(TOKYO) — Around 10,000 of the 80,000 volunteers who signed up to help at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have quit, according to public broadcaster NHK on Wednesday. The report comes amid increasing public calls to cancel the games. Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun
(TOKYO) — One of Japan's largest newspapers, which also happens to be a sponsor of the Tokyo Olympics, has now added its voice to the growing chorus of opposition for holding the summer games this year. The Asahi Shimbun newspaper, which is listed as an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- CEO Tim Cook took the witness stand Friday as the high-stakes legal showdown between Apple and Epic Games, makers of the wildly-popular "Fortnite," heats up. It marked the first time Cook testified in federal court as the company's chief executive, likely signaling... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Atlanta Hawks point guard Trae Young will be benched for the team’s next two games after injuring his ankle earlier this week. Young, 22, had to leave Wednesday night’s game against the New York Knicks after landing wrong on his ankle following a... Read More.
BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (TOKYO) -- There will be no foreign fans at the Tokyo Olympics this summer after Japan decided to not allow overseas's spectators entry into the country, according to a press release from Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee.
BY: LEIGHTON SCHNEIDER, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) -- The NBA has postponed the San Antonio Spurs next three games and the Charlotte Hornets next two games because of positive coronavirus tests and contact tracing, the league announced Tuesday. Four players on the Spurs tested... Read More.
BY: MICHELLE STODDART, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — President Joe Biden, first lady Jill Biden and their daughters and grandchildren spent the Presidents Day weekend at Camp David in the Maryland mountains. Before leaving Friday, he told reporters that he and his family were going... Read More.
By JEANETTE TORRES-PEREZ, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Kevin Durant won’t be on the court Monday night when the Brooklyn Nets take on the Sacramento Kings.The Nets announced on Twitter Sunday that the 32-year-old power forward “has been diagnosed... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- ABC debuts two new quiz shows tonight: The heart-racing quiz show The Chase, and the Clue-meets-Who Wants to be a Millionaire competition, The Hustler. The Hustler, a murder-mystery type game show is hosted by Craig Ferguson, who explained the game to ABC Audio: "Five people. One... Read More.
By LOUIS MILMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The NHL expects its Canadian teams to be able to play home games in their arenas this season, deputy commissioner Bill Daly said Thursday.The league's season is scheduled to start on January 13,... Read More.