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Tokyo Olympics

Biles returns to competition with a bronze medal and a smile

TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles returned to the competition at the Tokyo Olympics in style, and will leave with another medal. What color it is really isn't the point. That she delivered a tense, heart-pounding routine on the balance beam and nailed it with a smile meant everything. Biles ...

US women’s volleyball likely down 2 starters for quarters

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. women's volleyball team will likely be without two starters when the Americans face the Dominican Republic in the Olympic quarterfinals. Setter Jordyn Poulter and opposite Jordan Thompson were limited at practice on Tuesday after rolling their right ankles during pool ...

Belarus sprinter says punishment awaited her back home

MOSCOW (AP) — A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who had a public feud with officials from her team at the Tokyo Games said Tuesday that authorities "made it clear" she would face punishment if she returned home to an autocratic government that has relentlessly stifled any criticism. Waiting to ...

Doncic, Slovenia move into Olympic basketball semifinals

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Luka Doncic and Slovenia need one win for a medal in their Olympic basketball debut. Wins are all Doncic ever gets when he wears his country's uniform. Doncic had 20 points, 11 assists and eight rebounds, and Slovenia beat Germany 94-70 on Tuesday in the opening game ...

Australia tops Scola, Argentina 97-59 in Olympic quarters

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Australia has two more chances to finally secure its first major men's international medal. And a matchup with the U.S. awaits. Patty Mills scored 18 points, Australia used a 25-0 run in the second half to turn a close game into a runaway, and the Boomers beat ...

Brazil to play Spain in men’s Olympic soccer gold-medal game

SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Defending champion Brazil will face Spain for the Olympic gold medal in men's soccer on Saturday. Spain beat host Japan 1-0 Tuesday with Marco Asensio scoring a curling shot in the 115th minute in Saitama. Brazil was taken to penalties by Mexico, winning the shootout ...