Tag: Netherlands Olympic Team

Olympic cycling road races are studies in contrast

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TOKYO — The men's and women's Olympic road races that begin the cycling program at the Tokyo Games this weekend are similar only in...

Australian swimming’s relay dynasty is built on trust

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TOKYO — A constantly refilling pool of talent. Well-rehearsed changeovers. And plenty of speed. ...

US women’s volleyball team’s quest for gold began in Rio

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TOKYO — For the U.S. women’s volleyball team, the road to this Olympics and a quest for the country’s first gold medal in the...

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...

2 more Olympic athletes among 91 total Tokyo virus cases

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TOKYO — Two athletes were among four residents of the Olympic Village who were added to the tally Thursday of people accredited for the...

Against the odds: Kamminga has a plan to upset Peaty

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TOKYO — It’s considered the surest gold in the pool. A virtual lock. ...

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...

A list of Olympians to follow on social media

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TOKYO — With the Olympics starting Friday, athletes from around the world are in Tokyo, most of them restricted to training and their hotels...

US volleyball star back for 3rd Olympics after giving birth

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TOKYO — A third trip to the Olympics was far from a sure thing for U.S. volleyball star Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson when she gave...

Netherlands routs Zambia 10-3 in Olympic women’s soccer

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RIFU, Japan — Vivianne Miedema scored four goals and the Netherlands routed Zambia 10-3 to open the Olympic women's soccer tournament on Wednesday. ...