American John Klish pedaled as hard as he could, hoping to explode past the four cyclists in front of him with few hundred meters left to go. His legs would not cooperate with him, though, as he finished fifth in the men
The U.S. routed Mexico, 3-0, Wednesday to advance to the semifinal match against Japan at 7 p.m. (noon ET) Thursday. A win against Japan could set the stage for a showdown with defending gold medalist Ukraine, which plays Russia in the other semifinal at 3 p.m. (8 a.m. ET).