Laurel Hubbard made Olympic history by becoming the first openly trans woman to compete at the Games, but bowed out of the women’s over-87 kilogram competition prematurely after failing to make a lift in the snatch.
World record holder Li Wenwen finished 37 kilograms clear of her nearest rival and a whopping 117kg ahead of the last-placed athlete as she took gold in the over-87kg super-heavyweight category and claimed China’s seventh weightlifting gold medal of Tokyo 2020.
Jade Carey of the United States quickly erased the memory of yesterday's vault mishap by capturing the women’s floor exercise gold at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here.
After winning five weightlifting gold medals at every Olympic Games this century, China went one better with a sixth at the Tokyo 2020 Games when Wang Zhouyu took the women’s 87 kilograms gold today.
No sailing action was possible at Tokyo 2020 today due to a lack of wind, with two medal races postponed until tomorrow.
British Taekwondo (BT) performance director, Gary Hall, has applauded the "phenomenal" performances of Team GB's taekwondo stars at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and backed their fight strategy despite a series of last-gasp defeats.
American shot putter Raven Saunders has become the first athlete to demonstrate on the podium here Tokyo 2020 in a test of the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Rule 50.
Belarusian sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya has been granted a humanitarian visa by the country after she alleged she had been taken to the airport in Tokyo against her will following criticism of Belarus coaches at Tokyo 2020 on social media.
Australian athletes and other members of the delegation will be placed into mandatory supervised quarantine for two weeks when they return home from the Olympic Games here.
By Duncan Mackay, Liam Morgan, Michael Pavitt, Mike Rowbottom, Philip Barker, Dan Palmer and Geoff Berkeley in Tokyo
Anastasija Zolotic wants to be "an inspiration for young girls" after becoming the first American woman to win a taekwondo gold medal at the Olympics.
The project director for Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, David Hobson, has retired from the role as an investment milestone of £100 million ($139 million/€117 million) has been reached.
The apparatus finals signalled the emergence of new nations in gymnastics but also the triumphant return of a familiar face from 2016.
France won its eighth Olympic gold medal in the men's team foil as fencing drew to a close at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
Chinese diver Shi Tingmao dominated all of her rivals to successfully defend her Olympic women's three metres springboard title at Tokyo 2020.