Latest United States Olympic Team News

RYDER CUP '21: A capsule look at the American team

Sep. 17, 2021 11:24 AM EDT

A capsule look at the U.S. team for the Ryder Cup matches on Sept. 24-26 at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. Listed in order of how they qualified for the team: COLLIN MORIKAWA Age: 24. World ranking: 3. ...

Jade Carey goes from winning gold to hitting the books

Sep. 16, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jade Carey is finally embarking on her freshman year at Oregon State, after taking a somewhat winding route to Corvallis. Then again, the 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist is used to taking the nontraditional path. After...

World champions Humphries, Jones named to US bobsled team

Sep. 06, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

Reigning world champion Kaillie Humphries was announced as part of this season's USA Bobsled national team on Monday, even with her status for this winter's Beijing Olympics remaining unclear. Humphries was a lock to make the team after winning gold medals in both the...

'A lot of work to come' after NHL reaches Olympic agreement

Sep. 04, 2021 10:24 AM EDT

Rene Fasel barely had time for a sigh of relief about the agreement to send NHL players to Beijing before his mind wandered to what's next for hockey at the Olympics. “There is a lot of work to come,” the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation said....

NHL reaches agreement to send players to Olympics in Beijing

Sep. 03, 2021 13:27 PM EDT

The NHL is set to return to the Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials, though the league and players have the opportunity to withdraw if pandemic circumstances warrant. The NHL, its players' union, the International...

Chen, Tennell to compete at Skate America in October

Sep. 03, 2021 13:06 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Three-time world champion Nathan Chen will begin his preparation for the Winter Olympics at Skate America in late October in Las Vegas. Chen, who has won the last five U.S. titles and is undefeated internationally since not medaling at the 2018...

The Latest: Pliskova saves match point to win at US Open

Sep. 02, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Karolina Pliskova hit 24 aces, saved a match point and edged 75th-ranked American Amanda Anisimova in three sets to reach the...

Documents show US investigation of 2 Kuwaitis in FIFA case

Sep. 02, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Two senior Olympic officials from Kuwait, one reputed to be the “kingmaker” of IOC elections and another who is president of swimming’s international governing body, have been targeted by the U.S. Department of Justice for suspected racketeering and bribery related to...

Beach volleyball to send off 4-time Olympian Gibb in Chicago

Aug. 31, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

The Chicago stop of the AVP beach volleyball tour is turning into a farewell for four-time Olympian Jake Gibb. Gibb said the Chicago Open on Lake Michigan’s Oak Street Beach this weekend will be the last domestic stop in a two-decade career that included trips to the...

US draws Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico for World Cup qualifying

Aug. 31, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

USA Basketball will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years...