(NEW YORK) -- As Simone Biles' decision to withdraw from competition at the Olympics sent shockwaves around the world, one facet in particular stood out to former Olympic gymnasts: that she had the power to make that decision for herself. "I never remember feeling like... Read More.
(TOKYO) — Olympic athletes are set to see some reprieve from extreme weather conditions, as Tropical Storm Nepartak is now forecast to miss Japan's capital city. The storm is expected to make landfall in northern Japan on Wednesday morning local time. It was located approximately... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Olympic teams often have coaches, trainers and physical therapists on their staff. But for the Tokyo Games, the U.S. Weightlifting team has added another role to help its athletes perform at the top of their game – a sleep performance director. Dr.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Since the start of the Olympic Games in 1896, athletes have used the international stage to shine a light on social justice issues. One of the most iconic protests came from Tommie Smith and John Carlos, the gold and bronze medalists in... Read More.
By CLAIRE PEDERSEN and ANTHONY RIVAS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The former coach of Klete Keller, the Olympic gold medalist swimmer who is now charged in connection to the siege at the United States Capitol, said he wishes he had... Read More.
From the City of Everett press release: Special Olympics athletes, along with over 40 law enforcement personnel from across the country, will carry the Special Olympics Torch through Everett on the final leg of the Torch Run this Thursday. A welcoming ceremony with speakers representing local law... Read More.