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Olympics | France 83, US 76
Kevin Durant and Team USA blew a 10-point third quarter lead to open the Olympics with a loss to France.

US men’s basketball team loses to France, ending 25-game Olympic win streak

The US men’s basketball team lost at the Olympics for the first time since 2004.

John Powers | Appreciation
Gloria Ratti (right) was a vice-president and historian for the Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the Boston Marathon. She is shown with runner Shalane Flanagan.

Gloria Ratti loved the Boston Marathon, and played a major role in both modernizing it and preserving its history

Gloria Ratti, a Boston Athletic Association vice president and historian who died Saturday at 90, was a common-sense visionary who had a gift for nudging people toward progress without shoving them.

women's football
MVP Allison Cahill (right-center) celebrates the Renegades' third straight championship with teammate Erin Truex (left-center) after the Women’s Football Alliance national championship game against the Minnesota Vixen at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.

Boston Renegades add their own chapter to city’s sports dynasty with third straight WFA championship

Quarterback Allison Cahill, the WFA’s MVP in her 18th season of professional football, completed 21 of 34 passes for 218 yards with three touchdowns in a win over the Minnesota Vixen.

Cameron Tringale eagled the par-5 12th and had three birdies in a bogey-free round at the 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities.

Cameron Tringale drops short putt on 18 to hold on to one-stroke lead at 3M Open

The 33-year-old Tringale, who is winless on the PGA Tour, had a one-stroke lead over Gary Woodland and Maverick McNealy.

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, July 24

A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, July 24 at the Tokyo Games.

Kim Je Deok.

South Korea wins gold in archery’s mixed team Olympic debut

An San and teenager Kim Je Deok paired up to lead South Korea to a gold medal in the Olympic debut of archery’s mixed team event at the Tokyo Games.

Iga Swiatek.

Swiatek, daughter of an Olympian, wins Tokyo tennis opener

Having grown up listening to stories from her father about competing at the 1988 Olympics in rowing, then having won a bronze medal herself in doubles at the Summer Youth Olympics, Iga Swiatek had been thinking about competing at the Tokyo Games for some time.

Markéta Sluková of the Czech Republic tested positive earlier this week.

First match of Olympic beach volleyball canceled because of positive COVID test

Czech player Markéta Sluková tested positive earlier this week, knocking her and partner Barbora Hermannova out of the Games.