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GLIMPSES: Up, up and away on Olympic trampolines

Jul. 31, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — You know those epic cutaways in movies and on TV that show long shots of Superman flying to the rescue, or taking off immediately after saving the day? That's what Associated Press photographer Ashley Landis' photos of trampoline events at the Tokyo Olympics evoke. ...

'Driving your own rollercoaster': Olympic trampolinists fly

Jul. 31, 2021 11:43 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Every time Nicole Ahsinger’s toes leave the trampoline and she begins her ascent, she gets a twinge of terror at the realization that she is about to elude the Earth’s gravitational pull. Ahsinger, an American trampolinist, is among the small...

Olympic Latest: Bencic wins tennis gold for Switzerland

Jul. 31, 2021 10:37 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 Belinda Bencic of Switzerland won the women’s tennis...

EXPLAINER: How 'the twisties' stopped Simone Biles cold

Jul. 30, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Maybe Simone Biles made soaring through the air look too easy. It's not — a fact she and other gymnasts who constantly negotiate with the laws of physics have long understood. Every leap, no matter how routine, requires an innate sense of time and space....

Olympics Latest: US mixed relay team reinstated after appeal

Jul. 30, 2021 12:03 PM 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. Olympic mixed relay team has been reinstated after originally being disqualified...

Caeleb Dressel goes for more gold on Day 7 of Tokyo Games

Jul. 29, 2021 13:05 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Caeleb Dressel is expected to be the star of Day 7 at the Tokyo Games as he seeks his third gold medal in Friday night coverage of the Olympics. The U.S. women's soccer team plays Netherlands in a rematch of the World Cup final, and Allyson Felix can...