“I think they’re just sort of working out some kinks,” said Bansley, a two-time Olympian who is paired with Brandie Wilkerson in Tokyo. The close-up, slow motion replay on the stadium video board showed the ball had clearly missed the blue tape that signifies the court boundary.
Aidan Walsh has been forced out of his semifinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics after the Irish welterweight injured his ankle while celebrating his quarterfinal victory. Boxing officials announced Sunday that Walsh did not attend the medical check and weigh-in before his scheduled bout with Britain's Pat McCormack, who advances to the gold medal bout by walkover. Walsh, who is from Belfast, will still win a bronze medal.
Sarah Sponcil and Kelly Claes thought they had tied the match late in the decisive third set, only to have the results of their replay challenge overturned.
Tai Tzu-Ying’s victory over PV Sindhu ensured that history will no longer remember her as a player who could not medal at the big stage of the Olympic Games or the World Championships
Badminton's shuttlecock, with its open cone of goose feathers embedded in a rounded cork base, doesn't look designed for speed, yet it can move faster than projectiles in any other racket sport. To do that, it has to be smashed, and not all smashes are equal. Smashes are shots taken by jumping high in the air, taking a breath, slamming the racket down on the shuttlecock at an angle and - ideally - being so brutal about it the other player can barely jump out of the way let alone retaliate.
Florida’s 24-year-old Caeleb Dressel has dominated the pool but his emotional reactions chime with an Olympic Games which will be remembered for its most famous athletes opening up to the world
Americans Sarah Sponcil and Kelly Claes are out of the Olympic beach volleyball tournament after a three-set loss to Canada in the knockout round opener
Elaine Thompson-Herah broke a 33-year-old Olympic record held by none other than Florence Griffith Joyner.
The 26-year-old Canadian fell into sprinting and won an eye-catching bronze and silver in Rio aged only 21, but now he is ready to deliver on his natural talent with Olympic gold
Browns running back Nick Chubb has agreed to a threeyear, $36.6 million contract extension with the team, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press on Saturday night.
Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. of the San Diego Padres was placed on the 10day injured list Saturday, a day after partially dislocating his left shoulder for the third time this season.
At age 46, the secondoldest skateboarder at the Tokyo Games is hoping to not have a heart attack and have mounds of fun. Should be no problem. Fun has been a lifes work for Dallas Oberholzer.
Just one week into training camp and Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes sees a potential new member of Kansas Citys Legion of Zoom in running back Jerick McKinnon.