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Olympics Latest: US women's volleyball reaches quarterfinals

Jul. 29, 2021 11:10 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: ___ The U.S. women’s volleyball team won its third straight match at the Olympics and is...

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. ...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

Jul. 28, 2021 09:02 AM EDT

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. July 26, 2021. Editorial: A fresh start for the State System of higher ed Change can be hard and it can be scary. But, it also can be promising. Because with change comes opportunity. That’s the spirit...

US women pocketing medals at Olympic swimming pool

Jul. 28, 2021 06:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Lilly King believed the U.S. women's team was capable of winning every gold medal at the pool in Tokyo. That hasn't happened, but the brash breaststroker's confidence in her teammates has still been validated with multiple medals, even if they're not all...

Dressel qualifies 2nd-quickest in 100 free at Tokyo Games

Jul. 27, 2021 09:29 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. swimmer Caeleb Dressel opened his individual Olympic program as the second-fastest qualifier in the 100-meter freestyle. Thomas Ceccon of Italy led the way in 47.71 seconds on Tuesday night at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. Dressel clocked 47.73 while...

DeChambeau, Rahm out of Olympics after positive COVID tests

Jul. 25, 2021 10:36 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Known for their towering drives, Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm won't make it to the tee box at the Olympics. The past two U.S. Open champions became the best-known athletes to drop out of the Tokyo Games on Sunday after testing positive for COVID-19. ...

Flying start: American swimmers do just fine without Phelps

Jul. 25, 2021 08:21 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Michael Phelps was up in his broadcast seat, a mere observer rather than the driving force of U.S. swimming. No need to fret about what he left behind. The Americans are off to a flying start at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre. ...

Powerhouse US swim team shines with 6 medals, 1st US gold

Jul. 25, 2021 01:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz got things rolling, claiming the first U.S. gold at the Olympic pool. By the time the morning was done, the powerhouse team had a whole bunch of medals. Six of them in all, quite a start Sunday for the Americans in the...