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Tokyo Olympics 2021 medal count updates: summary 27 July

Silver medalist Sofya Velikaya of Team ROC, gold medalist Sofia Pozdniakova of Team ROC, and bronze medalist Manon Brunet of Team France, pose on the podium during the medal ceremony for Women's Sabre Individual Fencing.

Tokyo Olympics medal count: live updates

Tokyo Olympics: live medal table (in rank order)

Japan: Gold 11 Silver 4 Bronze 5

United States: Gold 10 Silver 10 Bronze 9

China: Gold 10 Silver 5 Bronze 8

ROC: Gold 7 Silver 8 Bronze 4

Australia: Gold 6 Silver 1 Bronze 8

Great Britain: Gold 5 Silver 6 Bronze 4

Republic of Korea: Gold 3 Silver 2 Bronze 5

France: Gold 3 Silver 2 Bronze 3

Netherlands: Gold 2 Silver 5 Bronze 2

Canada: Gold 2 Silver 3 Bronze 4

Hungary: Gold 2 Silver 1

Germany: Gold 2 Bronze 4

Kosovo: Gold 2

Italy: Gold 1 Silver 5 Bronze 8

Switzerland: Gold 1 Silver 3 Bronze 2

Chinese Taipei: Gold 1 Silver 2 Bronze 3

Brazil: Gold 1 Silver 2 Bronze 2

Check out the full table with all medals won

Why is Russia called ROC at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics?


Why is Russia called ROC at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics?

When Russia is not Russia

Following the ROC's gold medal win people have, once again, been asking us about the background to the team name and flag.

Here's a summary to help you out.


Gymnastics: ROC win gold, US silver

The headline news for Team USA was the withdrawal of their star performer Simone Biles but it's been impressive stuff from the ROC team who take gold with a total of 169.528 points.

Team USA came in second with a delighted British team taking the bronze ahead of Italy.

Here how the final table stands.

Tokyo Olympics 2021: USA's Carissa Moore wins surfing gold


Tokyo Olympics 2021: USA's Carissa Moore wins surfing gold

As we reported earlier, the USA's Carissa Moore claimed Olympic gold medal glory on surfing's Games debut as she dazzled in waters made choppier than normal by the nearby tropical cyclone.

Born in Hawaii, where she still lives, and a former student of the Punahou prep school that was also attended by Barack Obama and Michelle Wie, Moore added to her four world titles with the Tokyo 2020 top prize.

Learn more about the Hawaii star.


Gymnastics update: Biles out for Team USA

She came into this Olympics as one of the stars to watch, looking to make more history.

The breaking news is devastating for her, her team, and her fans as she has had to pull out of the artistic team event. Initially it was reported that it was a physical injury but it is now being said that it was due to her mental health.

We'll keep you posted as we learn more.

Simone Biles at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: women's gymnastics team final live


Simone Biles at Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: women's gymnastics team final live

The women's artistic gymnastics team all-around competition is about to start with superstar Simone Biles looking to do better today after a disappointing qualifying round.

For the first time since 2010, the American women's gymnastics team failed to qualify in the first position.

Follow all the action live as it happens.

Surfing: Carissa wins gold in style

Carissa Moore has won the first women's Surfing gold medal in Olympics history!!!

What a performance! There are tears!

Surfing: Ferreira rides the waves to gold

Italo Ferreira has done it!! The current WSL world champion (held in 2019), is the inaugural surfing Olympic champion and Brazil has its first gold medal of the Games.

He comfortably beat Kanoa Igarashi in the final and the celebrations afterwards with his team just shows how much this means to him. It's an absolute outpouring of emotion that you just can't help get carried along by, a bit like those big waves he has been riding. Brilliant stuff!

Japan's Tsuzuki wins bronze in women's surfing

In the women's surfing competition, Japan's Amuro Tsuzuki has beaten the USA's Caroline Marks to the bronze medal.

Wright takes surfing bronze

Australia's Owen Wright has won bronze in the men's surfing competition, after beating Brazil's Gabriel Medina in the third/fourth-place match.

Canada win first softball medal

Canada have their first ever softball Olympics medal after beating Mexico in the bronze-medal match.

Jacoby, 17, takes breasttroke gold

17-year-old Lydia Jacoby, who is the first swimmer from Alaska ever to qualify for the Olympics, has marked her Games debut by winning gold in the women's 100m breaststroke.


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