Key moments from Day 13 of the Olympic Games

Each day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due to the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. women’s soccer takes home the bronze

It may not be the color they were after, but the U.S. women’s soccer team will leave Tokyo with a medal. Team USA defeated Australia 4-3 with two goals each by Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd.

PHOTO: Megan Rapinoe is challenged by Emily Van Egmond #10 of Team Australia during the Women's Bronze Medal match between United States and Australia on day thirteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Kashima Stadium on Aug. 5, 2021 in Kashima, Japan.

U.S. men’s basketball advances to gold medal game

The U.S. men’s basketball team defeated Australia 97-78 and will advance to the gold medal game. The effort was led by Kevin Durant who scored 23 points and Devin Booker who finished with 20. Team USA will play either France or Slovenia in the gold medal match. If the U.S. wins gold, it will be the team’s fourth straight gold medal.

PHOTO: Kevin Durant dribbles the ball past Australia's Matisse Thybulle in the men's semi-final basketball match between Australia and USA during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 5, 2021.

PHOTO: Zachary Lavine of Team United States goes up for a dunk against Team Australia during on Aug. 5, 2021 in Saitama, Japan.

COVID-19 cases at Tokyo Olympics rise to 358, Tokyo reaches record high

There were 31 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday, including a Greek artistic swimmer who was staying at the Olympic Village at the time of the positive test. The total now stands at 358, according to data released by the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee.

The surrounding city of Tokyo reported 5,042 new cases on Tuesday, a new high. The seven-day average increased by 164.0%, according to data from the Tokyo metropolitan government.

PHOTO: Security guards stand in front of the Tokyo Metropolitan government building during a protest against the Tokyo Olympics on August 5, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

USA’s Ryan Crouser takes home gold in shot put, men’s relay team out of contention

United States shot putter Ryan Crouser took home his second consecutive gold medal, winning also in the 2016 Olympic Games. Crouser saw a very familiar sight at the podium: For the first time in Olympic history the same three athletes finished in the same three spots for two Olympic Games in a row. Team USA’s Joe Kovacs took silver and New Zealand’s Thomas Walsh finished with bronze.

The U.S. men’s 4x100m relay team had another bad baton exchange and failed to qualify after finishing sixth in their heat. What used to be an event Team USA could count on has been plagued by bad exchanges in recent Olympics.

PHOTO: USA's Ryan Crouser competes in the men's shot put final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic stadium in Tokyo on Aug. 5, 2021.

PHOTO: Fred Kerley hands the baton to Ronnie Baker of the US in the Men's 4x100m Relay heats during the Athletics events of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 5, 2021.

Karate makes its Olympic debut

After years of lobbying, Karate has made its way into the Olympics and debuted in Tokyo on Thursday. The Tokyo Games will hold competitions in both kumite, competitive sparring and in kata, which is a demonstration of form.

PHOTO: Hamoon Derafshipour of Refugee Olympic Team has his mouth piece knocked out as he fights Kalvis Kalnins of Latvia, right, in the men's kumite -67kg elimination round for Karate at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

PHOTO: Kiyou Shimizu of Japan competes during the women's Kata elimination Round during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games on Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo.

More scenes from today’s action:

PHOTO: Rachel McCoy of Team United States competes in the Women's High Jump Qualification on day thirteen of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 05, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.

PHOTO: Hansle Parchment, of Jamaica, wins the men's 110-meter hurdles final past Grant Holloway, of the United States, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

PHOTO: Andy Anderson of Canada falls during the men's park skateboarding prelims at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

PHOTO: Ecuadorian weightlifter Neisi Dajomes, winner of the gold medal at 76 kg category in Tokyo, gestures out the window of a plane upon her arrival in Quito, Ecuador, Aug. 4, 2021.

PHOTO: Daryll Neita, of Britain celebrates after anchoring the team to a win in a semifinal of the women's 4 x 100-meter relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, Aug. 5, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

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