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Competition at the Paris Olympics begins with soccer matches involving Spain and Argentina

Jul. 24, 2024 09:08 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Competitions at the Paris Olympics officially began with players kicking off at soccer matches involving Spain and Argentina in Paris and Saint-Etienne on Wednesday. Spain took on Uzbekistan at Parc des Princes in western Paris — once the home of French striker...

Competition at Paris Olympics begins with kickoff at soccer matches between Uzbekistan-Spain and Argentina-Morocco

Jul. 24, 2024 09:04 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Competition at Paris Olympics begins with kickoff at soccer matches between Uzbekistan-Spain and Argentina-Morocco.

Five players on Australia’s women’s water polo team have tested positive for COVID-19

Jul. 24, 2024 08:58 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Five players on Australia's women's water polo team for the Paris Olympics have tested positive for COVID-19. Anna Meares, the chef de mission for the Australian team in Paris, said the COVID cases have been confined to the water polo team. She said the affected...

IOC awards 2034 Winter Games to Utah and pushes state officials to help end FBI investigation

Jul. 24, 2024 08:50 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — What was expected to be a simple coronation of Salt Lake City as the 2034 Winter Olympic host turned into complicated Olympic politics Wednesday, as the IOC pushed Utah officials to end an FBI investigation into a suspected doping coverup. The International Olympic...

Salt Lake City celebrates announcement that it will host the 2034 Winter Olympics

Jul. 24, 2024 08:49 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Salt Lake City was formally awarded the 2034 Winter Olympics following a Wednesday vote by the International Olympic Committee in Paris, giving Utah its second Games after hosting in 2002. About a thousand sports fans gathered downtown at 3 a.m. local time —...

Olympic soccer preview: Spain women seek gold after lifting a World Cup trophy

Jul. 24, 2024 08:45 AM EDT

Coach Montse Tomé proclaimed that Spain's women's soccer team has “insatiable ambition” heading into the Olympics. That mentality has served the squad well. La Roja is seeking to become the first team to win a gold medal in France after lifting a Women's World Cup trophy. ...

Coco Gauff named flag bearer for US Olympic team at opening ceremony, joining LeBron James

Jul. 24, 2024 07:21 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Coco Gauff named flag bearer for US Olympic team at opening ceremony, joining LeBron James.

US women’s water polo team hoping to follow in Taylor Swift’s footsteps at the Paris Olympics

Jul. 24, 2024 07:02 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Maggie Steffens and the U.S. women's water polo team are hoping to follow in Taylor Swift's footsteps at the Paris Olympics. Steffens and her teammates attended one of Swift's Eras Tour concerts at Paris' La Défense Arena in May. The last three rounds of the men's and...

Salt Lake City confirmed as host for the 2034 Winter Games by International Olympic Committee

Jul. 24, 2024 06:28 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Salt Lake City confirmed as host for the 2034 Winter Games by International Olympic Committee.

Olympics 2024: How to watch, when it starts, key dates in Paris

Jul. 24, 2024 05:35 AM EDT

The 2024 Olympics is getting underway this week. Stay on top of all the action — everything on the track, courts and fields, in the pools and all the other events — with this guide that tells you everything you need to know about the event in Paris. How can I watch the Olympics? ...