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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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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 file photo, Oleksandr Usyk, left, reacts after defeating Chazz Witherspoon during a heavyweight boxing bout, in Chicago. Usyk is scheduled to take on Anthony Joshua for the heavyweight title, at the London Tottenham Hotspur Stadium next Saturday, Sept. 25. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Heavyweight champ Joshua back in ring and has plenty to lose

Anthony Joshua’s seemingly inexorable journey to being undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has gotten a little bumpy over the last two years.

FILE - Katie Ledecky reacts after winning the women's 1500-meters freestyle final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, in this Wednesday, July 28, 2021, file photo. Ledecky announced Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021, that she is moving to the University of Florida to be closer to home and train under Anthony Nesty, a rising star coach who will oversee her preparations for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Ledecky, a seven-time Olympic gold medalist, spent the last five years at Stanford University, where she worked with U.S. national team coach Greg Meehan while earning a psychology degree. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

Gator Chomp: Ledecky heads to Florida to work with Nesty

Katie Ledecky will be learning a new stroke.

The Gator Chomp.

In this July 2012 photo provided by Joan Beisel, Olympic medalist swimmer Elizabeth Beisel, right, stands for a photo with her father Ted Beisel, left, at the 2012 Olympics, in London. Beisel competed in three Olympics, but she's never taken on a challenge quite like this. She will attempt to become the first woman to swim from the Rhode Island mainland to Block Island. The 10.4-mile swim is to honor her father, who died July 1 after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Beisel has raised more than $121,000 for the fight against cancer and knows that she brought some meaning to her father's life in his final months. (Joan Beisel via AP)

Olympic swimmer Beisel hits the ocean to honor her father

When Elizabeth Beisel's dad got the awful news — pancreatic cancer — the Olympic swimming medalist knew she had to do something, anything, that would give him a reason to get u

FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 file photo, People stand under a set of Olympic Rings as they watch the sun set over the Black Sea a day after the close of the 2014 Winter Olympics, in Sochi, Russia. U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a groundbreaking new policy announced Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021 by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

USOPC: American hopefuls for Beijing Games must have vaccine

U.S. athletes trying to make the Winter Olympics will have to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 under a groundbreaking new policy announced Wednesday by the U.S.