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Skyview graduate Kara Winger selected to be U.S. flag bearer in Olympic Closing Ceremonies

August 6, 2021, 10:21am Latest News

The four-time Olympian selected in a vote of U.S. Olympic team members Read story

Kara Winger calls her final Olympic Games ‘fairy tale until the ending’

August 3, 2021, 11:00pm Clark County Sports

Kara Winger called her fourth and final Olympic experience “a fairy tale until the ending.” Read story

Jordan Chiles, of the United States, celebrates her performance on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo.

Jordan Chiles on Simone Biles: I’m going to support her no matter what

Jordan Chiles, of the United States, celebrates her performance on the uneven bars during the artistic gymnastics women's final at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Tokyo.

July 28, 2021, 11:36am Latest News

Prairie High School graduate talks about her Olympic experience on NBC's 'Today' show Read story

United States men's 4x100m freestyle relay team Bowen Beck, Blake Pieroni, and Caeleb Dressel celebrate after winning the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

Aussie beats Ledecky for gold in 400 free; Dressel gets his first gold in quest for six

United States men's 4x100m freestyle relay team Bowen Beck, Blake Pieroni, and Caeleb Dressel celebrate after winning the gold medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Monday, July 26, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

July 25, 2021, 9:08pm National Sports

Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming Monday, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position. Read story

United States' Damian Lillard (6), Kevin Durant (7), and Draymond Green (16) their loss to France in wait for play to resume during their loss to France in a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.

If shots don’t fall in Olympics, not a surprise when U.S. does

United States' Damian Lillard (6), Kevin Durant (7), and Draymond Green (16) their loss to France in wait for play to resume during their loss to France in a men's basketball preliminary round game at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Saitama, Japan.

July 25, 2021, 4:35pm National Sports

The U.S. had five attempts on the pivotal possession of its latest basketball failure and came up empty on all of them. Read story

Chase Kalisz, of the United States, celebrates winning the final of the men's 400-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

U.S. starts off strong with 3 swim medals, including 1st gold

Chase Kalisz, of the United States, celebrates winning the final of the men's 400-meter individual medley at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, July 25, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.

July 24, 2021, 8:44pm National Sports

Chase Kalisz led a medal haul by the powerhouse American team at the Olympic pool, taking gold Sunday in the men’s 400-meter individual medley. Read story

Naomi Osaka stands beside the Olympic flame after lighting it during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/David J.

Tokyo Olympics begin with muted ceremony and empty stadium

Naomi Osaka stands beside the Olympic flame after lighting it during the opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, July 23, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/David J.

July 23, 2021, 8:07am Latest News

TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games. Read story

United States' Tobin Heath reacts after losing 3-0 against Sweden during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo.

Sweden stuns U.S. 3-0 in Olympics women’s soccer opener

United States' Tobin Heath reacts after losing 3-0 against Sweden during a women's soccer match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tokyo.

July 21, 2021, 8:58am National Sports

Stina Blackstenius scored a pair of goals and the Swedes stunned the United States at the Olympics with a 3-0 victory Wednesday in the women's soccer tournament. Read story

Japan's Minori Naito, center, celebrates with her teammates after hitting a two run home run during the softball game between Japan and Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C.

Japan tops Australia, U.S. downs Italy in softball as delayed Tokyo Games open

Japan's Minori Naito, center, celebrates with her teammates after hitting a two run home run during the softball game between Japan and Australia at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fukushima, Japan. (AP Photo/Jae C.

July 20, 2021, 8:02pm National Sports

Host Japan got off to a winning start when the Tokyo Olympics got underway after a one-year delay, beating Australia 8-1 Wednesday in softball behind 39-year-old pitcher Yukiko Ueno, who won the 2008 gold medal game against the United States. Read story

United States' Damian Lillard (6) defends the ball against Nigeria during an exhibition basketball game Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Las Vegas.

Shocker as U.S. falls to Nigeria 90-87 in pre-Olympic basketball opener

United States' Damian Lillard (6) defends the ball against Nigeria during an exhibition basketball game Saturday, July 10, 2021, in Las Vegas.

July 10, 2021, 7:47pm National Sports

If there was any expectation of invincibility for USA Basketball heading into the Tokyo Olympics, it’s already gone — after Nigeria shocked the Americans 90-87 on Saturday night. Read story