“You restored the soul of America in so many ways, you really, really did,” President Joe Biden told Team USA.
As always, the Games are about more than who stood atop the podium. Here’s a look back at the most talked about moments from the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
Allyson Felix, who became the most decorated woman in Olympic track history when she won bronze in the 400 just yesterday, now passes Carl Lewis with the most track medals of any U.S. athlete.
The U.S. men held off France 87-82 on Saturday to win the title at the Tokyo Games — ending a summer that started with sputters but closed with celebration.
Olympics are costly and may bump aside other priorities. In fact, several Japanese government audits say the real outlay for the Tokyo Games is even more than the official figure, perhaps approaching twice as much.
Locals in Spring, Texas held a parade to celebrate Simone Biles’ homecoming following the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
A wrestler took a huge chomp on his opponent's arm during a match at the Olympics.
The United States won the bronze medal in women’s soccer after a 4-3 win over Australia, with goals from Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd.
The short-handed U.S. women's volleyball team is back in the Tokyo Olympics semifinals after a win over the Dominican Republic.
Simone Biles revealed Tuesday she was dealing with the death of her aunt while trying to get her mental health in order at the Tokyo Olympics.
Simone Biles delivered during the women's balance beam final.
After her Olympic win, a professional flipbook artist was inspired by her performance for his next creation.
Simone Biles will compete in the balance beam finals on Tuesday, a little over a week after stepping away from the meet to focus on her mental health.
The United States took home more gold as the swimming competition wrapped up Sunday.
On July 31, 2012, Michael Phelps won his 19th medal in London, moving one ahead of Soviet gymnast Larisa Latynina. And he wasn’t done yet — and he’s still a big part of this year’s games, too.
BMX rider Connor Fields, who previously won a gold medal in Rio, also sustained a collapsed lung and broken ribs in the crash.
Swimmer Michael Andrew, who is already under scrutiny for saying he wasn't vaccinated against COVID-19, didn't wear a mask behind the scenes Friday after swimming his final.
The U.S. men's Olympic basketball team is off to the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Games.
Simone Biles has withdrawn from the Olympic event finals on Sunday in the vault and uneven bars.
Sunisa Lee’s life changed the second she placed a gold medal around her neck. The newly minted Olympic gymnastic champion’s plans, however, have not. At least for now.