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TODAY in Tokyo

Go behind the scenes with TODAY at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, taking place in 2021.

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You've just won a gold medal! So why are you trying to eat it?

Wondering why Olympians bite their medals like cookies? We asked experts to explain.
Medal Ceremony - Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Day 4
Medal Ceremony - Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics Day 4
233d ago

The meaning of the Olympic Rings: The Olympic symbol's history

Have you ever wondered about the five rings on the Olympics symbol and what the colors mean? Here are answers to your top questions about the universal icon.
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics - Previews - Day -2
Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics - Previews - Day -2
321d ago

Jordan Chiles opens up about a coach calling her 'fat', being a Black gymnast and Simone Biles

The 20-year-old Olympic star said she was called “fat” and nearly quit the sport at a young age
Gymnastics - Artistic - Olympics: Day 4
Gymnastics - Artistic - Olympics: Day 4
363d ago

Simone Biles emotionally describes struggle with ‘twisties’ in behind-the-scenes look at Tokyo Olympics

The gymnastics superstar wipes away tears as she speaks about her fear of getting injured in Tokyo in the latest episode of her Facebook Watch show.

Kylie Grimes becomes 1st woman to win Paralympic gold in wheelchair rugby

“Wheelchair rugby is for all of us – young girls, young boys, youth, everybody,” Grimes said after winning gold.
2020 Tokyo Paralympics - Day 5
2020 Tokyo Paralympics - Day 5
391d ago

Blind sprinter David Brown continues his quest for gold at Tokyo Paralympics

Meet David Brown, a record-breaking blind sprinter who will be running in the Tokyo Paralympics. "I just want to let them know, especially the blind community, that this is definitely possible."
IPC World Para Athletics Championships 2019 Dubai - Day Six
IPC World Para Athletics Championships 2019 Dubai - Day Six
405d ago

Suni Lee’s off to college! Gymnast posts campus pic as she delves into collegiate sports

After winning gold in Tokyo, the gymnastics champ has moved on to her next big challenge — college.
407d ago

Even Caeleb Dressel's dog is a world-class swimmer — watch the video

His dog, Jane, dives in off the block, just like the pros do!
dressel holds a toy swimming as he is chased by his black lab swimming behind him in a swim lane
dressel holds a toy swimming as he is chased by his black lab swimming behind him in a swim lane
410d ago

Olympic gold-winning mom of gold medalist son reveals her parenting secret

Pamela and JaVale McGee are the first-ever mom and son to both bring home gold.

Mattel says it 'fell short' on Asian representation in Olympics Barbie collection

"Our intention to represent the Asian community with the Skateboarder doll fell short and we fully receive and recognize the feedback," a Mattel spokesperson said.
The Barbie Olympic Games Tokyo collection.
The Barbie Olympic Games Tokyo collection.