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Australian Emma McKeon wins 50-meter freestyle in final day of swimming at Tokyo; 6th medal puts her on track for record

TOKYO (AP) — Australian Emma McKeon wins 50-meter freestyle in final day of swimming at Tokyo; 6th medal puts her on track for record.

Kelly Claes, right of the United States, and teammate Sarah Sponcil converge to return a shot during a women's beach volleyball match against Canada at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Olympics Latest: US pair knocked out of beach volleyball

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic:

Dallas Oberholzer, 46, from South Africa, takes part in a men's park skateboarding training session at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The age-range of competitors in skateboarding's Olympic debut at the Tokyo Games is remarkably broad and 46-year-old Dallas Oberholzer will go wheel-to-wheel with skaters less than half his age. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

At 46, African skateboarder finally wows mom at Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — At age 46, the second-oldest skateboarder at the Tokyo Games is hoping to not have a heart attack and have mounds of fun. Should be no problem.

United States' Mark Kolozsvary, left, and David Robertson celebrate their win after a baseball game against South Korea at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 31, 2021, in Yokohama, Japan. United States won 4-2. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

At home in Japan, Nick Martínez pitches US over South Korea

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nick Martínez stepped onto the mound, and it felt like an old familiar place.

Because it was.