Athletes’ Village for Olympics could house virus patients

TOKYO (AP) – The athletes’ village under construction for the Tokyo Olympics could be used as a temporary hospital for patients with cornoavirus. Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has raised... Read more »

The Birmingham, Alabama World Games postponed to 2022

The World Games are a showcase for athletes who participate in eclectic sports that have one thing in common: they are not part of the regular Olympic program. Now... Read more »

Olympic delay adds workload, costs and uncertainty to cash flow

GENEVA (AP) – Postponing the Tokyo Olympics to 2021 will make the event more costly for all parties, the International Olympic Committee acknowledged on Thursday, although it provided few... Read more »

Hockey field at the hospital; Lynch’s life in the midst of a pandemic

PERTH, Australia (AP) – The coronavirus pandemic has put an end to Rachael Lynch’s chances of winning Olympic gold in Tokyo this year. Now she goes into medical mode... Read more »

Beijing 2022 planners assess impact of Tokyo postponement

BEIJING (AP) – Beijing 2022 Winter Games organizers say they will carry out a “detailed assessment” of the impact on their plans of the decision to postpone the Tokyo... Read more »

A century ago, sport emerged from the ravages of war and disease

The world of 1919 was hardly a place of entertainment and games. A war like no other has ravaged Europe, killing millions of people and leaving the continent devastated.... Read more »

Simone Biles on the 2021 Olympics: “Nothing is set in stone”

There is a large whiteboard calendar on a wall inside the huge Simone Biles family-owned gym that describes each major gymnastics event of the year, including the 2020 Olympics.... Read more »

The Olympic flame will remain a month in Fukushima; Next stop in Tokyo?

TOKYO (AP) – The Olympic flame will be on display until the end of April in the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Fukushima. Tokyo Olympic and prefectural officials held an... Read more »

The Olympic flame will remain a month in Fukushima; next stop uncertain

TOKYO (AP) – The Olympic flame will be on display until the end of April in the northeastern Japanese prefecture of Fukushima. Tokyo Olympic and prefectural officials held an... Read more »

Countdown Clicks Again for Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO (AP) – The countdown clocks have been reset and are back on for the Tokyo Olympics. The model outside Tokyo station and others in the Japanese capital were... Read more »