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Allyson Felix finished third in the 400 meters to win her 10th medal and become the most-decorated woman in the history of Olympic track.
By Eddie Pells, Associated Press
As long as athletes of marginalized identities reach the Olympic podium, some experts say, it’s doubtful the desire to take a stand will fade anytime soon.
By Joshua Barajas
In our news wrap Monday, firefighters in Oregon finally have the upper hand against the giant Bootleg Fire after they made major progress over the weekend. More than 80% of the fire has been contained. Federal health officials in the…
Americans athletes at the Tokyo Olympics have had great wins so far: Jade Carey's gold medal in the gymnastics floor exercise, many medals for swimmers Caleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky. Simone Biles is expected to compete in Tuesday's balance beam…
By Associated Press
A Belarus track sprinter alleged her Olympic team tried to remove her from Japan in a dispute that led to a standoff Sunday evening at Tokyo’s main airport. An activist group supporting Krystsina Tsimanouskaya said she believed her life was…
The 100 meters at the Olympics is the event that turns sprinters into kings: Jesse Owens, Carl Lewis, Usain Bolt. On one of the most unusual nights the sport has ever seen, fans, experts, and even the racers themselves needed…
By Lizz Bolaji, Chloe Jones
Experts say the growing number of Black women pushing back is making strides in the way society approaches mental health.
In our news wrap Friday, newly disclosed documents highlight the pressure from former President Trump on the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election results. On a second front, the Justice Department directed the Treasury Department to hand over Trump's…
By Phoebe Amoroso
Tokyo on Thursday registered its highest number yet of COVID-19 cases. Amid American triumphs in the gym and the pool, the reigning world champion pole vaulter Sam Kendricks was forced to leave after testing positive. The Japanese public is split…
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