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Social media's 70-up 'grandfluencers' debunking aging myths

Sep. 02, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joan MacDonald’s health was in shambles at age 71. She was overweight and on numerous medications with high cholesterol, rising blood pressure and kidney trouble. Her daughter, a fitness coach, warned that she'd wind up an invalid if she didn't turn...

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...

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...

Olympics Latest: China women win table tennis again

Aug. 05, 2021 10:53 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 China's women continued their table tennis dominance,...

Another gold, 1-2 finish for China in Olympic diving

Aug. 03, 2021 04:54 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Before his final bounce off the board, Xie Siyi felt like he was in a movie. The scenes of his life flashed before him. Then, he pulled off the dive of his life. Xie led another 1-2 finish for China in Olympic...

'About time': LGBTQ Olympic athletes unleash a rainbow wave

Jul. 27, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — When Olympic diver Tom Daley announced in 2013 that he was dating a man and “couldn't be happier,” his coming out was an act of courage that, with its rarity, also exposed how the top echelons of sport weren't seen as a safe space by the vast majority of LGBTQ athletes. ...

Olympics Latest: Japan upsets China in table tennis

Jul. 26, 2021 09:38 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 Japan ended China’s overwhelming dominance in table...

No golden sweep for China's divers: Brits win 10M synchro

Jul. 26, 2021 03:23 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Tom Daley and Matty Lee of Britain narrowly won the 10-meter synchronized diving on Monday at the Tokyo Olympics, upsetting favored China and preventing the diving powerhouse from a golden sweep. Daley and Lee totaled 471.81 points in the final, edging the...