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Q&A: For McAvoy, Horgan ‘Together’ is an actor’s dream

Aug. 26, 2021 13:20 PM EDT

James McAvoy and Sharon Horgan didn’t know one another before this year. But the two actors got very familiar very quickly thanks to the new film “Together,” a cutting examination of a failing relationship during the pandemic only held together by their 10-year-old son. ...

Another gold, 1-2 finish for China in Olympic diving

Aug. 03, 2021 04:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Before his final bounce off the board, Xie Siyi felt like he was in a movie. The scenes of his life flashed before him. Then, he pulled off the dive of his life. Xie led another 1-2 finish for China in Olympic...

Olympics Latest: Krajewski wins individual eventing gold

Aug. 02, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: Julia Krajewski of Germany won individual eventing gold after countrymate and two-time defending champion Michael...

Olympics Latest: Belarus runner says team forcing departure

Aug. 01, 2021 10:27 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Belarus track sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya says her Olympic team officials tried to...

Diving in: Miller-Uibo will run 200, may defend 400 title

Jul. 31, 2021 06:06 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The scrapes on her knee, stomach and forearms have long since healed. Well worth the price for that 400-meter gold medal. The last time everyone saw Shaunae Miller-Uibo on the Olympic stage, the sprinter from the Bahamas was diving across the finish line....

Shi , Wang lead the way again in Olympic springboard diving

Jul. 31, 2021 04:53 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — China had another dominating performance at the Olympic diving pool, taking the top two spots in the semifinals of the women’s 3-meter springboard on Saturday. In a repeat of the preliminaries, defending Olympic champion Shi Tingmao posted the highest...

Olympics Latest: US mixed relay team reinstated after appeal

Jul. 30, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The U.S. Olympic mixed relay team has been reinstated after originally being disqualified...

China goes 1-2 in prelims of women's springboard diving

Jul. 30, 2021 04:46 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Chinese teammates Shi Tingmao and Wang Han finished 1-2 Friday in the preliminaries of Olympic women’s 3-meter springboard diving. Shi totaled 350.45 points for her five dives, followed closely by Wang with 347.25. The two already teamed up to win the...

Living up to the hype: Dressel wins 1st individual gold

Jul. 29, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel climbed atop the lane rope, a look of wonder in his eyes. He gazed all around the Tokyo Aquatics Centre, eager to soak up every last moment of something he’s never done before. Win an individual gold medal at the Olympics. ...

Olympics Latest: Latvia wins gold in men's 3-on-3

Jul. 28, 2021 10:04 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Latvia’s Karlis Lasmanis drained a shot from behind the...