**The Tokyo Olympic Games**

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Ariel Torres wins first-ever karate medal for United States in men's kata
Ariel Torres won the first karate medal in U.S. history at the Olympics, claiming bronze in the men's kata on Friday. Ryo Kiyuna of Japan won the gold medal, beating Spain's Damian Quintero in the final as the sport makes its Olympic debut.

Molly Seidel finishes behind Kenyan pair to take marathon bronze at Summer Olympics
Peres Jepchirchir led a 1-2 Kenyan finish in the women's marathon, withstanding the heat and humidity while running through the streets of Sapporo, more than 500 miles north of Tokyo.
 

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U.S. women win silver in 4x100 relay; Sifan Hassan denied track triple with bronze in 1,500 meters
Jamaica won in a national-record 41.02 seconds, adding the relay title to its Tokyo Olympic collection after sweeping the podium in the 100-meter final. It was the second-fastest time in history.

Allyson Felix claims 10th Olympic medal as Shaunae Miller-Uibo defends 400-meter title
The 35-year-old Felix, a stalwart of American track and field, started in the outside lane and outraced Stephenie Ann McPherson of Jamaica to take third place by 0.15 seconds.
 

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Ariel Torres wins first-ever karate medal for United States in men's kata
Ariel Torres won the first karate medal in U.S. history at the Olympics, claiming bronze in the men's kata on Friday. Ryo Kiyuna of Japan won the gold medal, beating Spain's Damian Quintero in the final as the sport makes its Olympic debut.

Molly Seidel finishes behind Kenyan pair to take marathon bronze at Summer Olympics
Peres Jepchirchir led a 1-2 Kenyan finish in the women's marathon, withstanding the heat and humidity while running through the streets of Sapporo, more than 500 miles north of Tokyo.
 

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Team USA women's hoops wins seventh straight gold medal at Tokyo Olympics
Despite all that, Japan was down just six late in the first quarter and had the lead under 10 in the third quarter. Team USA's size bothered Japan's airspace on the outside and they weren't able to generate as many good outside looks as normal


Jennifer Valente wins gold in women's cycling omnium for U.S
Valente gave the hard-luck American cycling team a reason to hold their heads high Sunday when she got up from a crash in the omnium-ending points race to secure her win, while Mitchell won a surprising sprint gold for Canada.
 

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Team USA women's hoops wins seventh straight gold medal at Tokyo Olympics

The Japanese women's basketball team put together a smart and efficient game plan, ran it to such perfection that instructional videos could be made from the edits and showed off a roster in which everyone could shoot, dribble and pass. It was a brilliant display of basketball. And it was no match for Team USA. This is the state of play and has been for decades now as the Americans claimed their seventh consecutive gold medal in a 90-75 victory Sunday at the Tokyo Olympics. It was their 55th consecutive Olympic win. Two of the women who built and grew that dynasty, Sue Bird and Diana Taurasi, put their hands on their fifth golds, the first international basketball players ever to achieve that feat.

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U.S. edges China for most golds at Tokyo Olympics; also first in overall medals

The U.S. Olympic team finished atop the gold-medal standings at the Tokyo Olympics with 39 as the Americans edged past China on the final day of action. Team USA's 39 golds surpasses the totals it managed at five of the previous eight Summer Games and marks the 11th-most golds it has won at a Summer Olympics. The USA also topped the standings at Tokyo 2020 for the most overall medals with 113 (41 silver and 33 bronze), making this the Americans' second-most-successful Olympics since Los Angeles in 1984. (They won 121 at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.) Host Japan finished in third place with 27 gold medals, while Great Britain was fourth (22). The U.S.'s 113 total medals were 25 ahead of China, with the ROC in third at 71 and Great Britain in fourth with 65.

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