FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2021, file photo, Jade Carey, of the United States, poses after winning the gold medal for the floor exercise during the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. Carey is finally embarking on her freshman year at Oregon State, after taking a somewhat winding route to Corvallis. Then again, the 21-year-old Olympic gold medalist is used to taking the non-traditional path. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Jade Carey goes from winning gold to hitting the books

Tom Davis, with his wife, Jamie, and their kids, offers a blessing before dinner at their home in Fremont, Ind., Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021. “I can’t continue to be that guy that got blown up in Ramadi,” the city outside Baghdad where a hidden bomb threw his armored vehicle high into the air, costing the soldier much of his left leg. A tattoo on his forearm reads, “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

From battlefield to Tokyo: Combat vets vie at Paralympics

FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 file photo, Dallas Mavericks center Salah Mejri in action during the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Dallas. While the AfroBasket tournament doesn’t boast the star power of an Olympics, it does showcase ever-competitive and improving quality of basketball on the continent. Mejri, a more slender 7-foot-2 center who played for the Dallas Mavericks from 2015-19, hopes to use his 3-point shooting to draw former NBA draft pick Walter “Edy” Tavares away from the basket. Ugandan players struggled in the paint, knowing Tavares was looming to swat away shots. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, file)

Tall task: Cape Verde aims high in AfroBasket semifinals

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In this image taken from video provided by UN Web TV, Suga Yoshihide, Prime Minister of Japan, remotely addresses the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly in a pre-recorded message, Friday Sept. 24, 2021, at UN headquarters. (UN Web TV via AP)

Japan's leader says Olympics were 'symbol of global unity'


Zhou secures 3rd figure skating Olympics men's spot for US

OBERSTDORF, Germany (AP) — Vincent Zhou won the Nebelhorn Trophy men's competition Friday, which secured a third entry in the Beijing Olympics figure skating competition for th

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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020 file photo, World Heavyweight boxing champion Britain's Anthony Joshua celebrates after beating challenger Bulgaria's Kubrat Pulev to win their Heavyweight title fight at Wembley Arena in London. Anthony Joshua faces Oleksandr Usyk in the second defense of his second spell as world heavyweight champion on Saturday Sept. 25, 2021 in front of 60,000 fans at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. (Andrew Couldridge/Pool via AP, File)

Heavyweight champ Joshua back in ring and has plenty to lose

Anthony Joshua’s seemingly inexorable journey to being undisputed heavyweight champion of the world has gotten a little bumpy over the last two years.