The Latest: Swimmer Titmus wins 200-meter free, Ledecky 5th
APTOPIX Tokyo Olympics Swimming Katie Ledecky, of United States, swims in a women's 200-meter freestyle semifinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Ledecky didn’t even win a medal -- the first time that’s ever happened to her at the Olympics. Titmus gave the Australian women their third individual swimming gold with a victory in the 200-meter freestyle. ___MEDAL ALERTAustralia’s women’s four set a new Olympic-best time to win the gold medal in windy conditions at Tokyo’s Sea Forest Waterway. ___MEDAL ALERTRomania’s Ancuta Bodnar and Simona Radis have won the first rowing gold medal of the Tokyo Games, in women’s double sculls.wftv.com
Alternate Olympic surfer: Rival 'selfish' for COVID report
An aggrieved Olympic surfing alternate forced into a futile race against time to catch a wave in Japan is slamming a competitor’s officials as “selfish” for not being transparent about his rival’s positive COVID-19 test that cost him a shot at the sport’s historic Summer Games debut.
The Latest: Crabb out for US Olympic beach volleyball team
Tokyo Olympics Beach Volleyball A Germany player is silhouetted against a wall during a Beach Volleyball training session ahead of the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, in Tokyo. “I want Jake to play in his fourth Olympic games and I want him to bring home a medal. Players from five women’s soccer teams kneeled in support of racial justice Wednesday, the first day it was allowed at the Olympic Games after a ban lasting decades. Namibia’s Dan Craven tested positive for COVID-19 in Spain, where the former professional cyclist lives with his family. Whether Palaszczuk and other members of the city’s delegation should attend the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony on Friday.wftv.com