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Olympic medalists will be allowed to remove their masks on the podium for a brief, distanced photo-op, but otherwise must wear them at all times in all venues, the International Olympic Committee says.

US men's basketball's 25-game Olympic win streak ends

TOKYO (AP) — For the first time since 2004, the U.S. men’s basketball team has lost in the Olympics. And the Americans’ quest for a fourth consecutive gold medal is already in serious trouble.

France — the team that knocked the Americans out of contention in the Basketball World Cup two years ago — dealt the U.S. a major blow once again. Evan Fournier’s 3-pointer with just under a minute left put France ahead to stay in what became a 83-76 win over the Americans on Sunday in the opening game for both teams at the Tokyo Olympics.

The U.S. had won 25 consecutive Olympic games, last losing at the Athens Games 17 years ago and settling for a bronze medal there. Read more:

Here's a roundup of more of the latest stories from Tokyo, plus an updated medal count, TV schedule and photo gallery. Click on the links for full versions of today's stories.


Russians top Biles, Americans in gymnastics qualifying

Russia pulled off a stunner in Olympics gymnastics qualifying, posting a top score of 171.629, more than a full point ahead of the U.S. total 170.562.

While reigning Olympic champion Simone Biles topped the all-around and teammate Sunisa Lee came in second, the Americans found themselves looking up at another name on the scoreboard in the team standings for the first time since the 2010 world championships.

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MEDAL COUNT

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SUNDAY TV SCHEDULE

All times Eastern

3x3 BASKETBALL

11 p.m., USA — men/women prelims

4:55 a.m. (Monday), NBCSN — men/women prelims

ARCHERY

2:30 a.m. (Monday), CNBC — men's team archery

BASKETBALL (MEN'S)

12:30 a.m. (Monday), CNBC — Argentina vs. Slovenia

BEACH VOLLEYBALL (MEN'S)

8 p.m., USA — U.S. vs. Latvia

BEACH VOLLEYBALL (WOMEN'S)

11 p.m., USA — Canada vs. Germany

CANOEING

4 a.m. (Monday), USA — men's canoeing (whitewater slalom final)

DIVING

2:10 a.m. (Monday), USA — men's diving (synchronized platform)

FENCING

12 a.m. (Monday), CNBC — men's fencing (foil, round of 32)

3 a.m. (Monday), USA — fencing (men's foil, women's sabre quarterfinals)

6:30 a.m. (Monday), NBCSN — men's foil, women's sabre finals

GYMNASTICS (WOMEN'S)

7 p.m., NBC — team competition

MOUNTAIN BIKING

4 a.m. (Monday), CNBC — men's mountain biking

RUGBY

8 p.m., CNBC — men's rugby (group play)

5 a.m. (Monday), USA — men's rugby (group play)

SHOOTING

2:30 a.m. (Monday), CNBC — men's & women's skeet shooting

SKATEBOARDING (WOMEN'S)

8 p.m., CNBC — Street

11:30 p.m., CNBC — Street Final

12 a.m. (Monday), NBC — Street Final

SOFTBALL

9 p.m., USA — U.S. vs. Latvia

SWIMMING

7 p.m., NBC — Finals

6 a.m. (Monday), USA — session 5, heats

TRIATHLON

5:30 p.m., USA — men's triathlon

7 p.m., NBC — men's triathlon

VOLLEYBALL (MEN'S)

12 a.m. (Monday), NBC — U.S. vs. Russia

WATER POLO (WOMEN'S)

1 a.m. (Monday), USA — U.S. vs. China

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