Arrows and smartphones: daily life of Amazon Tembe tribe

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — They hunt with bows and arrows, fish for piranhas and gather wild plants, while some watch soap operas on TV or check the internet on phones inside tha...

Amazon tribe in Brazil patrols territory, braces for fight

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS RESERVE, Brazil (AP) — Deep in the Amazon rainforest, there is talk of a looming conflict over land. The men in the Tembe indigenous group sometimes daub th...

Nathan Adrian: life before medal gold as he fights cancer

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Five-time Olympic swimming gold medalist Nathan Adrian says that his success won't be on his mind at the end of his life. Maybe that would have been him some years ...

Peru surfers dominate at Pan Am Games

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's Lucca Mesinas and Daniella Rosas won gold in their surfing finals at the Pan American Games on Sunday and a likely ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Interna...

US water polo team: balcony accident united us as a group

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. water polo team says that a fatal nightclub collapse in South Korea that injured some of team members united them as a group and gave them new perspective to make the best o...

Brazil wins first Pan Am Games paddleboard gold on last wave

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Brazil's Lena Guimaraes risked it all on the last wave and it paid off when she won gold in paddleboard on Friday at the Pan American Games, where surfing is making its debut as a sp...

Argentina's surfers hoping to make waves at Olympics

LIMA, Peru (AP) — On a Peruvian beach, Argentina's passionate sports fans have been waving the country's sky-blue and white flag this week for a group of athletes looking to make a splash at next year...

Mexico's Celaya wins diving gold in his first Pan Am Games

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Mexico's Juan Manuel Celaya plunged with power and emerged from the pool with a smile, knowing that the most challenging days had been worth a gold medal at the 1-meter springboard a...

Canada wins Pan Am gold, Olympic berth at artistic swimming

LIMA, Peru (AP) — After they soared with acrobatic skills in the water, Canada's Claudia Holzner and Jacqueline Simoneau embraced Halle Pratt, who wept tears of joy when they won the artistic swimming...

US boxing captain Fuchs fights back after bout with OCD

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Ask U.S. boxing team captain Virginia Fuchs about her toughest fight and she'll tell you it was far from a ring. She felt the knockout in her mind and it was a long...

Cook, Pardon of US win beach volleyball gold at Pan Am Games

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The gray skies of the Peruvian capital served as a dramatic but familiar backdrop for Americans Karissa Cook and Jace Pardon, who won the women's beach volleyball final at the Pan Am...

Schulz: love wave pools but Olympic surfing should be at sea

LIMA, Peru (AP) — American surfer Kevin Schulz loves wave pools but he's on firm ground when it comes to his opinion on surfing at the Olympics: it should always be in the ocean. The...

US, Canada make history at surfing Pan Am Games debut

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Surfers Kevin Schulz of the United States and Cody Young of Canada have made history as the first competitors in the ocean during the sport's debut in the Pan American Games. ...

Surfing: A Peru way of life as sport debuts at Pan Am Games

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Every dawn, on every day, surfers in wetsuits paddle out to take on the famed Peruvian waves. Back on rocky beaches bearing Hawaiian names like Makaha and Waikiki, instructors can be...

Morgan Hurd inspires other young gymnasts to wear eyeglasses

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Morgan Hurd is an inspiration for young American gymnasts — and anyone who wears eyeglasses and practices sports — that some have dressed up in leotards and her trademark glasses for...