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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

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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

Protesters raise a Tibetan flag and a banner from scaffolding at the Acropolis hill, in Athens, Greece, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021. Three people attempted to hang a banner from the Acropolis in Athens Sunday morning in protest at the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics but were arrested before completing their mission. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)

2 arrested in Athens for protesting Beijing Olympics

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Two women attempted to hang a banner from the Acropolis in Athens Sunday morning in protest at the upcoming Beijing Winter Olympics, and were detained by

FIFA president Gianni Infantino, left, smiles after receiving the shirt of the Venezuelan soccer team with Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro, right, during his visit at Miraflores Presidential Palace in in Caracas, Venezuela , Friday , Oct 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

IOC voices Olympic concern at FIFA's biennial World Cup plan

GENEVA (AP) — The International Olympic Committee said on Saturday it has “concerns” about FIFA’s push for soccer World Cups every two years.

From left, women's singles silver medalist Kaori Sakamoto of Japan, gold medalist Mai Mihara of Japan, and bronze medalist Joanna So of Hong Kong pose on the ice during their medal ceremony at the Asian Open Figure Skating Trophy, a test event for the 2022 Winter Olympics, at the Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Friday, Oct. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Japanese figure skaters win Olympic test event in Beijing

BEIJING (AP) — Japan’s Yuma Kagiyama and Mai Mihara have won the men's and women's singles titles at the Asia Open figure skating event.