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Kane, Matthews and Jones first 3 picks for US Olympic team

Oct. 07, 2021 13:37 PM EDT

Chicago winger Patrick Kane and defenseman Seth Jones and Toronto center Auston Matthews were the first three players named to the U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team on Thursday. “It’s no secret we’re excited about the prospects of our team for the 2022 Games,” said...

US draws Mexico, Cuba, Puerto Rico for World Cup qualifying

Aug. 31, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

USA Basketball will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years...

Women’s world hockey championship drops puck after delay

Aug. 18, 2021 16:27 PM EDT

CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The puck drops Friday on a women’s world hockey championship more than two years after the last one. Who’s counting? American forward Kendall Coyne Schofield is, for one. “The pinnacle of women’s hockey hasn’t been...

Springsteen, US fall to Swedes in jump off, earn silver

Aug. 07, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Springsteen family has gone platinum many times over. Time to make space for a little silver, too. Jessica Springsteen and the U.S. equestrian jumping team came up just short of Olympic gold, falling to Sweden in a jump off Saturday...

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...

US women dissect the Olympics while Canada celebrates gold

Aug. 07, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — For the U.S. women's national team, the soul-searching begins. The World Cup champions and overwhelming favorites going into the women's Olympic soccer tournament came away with a bronze medal after a disappointing run in Japan. The...

Canada clinches Olympic gold with a shootout win over Sweden

Aug. 06, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

Christine Sinclair finally has her title. The 38-year-old, long-time captain of the Canadian team has more international goals than any other player, male or female. But a major tournament championship had eluded her. Until now. ...

American Felix sets new women's Olympics medal record

Aug. 06, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The new medal standard in Olympic women's track has been set. American Allyson Felix stands alone at the top and still has a chance to go even higher. The 35-year-old Felix won her record 10th Olympic track medal Friday night at the Tokyo Games with a push...

Olympic Latest: Canada wins 1st gold in women's soccer

Aug. 06, 2021 11:16 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 Canada won its first Olympic gold medal in women’s...