(NEW YORK) -- Pfizer and BioNTech will be providing COVID-19 vaccines to Olympic athletes participating in the summer games in Tokyo. The pharmaceutical companies signed a memorandum of understanding with the International Olympic Committee on Thursday to donate doses of the vaccine to athletes and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Puerto Rican boxer has been arrested for allegedly killing a woman who told him she was pregnant with his child, according to court documents. Félix Verdejo Sánchez -- who competed in the 2012 Olympics -- was arrested on Sunday and charged... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News (LONDON) -- Julie Pomagalski, a former Olympic snowboarder and world champion from France, was killed in an avalanche in the Swiss Alps on Tuesday, authorities said. She was 40.The accident occurred in Switzerland's canton of Uri... 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 IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News(TOKYO) -- After a yearlong wait, thousands of runners will begin passing the Olympic torch across Japan starting next week in the lead-up to the summer games.But the traditional revelry of the torch relay... Read More.
By ALEXANDRA SVOKOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Aliphine Tuliamuk, who won the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials last February, gave birth to a girl, her first child, she announced Monday morning."Our daughter Zoe Cherotich Gannon arrived on 1/13/2021 and... Read More.
By ALEXANDRA SVOKOS, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Olympic gold medalist Klete Keller was charged for his alleged involvement in the attack on the Capitol last week.The swimmer was charged with obstructing law enforcement engaged in official duties, unlawfully entering... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(SAN DIEGO) -- Arnie Robinson Jr., an Olympic gold medalist and a track and field Hall of Famer, died after testing positive for COVID-19, his family said. He was 72.Robinson was "one of the... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, GMA(SAN DIEGO) -- In 2008, Rachel Buehler Van Hollebeke -- known at the time as Rachel Buehler -- was representing the United States at the Summer Olympics as a member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Women's National... Read More.
By JON HAWORTH, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 1.3 million people worldwide.Over 54.4 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the... Read More.
By KATIE KINDELAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Chellsie Memmel last competed as a pro gymnast in 2012.Today, eight years later, she is a 32-year-old mom of two who rediscovered her passion for gymnastics while quarantined in Wisconsin... Read More.