Latest Jake Gibb News

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...

Tokyo beach volleyball DJ and MC do the work of 12,000 fans

Aug. 04, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic beach volleyball venue in Rio de Janeiro reverberated with the cheers of 12,000 fans, who infused the arena with a samba-dancing spirit that spilled out of the stadium onto Copacabana beach. This time, there is only a master of ceremonies, a...

Third-timer, Old-timer: Ross still strong on Olympic beach

Aug. 03, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings missed out on her bid to qualify for a sixth trip to the Summer Games. Fortysomething four-time Olympians Phil Dalhausser and Jake Gibb both retired after getting knocked out in Tokyo. Defending Olympic champion...

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. ...

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...

US women lose in soccer, win in volleyball, basketball

Aug. 02, 2021 10:19 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The quest for gold medals is on track for the U.S. women's basketball and volleyball teams after finishing at the top of their groups in pool play. The U.S. women's soccer team can't say the same. Jessie Fleming scored on a penalty kick...

From partial isolation, U.S. beach volleyball team moves on

Jul. 29, 2021 05:21 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — After beating Argentina to extend his stay at the Olympics, American beach volleyball player Nick Lucena had big plans: Treatment, a shower, “maybe get my nails done, all that stuff.” “Jerk,” his partner, Phil Dalhausser, muttered under his breath....