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Olympics Latest: Fox wins women's canoe slalom gold

Jul. 29, 2021 04:04 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 Australia’s Jessica Fox has made Olympic history at the...

Slovenia too much for Japan, wins 116-81 to move to 2-0

Jul. 29, 2021 03:41 AM EDT

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Rui Hachimura did whatever he could. Blocking shots, hitting tough jumpers, logging big minutes, the best player on Japan’s roster simply held nothing back with hopes of giving his country its first Olympic men’s basketball win in 45 years. ...

Sneaking a peek: Fans find creative ways to glimpse Olympics

Jul. 29, 2021 03:18 AM EDT

MISHIMA, Japan (AP) — The soon-to-be Olympic champion was in what cyclists derisively call “the pain cave,” empty lungs searing and legs feeling like dead weight. The climb he was on seemed interminable, the evil gradient sending him straight into the sky. Hardly...

Ohtani hits 37th homer as Angels rally to defeat Rockies 8-7

Jul. 29, 2021 02:33 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani continued his power display Wednesday, crushing a three-run home run, and Phil Gosselin had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning for the Los Angeles Angels, who rallied for an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Angels...

Buehler, Dodgers dominate 1st-place Giants 8-0

Jul. 29, 2021 02:15 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — His rotation in limbo with two starters missing, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts knows the defending World Series champs would be in a lot worse shape without Walker Buehler. The All-Star right-hander pitched three-hit ball over seven dominant innings...

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. ...

Votto extends power surge, Reds roll past Cubs 8-2

Jul. 29, 2021 01:22 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Votto homered twice for the second consecutive day, going deep in his fifth straight game to match a Cincinnati record as the Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 8-2 on Wednesday night. Tyler Mahle tossed six scoreless innings for the Reds, who beefed up...

Rahm watching Olympics from home and still doesn't know why

Jul. 29, 2021 01:10 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Men's golf began Thursday in the Olympics, and the No. 1 player in the world was nearly 6,000 miles away watching from home. Jon Rahm still can't believe he's not playing. “I didn't think ever that I was not going to be there,” Rahm said in a...

Dotson scores in stoppage time, Minnesota ties LAFC 2-2

Jul. 29, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hassani Dotson scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Minnesota United a 2-2 tie with with Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night. Dotson slipped a shot from the top of the penalty area inside the post. Carlos Vela scored...

Croatian brothers take Olympic rowing gold in men's pair

Jul. 29, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Croatian brothers Martin and Valent Sinkovic had won their country's first Olympic rowing gold medal in men's double sculls in Rio de Janeiro when they figured, “Hey, let's try a new boat.” The sweep pair looked pretty good. Two oars instead of four,...