Latest Women's diving News

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...

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...

China wins 3rd Olympic synchro diving medal; US gets silver

Jul. 28, 2021 04:45 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Even with a mistake that led to their lowest scoring dive, Wang Zongyuan and Xie Siyi couldn't be caught. The Chinese led all the way in winning men’s the 3-meter synchronized springboard on Wednesday, giving the diving powerhouse its third gold medal of...

GLIMPSES: Divers and water, merging in dramatic fashion

Jul. 27, 2021 05:09 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The goal of Olympics imagery is to be immersive — to surround a picture's viewer with the sense of being there. And perhaps more than most sports, diving is actually ABOUT immersion — that immersion that inevitably happens at the moment when diver and water meet. ...

US rallies to claim silver in women's 10M synchro diving

Jul. 27, 2021 04:38 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Jessica Parratto helped end Delaney Schnell's Olympic hopes in 2016. Five years later, the Americans teamed to earn a silver medal in women's 10-meter synchronized platform diving. China couldn't be caught for the gold, with Chen Yuxi and Zhang Jiaqi...