Highlights: USA 90-75 Japan in Women's Basketball Final Match at Tokyo 2020
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12:18 AMa month ago


With the athletes' awards ceremony, our coverage of the USA vs Japan basketball final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games comes to an end. Thank you for joining us! Stay tuned to VAVEL.com to keep up to date with the world of sports.
12:12 AMa month ago

Table of medals

🥇 United States

🥈 Japan

🥉 France

11:59 PMa month ago


The U.S. women's basketball team fulfilled their favoritism and won the gold medal for their country.
11:58 PMa month ago

4th | 1:00

Last minute of the match, the championship is coming for the Americans!
11:56 PMa month ago

4th | 2:00

The U.S. is looking for 100 points, but for time, it doesn't look likely. 88-68.
11:48 PMa month ago

4th | 6:35

Overwhelming advantage for the Americans. 82-59.
11:43 PMa month ago

4th | 8:25

The last part of the match started with a lot of friction.
11:40 PMa month ago

Last period starts!

The last 10 minutes of the match are underway.
11:38 PMa month ago

End of third quarter

The actions end in the third quarter. 75-56 won by the Americans, who are 10 minutes away from their seventh consecutive title.
11:36 PMa month ago

3rd | 1:00

Last minute of the third quarter. Wide superiority of the Americans. 73-54.
11:32 PMa month ago

3rd | 2:33

The United States escapes! 21 points of advantage for the Americans, taking advantage of the lack of effectiveness of the Japanese.
11:27 PMa month ago

3rd | 5:29

The Americans extend the lead. 61-45.
11:23 PMa month ago

3rd | 8:05

The third quarter starts very dynamic. However, the Americans take advantage of their height advantage over their rivals. 56-43.
11:20 PMa month ago

Third quarter begins

The game restarts for the final stage of the match. Last 20 minutes.
11:06 PMa month ago

End of second quarter

RUI MACHIDA SCORES TRIPLE AT THE END OF THE SECOND QUARTER! The players go to the break! 50-39 the score.
11:03 PMa month ago

2nd | 1:00

Last minute of the second quarter. 48-36.
11:00 PMa month ago

2nd | 2:48

Again the Americans extend the advantage. 44-32.
10:59 PMa month ago

2nd | 4:02

TRIPLE! Miyoshi scores and gets within six. 38-32.
10:55 PMa month ago

2nd | 6:00

The game remains at seven points difference. 32-25 in favor of the Americans.
10:53 PMa month ago

2nd | 7:44

TRIPLE! Motohashi scores a triple for the Japanese. 28-21.
10:51 PMa month ago

2nd | 8:39

The Japanese do not want to let the Americans escape. 26-18.
10:50 PMa month ago

Second quarter begins

The match restarts.
10:49 PMa month ago

End of first quarter

The first ten minutes are over. 23-14 advantage for the Americans.
10:45 PMa month ago

1st | 2:50

TRIPLE! Maki Takada scores three points for the Japanese. 18-11
10:40 PMa month ago

1st | 5:09

Pure effectiveness of the Americans! 14-5.
10:39 PMa month ago

1st | 6:27

Yuki Miyazawa scores three free throws to close the gap. 10-5.
10:36 PMa month ago

1st | 7:47

The United States takes advantage of the Japanese mistakes and stretches the lead to six. 8-2.
10:34 PMa month ago

1st | 8:40

First four points for the United States thanks to Sue Bird and A'ja Wilson.
10:33 PMa month ago

Match start!

The women's basketball final between the United States and Japan gets underway.
10:30 PMa month ago

Players on the field

The players of the United States and Japan are already on the court for this match.
10:25 PMa month ago

Squadlist - USA

0- Moeko Nagaoka
08- Maki Takada (C)
12- Naho Miyoshi
12- Rui Machida 
13- Nako Motohashi
27- Saki Hayashi
30- Evelyn Mawuli
32- Saori Miyazaki
52- Yuki Miyazawa
88- Himawari Akaho
99- Monica Okoye
10:20 PMa month ago

Squadlist - USA

4- Jewell Loyd - Base
5- Skylar Diggins - Base
6- Sue Bird (C) - Base
7- Ariel Atkins - Base
8- Chelsea Gray - Escolta
9- A'ja Wilson - Alero
10- Breanna Stewart - Ala Pivot
11- Napheesa Collier - Alero
12- Diana Taurasi - Escolta
13- Sylvia Fowles - Pivot
14- Tina Charles - Pivot
15- Brittney Griner - Pivot
10:15 PMa month ago

We start!

We're ready to bring you all the action from this match between the United States and Japan, where the gold medal in women's basketball will be decided!
10:10 PMa month ago

Tune in here USA vs Japan Live Score!

In a few moments we will share with you the starting lineups for the Team USA vs Japan live match, as well as the latest information from the Saitama Super Arena. Stay tuned to VAVEL's minute-by-minute live online coverage of the match.
10:05 PMa month ago

How to watch USA vs Japan Live Stream on TV and Online?

If you want to watch it via streaming, your option is: Olympic Games (official web page).

If you want to watch it online, VAVEL USA is your best option!

10:00 PMa month ago

What time is the USA vs Japan match?

This is the kickoff time of the game USA vs Japan on August 7, 2021 in several countries:

Argentina: 23:30 hrs.
Bolivia: 22:30 hrs. 
Brazil: 23:30 hrs.
Chile: 22:30 hrs.
Colombia: 21:30 hrs.
Ecuador: 21:40 hrs.
Spain: 04:30 hrs. (August 8)
Mexico: 21:30 hrs.
Paraguay: 22:30 hrs.
Peru: 22:30 hrs.
Uruguay: 23:30 hrs.

9:55 PMa month ago

Key player - Japan

In the Japanese team stands out the presence of Rui Machida, who has established herself as the top scorer of the team, with 69 in 5 games.
9:50 PMa month ago

Key player - USA

In the American team, the presence of A'ja Wilson stands out, who has consolidated as the top scorer of the team, with 80 points in 5 games.
9:45 PMa month ago

Results - Japan

86-69 vs United States (Lost)

74-70 vs France (Won)

102-83 vs Nigeria (Won)

86-85 vs Belgium (Won)

87-71 vs France (Won)

9:40 PMa month ago

Results - USA

86-69 vs Japan (Won)

93-82 vs France (Won)

81-72 vs Nigeria (Won)

79-55 vs Australia (Won)

79-59 vs Serbia (Won)

9:35 PMa month ago

Japan, looking for the big blow

The Japanese are coming here with a good performance during the tournament. Of the five games they have played, they only lost in one, precisely against the Americans, where they played a decent game, something they hope to do again, this time with the result in their favor.
9:30 PMa month ago

U.S. to consolidate favoritism with gold

The U.S. women have given a great performance in the tournament and have established themselves as the favorites to win the title after winning all the games they have played up to this point. They made it to the deciding game after defeating Serbia 79-59.
9:25 PMa month ago

The match will be played at the Saitama Super Arena

The USA vs Japan game in the women's basketball final will be played at the Saitama Super Arena, located in the city of Saitama in Japan. It has a capacity for 37,000 people.
9:20 PMa month ago


Hello everyone! Welcome to the coverage of the USA vs Japan game for the women's basketball final at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

My name is Jhonatan Martinez and I will be your host for this game. We will provide you with pre-match analysis, score updates and live news here on VAVEL.