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Clippers rally from 25 down in 2nd half, stun Nuggets 87-85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amir Coffey had 18 points, Reggie Jackson scored 11 of his 13 in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 25-point deficit in the second half for a stunning 87...

Djokovic named best Balkan athlete for record 7th time

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Novak Djokovic was named the Best Balkan Athlete of the year on Wednesday for a record seventh time. The 34-year-old Serbian tennis great is ranked No. 1 in th...

13 Taiwanese karatekas return from Kazakhstan with COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Tuesday (Dec. 28) announced that a 13th member of a delegation of karate athletes who participated in a tournament in Kazakhs...

Taiwan reports 1 local and 23 imported COVID cases

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) on Sunday (Dec. 26) announced one new local case of COVID-19, 23 imported ones, and no deaths. The one local case is a man in...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1

Celebrity birthdays for the week of Dec. 26-Jan. 1: Dec. 26: Singer Abdul “Duke” Fakir of The Four Tops is 86. “America’s Most Wanted” host John Walsh is 76. Keyboardist Bob Carpente...

Boxing among 3 Olympic sports in danger of losing 2028 spot

GENEVA (AP) — Boxing, weightlifting and modern pentathlon were set a target of about 18 months on Thursday to make changes in order to keep their status as Olympic sports for the 2028 Los Angeles Game...

Sport climbing gets a boost with Olympic debut

Sport climbing's popularity has risen in recent years as more climbers have turned out to scale walls indoors and out. The sport, like nearly everything else, lost its footing a bit ...

Afghan karate champion fears it's game over for female athletes

CISARUA, Indonesia, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Afghan karate champion Meena Asadi pounds the heavy bag as part of her training routine, but she fears female athletes still in her homeland may have already los...

Taiwan's Olympic karate medalist announces engagement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fresh from having won her historic medal in Olympic karate, Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) revealed that she has accepted a marriage proposal and that her fiancee is her t...

Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun clinches bronze medal in Olympic karate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Wen Tzu-yun (文姿云) on Thursday (Aug. 5) fought her way to the semifinals of the Women's 55-kg kumite category of the karate competition and has won the bro...

EXPLAINER: How team of refugee athletes made it to Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — The Refugee Olympic Team was created by the International Olympic Committee for the 2016 Olympics to allow athletes to keep competing even if they have been forced to leave their home cou...

EXPLAINER: This year's four new Olympic sports, broken down

TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics are introducing four new sports — skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing. Each traveled its own unique path to the Games. Here, at a glance, from Associated ...

Live at Budokan: Famed arena gets another Olympic spotlight

TOKYO (AP) — The Nippon Budokan sits serenely nestled in a verdant park at the heart of Tokyo. Visitors admire the elegant lines of its Buddhist temple-based design before they step into the graceful ...

Tokyo Games boast equal gender participation for first time

Grace Luczak had left competitive rowing and taken a job in the private sector when a move toward gender equity at the Tokyo Games lured her back into a boat. A women's rowing event...

Medal predictions for events at the Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Olympic medal predictions by AP beat writers: ___ ARCHERY Mixed Team Gold: South Korea Silver: I...