on the mat with teammate Sunisa Lee during the warm up pri...
Associated Press

No team gold, but U.S. women show depth during Tokyo stay

The U.S. women medaled in every final, the only program — men's or women's — in the meet to do that at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre.
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Canada midfielder Jessie Fleming (17) celebrates her game winning penalty kick goal during a women'...
Associated Press

U.S. soccer falls in semis; women still chasing gold in hoops, volleyball

The quest for gold medals is on track for the U.S. women's basketball and volleyball teams. The U.S. women's soccer team can't say the same.
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Jade Carey, of the United States, embraces her coach after winning the gold medal on the floor exer...
Associated Press

Arizonan Jade Carey’s road to Olympics ends with gold

Jade Carey traveled the world for a spot in the Olympics. A lot of long flights. A little bit of jet lag. One unrelenting vision of what could be possible.
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Gold medallist USA's Xander Schauffele stands on the podium at the medal ceremony of the mens golf ...
Associated Press

Clutch down the stretch, Schaufelle wins USA gold in Olympic golf

Heading to the final hole with a one-shot lead, USA's Xander Schauffele made a clutch par to win the gold medal in men's Olympic golf.
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Caeleb Dressel, of United States, celebrates winning the gold medal the men's 50-meter freestyle fi...
Associated Press

Caeleb Dressel joins elite club with 5th Olympic gold medal

Make it five for Caeleb Dressel. The American star won his fifth gold medal, finishing off one of the great performances in Olympic history.
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Jade Carey of Team United States competes on balance beam during the Women's All-Around Final on da...
Associated Press

Simone Biles told replacement, Arizona native Jade Carey to ‘have fun’

Arizona native Jade Carey finished in eighth, a result she said she was proud of given that just the day before she didn’t even know she would be competing.
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United States' Alex Morgan, left, and Australia's Tameka Yallop battle for the ball during a women'...
Associated Press

US women’s soccer advances to quarterfinals of Tokyo Olympics

The United States did what was necessary to advance at the Tokyo Olympics, it just wasn't the high-flying offensive juggernaut the Americans are known for.
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Coach Laurent Landi embraces Simone Biles, after she exited the team final with apparent injury, at...
Associated Press

Rough day for Olympic stars Simone Biles, Naomi Osaka in Tokyo

Osaka was knocked out of the tennis tournament and Biles pulled out of the gymnastics team competition with what USA Gymnastics said was a “medical issue.”
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Jagger Eaton of Team USA competes at the Skateboarding Men's Street Finals on day two of the Tokyo ...
Associated Press

Mesa native Jagger Eaton wins bronze in skateboarding at Tokyo Olympics

U.S. skater and Mesa, Arizona, native Jagger Eaton took home the bronze medal in the first-ever Olympic skateboarding event at the 2021 Tokyo Games.
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Caeleb Dressel of Team United States reacts after winning the gold medal in the Men's 4 x 100m Free...
Associated Press

Dressel wins US Olympic swimming gold; Ledecky takes silver

Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position: second place.
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Devin Booker #15 of Team United States looks on during the first half of their Men's Preliminary Ro...
Kellan Olson

Devin Booker makes Olympic debut in same week as Suns’ NBA Finals exit

Devin Booker had four points for Team USA against France less than 24 hours after landing in Tokyo after completing his sixth NBA season for the Suns.
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Sam Graveline

Suns’ Devin Booker arrives in Tokyo for Olympic Games

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker arrived in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympic Games less than 24 hours before Team USA takes on France.
3 months ago
In this March 19, 2021, file photo, people take pictures of the Olympic rings installed by the Japa...
Associated Press

NBC doesn’t plan on adding crowd noise to Olympic broadcast

With more than 300 events at the Olympics, it would be a logistical nightmare for NBC and Olympic Broadcasting Service, which provides the world feed, to layer in crowd noise, especially with each sport having its own cadence and pace.
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