NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
Rene Fasel barely had time for a sigh of relief about the agreement to send NHL players to Beijing before his mind wandered to what's next for hockey at the Olympics.
The NHL is set to return to the Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials, though the league and players have the opportunity to withdraw if pandemic circumstances warrant.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):
Luge’s governing body took upcoming World Cup races away from the U.S. and Canada on Tuesday, citing ongoing difficulties in getting foreign athletes into and out of the North American countries during the pandemic.
Victoria Hayward will be back on the field this weekend as a player — and as an owner.
After hitting .300 at the Tokyo Olympics, the Canadian outfielder heads one of four teams that start play Saturday at Athletes Unlimited in Rosemont, Illinois.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The United States will host Canada in two women’s hockey games in October, two chances for the top teams in the world to continue their rivalry ahead of the Winter Olympics in February.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The International Ice Hockey Federation is expected to add a women’s world hockey championship next summer, which will put it in the same calendar year as the Beijing Winter Olympics.
1921 — Molla Bjurstedt Mallory beats Mary Browne, 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 to win the U.S. women’s national tennis title at the Germantown Cricket Club in Philadelphia.
1931 — Helen Wills Moody beats Eileen Bennett Whitingstall 6-4, 6-1 to capture the women’s title in the U.S.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The puck drops Friday on a women’s world hockey championship more than two years after the last one.
Who’s counting? American forward Kendall Coyne Schofield is, for one.
1919 — Upset scores a win against Man o’ War in the Sanford Memorial Stakes at Saratoga. The defeat is Big Red’s only loss in 21 starts.
1933 — Gene Sarazen wins the PGA Championship by defeating Willie Goggin 5 and 4 in the final round.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — If NHL players are part of next year’s Beijing Olympics, Canada will have a two-time Stanley Cup champion behind its bench.
Hockey Canada has announced Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper as the head of its provisional Olympic coaching staff.
TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Sunday, August 8, at the Tokyo Games:
TOKYO (AP) — For the U.S. women's national team, the soul-searching begins.
The World Cup champions and overwhelming favorites going into the women's Olympic soccer tournament came away with a bronze medal after a disappointing run in Japan.
IZU, Japan (AP) — Lasse Norman Hansen kept using the single word “devastated” to describe how he felt after his heavily favored Danish pursuit team lost to Italy in their gold medal race at the Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) — In the suburbs of Tokyo, Hiromi Matsumoto found herself falling in love with online videos of rhythmic gymnastics — a spectacular swirl of ballet and acrobatics, clubs soaring through the air, bodies contorting into superhuman bends.
In a story published August 6, 2021, about the 50-kilometer race walk at the Tokyo Games, The Associated Press erroneously reported details of the 50-kilometer race walk at the 2016 Olympics. Canadian athlete Evan Dunfee wasn't stripped of a bronze medal in Rio de Janeiro.
TOKYO (AP) — Ronald Rauhe of Germany set an Olympic canoe sprint milestone Saturday, and Lisa Carrington of New Zealand just missed another in her otherwise splendid Tokyo Games.
And Serghei Tarnovschi of Moldova, who was stripped of his bronze medal in 2016 because of a positive doping test, benefitted from the yearlong delay caused by the coronavirus pandemic to return to the Olympics and win another medal.
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:
SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge looks at the early-morning heat and the heavy humidity forecast for the marathon with a cool demeanor.
“All of us," the defending Olympic champion from Kenya recently said, “will be in the same frying pan.”
TOKYO (AP) — Anders Mol and Christian Sorum will be bringing an Olympic medal back to Norway.
TOKYO (AP) — Concerns from the Canadian and Swedish soccer teams about Tokyo's intense morning heat have resulted in the rescheduling and relocation of the women's Olympic final.
TOKYO (AP) — Weightlifting had a rare moment in the Olympic spotlight at the Tokyo Games. It may not get another.
When Laurel Hubbard made history as the first transgender female weightlifter at the Olympics, the sport found itself at the forefront of social change.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Although the color of their medal wasn’t what they wanted, the mettle of the team came through in the end.
The United States salvaged a rocky tournament by winning bronze in women's soccer at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
IZU, Japan (AP) — Shanne Braspennincx was waiting to step on the track for her semifinal in the keirin at the Tokyo Olympics when her Dutch teammate, Laurine van Riessen, crashed heavily in the first turn and had to be taken out on a stretcher.
TOKYO (AP) — Nevin Harrison saved her tears for the finish line, where they came pouring out over a golden smile.
The American teenager made women's Olympic history on Thursday when she surged over the back half of the first canoe 200 sprint final to overtake Laurence Vincent Lapointe of Canada for the gold medal.
TOKYO (AP) — The action on Day 13 of the Tokyo Games will feature track and field, with medals in the men's 400-meter final, the men's and women's 4x100 relays and the women's 400 meters.
The women’s beach volleyball final will be live during NBC's primetime coverage, while the U.S.
TOKYO (AP) — KJT was desperate to avoid a DNF at the Olympics.
After injuring her lower right leg rounding the bend in the 200-meter event, heptathlon world champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson found herself sitting on the track with medical staff rushing to her assistance, including one pushing a wheelchair.
TOKYO (AP) — Perhaps the world's next sprint star wasn't so hard to find after all.
He's Andre De Grasse, the Canadian who ran his first sprint as a teen in baggy basketball shorts and borrowed spikes, and now has an Olympic gold medal in the 200 meters.
TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Wednesday, August 4, at the Tokyo Games:
TOKYO (AP) — The Swedish and Canadian women's soccer teams have asked that the gold-medal match in Tokyo on Friday be moved to a different time because of heat.
TOKYO (AP) — Simone Biles won a bronze medal in balance beam, her first of the Tokyo Olympics.
The American gymnastics star finished behind gold medalist Guan Chenchen and silver medalist Tang Xijing both of China.
TOKYO (AP) — The women's canoe sprint 200 is making its Olympic debut on Wednesday with optimism about gender equity in the sport, and a nagging sense of skepticism about how one gold medal favorite got to Tokyo.
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 play and aren't expected to be available in the quarterfinals.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — There is definitely a UConn flavor to the women’s basketball being played in the Tokyo Games.
The school that has dominated women's college hoops for the past two decades has branched out internationally with former players not only representing the U.S., but France and Canada as well.
TOKYO (AP) — Three-time gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings missed out on her bid to qualify for a sixth trip to the Summer Games. Fortysomething four-time Olympians Phil Dalhausser and Jake Gibb both retired after getting knocked out in Tokyo.
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.
IZU, Japan (AP) — The record-setting women's pursuit team from Germany and the men's sprint squad from the Netherlands knocked the powerful British team from their perch atop the track cycling world at the Tokyo Olympics.
TOKYO (AP) — Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was never seeking the attention that inevitably came with becoming the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Olympics.
The 43-year-old was the focus of intense scrutiny at the Tokyo Games.
TOKYO (AP) — Through five World Cups and five Olympics, Hedvig Lindahl has been driven by the search for success.
It’s become a draining mission the Sweden goalkeeper won't abandon before she has a winners’ medal around her neck.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — Carli Lloyd, clutch in so many critical moments for the U.S. women's soccer team, failed to connect against Canada on Monday night and the Americans won't play for a fifth Olympic gold medal.
TOKYO (AP) — April Ross and Alix Klineman put away a Cuban team they had never played before.
Next up for the Americans is one of the most familiar faces in all of beach volleyball: Four-time Olympian — and defending gold medalist — Laura Ludwig.
TOKYO (AP) — One of the best rivalries on the track moves into the spotlight on Day 10 of the Tokyo Games and takes a step closer to a big finish when United States teammates Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad size each other up in the semifinals of the women's 400-meter hurdles.
TOKYO (AP) — Maud Megens is doing her best to catch up with some of her former Southern California water polo teammates during the Tokyo Olympics. The coronavirus restrictions make reunions more difficult, but there is one message that always works for the Trojans.
TOKYO (AP) — A last-minute rule change because of the pandemic cleared the way for one-time alternate Lynn Williams to earn an Olympic start.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Ann Wauters is a pioneer for women's basketball in Belgium, becoming the first player to play in the WNBA.
Now 21 years later, the No. 1 pick in the 2000 WNBA draft is the team captain of the Belgium squad playing in the Olympics for the first time.
TOKYO (AP) — Little girls have been watching for decades as the boys in villages across Fiji's scattered islands endlessly honed the skills that would ultimately earn them a living by playing a game they love.
SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Astou Ndour scored 20 points and Cristina Ouvina added 15 to lead Spain to a 76-66 win over Canada on Sunday and a spot in the quarterfinals.
Spain (3-0) led by six at the half and scored the first nine points during a 16-2 run to begin the third quarter that blew the game open.
TOKYO (AP) — The scoreboard at the Shiokaze Park beach volleyball venue said: “Challenge successful. Ball out.”