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2021 Olympics Medal Count: Updated Standings, Highlights After Day 15 | Bleacher Report

Bronze medalist Allyson Felix, of the United States, poses during the medal ceremony for the women's 400-meter run at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

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The gold medal in men’s basketball once again resides with Team USA after the 87-82 victory over France Saturday.

The Kevin Durant-led squad had a tougher road to gold than in years past but shook off early inconsistencies to prove themselves the very best in international competition once again.

Their was just one highlight in a day that saw Allyson Felix become the most decorated American track and field athlete in Olympic history. Host country Japan also won gold in baseball, its most beloved sport.

    

Medal Count

  1. China: 38 gold, 87 overall
  2. United States: 36 gold, 108 overall
  3. Japan: 27 gold, 56 overall
  4. ROC: 20 gold, 69 overall
  5. Great Britain: 20 gold, 63 overall
  6. Australia: 17 gold, 46 overall
  7. Germany: 10 gold, 37 overall
  8. Netherlands: 10 gold, 33 overall
  9. Italy: 10 gold, 39 overall
  10. France: 9 gold, 32 overall

Full list at Olympics.com.

     

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Week 5 Takeaways + Updated Rankings (2020-21 Fantasy Basketball)

With Week 6 on the horizon, we polled our experts for their biggest takeaways of the last week and what they mean for fantasy basketball. Here are Brad CamaraAlex BurnsAaron LarsonAdam Koffler, and Zak Hanshew with their takeaways and updated Rest of Season rankings.

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My biggest takeaways this week center on some dominant big men. There hasn’t been a more dominant player over the last week than Clint Capela, who’s been tearing opposing defenses to shreds and blocking everything in sight. In four games played in Week 5, the big man averaged a ridiculous 22.0 points, 18.8 boards, and 1.3 steals … to go with an unbelievable 5.5 swats.

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