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U.S. Women's Basketball Winning Streak Continues In Tokyo Olympics; Japan Dominates Skateboarding

USA's Ariel Atkins (R) looks for a pass during ithe women's quarter-final basketball match between Australia and USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on Aug. 4, 2021. (Thomas COEX COEX/AFP via Getty Images)
USA's Ariel Atkins (R) looks for a pass during ithe women's quarter-final basketball match between Australia and USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama on Aug. 4, 2021. (Thomas COEX COEX/AFP via Getty Images)

The U.S. women’s Olympic basketball team continues its 54-game winning streak as they come closer to a 7th straight gold medal.

Meanwhile, Japan has dominated skateboarding events, even as the sport is frowned upon in the country.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson gets the latest from the Tokyo Olympics with NPR’s Mandalit del Barco.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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