TOKYO — Simone Biles, the headliner of the Tokyo Olympics for Team U.S.A., is not done just yet. After withdrawing from most of her events at these Olympics because of mental health issues, Biles will compete in the balance
Cut off from restaurants, Tokyo’s visitors find culinary delights at 24-hour convenience stores.
TOKYO — Noodle joints, skewer shops, sushi counters. Those of us who are here covering the Games stare at it all through tinted glass on languid bus rides from one Olympic venue to another. This is for good reason.
Tokyo Olympics on Monday: You Can’t Win Them All
U.S. soccer falls to Canada, but an American gymnast rebounds from a loss. Great Britain was at a loss for words to describe its gold medal rush on day three of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, in 2021. There were
Indonesia Wins Badminton Gold for the 8th Time
Indonesia has won Olympic gold in only one sport: badminton. On Monday, the world’s fourth most populous nation notched another badminton victory when Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu claimed gold in the women’s doubles event. It was the first
Alyssa Naeher Left the U.S.- Canada Match With a Knee Injury
United States goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher, the hero of her team’s quarterfinal victory in the Olympic women’s soccer tournament, left the team’s semifinal match against Canada on Monday with a knee injury. Naeher was injured in an awkward fall while
Olympics officials are still negotiating a response to a U.S. podium protest.
The standoff over free speech between the International Olympic Committee and U.S. Olympic officials continued on Monday, as the I.O.C. grappled with what to do if the Americans refused to penalize an athlete for violating rules limiting demonstrations on
You, too, can have an Olympic medal (for the right price).
A silver medal in shooting from the 1900 Olympics in Paris recently sold for a mere $1,283. Then there was a bronze medal from the 1956 Winter Games in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy, that fetched $3,750. But it was a
How to Watch Gymnastics, Track & Field, and Soccer in the U.S.
Here are some highlights of U.S. broadcast coverage on Sunday evening and overnight. Early on Monday morning, Megan Rapinoe and the U.S. women’s soccer team head into the semifinals. Follow The New York Times for live updates when the
Mondo Duplantis Gets More Swedish as He Goes
TOKYO — Mondo Duplantis was a high school freshman when his life changed. A pole-vaulting prodigy from Lafayette, La., Duplantis was a couple of months from his first international competition, the 2015 world youth championships, when he received a
U.S. broadcast coverage on Monday includes beach volleyball and track and field.
Here are some highlights of U.S. broadcast coverage on Monday, including beach volleyball quarterfinals and key track and field events. All times are Eastern. WOMEN’S SOCCER A replay of the semifinal matchup between the United States and Canada will
The American Canoeist Nevin Harrison Finally Gets Her Chance
TOKYO — When Nevin Harrison first tried canoe racing at age 12, becoming an Olympian was not the first thing on her mind. Staying out of the water was. “The balance is so difficult,” she said. “It took me
An Olympic Track Built for Speed Is Already Producing Records
TOKYO — The clock stationed just past the finish line flashed 10.60 seconds and the letters “NEW OR,” meaning “new Olympic record,” when Elaine Thompson-Herah of Jamaica won the women’s 100 meters on Saturday night. Thompson-Herah had not only
Simone Biles returning for balance beam, last event of Tokyo Olympics
TOKYO — Simone Biles feels good enough again to give it another go. USA Gymnastics said Monday that Biles would do the last event final, balance beam, scheduled for Tuesday night. It will be her first competition since she withdrew