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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

After all the bad blood, King beats Efimova

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - This one will surely be seen as a victory for clean athletes over the dopers.

August 08, 2016 | | Olympics

USA gymnasts soar

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The nerves were there. Unmistakable. Unavoidable. Standing in the darkened tunnel before entering Rio Olympic Arena on Sunday night, the U.S. women's gymnastics team felt the pressure that comes not from outside expectations but those held within.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

Saric’s swats away Gasol’s shot to preserve Croatia victory

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With one big block, Dario Saric gave a glimpse of what the 76ers can't wait to see in Philadelphia.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

Long sets world record in winning weightlifting gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Long Qingquan of China set a world record in winning Olympic gold in the men's weightlifting 53-kilogram category Sunday at the Rio de Janeiro Games.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

Resurgent del Potro tops No. 1 Djokovic

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Juan Martin del Potro is back, and Novak Djokovic is gone.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

For 1st time, Williams sisters lose Olympic doubles match

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Serena and Venus Williams never had lost an Olympic doubles match until Sunday night, going 15-0 and earning three gold medals together.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

Ledecky cruises to world record

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Katie Ledecky was racing nothing but the clock.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

No. 19: Phelps adds another Olympic gold with dazzling relay

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Michael Phelps has to clear out more space in his medal case.

August 07, 2016 | | Olympics

‘Don’t poke my eye out’: Murray needs flag practice in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Andy Murray is quite adept at wielding a tennis racket. Holding a giant flag? He needs some work in that area.

August 04, 2016 | | Olympics

A first: USA has defending judo champion

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - For the first time, the U.S. will have a defending Olympic judo champion when the Rio de Janeiro Games begin - and she will be backed up by arguably the strongest team ever produced by the Americans in the Japanese martial art, with a serious chance of taking three medals.

August 04, 2016 | | Olympics

IOC approves entry of 271 Russian athletes for Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The IOC approved the entry of 271 Russian athletes for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Thursday, meaning 70 percent of the country's original team will compete after a doping scandal that has dominated the buildup to the games.

August 04, 2016 | | Olympics

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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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