The U.S. failed to medal on day one of the 2018 Winter Games, but it has not happened during the Summer Games since 1972.
How to watch as the U.S. women's national team plays New Zealand in the Olympics group stage on Saturday, July 24.
Captain Maggie Steffens scored five goals in Team USA's dominating win over Japan, plus the first medals of the Summer Games were awarded.
The cyclist is just the second Ecuadorean to win an Olympic gold after Jefferson Perez in race walking at the 1996 Atlanta Games.
An insatiable competitive drive is genetic for the Olympic swimmer, who is notorious for speaking her mind and backing it up in the pool.
A Czech player tested positive, canceling Saturday's opening match of the beach volleyball tournament.
Qiang set a new Olympics record with a 251.8 final score to take home the first gold medal of the Tokyo Games.