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Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, August 7

Aug. 07, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, August 7, at the Tokyo Games: ___ ARTISTIC SWIMMING TEAM FREE Svetlana Romashina has won the seventh gold medal of her Olympic career by leading the...

Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

Aug. 07, 2021 10:52 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 France made sure its first Olympic volleyball medal would...

NBC wonders: where are the Olympic viewers this year?

Aug. 03, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For most nights at the Tokyo Olympics, NBC's prime time coverage is drawing about half the audience that the Games had in Rio de Janeiro five years ago. The numbers are sobering: Sunday's NBC audience of 13 million was down 51% from the 26.7 million who...

Brazil to play Spain in men's Olympic soccer gold-medal game

Aug. 03, 2021 12:52 PM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Brazil will face Spain for the Olympic gold medal in men's soccer on Saturday. Spain beat host Japan 1-0 Tuesday with Marco Asensio scoring a curling shot in the 115th minute in Saitama. The 25-year-old Real Madrid winger is one...

Another gold, 1-2 finish for China in Olympic diving

Aug. 03, 2021 04:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Before his final bounce off the board, Xie Siyi felt like he was in a movie. The scenes of his life flashed before him. Then, he pulled off the dive of his life. Xie led another 1-2 finish for China in Olympic...

After beach loss to Germany, 4-time Olympian Gibb retires

Aug. 02, 2021 11:01 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Jake Gibb lingered on the sand at the Shiokaze Park beach volleyball court to say goodbye after his fourth trip to the Olympics came to an end. To his temporary teammate, Tri Bourne. And to international competition, for good. ...

Where's Neymar? Olympic selections with clubs, not countries

Aug. 01, 2021 07:31 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Some of the unusual aspects around Olympic men's soccer are clearer when you consider Neymar's absence. That selection decision didn't depend on Brazil, but on Qatar-owned Paris Saint-Germain and its Argentine coach. Neymar could be...

Israel gets 1st Olympic baseball win; Mexico eliminated

Aug. 01, 2021 05:21 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Israel had just routed Mexico for its first Olympic baseball victory, riding a loud three-run homer by Danny Valencia that helped it jump to a six-run lead, and Nick Rickles wanted to check the reaction. “I don't think it’s so much about...

Ledecky, Dressel star for US; Thompson-Herah wins 100 meters

Jul. 31, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel. Elaine Thompson-Herah made her history on the track. Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle, finishing her grueling Olympic program with a third straight...

Schauffele clings to lead as 3 medals up for grabs in golf

Jul. 31, 2021 05:36 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Just over three weeks ago, Hideki Matsuyama was in isolation for COVID-19 and desperate to record a negative test to have any chance of competing in his home Olympics. Even when he cleared that hurdle, it was a matter of building endurance for...