Local Sports News
Track Records Keep Falling in Fast Tokyo Games
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Games keep producing some of the fastest moments the world has ever seen on the track.
Belarus Olympic Runner Who Feared Going Home Lands in Poland
VIENNA, Austria (AP) — Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya, who feared for her safety at home after criticizing her coaches on social media, flew into Warsaw on Wednesday night on a humanitarian visa after leaving the Tokyo Olympics, a Polish diplomat confirmed.
Glacier Swim Club News and Tryouts
Juneau, Alaska - Just one meet remains in the Glacier Swim Club summer season, the Western Zone Age Group Championships in Lewisville, Texas which began today and runs through Saturday.
Aukeman Sprint Distance Triathlon on Course for Saturday
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Aukeman Triathlon is set to splash off at 7:30 a.m. Saturday with the 750-meter swim on Auke Lake, transitioning to a 19K bike ride to the glacier and back, and finishing with an out-and-back 5K run from the University of Alaska Southeast campus to complete the sprint distance course.
Belarus Sprinter Says Punishment Awaited Her Back Home
MOSCOW (AP) — A Belarusian Olympic sprinter who had a public feud with officials from her team at the Tokyo Games said Tuesday that they “made it clear” she would face punishment if she returned home to an autocratic government that has relentlessly stifled any criticism.
Norway's Warholm Runs Best Race Ever
TOKYO (AP) — When brash Norwegian hurdler Karsten Warholm led the field to the starting line on a steamy afternoon at Olympic Stadium, he and his seven opponents had every reason to expect they’d be part of something special. It turned out to be more than that.
Gastineau Major All-Stars Lose State Championship Series to Knik
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars were eliminated 11-3 on Monday in game four of their best-of-five Alaska 12-Under state championship series against Eagle River’s Knik Little League at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields. Juneau lost 4-2 on Friday and 6-3 on Saturday and won 6-3 on Sunday.
Gastineau Major All-Stars Stay Alive with Win over Knik on Sunday
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars avoided elimination from the Alaska 12-Under state championship series against Eagle River’s Knik Little League with a 6-3 win Sunday at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields, drawing to within a game of tying the series. The next game is Monday.
Heat Can’t Slow Juneau Marathon, Half Marathon Runners
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Brooklyn and Grand Rapids are in the house - the running house - as New York’s Dan Lemelman and Michigan’s Abby McIntyre won the men’s and women’s divisions, respectively, of the Juneau Marathon in temperatures reaching 80 degrees.
Gastineau Major All-Stars Lose Game Two in State Series
Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars lost for the second day in a row in the Alaska 12-Under state championship series against Eagle River’s Knik Little League, falling 6-3 on Saturday at Anchorage’s Abbott-O-Rabbit Fields.
Overcast and 68 F at Juneau, Juneau International Airport, AK
Winds are Southwest at 10.4 MPH (9 KT). The pressure is 1010.6 mb and the humidity is 68%. Last Updated on Aug 5 2021, 3:53 pm AKDT.