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Olympics Latest: World champ Dutch out in women's handball

Aug. 04, 2021 10:26 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: ___ World champion the Netherlands is out of the women’s handball competition at the Tokyo...

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...

Seasoned swimmers come up short against new challengers

Jul. 28, 2021 06:59 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — It felt like a changing of the guard at the Olympic pool. Federica Pellegrini. Seventh. Chad le Clos. Fifth. Katinka Hosszu. Also seventh. Three swimming greats came up short of the medal...

"Just proud": Ledecky finally wins gold at Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 28, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — When Katie Ledecky finally saw that familiar number next to her name, the emotions flooded to the surface at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. She tumbled over the lane rope to give her runner-up teammate a hug. She let out an uncharacteristic scream toward the...

Quadarella is among Ledecky's few challengers for Tokyo

Jul. 15, 2021 06:05 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Carefree. Spontaneous. Full of life. A contagious ear-to-ear smile. Simona Quadarella is your typical 22-year-old Italian. She’s also one of the few swimmers capable of challenging American standout Katie Ledecky in the longest pool...

Phelps is gone, but plenty of star power at Olympic pool

Jun. 29, 2021 12:07 PM EDT

Michael Phelps loomed over the pool at the past four Summer Olympics, a figure so transcendent it was hard for anyone else to get their proper due. He's retired now, leaving a giant void in his wake. Not to worry. Even without...