Biles, Raisman 1-2 in floor exercise...Simpson breaks new ground...Taylor gets gold in triple jump

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American gymnast Simone Biles will leave Rio with four gold medals and a bronze after winning the women's floor exercise. The five medals tie the most for an American woman in a single Olympics, and the four golds match an Olympic record shared by three others. Teammate Aly Raisman got the silver, leaving her with three medals from Rio.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Runner Jenny Simpson is the first U.S. woman to medal in the 1,500 meters, finishing third in four minutes, 10.53 seconds. Tori Bowie of the United States won her heat in the 200 meters after claiming silver in the 100 on Sunday. Usain (you-SAYN') Bolt has advanced from his preliminary heat in the 200, two days after capturing gold in the 100.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. racked up two medals in the men's triple jump. Christian Taylor successfully defended his title, while teammate Will Claye finished second for the second straight Olympics. Caleb Paine captured the first sailing medal for the U.S. at Rio by finishing third in Finn Class.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — American Danell Leyva has earned the silver medal in men's parallel bars, finishing behind Oleg Verniaiev of Ukraine. Americans Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross have been beaten by Brazil in the beach volleyball semifinals. The U.S. women's basketball team has cruised into the semifinals by blowing out Japan, 110-64.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The United States continues to lead all medal categories with 28 gold, 28 silver and 28 bronze. The 84 total medals are 33 more than runner-up China. Britain is second with 19 gold medals.

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