Tag: Women’s basketball

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. ...

AP-Sportlight-Week Ahead

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July 22 1921 — Jim Barnes wins the U.S. Men’s Open...

Go-to woman: Callan’s stealthy impact keeps US hoops rolling

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LAS VEGAS — Carol Callan has excelled in many roles during her decades-long career as women's national team director for USA Basketball. ...

Bird, Alvarez chosen to carry US flag at opening ceremony

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Four-time Olympic women's basketball gold medalist Sue Bird and baseball player Eddy Alvarez were chosen as U.S. flag bearers for the opening ceremony of...

Tokyo Games boast equal gender participation for first time

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Grace Luczak had left competitive rowing and taken a job in the private sector when a move toward gender equity at the Tokyo Games...

Wolves sale approved, as Taylor sends 20% to Lore, Rodriguez

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MINNEAPOLIS — The first increment of the $1.5 billion sale of the Minnesota Timberwolves to e-commerce mogul Marc Lore and retired baseball star Alex...

Court of Arbitration for Sport rejects Ogwumike’s appeal

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams won't be playing for Nigeria in the Olympics after the Court of Arbitration for Sport rejected...

Replacement named for Liz Cambage in Australian Olympic team

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SYDNEY — Sara Blicavs has been given a late call-up to the Tokyo Olympics after WNBA star Liz Cambage’s withdrawal from the Australian women's...

Dolson’s Diary: Pre-Olympic training full of protocols

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LAS VEGAS — Wow, it’s been an awesome week of training in Las Vegas getting ready for my first Olympics. ...

Samuelson tests positive for COVID-19, out of Olympics

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LAS VEGAS — Katie Lou Samuelson is out of 3-on-3 basketball at the Olympics after contracting COVID-19 while training in Las Vegas. ...