Another gold, 1-2 finish for China in Olympic diving

TOKYO — Before his final bounce off the board, Xie Siyi felt like he was in a movie. The scenes of his life flashed before him. Then, he pulled off the dive of his life. Xie led another 1-2 finish for China in Olympic diving, claiming gold in men’s 3-meter springboard Tuesday. Teammate Wang Zongyuan […]

Hubbard shy about making history as a transgender Olympian

TOKYO — Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard was never seeking the attention that inevitably came with becoming the first openly transgender woman to compete in the Olympics. The 43-year-old was the focus of intense scrutiny at the Tokyo Games. Ultimately, she didn’t win — Hubbard couldn’t complete any of her first three lifts and finished out of […]