Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 5

Key moments from the Olympic Games: Day 5

(TOKYO) -- Each day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state…
Scoreboard roundup — 7/27/21

Scoreboard roundup — 7/27/21

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday's sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL INTERLEAGUE St. Louis 4, Cleveland 2 Miami 7, Baltimore 3 Texas 5, Arizona 4 Colorado 12, LA Angels 3 San Diego 7, Oakland 4 AMERICAN LEAGUE Chi White Sox 5, Kansas City 3 NY Yankees 4,…
Katie Ledecky wins gold in 1500-meter Olympic freestyle race

Katie Ledecky wins gold in 1500-meter Olympic freestyle race

(TOKYO) -- American Katie Ledecky further cemented her name in swim history with a gold medal in the 1,500-meter freestyle, a race that made its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Ledecky's gold-medal swim was done in 15:37:34, and her American teammate Erica Sullivan came in second about four seconds later. German…
Gymnasts support US women, Biles after silver finish in Tokyo

Gymnasts support US women, Biles after silver finish in Tokyo

(TOKYO) -- Gymnasts have been showering support for the U.S. women's gymnastics team after winning the silver medal in Tokyo -- and particularly for Simone Biles and her decision to withdraw from the competition. Biles competed on the opening rotation of vault Tuesday in the team competition but decided not…
Chiefs Star Patrick Mahomes buys stake in MLS club Sporting Kansas City

Chiefs Star Patrick Mahomes buys stake in MLS club Sporting Kansas City

(KANSAS CITY) -- Kansas City Chiefs star Patrick Mahomes has bought a stake in MLS club Sporting Kansas City. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join Sporting Kansas City’s ownership team and strengthen my connection to the fans and the city I love,” said Mahomes in a statement. “Sporting…
Capitals star Ovechkin re-signs with 5-year, $47.5 million contract

Capitals star Ovechkin re-signs with 5-year, $47.5 million contract

(WASHINGTON) -- Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has signed a new 5-year, $47.5 million contract, the team announced Tuesday. "Alex is the face of our franchise and is committed to this organization and this city," said general manager Brian MacLellan in a statement. "Alex embodies what our franchise is all…
Refugee Olympic Team features 29 athletes from across the globe

Refugee Olympic Team features 29 athletes from across the globe

(TOKYO) — Yusra Mardini escaped the Syrian civil war in August 2015. She went from Syria to Lebanon and then to Turkey, and from there, she got on a broken boat -- meant for just a few people but holding around 20 -- heading to Greece. When the boat began…
Tropical Storm Nepartak set to miss Tokyo, but Olympians get no relief from heat

Tropical Storm Nepartak set to miss Tokyo, but Olympians get no relief from heat

(TOKYO) — Olympic athletes are set to see some reprieve from extreme weather conditions, as Tropical Storm Nepartak is now forecast to miss Japan's capital city. The storm is expected to make landfall in northern Japan on Wednesday morning local time. It was located approximately 134 nautical miles east-northeast of…