Tag: Canada Olympic Team

Abbott 1-hitter leads US over Canada 1-0, 2-0 softball start

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FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Monica Abbott pitched a one-hitter, center fielder Haylie McCleney and second baseman Ali Aguilar combined to throw out the potential tying...

Let the fashion policing begin on opening day of Tokyo Games

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NEW YORK — Let the fashion policing begin. The Olympics in...

Japan draws 1-1 with Canada in women’s soccer

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SAPPORO, Japan — Mana Iwabuchi scored in the 84th minute and Japan pulled into a 1-1 draw with Canada to open the Olympic women's...

Olympics finally to start, 1 year later and far from Tokyo

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FUKUSHIMA, Japan — Skippy the yellow kangaroo with green paws was affixed to the first base dugout railing, watching the Australia Spirit become the...

US women shut out the noise in quest for 5th gold medal

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TOKYO — The U.S. women's national soccer team is in a bubble of its own making for the Tokyo Olympics, and it's not just...

US heavy favorite to win 7th straight gold in women’s hoops

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: The United States won its sixth consecutive gold medal in women's basketball with arguably the best team ever assembled. The Americans...

Faster, brighter: Olympics a ‘game changer’ for rugby sevens

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BRISBANE, Australia — For six days, fit, strong Olympians hurled themselves at each other and at the tryline in short, sharp busts. ...

Tuwai back as Fijian men defend Olympic rugby sevens gold

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Rio de Janeiro gold medalist Jerry Tuwai will captain the defending champion Fiji men’s team in the rugby sevens tournament...

Perry Baker back in U.S. rugby 7s squad for Tokyo Olympics

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Two-time world rugby sevens player of the year Perry Baker has recovered from a serious leg injury to earn his...

The U.S. women are favorites in Tokyo after upset in Brazil

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Germany won its first gold medal with a 2-1 victory over Sweden. It was quite a swan song for Germany coach...