With a week of the Tokyo Olympics down, Team USA enters Day 8 looking to enactment atop the medal number leaderboard. The men's play tourney volition resume with Round 2 aft upwind delay, way and tract events continue, and swimming stars Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky spell for much golden medals.
Tune successful to NBC's primetime coverage, and support up to day beneath connected what's happening unrecorded during Day 8 successful Tokyo:
United States Enters Day 8 With 41 Medals
After 7 days of contention are implicit successful Tokyo, Team USA has a full of 41 medals.
The American athletes person earned 14 gold, 16 metallic and 11 bronze medals.
Just down them sits China with 40 medals, followed by the ROC with 34, Japan with 28 and Great Britain with 24.
Men's Golf Round 2 Set to Resume
Repeated upwind delays yesterday meant that 16 golfers were incapable to decorativeness Round 2 of the men's tournament.
Team USA's Xander Schauffele, who did decorativeness Round 2, sunk 2 eagles that helped bring him to 11-under and 1 changeable up of Mexico’s Carlos Ortiz atop the Tokyo Olympics leaderboard.
Play volition resume astatine 6:45 p.m. ET, and Round 3 is expected to tee off astir 8:30 p.m. ET.
Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky Both Have Eyes connected More Gold
American swimming superstars Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky volition some look to adhd to their hardware connected Friday night, starting astatine 9:30 p.m. ET.
World record-holder Dressel volition vie successful the men's 100m butterfly final, and could aquatics successful the mixed 4x100m medley relay final.
Ledecky volition aquatics for her third-straight Olympic golden medal successful the women's 800m freestyle aft archetypal winning it astatine the 2012 London Olympics.