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Thorns goalkeeper Franch traded to KC NWSL

Aug. 17, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Thorns have traded goalkeeper Adrianna Franch to KC NWSL in exchange for goalkeeper Abby Smith and $150,000 in allocation money. Franch had been with the Thorns since the 2016 season, appearing in 65 matches with 198 saves and 26...

US women earn bronze medal with 4-3 win over Australia

Aug. 05, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Although the color of their medal wasn’t what they wanted, the mettle of the team came through in the end. The United States salvaged a rocky tournament by winning bronze in women's soccer at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. Megan Rapinoe and...

Cherry and Norman face off in 400-meter final at Tokyo Games

Aug. 04, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The action on Day 13 of the Tokyo Games will feature track and field, with medals in the men's 400-meter final, the men's and women's 4x100 relays and the women's 400 meters. The women’s beach volleyball final will be live during NBC's primetime coverage,...

The US women will no doubt look different after the Olympics

Aug. 03, 2021 05:13 AM EDT

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Olympics may be the last major soccer tournament for some of the biggest stars on the U.S. women's national team, including forward Carli Lloyd. The United States plays its final game of the Tokyo Games on Thursday in Kashima. The Americans,...

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...

Canada upsets US with 1-0 win in women's soccer

Aug. 02, 2021 09:21 AM EDT

KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Carli Lloyd, clutch in so many critical moments for the U.S. women's soccer team, failed to connect against Canada on Monday night and the Americans won't play for a fifth Olympic gold medal. Lloyd's look in the 86th minute with the United States...

Fast day at pool, track on Day 7 of Tokyo Olympics

Jul. 30, 2021 12:19 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games got their first swimming individual world record and a fast start to the track competition on Day 7 of the Olympics. Tatjana Schoenmaker of South Africa won the women’s 200-meter breaststroke with a time of 2 minutes, 18.95 seconds,...

Rapinoe converts and US gets past Netherlands on penalties

Jul. 30, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — When Megan Rapinoe stepped up to take her penalty, she was just trying to stay as calm as possible in the moment. “You can either take one and lose it, or take one and win it,” she said. “It’s going to go one of two ways.” ...