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Best photos from Day 3 of Tokyo Olympics
Dramatic photos from Day 3 of the Tokyo Olympics, including scenes of Simone Biles and the USA men's basketball team.
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After 13 years, Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott yearn for a golden chance at revenge
Monday's game against Japan gives Cat Osterman and Monica Abbott another chance to push the U.S. softball team closer to a long-awaited gold medal.
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U.S. men's basketball falls to France for first Olympics loss since 2004
The U.S. men's basketball team struggles mightily down the stretch, losing to France 83-76 in its Tokyo Olympics opener on Sunday.
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Mexico's promising Olympics start hits big bump in soccer loss to Japan
Mexico's 2-1 loss to Japan in soccer at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday doesn't derail chances for gold, but missed opportunities could be a big concern.
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Hernández: Rikako Ikee is the Olympics comeback story that deserves a standing ovation
It's unfortunate that Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee's return to the Olympics after a grueling battle with leukemia won't be cheered on by fans.
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How Tokyo Olympic athletes deal with the loud sounds of silence
Unable to draw energy from crowds because of COVID-19 restrictions, athletes at the Tokyo Olympics try to overcome the 'uncomfortable' situation.
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At 101, judo coaching great Yosh Uchida still isn't done helping Olympians
Judo coach Yosh Uchida continues to affect the lives of Olympians at 101. One of his pupils, Colton Brown, is competing at the Tokyo Olympics.
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2021 hindsight: Inside the Trevor Bauer disaster and how the Dodgers got here
Upon signing Trevor Bauer, the Dodgers cited a thorough vetting process; now Bauer's career as a Dodger is in limbo. How a $102-million risk went wrong.
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Letters to Sports: Roberts, Bellinger and Jansen, the Dodgers' definition of insanity
L.A. Times sports readers weigh in on the troubling turn of events with Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, the Olympics and Vin Scully's interview.
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Naomi Osaka wins first-round match at Olympics, then breaks her silence with media
Naomi Osaka, playing for the first time since withdrawing from the French Open, speaks to the media after winning her first-round match.
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Tokyo Olympic surfers feeling swell as tropical storm approaches Japan
With Tropical Storm Nepartak bearing down on Japan, Tokyo Olympic surfers are looking forward to bigger and better waves in the days ahead.
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Japan's Yuto Horigome takes gold in street skateboarding, besting U.S. efforts
Jagger Eaton finishes with bronze in men's street skateboarding, but Nyjah Huston, one of the favorites for gold, finishes seventh.
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Dodgers' Kenley Jansen shakes off rocky stretch, gets save in shutout of Colorado
In a bounce-back bullpen effort Saturday, the Dodgers' Kenley Jansen closed out a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rockies after three straight blown saves.
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Chase Kalisz takes over for Michael Phelps as U.S. has strong first day
Chase Kalisz wins the first U.S. medal at the Tokyo Olympic Games, earning gold in the men's 400-meter individual medley. Jay Litherland captures silver.
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Patrick Sandoval flirts with no-hitter in Angels' win as career transformation continues
Patrick Sandoval, 24, lost a no-hit bid in the ninth inning but led the Angels to a 2-1 victory at Minnesota and continued his upward trajectory.
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Photos: Best images from Day 2 of Tokyo Olympics
Best photos from the Tokyo Olympics, including judo and gymnastics.
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LAUSD athletes continue to face challenges with conflicting COVID-19 protocols
Even if vaccinated, LAUSD athletes will be required to undergo weekly testing while other students are not required to do so for classroom learning.
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Japan wins its first gold of the Games in judo on hallowed ground
Naohisa Takato earned Japan its first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics in the men's judo lightweight division at the historic Budokan arena.
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Column: U.S. men's gymnastics team stumbles but qualifies for medal competition
The American men stumbled early in gymnastics qualifying but steadied themselves to make a solid recovery in advancing in team and individual events.
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U.S. women's soccer team turns on switch against New Zealand, must keep it on
The U.S. women answer their wakeup call with a resounding 6-1 victory over New Zealand and are now 1-1 in soccer group play at the Tokyo Olympics.
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Top girls' basketball player Juju Watkins leaves Windward for Sierra Canyon
Juju Watkins, the nation's top girls' basketball prospect from class of 2023, has enrolled at Sierra Canyon.
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WNBA stars helping fuel 3-on-3 basketball's golden moment in Olympics
Olympic 3-on-3 basketball teams are made up of WNBA players who are managing to make an impact in Tokyo despite it being a much different game.
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This isn't Magic, Michael and Larry: U.S. basketball trying to beat the odds in Tokyo
The U.S. men's basketball team isn't an incarnation of the Dream Team, but the team still is holding lofty expectations for the Tokyo Olympics.
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'It's pretty weird': Dodgers can't snap out of extra-inning funk
After Friday's 10th-inning loss to the Rockies, the Dodgers fell to 1-10 in extra-inning games this season.
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Dodgers' bullpen woes continue in another frustrating loss, this time to Rockies
The Dodgers rallied to tie the score in the ninth inning but gave up three runs to Colorado in the 10th in a 9-6 loss. Cody Bellinger left with hamstring tightness.
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Kings stay put in NHL draft and land defenseman Brandt Clarke with eighth pick
Playmaker Brandt Clarke, drafted eighth overall by the Kings, competed against pros in Slovakia. The Ducks chose center Mason McTavish third overall.
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Angels minor leaguers describe 'deeply disturbing' conditions that cause some to quit
Angels minor league players gave a "deeply disturbing" description of life in the minors, which an advocacy group says needs to be addressed.
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Photos: Tokyo Olympics officially starts with a made-for-TV opening ceremony
A look at some of the biggest moments from the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony from Times photographers Robert Gauthier and Wally Skalij.
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For U.S. water polo player Johnny Hooper, adapting to challenges is key to thriving
U.S. men's water polo player Johnny Hooper credits an ability to adapt to life's challenges as important for his success in the pool.
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Former Mayfair star Josh Christopher among Lakers' draft prospects
Guards Josh Christopher of Arizona State and Joshua Primo of Alabama go through the paces in El Segundo on Friday.
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