Maclennan was the 2013 and 2018 World Trampoline champion, 2012 and 2016 Olympic champion, and 2011 and 2015 Pan American Games champion in the individual trampoline event.
Wayne “Junior” Hoilett (born June 5,1990). He was born in Brampton, Ontario, Hoilett was part of the Blackburn Rovers academy set up since the age of 13.
KASHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Olympics may be the last major soccer tournament for some of the biggest stars on the U.S. women’s national team, including forward Carli Lloyd. The United States plays its final game of the Tokyo Games on Thursday in Kashima. The Americans, who lost to Canada 1-0 in the semifinals, will […]
TOKYO (AP) — Every Olympic athlete who soars to the heavens as part of the “Faster, Higher, Stronger — Together” ideal eventually comes down. A soft and sandy landing pit awaits the long jumpers and triple jumpers at the Olympic Stadium at the Tokyo Games. And it’s always a moment of uncertainty — “How far […]
TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Tuesday, August 3, at the Tokyo Games: ___ BOXING Sena Irie of Japan has claimed the first-ever women’s featherweight boxing gold medal with a unanimous decision over the Philippines’ Nesthy Petecio. Irie became the first female boxer to win a medal for Japan when she secured […]
TOKYO (AP) — Amanda Longan knows the deal. She is one of the world’s best goalkeepers sitting behind the world’s best goalkeeper in women’s water polo. So she waited patiently for an Olympic debut that she knew might never come. She was active for two U.S. games in group play, but didn’t get in. Coach […]
IZU, Japan (AP) — Everybody expected records to fall when the track cycling program began at the Tokyo Olympics, but nobody expected the German women’s pursuit squad to shatter the mark held by the two-time and defending gold medalists from Britain. Or the Chinese to lower their team sprint record. Or Denmark taking down the […]
TOKYO (AP) — The complex testosterone regulations in track and field have become an issue again at the Olympics after two teenagers from Namibia qualified for the women’s 200-meter final despite being banned from some other events because of their natural hormone levels. Christine Mboma and Beatrice Masilingi are both 18 and were relatively unknown […]
TOKYO (AP) — A blazing sun. Drenching humidity. Choppy waters. Gusting winds. Two dozen bodies diving in together for two hours of swimming mixed with a stray elbow here, an occasional kick there. Marathon swimming at the Tokyo Olympics is as much a test of mental endurance as it is physical conditioning over a 10-kilometer […]
TORONTO (AP) — Jose Ramirez homered to cap a three-run 10th inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Blue Jays 5-2 Monday, snapping Toronto’s four-game winning streak. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 34th home run for the Blue Jays, who lost for the first time in four games since returning north of the border to […]