Mutaz Esha Barshem of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy share Olympic gold in men’s high jump
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Mutaz Esha Barshem of Qatar and Gianmarco Tamberi of Italy share Olympic gold in men’s high jump

While the Olympics are a showcase of world-class athletic skills, they are also a place to showcase world-class sportsmanship. Nowhere was that more evident during the 2021 Tokyo Olympics than during Sunday’s men’s high jump final, when Qatar’s Mutaz Esha Barshim and Italy’s Gianmarco Tamberi decided to forgo a jump-off and compete in the Olympics…

Why Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic played at wingback vs.  Arsenal: Thomas Tuchel explains
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Why Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic played at wingback vs. Arsenal: Thomas Tuchel explains

Explaining the decision to start Christian Pulisic at fullback in Sunday’s pre-season friendly against Arsenal, Thomas Tuchel said it is now time to experiment with different players who have not yet returned to the team. Pulisic started as right-back with Callum Hudson-Odoi from the left, while Chelsea sealed a 2-1 victory behind goals from Tammy…

Heat trade rumours: Miami targets Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade after picking up option from Goran Dragic
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Heat trade rumours: Miami targets Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade after picking up option from Goran Dragic

Goran Dragic is back for an eighth season with the Heat. Well, for now at least he is. Miami made the decision on Sunday afternoon to pick up the veteran guard’s $19.4 million contract on the eve of the free pick. But are they holding Dragic? Maybe not. Dragic can be used as a bargaining…

USWNT vs.  Canada: Time, Channel, TV, Stream to Watch Women’s Olympic Semifinals
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USWNT vs. Canada: Time, Channel, TV, Stream to Watch Women’s Olympic Semifinals

The last time the US women’s national team faced Canada in an Olympic semifinal resulted in one of the most memorable matches in the history of the women’s game. Fans expect nothing less than a riveting match-up when these two rivals meet again on Monday with a spot in the 2021 Olympic gold medal match…

Olympic basketball in the US: Americans sign Spain in quarter-finals on their way to medal
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Olympic basketball in the US: Americans sign Spain in quarter-finals on their way to medal

Team USA officially secured a spot in the quarterfinals of the 2021 men’s Olympic basketball tournament on Saturday when it defeated the Czech Republic 119-84. A quarterfinal berth had been largely a foregone conclusion after the United States crushed Iran, but the team’s victory officially sealed its progress. The opponent of the quarterfinals was announced…

Time, Channel, TV Schedule USA vs.  France to watch the 2021 women’s basketball game
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Time, Channel, TV Schedule USA vs. France to watch the 2021 women’s basketball game

The reigning WNBA MVP shone brightly on the Olympic podium. During the U.S. women’s basketball team’s first two Olympics, A’ja Wilson averaged 19.5 points and 11.5 rebounds while shooting 60 percent of the field. The Las Vegas Aces star has fueled the Americans’ dominant domestic attack in victories over Nigeria and Japan. “I mean, you…

Olympic 100m results: Italy’s Marcell Jacobs shocks US Fred Kerley to win gold
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Olympic 100m results: Italy’s Marcell Jacobs shocks US Fred Kerley to win gold

Few people gave Lamont Marcell Jacobs the chance to win the men’s 100m final at the 2021 Olympics. After all, the Italian sprinter only broke the 10-second mark in the 100 meters in 2021, so there were questions about how fast he could run in Tokyo. Jacobs answered them all on Sunday. He clocked a…

Is there a NASCAR race today?  Date, start time, TV schedule for the next race after the 2021 Olympic break
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Is there a NASCAR race today? Date, start time, TV schedule for the next race after the 2021 Olympic break

For those asking “Is there a NASCAR race today,” the answer is that NASCAR is taking a two-week break to coincide with the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. NASCAR’s best national series is off the track until early August. These are the first dark weeks of the season since the series kicked off for a…

Is Simone Biles in the balance beam final?  MyKayla Skinner thinks ‘yes’
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Is Simone Biles in the balance beam final? MyKayla Skinner thinks ‘yes’

Simone Biles has withdrawn from every individual event final at the 2021 Olympics as far as she deals with a case of the twisties. Biles had qualified for the all-around, jump, uneven bars, floor exercise and balance beam, but has so far fallen behind all but one. The one event that Biles hasn’t backed off…