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Today in History

Jul. 30, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 30, the 211th day of 2021. There are 154 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed a measure creating Medicare, which began...

Howdy, partner! New beach pairings find success at Olympics

Jul. 28, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Americans Jake Gibb and Tri Bourne got thrown together so quickly on the eve of the Tokyo Games they didn’t even have time to figure out the traditional post-point high-five that all beach volleyball teams do, with varying degrees of choreography. ...

EXPLAINER: Why Olympic beach volleyball players wear bikinis

Jul. 27, 2021 07:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — No, women are not required to wear bikinis to play beach volleyball at the Olympics. Yes, TV cameras do tend to linger on their glutes when they hold their hands behind their backs to pass signals to each other. And no, that’s not a problem for the...

Olympic beach volleyball puts college stars on display

Jul. 26, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Beach volleyball’s future was on display at the Shiokaze Park venue Monday morning for the Olympic debut of Americans Kelly Claes and Sarah Sponcil. Three of the four players in the U.S. victory over Latvia came up through an NCAA beach volleyball program...

Japan's judoka stars look to calm nation's Olympic angst

Jul. 23, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The first day of full competition of the Tokyo Games could mark the turning point for an uneasy Japanese public that overwhelmingly disapproved of the Olympics being held during the pandemic. The first medal of the Games will go to the winner of the...