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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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FILE  - In this Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 file photo, Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria in action at the men's ski jumping FIS World Cup at the Titlisschanze in Engelberg, Switzerland, Sunday. Ski jumping record-holder Gregor Schlierenzauer has retired only a few months before trying to compete at his fourth Olympics. The 31-year-old Austrian is a two-time winner of both the overall World Cup title and the prestigious Four Hills tournament. He says he made his decision after having time to reflect during his latest injury. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP, File)

Ski jumper Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria retires

INNSBRUCK, Austria (AP) — Ski jumping record-holder Gregor Schlierenzauer retired on Tuesday, only a few months before trying to compete at his fourth Olympics.

Olympic gold medalist Madison Wilson hospitalized for COVID

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Olympic gold medal swimmer Madison Wilson of Australia has been hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19.

Netherlands' Ellen Van Dijk competes during the Women Elite individual time trial race at the World Road Cycling Championships in Bruges, Belgium, Monday Sept. 20, 2021. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

Ellen van Dijk claims 2nd time trial title at cycling worlds

BRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — Eight years after her first world championship title, Ellen van Dijk got over the disappointment of missing out on the Olympics by winning a second gold

Jin Young Ko, of South Korea, lines up a putt on the 13th hole during the final round of the LPGA Cambia Portland Classic golf tournament in West Linn, Ore., Sunday, Sept. 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola)

Jin Young Ko wins rain-shortened Cambia Portland Classic

WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — Jin Young Ko won the rain-shortened Cambia Portland Classic on Sunday for her second victory in her last three LPGA Tour starts.