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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: ___ The U.S. women’s volleyball team won its third straight match at the Olympics and is assured of a spot in the quarterfinals. The Americans beat Turkey 25-19, 25-20, 17-25, …

Swimming: Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell are in the final of the 50m freestyle at 11.37. Our women’s and men’s teams will compete in the 4x100m medley relay events at 12:15 p.m. and 12:36 p.m. respectively. There are no Australians in the men’s 50m freestyle at 11:30 am; nor the men’s 1500m final at 11:44 …

NANTICOKE – The air was filled with the signature sound of the ball hitting the paddle as the Keystone States Games table tennis tournament provided fast-paced action and big drama at the Nanticoke Table Tennis Club on Saturday. Jack Livingston, the club manager, said the club has been open since the early 2000s, and the …

The biggest challenge Hend Zaza from Syria faced and overcome was training and qualifying for the Olympics. Upala Sen | Posted 01.08.21, 00:16 AM Mary Kom’s loss in Tokyo last week was heartbreaking for many in India, and maybe for good reason. But not all defeats are overcome. Hend Zaza of Syria lost in the …

Tokyo Olympic Games Updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Tokyo Olympic Games news. Any Olympiad is reinforced by an unavoidable rivalry. The first week of the Tokyo Games was defined by a pair of swimmers, Australia’s Ariarne Titmus and Katie Ledecky for the United States. On Saturday …

Here’s what you need to know: Megan Rapinoe stood in triumph after her winning kick in the penalty shootout.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times YOKOHAMA, Japan — The United States women’s soccer team beat the Netherlands in a penalty shootout on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics, leaning on its veterans to …

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee revised its motto: “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together”. But this call for unity fell flat for many on the Chinese internet. Anti-Japanese sentiments on Chinese social media platforms, particularly on the microblogging site Weibo, have increased as athletes from the two countries compete against each other …

“I love the competition,” May said. “I’m almost like a boxer. I like head-to-head competitions and I like the fear of losing. There’s something funny about the fear of losing to someone as good as me and winning, and if I lose to them and do my best, I don’t consider it a loss. I …

Ajay Nwosu had a moment of clarity last weekend as he sat on the couch watching skateboarding at the Tokyo Olympics. Something about non-traditional Olympic sport resonated with him. He watched it for hours. Then it hit him. “I frankly thought it could be teqball in a few years,” said Nwosu, CEO of the US …

The Tokyo Olympics are underway and NBC Sports has you covered with the daily schedule including TV channel information, event highlights, start times, dates, new sports at the Tokyo Games and more. For a full streaming schedule and to see what Olympic events are live now, check out the NBC Olympics live schedule page. RELATED: Learn …