South Korean golfers Sungjae Im and Si Woo Kim skipped the British Open to focus on the Olympics.
The U.S. earned a bye into the semifinals after a 21-19 victory over China in the three-on-three women’s basketball competition at the Olympics.
The U.S. won in 3 minutes, 08.97 seconds, the third-fastest relay in history. Italy took the silver in 3:10.11, with the bronze going to Australia in 3:10.22.
Vashti Cunningham won the high jump at the U.S. trials in June and is looking to become the first American woman to win Olympic gold in the event since 1988.
Katie Grimes wasn’t expected to qualify for this year’s Olympic Games, but was the surprise at the Trials after cutting 22 seconds off her time in the 800-meter freestyle.
At the age of 28, the Las Vegas resident will tee it up in Tokyo in the coming days in her lifelong quest for an Olympic medal.
Aces star A’ja Wilson is playing for Team USA under her college coach, Dawn Staley, with whom she shares a special relationship that extends beyond the basketball court.
The U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team defeated Spain on Sunday at Michelob Ultra Arena in its final tuneup before leaving for Tokyo to finish 2-2 in exhibition games.
Aces forward A’ja Wilson had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Americans concluded their exhibition schedule with a resounding win over Nigeria at Michelob Ultra Arena.
Erica Sullivan, who went to Palo Verde High School and swims for Las Vegas-based club Sandpipers of Nevada, will compete in the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Olympics.
A close look at each athlete with Las Vegas ties competing in the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Fields is 28 now, the Green Valley High and UNLV alumnus heading to his third Olympics with an opportunity to defend his gold medal.
The United States is a prohibitive -1,000 favorite at the Westgate sportsbook to win the most gold medals, as Americans are the favorites in a wide array of events.
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal won’t play for the U.S. national team in the Olympics because of health and safety protocols, and Friday’s game against Australia was canceled.