Bob Murray, who went to Western High School and UNLV, is in Tokyo with the U.S. wheelchair rugby team for the Paralympics.
The Golden Knights will have some representation at the 2022 Olympic Games if the NHL decides to participate.
Athletes with Las Vegas-area ties made their marks at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Here is a look at who stood out.
A’ja Wilson thrived in her first Olympics, leading Team USA in scoring throughout the course of the tournament. Gray excelled as a backup point guard. Both were first-time Olympians.
Connor Fields, who graduated from Green Valley High School and UNLV, is home recovering from a brain hemorrhage and broken rib suffered in his crash in BMX qualifying.
The result disappointed Vashti Cunningham, but her father Randall is encouraged by her improvement from a 13th-place finish at the 2016 Olympics.
Bishop Gorman graduate Vashti Cunningham will compete in the high jump final Saturday at the Olympics. Her dad and coach is former NFL and UNLV quarterback Randall Cunningham.
Connor Fields, who went to Green Valley High School and UNLV, was badly injured in the BMX semifinals at the Olympics. He will go through rehabilitation in Henderson.
For Las Vegas resident Xander Schauffele, it would be as special as a major, the championships that have eluded him far too many times.
Katie Grimes, a swimmer for Sandpipers of Nevada, capped a strong Olympics for the Las Vegas-based club. She is the youngest American Olympic swimmer in 25 years.
The Green Valley High and UNLV graduate remains hospitalized in Tokyo after crashing during a BMX qualifying run at the Olympics on Friday.
Connor Fields, who won gold in this event in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, was injured during a BMX qualifying heat. His was being evaluated for a concussion, according to his dad, Mike.
Katei Grimes, the 15-year-old Las Vegas swimmer, finished second to Katie Ledecky in their qualifying heat.
Las Vegas native Bella Sims, who swims for Sandpipers of Nevada, helped qualify the U.S. for the 800-meter freestyle relay in the Tokyo Olympics, where it finished second.