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  • Ledecky, Dressel star for US; Japan's baseball team advances
    TOKYO -- Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel.And Japan won again in baseball's return to the Olympics.Ledecky won the 800-meter freestyle, finishing her grueling Olympic program with a third straight victory in a race she hasn’t lost since 2010. Dressel captured... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer
  • Olympic Latest: France beats Japan for mixed team judo gold
    TOKYO -- The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:———UPSET ALERTFrance has beaten Japan to win gold in the first-ever Olympic judo mixed team event, surprising the powerhouse host nation with four wins in the final... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By The Associated Press
  • Ban on 'Soul Cap' spotlights lack of diversity in swimming
    TOKYO -- Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if it gets wet. And the chlorine? The chemicals in a pool can cause severe damage that requires substantial time and money to treat.The first Black female swimmer on... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By JENNA FRYER AP Sports Writer
  • Hong Kong police arrest man for booing national anthem
    Hong Kong police have arrested a man on suspicion of insulting the national anthemBy HUIZHONG WU Associated PressJuly 31, 2021, 10:20 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTAIPEI, Taiwan -- Hong Kong police have arrested a man accused of booing the Chinese national anthem while watching an... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By HUIZHONG WU Associated Press
  • New Zealand beats France to clinch gold in women's rugby 7s
    New Zealand won the women’s rugby sevens title at the Tokyo Olympics by beating France 26-12By JOHN PYE AP Sports WriterJuly 31, 2021, 10:13 AM• 3 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTOKYO -- New Zealand won a gold medal that was five years in the making, beating France... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By JOHN PYE AP Sports Writer
  • Australia beats Germany 89-76 to sweep basketball pool
    Patty Mills scored 24 points, Jock Landale added 18 and Australia pulled away for an 89-76 victory over Germany and an undefeated finish to group playByThe Associated PressJuly 31, 2021, 10:09 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSAITAMA, Japan -- Patty Mills scored 24 points, Jock Landale... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By The Associated Press
  • Italy advances to Olympic quarterfinals, tops Nigeria 80-71
    Italy is headed back to the Olympic quarterfinals, ousting Nigeria to clinch that spotBy TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball WriterJuly 31, 2021, 10:10 AM• 4 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleSAITAMA, Japan -- Italy is headed back to the Olympic quarterfinals. Nigeria is going home, its Olympic experience not... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By TIM REYNOLDS AP Basketball Writer
  • Diving in: Miller-Uibo will run 200, may defend 400 title
    TOKYO -- The scrapes on her knee, stomach and forearms have long since healed. Well worth the price for that 400-meter gold medal.The last time everyone saw Shaunae Miller-Uibo on the Olympic stage, the sprinter from the Bahamas was diving across the finish line.It was a memorable moment from Rio.In... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer
  • AP PHOTOS: Small details tell Olympian-sized stories
    ByThe Associated PressJuly 31, 2021, 10:00 AM• 2 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTOKYO -- Olympians don't reach the pinnacle of their sports without sweating the small stuff.Look closely, and the details tell a revealing tale.China's Chen Meng has a passion for table tennis that propeled her to... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By The Associated Press
  • Shi , Wang lead the way again in Olympic springboard diving
    China had another dominating performance at the Olympic diving pool, taking the top two spots in the semifinals of the women’s 3-meter springboardByThe Associated PressJuly 31, 2021, 8:53 AM• 1 min readShare to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this articleTOKYO -- China had another dominating performance at the Olympic diving pool, taking... Read more
    Source: ABC - Sports Published on: 2021-07-31 By The Associated Press

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