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Tokyo Olympics

You again! Thompson-Herah speeds to 2nd Olympic sprint sweep

TOKYO (AP) — It was billed a star-studded race that anyone could win. As long as that person's name was Elaine. As usual. The latest in the long list of Jamaican speed stars, Elaine Thompson-Herah blew away a much-decorated field in the 200 meters Tuesday night. She completed her ...

Bautista HR, bat flip eliminates Israel, lifts Dominicans

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Jose Bautista had a game-ending single for his first Olympic hit and bat flip, which followed Johan Mieses' tying home run off Zack Weiss leading off the ninth inning, and the Dominican Republic eliminated Israel with a 7-6 win Tuesday night. The Dominicans (2-2), who ...

Goalie gang: Longan, US women beat Canada 16-5 in quarters

TOKYO (AP) — Amanda Longan knows the deal. She is one of the world's best goalkeepers sitting behind the world's best goalkeeper in women's water polo. So she waited patiently for an Olympic debut that she knew might never come. She was active for two U.S. games in group play, but didn't ...

Throwback champ Iglesias wins his 2nd boxing gold for Cuba

TOKYO (AP) — Roniel Iglesias simply appeared to be fighting on a higher level than his opponents. Right through to his one-sided gold medal victory over British star Pat McCormack, Iglesias moved and punched his way through Tokyo with a grace to which everyone else in his division could ...

South Korea tops Israel 11-1, ending against winery director

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Former big league outfielder Hyun Soo Kim hit a two-run homer off Pittsburgh front office assistant Jeremy Bleich and scored the game-ending run in South Korea's 11-1 victory over Israel on Monday at the Olympics. Soo, who played for Baltimore and Philadelphia in ...

Banged-up US women’s volleyball team heads to quarters

TOKYO (AP) — Coach Karch Kiraly knew there would be challenges and adversity if the U.S. women's volleyball team could finally break through and win a first Olympic gold medal in the sport. Boy was he right. Two key starters have gone down with ankle injuries, an assistant coach spent two ...