USA at Tokyo Olympics 2021 summary: medal count and results, 2 August
Olympic Games Day 10 live coverage
Coming up/In progress (times in ET)
Athletics session 10: Women's long jump final (9:50pm), Men's 400m final (11:20pm)
Basketball: Men's quarter finals - starts 9pm; Spain vs US - 11:40pm
- US' Valarie Allman wins gold in women's discus
- Three Americans qualify for women's 400m final
- China set new velodrome record in women's team sprint
- Germany's women's pursuit tea sets new world record in velodrome
- Camacho-Quinn wins Puerta Rico's first medal
- MIltiadis takes gold on last long jump
- Marcell Jacobs wins Men's 100m
- Silver for gymnast Mykala Skinner in women's vault as Andrade (Brazil) takes gold.
- Xander Shauffele takes gold for Team USA in golf
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Germany eliminate USA in men's beach volleyball
Germany's Julius Thole and Clemens Wicker got the better of Team USA's Jacob Gibb and Tri Bourne to advance to the quarter finals where they will face ROC at Shiokaze Park on Wednesday.
Brazil maintain unbeaten run with win over Kenya
Brazil's women's volleyball team beat Kenya by three sets to nil in today's preliminary round match. Brazil, who remain undefeated, had already booked their place in Wednesday's quarter finals - they will face ROC.
USA vs Dominican Republic
Italy vs Serbia
Korea Republic vs Turkey
Brazil vs ROC
Handball: Norway brush past Japan
Norway proved too strong for Japan beating the hosts 37-25 to progress to the quarter finals of the women's handball event where they will face Hungary at Yoyogi stadium on Wednesday.
Team GB advance to the women's hockey semis
Great Britain have made it through to the semi-finals of the women's hockey event after beating Spain in the penalty shootout after their game ended level at 2-2. The Netherlands await Team GB in Wednesday's semi-finals.
Baseball: Japan edge Team USA in Yokohama
Hosts Japan beat USA 7-6 in 10 innings in their Round 2 meeting in Yokohama to make the Final Four in the baseball event. Japan will meet defending champions South Korea on Wednesday.
Camacho-Quinn wins women's 100m hurdles
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins women's 100m hurdles edged world record holder, Team USA's Kendra Harrison to the gold medal in the women's 100m hurdles. Camacho-Quinn crossed the line on 12:37 secs, ahead of Harrison (12:52 and Jamaica's Megan Jam Tapper (12:55) to win Puerta Rico's first medal at the Games.
Allman takes discus gold for US
American’s Valarie Allman has won gold in the women’s discus throw, her effort of 68.98m beating Germany’s Kristin Pudenz into second and Cuba’s Yalme Pérez into third.
Hassan claims gold in women's 5000 final
The Netherlands' Sifan Hassan has won the women's 5000m final, streaking clear of Kenya's Hellen Obiri in second and Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay in third. That's the Dutch team's first athletics gold in 29 years.
The US' Karissa Schweizer finished 11th, while fellow American Elise Cranny came 13th.
El Bakkali wins men's 3000m steeplechase
Morocco’s Soufiane El Bakkali has won gold in the men’s 3000m steeplechase, with Ethiopia’s Lamecha Girma taking silver and Kenya’s Benjamin Kigan claiming bronze. The USA’s Benard Keter finished 11th.
Baseball: Japan lead the US
Japan leading the US 6-5 going into the 7th inning. The winner goes to the semi-final where they will meet Korea.
Three Americans qualify for women's 400m final
Anna Cockrell battled hard at the end to overtake Viktoriya Tkachuk (UKR) to claim second in third and last semi-final of the women's 400m. The Netherlands' Femke Bol wins the race and is also through.
So that means we have three Team USA members in the final: Dalilah Muhammad, Sydney McLaughlin and Anna Cockrell.
More wins on the track for Team USA
In the women's 400m hurdles semi-final 1, Dalilah Muhammad cruises to victory in heavy rain with a time of 53.30. Well behind her in second place was Janieve Russell (JAM), with a time of 54.10.
In semi-final two, WR holder Sydney McLaughlin also won for Team USA (53.03), with Gianna Woodruff (PAN) in second. All four of those athletes go through to the final.
Rain coming down heavy at the Olympic stadium
Rain is literally putting a dampener on proceedings at the Olympic stadium, particularly for the field athletes. Two field events have been postponed as a result: the women's pole vault qualification and the women's discuss throw final.
Michael Cherry wins 400m semi-final
Team USA's Michael Cherry took victory in the men's 400m semi-final 2 with a time of 44.44. He goes through to the final along with second-placed Chris Taylor of Jamaica, who came in at 44.92.
Baseball: USA and Japan currently in play
Japan currently leading the USA 1-0 in the third inning. Due to the modified double-elimination tournament bracket, the winner of this game will progress directly to the semi-final against Korea, who beat Israel 11–1 in 7 innings earlier today.
Gymanstics: Jade Carey wins floor gold
American Jade Carey produced a series of high-flying tumbling combinations to win gold on the floor exercise at the Tokyo Games on Monday, while Mai Murakami became the first Japanese woman to win an individual Olympic gymnastics medal.
The absence of 2016 floor champion Simone Biles from the final due to mental health struggles had left the field wide open and Carey made the most of her opportunity to grab gold with a score of 14.366 points.
The win allowed Carey to heal her dented pride after she finished last among the eight competitors in Monday's vault final Italian Vanessa Ferrari, a world all around champion in 2006, finally got her hands on an Olympic medal at the age of 30 when she claimed silver with 14.200.
Canada defeat USA in women's soccer semi-final
A lone penalty goal from Jessie Fleming was enough to see Canada past the United States in the Tokyo Olympics women's soccer semi-final. Big disappointment for Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe and Co. Canada will face either Australia or Sweden in the final. Those two square off in the second semi-final a bit later.
China wins first gold in track cycling
After setting a new WR in the semi-final, China's BAO Shanju and ZHONG Tianshi defeated Germany's Lea Friedrich and Emma Hinze in the women's team sprint final. ROC pair Schmeleva and Anastasiia Voinovatake, who were silver medalists in Rio in 206, take the bronze medal this time after beating the Netherlands.
Huge news from USA Gymnastic: Simone Biles to return tomorrow!
Simone Biles will compete in the beam final, which takes place tomorrow. Biles has sat out the last few events due to mental health issues but is ready to return, as USA Gymnastics confirmed.
"We are so excited to confirm that you will see two U.S. athletes in the balance beam final tomorrow - Suni Lee AND Simone Biles!! Can’t wait to watch you both!" it tweeted.
USA and Canada live!
Follow our live coverage of the women's soccer semi-final between the USA and Canada. The second half has just gotten underway...
Another world record broken at the velodrome
Wow! They're flying at the velodrome today with two world records broken within the space of an hour. After Germany set a new WR in the women's team pursuit, China have now done the same in the women's team sprint, with a time 31.804. China and Germany will contest for gold and silver; ROC and Netherlands for bronze.
New world record set at the velodrome
Germany's women's team pursuit team, Franziska Brausse, Lisa Brennauer, Lisa Klein, and Mieke Kroeger, have a set new world record with 4:07.307, beating the previois record set by Great Britain at Rio by 3 seconds
USWNT vs Canada gets underway at 4am (ET)
The USWNT play Canada in the women's semi-final shortly. You can follow that game live with us here at AS with our live text commentary.
Sailing postponed due to poor winds.
Today's sailing events, including the women's 49er FX and men's 49er medal races, have been postponed to poor winds.
Badminton: Indonesia defeat China to take gold
Indonesia women's doubles pair, Greysia Polii and Apriyani Rahayu, defeated China's Hen Qing Chen and Jia Yi Fan (CHN) in straight sets (21-19, 21-15) to win the their first ever world-level Championship title. The pair were bronze medallists at the 2018 and 2019 world championships, as well as at the 2018 Asian Games.
USA defeat France in women's basketball
Team USA have just defeated France 93-82. in the final round of action in Group B. The USA advance to the next round following their 51st consecutive win. A'ja Wilson was the USA's points leader in the game, making a total of 22 points and 7 rebounds. France may still go through but will have to wait on the results of other games.
Women's hockey: India reach first-ever semi-final
India's women have made their first ever Olympic hockey semi-final following their 1-0 win over Australia 1–0 in the quarters. Gurjit Kaur scored a penalty corner to give India the historic win. Argentina won the first quarter final earlier with a 3-0 win over Germany.
Close opening game goes Indonesia's way
The opening game of the gold medal women's badminton doubles match was skin tight, with Indonesia edging out China 21-19. Rahayu and Polii are just a 21 points from the top of the podium and the top of the badminton world.
USA leading France at halftime
Will Team USA be able to carry momentum from a strong finish to the first half into the third quarter?
USA surviving a slow first half
France gave Team USA all they had in the first half of the second game of today's women's basketball group stages. France had the lead late in the second quarter, but the Americans charged back to go into the halftime break up 50-44
Women's badminton doubles final
The next event to give out a gold is underway with the badminton doubles final underway.
Sailing delayed until winds pick up
The start of Monday’s Olympic sailing programme has been delayed as organisers wait for winds to pick up at the Enoshima Yachting Harbour.
The venue was supposed to host the final two opening series races in the men’s and women’s 470 classes, as well as the medal races in the 49er class for both genders later in the afternoon.
The weather forecast published by World Sailing early on Monday morning predicts that winds will remain light at four to six knots until the early evening. World Sailing previously told reporters that winds of at least six knots would be necessary to ensure fair competition.
Badminton doubles gold medal match upcoming
Next up we head to the badminton court where H.Y. Kong S.Y. Kim have defeated S.C. Shin S.H. Lee in a South Korean battle for bronze.
Next up Indonesia will take on China in the gold medal match.
India with a historic hockey semifinal run
India pull off the miracle!!! They are on to their first Olympic semifinals after knocking out a heavliy favored Australia. The Hockeyroos had some clear looks at goal in the final four minutes, but the defense for India held strong. They will take on Argentina in the semis
Semis insight for India
15 minutes for the Aussies to get back into this women's hockey quarterfinal. India are up a goal going into the final quarter. Argentina are already on to the semis, who will be joining them at the end of this contest?
France game coming up for women's gold medal favorites
USA's women's basketball team is just minutes away from tipping of their group stage matchup against France. Skylar Diggins is hoping for a birthday win, as the Americans are on a quest for a seventh straight gold medal
Historic run for Puerto Rico
Jasmine Camacho-Quinn becomes the first Puerto Rican to win an athletics gold medal, and gives her country just their second ever gold medal in Olympics history, after Monica Puig won gold in tennis in 2016.
Argentina first women's hockey semifinalist
Argentina are on to the semis after a thumping 3-0 win over Germany in the quarter. Australia and India is in progress at the moment and the other to quarterfinal matches will start later today.
Camacho-Quinn with a gold medal sprint
And just like that it's over!! Puerto Rico's Jasmine Camacho-Quinn wins gold with a time of 12.37!!! Kendra Harris (USA) finishes second and Megan Tapper (JAM) gets the bronze with a third place finish.
It's time for the final of the 100m hurdle
Last gast jump gives Miltiadis gold
Drama in the last jump of the men's long jump final as Greek Miltiadis Tentoglu wins gold with a jump of 8.41m. The Greek was unsure even moments after the results were posted, and seemed in shock that his last jump was enough to see him to the top of the podium. Cuban Juan Migue Echevarria finished with silver after injurying himself on an earlier jump, he tried one last time to top Miltiadis but came up hobbling before reaching the sand. Maykel Masso, also Cuban, had the third best jump and will go home with bronze.
Thompson Herah in running for 100m/200m double
Elaine Thompson Herah (JAM) made no mistake in her heat. The 100m gold medalist never put the pedal to the metal, but made no mistakes and settled for third, with plent of gas in the tank. Canadian Crystal Emmanuel (22.74) and GB's Beth Dobbin finished ahead of the Jamaican
Jackson to miss the 200m final
Big news from the 200m women's heats, as 100m bronze medalist Shericka Jackson (JAM) is out of the final after failing to qualify by a mere 0.004 behind Dalia Kaddari. The heat was taken by Bahaman Anthonique Strachan
200m Heats are off the blocks
Lets head over to the women's 200m heats, where we will get a look at defending champion and favorite Elaine Thompson Herah (JAM) and Gabby Thomas. The final will take place on Wednesday.
Long jump gets us off block in busy track day
The Men's long jump final has just begun, with the first jumps being posted on the board. American JuVaughn Harrison comes in as one of the favorites for gold, but Greek Miltiadis Tentoglou will have something to say about that.
1500m heats come to a close
The third and final women's 1500m heat is over with Kenya's Faith Kipyegon smoking the competition with the fastest run in the any of the three heats. Uganda’s Winnie Nanyondo, Australia’s Linden Hall, Japan’s Tanaka Nozomi, USA’s Heather MacLean and GB’s Katie Snowden. USA’s Cory McGee all qualified for the final
Hassan's on to final after a bumpy run
Hassan took a spill on the final lap of the 1500m and found herself second last, but made an impressive comeback to not just finish top six, but she FINISHED FIRST IN THE HEAT after turning on the jets in the final 300 meters.
Women's 1500m heating up
Sifan Hassan and the rest of the athletes in heat two are in their first lap, as the the Dutch track star is in the first run of a potentially eventful day. She's got the 5000m after her 1500m heat.
Quarters for USA beach volleyball
Number two seed team USA is on to the women's beach volleyball quarters after a straight sets win over Cuba. April and Alix went down quick in the second set but battled their way back to take the final set 21-15
A lot of milage for Hassan
The Netherlands’ Sifan Hassan is perhaps having the busiest couple weeks in Tokyo of anyone involved in the Olympics, She will be competing in each of the 1500m, 5000m, and 10,000m races. Her busy slate started on friday, when she qualified for tonight's 5000m final, and briefly before the finals she will start her quest for gold in the 1500m qualifiers. A jam packed day for Tokyo's busiest athlete.
USA a set away from beach volley quarters
The Americans took a tight first set in the opener of the beach volleyball round of 16. They are a set away for the quarters, but have got off to a slow start to the second set, down 4-0
Handball starting, long jump coming soon
South Korea and Angola are underway in the women's handball preliminary rounds, and we are getting ready to send it over to the track stadium for the men's long jump finals in a little over an hour.
Beach volleyball to start Team USA's Day 10
The beach volleyball Round of 16 match between Cuba and USA is underway as Echevarria Benitez and.Martinez Ortega take on April Ross Alix Klineman
The countdown is on
Day 10 is set to get started in the next 10 minutes, and we will hit the volleyball court get things underway. Cuba will take on USA in the beach volleyball round of 16, while Serbia and South Korea will kick things off in the preliminary rounds on the hard court.
China continute to lead the gold medal count, but Team USA is leading the total medal count, and the hosts are tied with Australia for third with 31 total medals.
Carli Lloyd among the stars to watch today, as the USA women's soccer team takes on Canada in the semifinals at 6 am ET
Gymnastics and Athletics headline medal events
Day 10 will be packed full of action, starting at 9 pm ET, and running througout the night and into the moring
Tokyo Olympics Day 10 live updates: welcome
Hello everyone and welcome to Day 10 of the Olympic Games from Tokyo, where track and field evenst will continue, Team USA Basketball enter the quarterfinals, and the USA women’s soccer team have a chance to reach the gold medal match.
Day 10 will see 22 gold medals handed out in artistic gymnastics, athletics, badminton’s, cycling track, equestrian, sailing, shooting, weightlifting and wrestling.
Stay with us throughout the day or pop back and forth to check out how things are progressing. We'll make sure we're on top of the action for you...