CORRECTS SPELLING OF CLARESSA - United States' Claressa Maria Shields, right, fights Kazakhstan's Dariga Shakimova during a women's middleweight 75-kg semifinals boxing match at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Aug. 19, 2016. (A
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August 21, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) The Latest on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

6:55 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT-UPSET: Britain stunned the top-ranked Netherlands in a shootout to win its first-ever gold medal in women's field hockey.

The Netherlands was trying to become the first nation to win three consecutive gold medals on the women's side Friday night.

The score was tied 3-all at the end of regulation, during which the Netherlands outshot Britain 17-7.

Britain's Helen Richardson-Walsh scored a penalty stroke in the shootout, then Hollie Webb scored the winner. Britain goalie Maddie Hinch did not allow a goal in the shootout.

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6:50 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Iran's Hassan Yazdani scored a takedown in the final 10 seconds to win the gold medal in men's 74-kilogram freestyle wrestling.

Yazdani was down 6-2 at one point to Russian Aniuar Geduev, who earlier Friday upset American favorite Jordan Burroughs.

But Yazdani rallied despite continued stops so the Russian could adjust the bandages covering up his bloody head, exposing Geduev on his last move to win 6-6 on criteria.

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6:45 p.m.

Australia's Chloe Esposito has captured gold in women's pentathlon with an Olympic record of 1,372 points.

Esposito started the running/shooting combination final in fourth, but ran past her competitors with a strong push.

France's Elodie Clouvel captured silver with 1,356 points and Poland's Oktawia Nowacka earned bronze after leading through the equestrian event.

Esposito was seventh after swimming, sixth through fencing and moved up to fourth with a solid ride in equestrian. Her father competed in the 1984 Los Angeles Games and her brother, Max, is a member of the Australian men's pentathlon team.

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6:35 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Australia's Chloe Esposito has captured gold in women's pentathlon after starting the final segment fourth.

(Corrects item to show Esposito started the final segment fourth.)

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6:25 p.m.

Germany and Sweden were tied 0-0 at halftime of the women's soccer final at the Maracana Stadium.

Both teams had a few good chances to score but couldn't capitalize.

It is the first Olympic final for both teams. It also is the first all-European final since women's soccer became an Olympic sport in 1996.

Germany has won the bronze medal three times, in Sydney, Athens and Beijing. Sweden has never been on the podium.

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6:20 p.m.

South Korea will have another chance for a gold medal in taekwondo - the sport it created - when Oh Hyeri fights in the women's 67-kilogram final Friday night.

Oh, ranked sixth, will face France's number one Haby Niare, who won a bronze at the European championships in May. South Korea's Kim So-Hui won the women's 49-kilogram division in taekwondo Wednesday.

The gold in the men's 80-kilogram division will be contested by Britain's fifth-ranked Lutalo Muhammad and Cote d'Ivoire's Cheick Sallah Cisse, who won the African Championships and is seeded third.

Muhammad previously won a bronze at the London Games and beat taekwondo's most decorated athlete, American Steven Lopez in the quarterfinals.

Leading medal contender Aaron Cook, who was born and raised in the U.K. but fights for Moldova, was eliminated in the first round. Top-seeded Mahdi Khodabakhshi also was knocked out in the quarterfinals.

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5:55 p.m.

The International Olympic Committee has set up a disciplinary commission to investigate the incident involving Ryan Lochte and three of his U.S. swimming teammates at a Rio de Janeiro gas station.

IOC spokesman Mark Adams tells The Associated Press the panel was formed Friday to look into the behavior of Lochte, Gunnar Bentz, Jack Conger, and Jimmy Feigen.

Adams had no other immediate details.

IOC disciplinary commissions have the power to issue sanctions.

Lochte, a 12-time Olympic medalist, apologized Friday for his behavior surrounding the early-morning incident. He reiterated his view that a stranger pointed a gun at him and demanded money to let him leave the station.

Lochte had called it a gunpoint robbery; Brazilian police said he and the three other swimmers vandalized a bathroom while intoxicated and were confronted by armed security guards.

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5:50 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Georgia wrestler Vladimer Khinchegashvili has won the 57-kilogram gold medal in the men's freestyle tournament.

Khinchegashvili scored the final point to beat Japan's Rei Higuchi 3-3 on criteria on Saturday.

Khinchegashvili, who won silver at the London Games four years ago, is just the third Georgian to win Olympic gold. He also won the world title last year.

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5:35 p.m.

The U.S. men's basketball team has advanced to its third-straight Olympic gold-medal game, beating Spain 82-76 on Friday.

Klay Thompson scored 22 points for the Americans, who will play Australia or Serbia on Sunday for their third-consecutive Olympic title.

The U.S. was just good enough again against Spain, winning a much different game than the all-offense matchups that decided the last two gold-medal games. This one featured several technical fouls and neither team got into an offensive flow. It was the lowest-scoring game for the Americans in the Olympics since the 2004 semifinals, when they managed 81 in a loss to Argentina.

Kevin Durant added 14 points and Kyrie Irving had 13 for the U.S.

Pau Gasol scored 23 points for Spain, which made it tough on the Americans for the third straight Olympics, but again had to settle for coming close against the world's No. 1 team.

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5:25 p.m.

Three Russian athletes, including a silver medalist in a track relay race, have been retroactively disqualified from the 2008 Beijing Olympics after they tested positive in rechecks of their doping samples.

The International Olympic Committee says Anastasia Kapachinskaya has been stripped of the silver in the women's 4x400 relay, along with her Russian teammates. Jamaica stands to move up from third to silver and Belarus from fourth to bronze.

The IOC says Kapachinskaya tested positive for the steroids stanozolol and turinabol. She also was disqualified from her fifth-place finish in the individual 400 meters.

Alexander Pogorelov tested positive for turinabol, and his fourth-place finish in the decathlon was annulled.

Ivan Yushkov, who finished 10th in the shot put, tested positive for stanozolol, turinabol and oxandrolone.

The IOC stores doping samples for 10 years so they can retested when improved methods become available. The three cases announced Friday were among 98 positive tests recorded in reanalysis of samples from Beijing and the 2012 London Games.

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5:25 p.m.

Poland's Oktawia Nowacka has retained her lead through the equestrian portion of women's modern pentathlon.

Nowacka took the lead after winning the knock-out fencing portion and remained there with a solid ride on a course that had been giving riders trouble. She has 847 points and France's Elodie Clouvet is second with 835.

Canada's Melanie McCann is third with 818 points heading into the final event, a combination of running and shooting.

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5:20 p.m.

France left it to the last second, but beat Germany 29-28 to qualify for the gold medal game in Olympic men's handball Friday.

European champion Germany came from seven goals down to tie the score at 28-28, but in the last second Daniel Narcisse scored for Olympic and world champion France with a low shot to take the win.

That sparked wild celebrations from the French players, who will chase a record third consecutive gold medal when they face either Poland or Denmark in Sunday's final.

Narcisse led France with seven goals, while Uwe Gensheimer had 11 for the Germans. Goalkeeper Thierry Omeyer was a key player on the French team, making 12 saves off 39 shots.

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5:15 p.m.

Claressa Shields is one win away from her second Olympic boxing gold medal, and the American middleweight is making it look easy.

Shields won a unanimous decision over Kazakhstan's Dariga Shakimova on Friday, dominating the scorecards while punching circles around another overmatched opponent.

Shields hasn't lost a fight since before the London Olympics, where she was the surprise gold medalist. Four years later, the gap between Shields and the other middleweights is still larger than in any division of the Rio field - and even Shields knows it.

She says she showed that she ''was the better, stronger and more skilled fighter.''

Shields faces the Netherlands' Nouchka Fontijn on Sunday for her second gold in a rematch of May's world championship final, won unanimously by Shields.

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4:50 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: The U.S. women's water polo team is golden again.

Ashleigh Johnson made nine saves and Kiley Neushul scored three times, helping the United States beat Italy 12-5 in the Olympic final. The Americans stretched their win streak to 22 games with their sixth victory in Rio by a combined score of 73-32.

The U.S. also won gold in London in 2012. It's the only two-time winner since the tournament was added to the Games in 2000.

Federica Radicchi scored two goals for Italy, which also won its first five games in Rio.

Russia captured the bronze with a wild 19-18 win over Hungary in penalty shots.

In another Olympics dominated by U.S. women, Maggie Steffens and company shined brightly. The water polo team currently holds each of the major titles in the sport, adding a second Olympic gold to its world championship, World Cup and World League Super Final titles.

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4:40 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: French fighter Estelle Mossely has defeated China's Junhua Lin to win the lightweight gold medal.

Mossely celebrated her 24th birthday in style, winning a split decision to take gold. Each fighter won a scorecard 39-37 and one was scored 38-38. The Puerto Rican judge, who scored it a tie, got to choose the winner and she picked Mossely.

She has plenty to celebrate on the biggest day of her career. French fighter Tony Yoka, her boyfriend, won his super heavyweight fight earlier in the day.

Mossely jumped into his arms for a big hug. He dropped her off outside the ring, and she took a victory lap with the French flag fluttering behind her like a cape.

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4:35 p.m.

Inbee Park of South Korea has a two-shot lead going into the final round at Olympic Golf Course.

But it wasn't easy in gusts that reached 30 mph. And she now has to cope with the No. 1 player in women's golf - Lydia Ko - for the gold medal.

Park made three bogeys on the back nine and shot a 1-under 70.

Ko raced into contention with her first hole-in-one, and the Kiwi made all pars in the wind on the back nine for a 65. She was two shots behind along with Gerina Piller, the American who has yet to win on the LPGA Tour. Piller shot a 68.

Even though Piller hasn't won, her most famous moment was last year in Germany when she made the winning point at the Solheim Cup. She says playing for the flag brings out the best in her.

Park was at 11-under 202.

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4:15 p.m.

MEDAL ALERT: Lui Hong of China made her move about 100 meters from the finish line, edging Maria Guadalupe Gonzalez of Mexico for the gold medal in the women's 20-kilometer race walk Friday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Hong finished in one hour, 28 minutes, 35 seconds, two seconds ahead of Gonzalez and seven seconds ahead of bronze medalist Lu Xiuzki of China.

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4:15 p.m.

The Italians have ended the gold-medal aspirations for the U.S. men's volleyball team in a second straight Olympics.

Italy won 30-28, 26-28, 9-25, 25-22, 15-9. The Italians closed it out and players fell to the floor in joy, piling on each other.

David Lee brought his American teammates into a huddle and embrace, then Matt Anderson and Taylor Sander clapped to the crowd in appreciation as the U.S. players waited at the net to shake hands after this memorable one.

In the fifth, Osmany Juantorena served an ace for 12-8 and Aaron Russell let a ball drop in for 13-9 as Max Holt covered his face with his uniform shirt.

After an embarrassing fourth set flop, Italy forced a deciding fifth set by closing out the fourth on a 6-0 run - getting three straight aces by Ivan Zaytsev, including the second-to-last point that was initially called long but overturned on review for set point.

The Italians will face either defending champion Russia or host Brazil in Sunday afternoon's championship, to be determined from the late Friday semifinal. The Americans will play for bronze, just like the top-ranked U.S. women after their stunning five-set defeat to Serbia a day earlier.

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4:15 p.m.

A Cuban modern pentathlon athlete has been strapped to a stretcher and carted off after being thrown from her horse into a post.

Leyda Laura Moya was injured early in her equestrian run Friday when her horse failed to clear a jump and she crashed into the supports.

The 24-year-old appeared to be gasping for air as medical personnel raced onto the course. Moya lay on the course for several minutes as medics stabilized her and strapped her to a stretcher.

Moya managed to wave from the cart as the crowd clapped for her on the way out of Deodoro Stadium.

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4:15 p.m.

American boxer Claressa Shields is one win away from a second gold medal.

Shields danced her way out of the ring following a unanimous decision victory over Kazakhstan's Dariga Shakimova in a middleweight bout.

She won 40-36, 40-36 and 39-37 on the scorecards on Friday.

Shields will add to her tattoo collection with a win in the gold medal bout. She has the Olympic rings tattooed on her right bicep. ''Rio'' and ''London'' are inscribed within the bottom two loops.

She said she would get an ''Au'' tattoo because those letters on the periodic table stands for gold.

The 21-year-old Flint, Michigan native hasn't lost a fight since the London Games, winning two world championships and a Pan-Am Games title between Olympics.

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