To prevent the spread of germs amid COVID-19, Olympic officials are presenting medals on a tray — so athletes have taken matters into their own hands.
She competed in the 87-kilo division and thanked the IOC for affirming that "sport is something for all people."
She was aiming to complete a grueling triple in Tokyo — the 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000.
The surprise 100-meter champ said establishing a relationship with his father helped motivate him in Tokyo.
"The campaign was quite serious and that was a clear signal that her life would be in danger in Belarus," according to the Belarusian Sport Solidarity Foundation.
The reigning World Cup champs still have a chance for a bronze medal.
The Italian high jumper leapt into his Qatari rival's arms when they decided to split the title.
The victory gave the American women's gymnastics team their fifth medal of the games.
The four-time gold medalist has one last chance for an individual medal at the Tokyo Olympics after mental health concerns arose.
“Shout out to all my Black people. Shout out to all my LBGTQ community. Shout out to everybody dealing with mental health," Saunders said.