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Team USA wins 10 medals on Day 2 of Tokyo Olympics, but the specter of COVID-19 looms
While it took about 48 minutes for Team USA's fortunes at the Tokyo Games to change, the specter of COVID-19 makes these Olympics very strange.       
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Tokyo Olympics while you were sleeping: US swimming starts strong, but women's gymnastics doesn't deliver
Powered by a strong day in the pool, Team USA racked up medals Sunday. But the dominant U.S. women's gymnastics squad did not have its A-game.       
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17-year-old Alaskan swimmer Lydia Jacoby makes history before she races at Tokyo Olympics
Lydia Jacoby, from Seward, Alaska, was one of Team USA's Olympic trials surprises and is one of 11 teenagers on the US Olympic swimming team.       
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US Olympians take us inside the Tokyo athlete village to show us what life is like
Paige McPherson, Brandon Loschiavo and Kelsey Robinson share their video diaries of what life is like inside the athlete village at the Olympic Games.       
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Skateboarding medalists on what they'll do next time they are stopped by cops for skating
Olympic street skateboarding medalists Jagger Eaton and Kelvin Hoefler discuss "no skating here" areas and what they'll do if they're stopped by cops.       
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US women's gymnastics team makes missteps, finishes second in qualifying for team finals
The US was second to Russia in qualifying, the first time since 2010 it has failed to finish first in qualifying or finals at worlds or the Olympics.       
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2021 U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm out of Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19
Spanish golfer Jon Rahm, the 2021 U.S. Open champion, will not participate in the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19.       
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Will Shaner of U.S. sets Olympic record winning gold in 10-meter air rifle competition
Will Shaner held off Chinese shooters Haoran Yang and Lihao Sheng and set an Olympic record to secure a gold medal in the men's 10m air rifle.       
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Team USA's Jagger Eaton wins bronze in first Olympic skateboarding event
The U.S. had been expected to win an Olympic medal in the men's street event in skateboarding — but few expected that American to be Jagger Eaton.      
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Several US women's gymnasts to likely be left out of all-around, event finals because of two-per-country rule
The U.S. women's gymnastics team is almost certain to leave some U.S. women out of the all-around and event finals.       
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Opinion: It's the greatest day in U.S. Olympic swimming history, with six medals in Tokyo
The Americans never won six medals on the opening day of the swimming competition until Sunday at the postponed 2020 Games in Tokyo.       
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Team USA medals in Tokyo: Every American medal won at Summer Olympics
Take a look at every Team USA athlete who medaled at the Tokyo Olympics.       
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Surfs up: New Olympic sport surfing makes debut in Tokyo
Surfing is one of four new sports making its Olympic debut in Tokyo. The others are karate, sport climbing and skateboarding.       
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Skateboarding makes Olympic debut in Tokyo
Skateboarding is one of four new sports debuting at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo. The others are karate, surfing and sport climbing.       
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US swimmer Emma Weyant, 19, cruises to top spot in 400 IM prelims, final set for Sunday
In the Tokyo Olympics' first night of swimming action, Emma Weyant dominated in the 400 individual medley prelims.      
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Tennis star Novak Djokovic may just be the most popular man in the Olympic Village in Tokyo
Based on social media posts from his first few days in Tokyo, world tennis No. 1 Novak Djokovic may just be the most popular man at the Olympics.       
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Team USA wins its first medals of the Tokyo Olympics: Swimmer Chase Kalisz takes gold in 400 IM
After Team USA was shut out of medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Day 1, swimmer Chase Kalisz broke through for a gold medal in the men's 400 IM.      
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Tokyo Olympics live updates: Team USA earns first medal on Day 2 of Summer Games
The first swimming gold of the Tokyo Olympics has gone to American Chase Kalisz, who won the men's 400-meter individual medley.      
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Team USA wins its first medal of the Tokyo Olympics: Swimmer Chase Kalisz takes gold in 400 IM
After Team USA was shut out of medals at the Tokyo Olympics on Day 1, swimmer Chase Kalisz broke through for a gold medal in the men's 400 IM.       
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USA's women's coxless four is already a part of Summer Olympics history in rowing
For the first time in Olympic rowing history, there will be an equal number of men's and women's events.      
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Tokyo Olympics live updates: Team USA seeking its first medal on Day 2 of Summer Games
The first medals are set to be awarded in swimming with Americans Emma Weyant and Chase Kalisz among the favorites for gold.       
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Tokyo Olympics schedule: Men's basketball tips off; skateboarding, swim finals on Day 2
Team USA men's basketball had a rough time leading up to the Olympic. They headline Sunday's biggest events.       
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Opinion: After gruesome injury in Rio, French gymnast Samir Ait Said shows the power of the Olympics
French gymnast Samir Ait Said, who broke his leg at Rio Games, will compete for medal in still rings. His story shows why Olympics remain so powerful.       
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Opinion: 19-year-old swimmer Emma Weyant could win USA's first gold at Tokyo Olympics
The teenage swimmer put together scintillating performance in the Olympic swimming preliminaries Saturday in Japan.       
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Tokyo Olympics: Disappointing start for Team USA, which still seeks first medal
With the opening ceremony over, 23 sports began Saturday. A look at how Team USA fared after Day 1 at the Tokyo Olympics.       
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Opinion: Novak Djokovic's toughest opponent at Tokyo Olympics might be the heat
Even as he's managed to position himself to rewrite tennis history, one of Novak Djokovic's biggest nemeses has followed him to Tokyo: the heat.       
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While you were sleeping: Team USA off to slow start at Tokyo Olympics after near-misses
Most Americans were probably sleeping as the Summer Olympics kicked into high gear Saturday in Tokyo, but Team USA remained in its own slumber.       
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'Badass' US women's water polo team crushes Japan, 25-4, at Tokyo Olympics
The U.S. women routed Japan 25-4 in the first of their four preliminary round games. Nine players scored for the Americans.       
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Experience the opening ceremony through the eyes of US volleyball player Kelsey Robinson
U.S. volleyball players Kelsey Robinson and Jordan Thompson describe what it was like to represent Team USA in opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.       
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Jersey of Erick Aguirre had flag of Mexico displayed upside-down during Olympics opener vs. France
Mexico's victory over France in the Olympics men's soccer opener was overshadowed by an unfortunate uniform mistake on the jersey of Erick Aguirre.       
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