Durant-led USA to face France in Olympic basketball final

August 05, 2021 in Sports

Kevin Durant scored 23 points and Devin Booker added 20 to power three-time defending champions United States past Australia 97-78 Thursday and into an Olympic men's basketball final against France. The Americans were 24-18 behind after the first quarter and 45-42 adrift at halfway, but stormed...

Biles’ withdrawal stuns Olympics; Osaka crashes out

July 28, 2021 in Sports

TOKYO, Japan (AFP) — US gymnastics superstar, Simone Biles, sent shock waves through the Olympics yesterday, tearfully citing concerns for her mental health after a dramatic withdrawal mid-competition during the women's team final. The 24-year-old four-time Olympic gold medallist — one of the faces of the...