USA Basketball will face Puerto Rico, Mexico and Cuba in the first round of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup.
The Americans, who won a fourth consecutive Olympic gold medal in Tokyo but finished only seventh at the most recent Basketball World Cup two years ago, found out their qualifying opponents Tuesday when the draw was held at FIBA headquarters in Mies, Switzerland.
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:
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) — Although Indian boxer Mary Kom is out of her second Olympics after a narrow loss to Ingrit Valencia of Colombia, the 38-year-old trailblazer might not be done chasing her Olympic dreams.
TOKYO (AP) — Three events, three gold medals. China kept its perfect record in Tokyo Olympic weightlifting Sunday, but only after plenty of drama.
It was gold or nothing when Chen Lijun stepped onto the stage for his second lift in the clean and jerk.
TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Sunday, July 25, at the Tokyo Games:
The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:
TOKYO (AP) — With the Olympics starting Friday, athletes from around the world are in Tokyo, most of them restricted to training and their hotels because of virus protocols. Still, they are posting photos and videos of their travel and preparations for the Games.
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. (AP) — Nelly Korda powered her way to her first major championship Sunday with a performance worthy of her new status as the No. 1 player in women’s golf.
The 22-year-old American seized control by using her length from that graceful swing for another eagle that sent her to victory in KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Phil Mickelson is looking like the Mickelson of old at the PGA Championship.
The 50-year-old ran off five birdies for a 69 and shared the lead with Louis Oosthuizen after two rounds at Kiawah Island.
CARY, N.C. (AP) — The United States will open its second chance to qualify for the baseball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics when it faces Nicaragua on May 31 at Port St. Lucie, Florida.
The U.S., managed by Mike Scioscia, plays the Dominican Republic the next day at West Palm Beach in a Baseball Americas Qualifier, the World Baseball Softball Confederation announced Thursday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil will look for inspiration from playing at the historic Maracana Stadium when it faces Honduras in the semifinals of the men's Olympic soccer tournament on Wednesday.
The decisive game will mark the debut of many of Brazil's youngsters at the famed venue, which is expected to be packed with nearly 70,000 fans hopeful of seeing Brazil stay on track for its first soccer gold medal.