Tag: France Olympic Team

The Latest: US athletes enter the Tokyo opening ceremony

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The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ...

Japan’s judoka stars look to calm nation’s Olympic angst

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TOKYO — The first day of full competition of the Tokyo Games could mark the turning point for an uneasy Japanese public that overwhelmingly...

Mexico opens Olympics with 4-1 victory over France in soccer

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TOKYO — Alexis Vega scored the first of four second-half goals for Mexico in a 4-1 victory over France on Thursday in the men's...

Japan opens Olympic men’s soccer with 1-0 win over SAfrica

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TOKYO — An empty stadium is not how Japanese athletes imagined competing for the first time in Tokyo at their home Olympics. ...

From Copa America to Olympics, Richarlison nets 3 for Brazil

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YOKOMAHA, Japan — The jig of joy seven minutes into his Olympic debut showed just why Richarlison was so determined to be allowed by...

Osaka makes her return against Zheng at Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — Naomi Osaka’s first match in nearly two months will come against 52nd-ranked Zheng Saisai of China in the opening round of the...

US women’s soccer regroups after stunning loss to Sweden

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TOKYO — While it certainly wasn’t the Olympic start the U.S. women’s soccer team had anticipated, a rare loss didn’t skewer the squad’s hopes...

Wisconsin’s ‘Rae Rae’ leads Italy’s 3×3 squad at Tokyo Games

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To Italians, she sounds American. To Americans, she sounds Wisconsin. That's fine by Rae Lin D’Alie, because now she's an Olympian. ...

LaVine cleared, USA Basketball awaits 3 NBA Finals players

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USA Basketball expects to have its full 12-man roster available for Sunday’s matchup against France, the first game for both teams in the Tokyo...

Medal Count: Prediction has US heading a wide open Olympics

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TOKYO — The Tokyo Olympics open Friday and predicting the overall medal count will be more difficult than usual because of the pandemic and...