Day 8 Olympic roundup: USWNT's Last Dance; Biles, Ledecky updates; all hail MittMobile

There's a whole lot going on every day at the Tokyo Olympics. Here, we'll keep you up-to-date with everything you need to know. The veteran core of the U.S. women's soccer team has won two World Cups and an Olympic gold medal. But if they're going to triumph in this year's Olympics, where they've already reached the medal round, experienced stars like Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd and others are going to need more than just talent. They're going to need guile, strategy and duct tape, writes Dan Wetzel.
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Katie Ledecky vs. Ariarne Titmus 3.0, Caeleb Dressel, and golf continues

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Good as gold: How Katie Ledecky is turning her medals into money

For Katie Ledecky, one of the biggest differences with these Tokyo Games — aside from that speedy Australian one lane over providing some actual competition — is her status as a professional athlete. She was 15 years old at the 2012 London Games and then four years later she was suddenly famous around the world, still living at home and about to enroll in college.
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Katie Ledecky raced 2,100 meters and won a silver medal on the busiest day of her Olympics

TOKYO — By the time she accounted for the mixed-zone interview, her warm-down, the standard postrace drug testing, the news conference and the bus rides from the Tokyo Aquatic Centre to the Olympic Village and back, Katie Ledecky figured she would have about two and a half hours between Monday’s sessions of the Tokyo Olympics swim meet for a quick bite to eat and a nap.