Featured
FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2021, file photo, Jade Carey, of the United States, performs on the floor during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Carey is finally embarking on her freshman year at Oregon State, after taking a somewhat winding route to Corvallis. Then again, the 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist is used to taking the non-traditional path. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Jade Carey goes from winning gold to hitting the books

Tom Davis, shakes hands with Freddie De Los Santos after winning at Men's H4 Time Trial at the Fuji International Speedway at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

From battlefield to Tokyo: Combat vets vie at Paralympics

FILE - In this Friday, May 17, 2019 file photo, Madrid's Walter Tavares gestures during the Euroleague Final Four semifinal basketball match between CSKA Moscow and Real Madrid at the Fernando Buesa Arena in Vitoria, Spain. While the AfroBasket tournament doesn’t boast the star power of an Olympics, it does showcase ever-competitive and improving quality of basketball on the continent. Tiny Cape Verde has one big advantage as it tries to become champion of African basketball for the first time: 7-foot-3 former NBA draft pick Walter “Edy” Tavares.  (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos, file)

Tall task: Cape Verde aims high in AfroBasket semifinals

Galleries
Latest News
Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, right, playing the role of the High Priestess, holds the torch during the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Protestors disrupt flame lighting for Beijing Winter Games

ANCIENT OLYMPIA.

Some protesters have broken into flame lighting site in Ancient Olympia to protest China's hosting of 2022 Winter Games

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — Some protesters have broken into flame lighting site in Ancient Olympia to protest China's hosting of 2022 Winter Games.

FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2021, file photo, Rebeca Andrade, of Brazil, performs on the floor during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. The 50th artistic gymnastics world championships started Monday, Oct. 18, 2021 and will continue through Sunday in Kitakyushu, featuring more than 300 gymnasts representing 59 countries. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)


Uchimura, 5 new Olympic champs headline gymnastics worlds

TOKYO (AP) — Kohei Uchimura will be aiming for a measure of redemption when the world championships begin in his hometown this week in what could be a competition finale for on

Actresses perform during the final rehearsal for the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

Weather, protest cloud Beijing flame-lighting rehearsal

ANCIENT OLYMPIA, Greece (AP) — A sunburst at the overcast birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece was too short-lived to light the backup flame for the Beijing 2022 W