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(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsSaturday, July 24AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL5:30 a.m.

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Adv24(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsMonday, July 26GOLF3:30 a.m.

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(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsTokyo Olympic Games EditionSaturday, July 243x3 BASKETBALL3:30 a.m.

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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.

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TOKYO (AP) — Ghostly airports, devoid of bustle. Cavernous arenas where no crowds will roar. Stringent rules that are spottily enforced — and spottily ignored. Complaints over restrictions, including comparisons to Nazi Germany. Worries about outsiders causing superspreader events. And a gen…

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TOKYO (AP) — About 100 of the 613 U.S. athletes descending on Tokyo for the Olympics are unvaccinated, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee's medical chief said hours before Friday night's opening ceremony.

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TOKYO (AP) — Just 19 years after devastating defeat in World War II, the 1964 Tokyo Olympics showcased the reemergence of an innovative country that was showing off bullet trains, miniature transistor radios, and a restored reputation.

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ALGONA, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa race track said Thursday that it will cut ties with an announcer who went on a racist rant against Black fans and athletes who kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racial inequality.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Japan considers the “rising sun” flag part of its history. But some in the Koreas, China and other Asian countries say the flag is a reminder of Japan’s wartime atrocities, and is comparable to the Nazi swastika.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Thousands of fans lined downtown Milwaukee streets on Thursday to catch a glimpse of their beloved Bucks in a parade to celebrate the city’s first NBA championship in half a century.

FORT DODGE — After dropping a first round game to top seeded Wilton, the Pella Christian Eagles bounced back to take a thrilling 5-3 win over North Union in the consolation bracket. It was only a one-game consolation which meant that PC finishes the season with a win and an 18-19 record, whi…

OSKALOOSA — Perfect weather, packed infield and exciting races greeted the Southern Iowa Fair goers on Tuesday night as the Third Annual Caleb Hammond Memorial was held with a large enthusiastic crowd in attendance.

MARSHALLTOWN — The Pirates from Alburnett used a powerful hitting lineup to send the North Mahaska Warhawks to the sidelines in the Class 1A Substate matchup at Marshalltown Tuesday evening. The Pirates roughed up three NM pitchers for seven hits, four errors, five walks and two hit batsmen …

PELLA — Jeff Diehl, a former player for Mike Kobylinski when he was an assistant coach at Eastern Illinois University, is joining the coaching staff for the Central College women’s soccer team.

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(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsFriday, July 23AUSTRALIAN RULES FOOTBALL11:30 p.m.

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(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsTokyo Olympic Games EditionFriday, July 233x3 BASKETBALL3:30 a.m. (Saturday)

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TOKYO (AP) — From doping to demonstrations to dirty officials, the Olympics have never lacked their share of off-the-field scandals and controversies that keep the Games in the headlines long after the torch goes out. The five-year gap since the last Summer Olympics has been no different. A …

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TOKYO (AP) — The low numbers came in from across the globe and covered most every distance, from 100 meters through the marathon. The reasons behind all the improving times throughout the sport of track and field were every bit as diverse: better shoe technology, better running surfaces, les…

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TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee fired the director of the opening ceremony on Thursday because of a Holocaust joke he made during a comedy show in 1998.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — This could have been the offseason in which Giannis Antetokounmpo entered the free-agent market and perhaps teamed up with another superstar to try winning multiple NBA titles together.

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TOKYO (AP) — Surfing is as much skill and science as instinct and timing. That begins with learning how to read ocean swells to anticipate the formation of the wave to quickly execute a maneuver.

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(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsThursday, July 22GOLF5 a.m.

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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa plans to name the field at Kinnick Stadium for Duke Slater, a trailblazing Black player who was an All-American tackle a century ago, two people familiar with the proposal said Wednesday.

FORT DODGE — An Oskaloosa vs Carlisle matchup at state usually would be a prime matchup. But with both teams coming off of hard fought losses and having to play each other in a consolation game for fifth place late Wednesday morning with the roars of the semifinals in the big grandstands jus…

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(All times Eastern)Schedule subject to change and/or blackoutsThursday, July 22GOLF5 a.m.

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