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Olympic Latest: Johnny Hooper key in US water polo win

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Johnny Hooper has returned to his mother’s...
Jul. 25, 2021

The Latest: Germany warns unvaccinated may face restrictions

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s chief of staff says restrictions for unvaccinated people may be necessary if case numbers reach new heights in the coming months. But Helge Braun...
Jul. 25, 2021

Bus swerves off road in Croatia; 10 killed, 45 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia early Sunday, killing 10 people and injuring at least 45 others, police said. The crash happened...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympic Latest: Li wins gold in men's weightlifting

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Li Fabin of China has...
Jul. 25, 2021

Israeli airlines launch first direct flights to Morocco

JERUSALEM (AP) — Two Israeli airlines launched their first commercial flights between Israel and Morocco on Sunday, less than a year after the countries officially normalized relations. Israir's flight departed...
Jul. 25, 2021

China sends supplies to flooded area, rebuilds barriers

XINXIANG, China (AP) — Trucks carrying water and food on Sunday streamed into a Chinese city at the center of flooding that killed at least 58 people, while soldiers laid...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympic Latest: Kiesenhofer pulls off women's cycling upset

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Cyclist Anna Kiesenhofer of Austria...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympic Latest: Russians top US in gymnastics qualifying

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 gymnastics team’s bid for...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympic Latest: South Korea wins 9th team archery gold

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT A contingent led by An...
Jul. 25, 2021

113 killed in western India landslides, monsoon flooding

NEW DELHI (AP) — Days of landslides and flooding triggered by heavy monsoon rains in western India’s Maharashtra state killed at least 113 people and injured 50, officials said Sunday,...
Jul. 25, 2021

DeChambeau, Rahm out of Olympics after positive COVID tests

TOKYO (AP) — Known for their towering drives, Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm won't make it to the tee box at the Olympics. The last two U.S. Open champions became...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympic Latest: Iran refugee falls short in gold medal bid

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Iranian refugee Kimia Alizadeh has fallen short...
Jul. 25, 2021

The Latest: Golfer Rahm positive for COVID, out of Olympics

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Spanish golfer Jon Rahm has tested positive...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympics Latest: Volunteer collapses in heat at Olympics

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ A volunteer has collapsed during the medal...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympics Latest: Storm could force Olympic schedule changes

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ With tropical weather forecast to approach Tokyo...
Jul. 25, 2021

Bus swerves off road in Croatia; 10 killed, 30 injured

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A bus swerved off a highway and crashed in Croatia early Sunday, killing 10 people and injuring at least 30 others, police said. The crash happened...
Jul. 25, 2021

Spanish Olympic committee says U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm is positive for COVID-19 and will miss Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — Spanish Olympic committee says U.S. Open champion Jon Rahm is positive for COVID-19 and will miss Tokyo Games.
Jul. 25, 2021

Tunisian teen wins surprise Olympic swimming gold

TOKYO (AP) — Nobody was watching Ahmed Hafnaoui in lane eight of the Olympic pool. All eyes were on the Tunisian teenager at the finish. Hafnaoui was the stunning winner...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympics Latest: IOC acknowledges athlete transport issues

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Tokyo Olympic organizers say there have been...
Jul. 25, 2021

EXPLAINER: How team of refugee athletes made it to Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The Refugee Olympic Team was created by the International Olympic Committee for the 2016 Olympics to allow athletes to keep competing even if they have been forced...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympics Latest: American Shaner wins 10m air rifle gold

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT William Shaner has won gold...
Jul. 25, 2021

2 COVID patients dead after power outage at Jordan hospital

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Two coronavirus patients died at a hospital in the Jordanian capital of Amman on Sunday after a short circuit knocked out power at the facility's intensive...
Jul. 25, 2021

Spaniards put faith in COVID-19 vaccines even as cases surge

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Like far too many of Spain’s youth, Sergio Rosado has seen the new, more contagious coronavirus strain strike those too eager to cut loose when authorities...
Jul. 25, 2021

Olympics Latest: China wins synchronized springboard gold

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT China has captured the first...
Jul. 25, 2021

The Latest: IOC urges medalists to curb hugs, keep masks on

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The IOC is urging Olympic medalists to...
Jul. 24, 2021

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