TOKYO, Japan (KAMR/KCIT) — Take a look at the story of Hachi, the famously faithful dog, and Team USA’s aim to dethrone Japan’s wrestling dynasty, these and other stories in Wednesday’s edition of the Olympic Zone.
Gus Kenworthy visits the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo to get a lesson in hurdling from Olympic medalists and track stars Sanya Richards-Ross and Trey Hardee.
Japan loves lucky cats, but there is also one type of canine companion admired for its loyalty. Sam Brock shares the story of Hachiko, the faithful dog whose legacy lives on in Japan.
Equestrian has a long history of attracting competitors with impressive, and even royal, pedigrees. Natalie Morales looks into the regal history of the Olympic sport, from the British royal family to rock royalty.
Michael Norman’s mother, Nobue, was born and raised in Japan. Ahead of racing in Tokyo, the track star discusses his mother’s Japanese roots and his pride in representing the U.S.
Step aside, sumo – the women wrestlers of Japan have dominated the sport at the Olympics, creating a dynasty of success. Naoko Funayama explains how Team USA could dethrone the Japanese greats to claim gold.
From Simone Biles on beam to another victory for the U.S. men’s basketball team, relive the best moments of Olympic Day 11.