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Phelps looks forward to being full-time dad

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps has nothing left to do at the pool.

August 14, 2016 | | Olympics


Bolt golden again in 100 at Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - If there were any doubts, it took less than 10 seconds - 9.81, to be exact - for Usain Bolt to erase them.

August 14, 2016 | | Olympics


Phelps dusts Lochte in 200 IM for 22nd gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps waggled four fingers, recognizing another historic achievement.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


Biles soars to Olympic all-around title

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Simone Biles and Aly Raisman stood side by side in Rio Olympic Arena, clutching each other while waiting for the inevitable coronation.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


Marcus Fraser leads a day of firsts

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - On a day of firsts for Olympic golf, Marcus Fraser of Australia had the one that mattered - the first-round lead.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


US men win marathon match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - At some point, Phil Dalhausser just had to laugh.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


US women roll to another easy win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - U.S. women's water polo coach Adam Krikorian shook his head in disgust after an ugly turnover in the third. He put in five new swimmers after China scored in the fourth, and then clapped his hands at his bench as if trying for a late wake-up call.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


Gray skies and green water at Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Skies and pools both darkened Wednesday as the sun-splashed Olympics in Rio de Janeiro gave way to gray clouds and murky green waters.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


US women’s team rolls on in another blowout

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Diana Taurasi and her U.S. teammates knew they'd be in for a test against Serbia.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


Brazil tops Denmark to avoid elimination in men’s soccer

SALVADOR, Brazil (AP) - Brazil finally found its scoring touch in the men's soccer tournament at the Olympics.

August 11, 2016 | | Olympics


Serena Williams destroys racket in win

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - One destroyed racket - and one poor set - later, Serena Williams made it safely into the third round of the Rio Olympics as she bids for a second consecutive singles gold medal.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics


Deja vu for Americans; 5th in team gymnastics again

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - It was 2012 all over again for the Americans on Monday in the Rio Games.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics


Muhammad first US athlete to wear hijab at an Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The third day of Olympic competition featured a couple of firsts: Rafaela Silva captured host Brazil's initial gold medal of the Rio de Janeiro Games, and fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad made history by becoming the only American ever to compete in the Olympics wearing a hijab.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics


US women use balanced attack in rout of Spain

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Everywhere Sue Bird looks on the court, there's someone in a U.S. jersey that can score. It's a point guard's dream.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics


US men’s shakes slow start to blast Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Red, white and blase for one quarter, the U.S. Olympic team woke up and won with ease.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics


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Articles by Section - Olympics


US women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - A tense shootout, a dazzling deke and the end of an impressive streak.

February 23, 2018 | | Olympics


Goggia gets gold; Bjoergen sets Winter Games medals mark

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Sofia Goggia refused to let Lindsey Vonn catch her. Or, anyone else.

February 22, 2018 | | Olympics


Virtue, Moir win ice dance for 3rd career Olympic gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Canadian stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir won the gold medal in ice dancing at the Pyeongchang Games on Tuesday, becoming ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


Russian doping scandal stuns Olympic curling competitors

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - When word broke on Monday that a Russian Olympic curler was facing a doping charge, the curling world was floored. Not ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


It’s US vs Canada for gold Thursday in women’s hockey

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - The Americans played their way back into the only women's hockey game that matters: a showdown with Canada for the ...

February 20, 2018 | | Olympics


American Shiffrin rallies on final run to win giant slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Finally, it was an ideal day for skiing.

February 15, 2018 | | Olympics


White wins USA’s 100th winter gold, gets grilled by media

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Shaun White stared down the halfpipe before his final Olympic run and had no doubt what would happen next.

February 15, 2018 | | Olympics


American Jamie Anderson wins slopestyle

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years.

February 13, 2018 | | Olympics


2nd Alpine postponement means Shiffrin starts with slalom

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Mikaela Shiffrin's pursuit of gold at the Pyeongchang Olympics will start on a different day - and in a different event ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


Anderson defends Olympic gold in blustery slopestyle final

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Jamie Anderson finished her run, glanced up at the scoreboard and stuck out her tongue for the world to see, a ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


Nagasu, Rippon help lead Americans to figure skating bronze

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - Mirai Nagasu and Adam Rippon shared tears of sorrow when they were left off the Olympic team four years ago, each ...

February 12, 2018 | | Olympics


‘California Kid’ heads to Winter Games

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Ask snowboarder Chloe Kim what she thinks the "Chloe Kim Story" really is this year and she hesitates just a moment, before ...

January 28, 2018 | | Olympics


Without NHL players, Olympic tournament is now ‘wide open’

NEW YORK (AP) - When Willie Desjardins coached Canada's 2010 world junior team stacked with future NHL players Taylor Hall, Jordan Eberle, Brayden Schenn, Alex ...

January 21, 2018 | | Olympics


Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first ...

January 18, 2018 | | Olympics


North Korea to send delegation to Olympics

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as ...

January 09, 2018 | | Olympics


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