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The Long Journey Leads to an Olympic Record for Felix

By Eddie Pells, Associated Press She describes herself as “old.” She concedes she wasn’t sure she’d make it this far. There were times, though, when...

Black Women, Across Generations, Heed Biles’ Olympic Example

By Aaron Morrison, Astrid Galvan and Deepti Hajela, Associated Press Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a...

Last stand: Outspoken Berry Says Goodbye to the Tokyo Games

By Pat Graham, Associated Press The stage was all hers, so Gwen Berry pounded on her chest and extended her right fist after she was...

Flo-Jo’s Flash: Iconic Sprinter’s Times Remain Ones to Chase

By Pat Graham, Associated Press She had the long and colorful nails. She wore the flashy outfits, including a neon one-legged spandex bodysuit. Above all, she...

Staley Feels No Added Pressure as First Black US Hoops Coach

By Doug Feinberg, Associated Press Dawn Staley doesn’t feel any added pressure being the first Black head coach of the U.S. women’s basketball Olympic team. She...