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Women stay undefeated in volleyball

LONDON (AP) - Destinee Hooker scored 19 points as the undefeated U.S. women's volleyball team wrapped up preliminary pool play at the London Olympics with a straight-set victory over Turkey on Sunday night.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

Americans on track for 3rd beach gold

LONDON (AP) - They call her "Six Feet of Sunshine," but at night in London, the smile disappears and Kerri Walsh Jennings turns downright fierce.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

Heavyweights protest decisions in boxing

LONDON (AP) - Siarhei Karneyeu lingered in the ring after his Olympic heavyweight loss Sunday night, crying and shaking his head in disbelief after his clutching, holding opponent was awarded a narrow decision victory.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

US-Canada means Abby vs Sincy in semis

MANCHESTER, England (AP) - In the chase for Mia Hamm's world record, Abby Wambach leads by two.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

Women rout China 114-66 in basketball

LONDON (AP) - More offensive fireworks were on display at the basketball venue - this time courtesy of the U.S. women.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

Australia, US meet in Olympic water polo semi-finals today

LONDON (AP) - Mel Rippon slotted home the last penalty of a shootout to give Australia a dramatic 20-18 win over China on Sunday for a spot in the women's Olympic water polo semifinals, where fellow gold-medal favorite the United States awaits.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

Phelps gets started on the rest of his life

LONDON (AP) - On the first day of the rest of his life, Michael Phelps found old habits are hard to break.

August 05, 2012 | | Olympics

It's Destinee again for the US women

LONDON (AP) - Destinee Hooker scored 19 points and the U.S. women's volleyball team clinched the top spot in its pool with a preliminary-round victory over Serbia in straight sets on Friday at the Olympics.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

Is it time to retire the Dream Team?

LONDON (AP) - Kobe Bryant was at Wimbledon on Friday, taking in the epic semifinal match between Roger Federer and Juan Martin del Potro and signing autographs between games. His day off was unscheduled, but there was really no need for the U.S. basketball team to practice when that's about all they did the night before against Nigeria.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

US Olympic women top New Zealand 2-0

NEWCASTLE, England (AP) - These were supposed to be the Hope Solo Olympics for the U.S. women's football team. Or the Alex Morgan Games. Instead, they belong so far to the old reliable, Abby Wambach, who has scored in every match to lead the Americans into the semifinals.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

US men, defending champs, lose in beach volleyball

LONDON (AP) - Defending beach volleyball gold medalist Phil Dalhausser saw the Italian points pile up on the scoreboard and knew his hopes for a repeat were over when Todd Rogers' final Olympic touch fell short of the net.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

US lifter Farris just misses American records

LONDON (AP) - United States weightlifter Kendrick Farris gave his performance a seven on a scale of one to 10.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

Jeter of US leads quick women's 100 heats

LONDON (AP) - Well, that sure was fast.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

Federer edges Del Potro in semifinals

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) - Roger Federer leaned on the net, exhausted but exhilarated after winning the final set 19-17 to earn his first Olympic singles medal.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

1 US boxer still fighting after overturned result

LONDON (AP) - A few hours after the U.S. men's boxing team thought its London Olympics were over, amateur boxing's governing body decided Errol Spence deserved to fight on.

August 03, 2012 | | Olympics

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Articles by Section - Olympics

Bjoergen dominates in last race, wins 5th medal

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Marit Bjoergen has left a legacy that will be hard to top.

February 25, 2018 | | Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — If the Korean women’s curling team thought winning an Olympic silver m

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - If the Korean women's curling team thought winning an Olympic silver medal was fun, wait until they get their mobile ...

February 25, 2018 | | Olympics

Pyeongchang Games: Oodles of oohs, ughs

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Wind, snow, ice or shine, the Winter Games had its share of golden moments that will forever be etched in Olympic ...

February 25, 2018 | | Olympics

American men win Olympic curling gold

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) - John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked ...

February 25, 2018 | | 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

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