U.S. Women's Field Hockey Advance To QuarterfinalsMelissa Gonzalez scored on a penalty corner 22 seconds into the team's match against Japan, and Katie Bam scored the first of her three goals four minutes later. The Americans went on to rout Japan 6-1 in the Pool B contest Wednesday to earn a slot in the quarterfinals.
U.S. Women Knock Off Australia In Olympic Field HockeyOnce again, the United States got off to a slow start. And again, the Americans regained their composure and knocked off a world power at the Olympics, claiming a 2-1 win over Australia in women's field hockey on Monday.
IOC Drops Wrestling From 2020 OlympicsIOC leaders dropped wrestling from the Olympic program on Tuesday, a surprise decision that removes one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games.