(BEIJING) -- The fear of testing positive for COVID is a constant stress hanging over athletes at the 2022 Winter Olympics, a fear realized for U.S. women's bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor.Meyers Taylor tested positive on day two after entering the country, which has forced... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- With the Beijing Olympics set to begin, a group of international scientists is once more calling for a "comprehensive international investigation" into the origins of COVID-19.It's the latest in a series of strongly worded letters demanding more transparency from the Chinese government,... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- It's only been six months since the festivities wrapped up at Tokyo's Summer Olympics, but it's time to learn who will be stealing nightly headlines at the Beijing Winter Games.If you're a sports fan who's been more focused on Patrick Mahomes and... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- When the Olympic athletes take the field during the 2022 Games opening ceremony in Beijing, there will be one group that won't show off their national pride.Russian athletes are only able to compete under the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) flag due to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- British-born Benjamin Alexander had never put on a pair of skis until the age of 32. Only six years later, and he's now going for gold next month in Beijing as Jamaica's first Olympic alpine skier.It didn't come easily, he said."I... Read More.
(BEIJING) -- No public tickets will be sold to next month's Beijing Olympics due to COVID-19, the Beijing 2022 Organizing Committee said.Instead, groups of spectators will be invited to the games, and "the organizers expect that these spectators will strictly abide by the COVID-19... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Historically, very few African Americans have played polo, but that's changing in Atlanta."I've never ridden a horse outside of me starting this, let alone actually play polo, so I had to get over my fear of, like, thinking I would get kicked or... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Four elite gymnasts are calling on Congress to dissolve the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee's board of directors, alleging the body fostered a culture of abuse and ignored serial sexual abuse by Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor."We make... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Simone Biles, a four-time Olympic gold medalist gymnast, said she should have quit competing "way before" the Tokyo Olympics, where she had to withdraw from several events due to mental health struggles."If you looked at everything I’ve gone through for the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — When U.S. gymnasts Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman testified before Congress Wednesday, they painted a portrait of a system that failed them when they reported sexual abuse allegations against Larry Nassar, a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An agreement has been reached that will allow NHL players to participate in the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, China.The deal was brokered between the NHL, the NHL Players Association, the International Olympic Committee and the International Ice Hockey Federation,... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- American sprinter Allyson Felix has made history in her last individual Olympic race. Felix took the bronze in the women's 400-meter on Friday, her 10th career medal.If she wins another, she'll smash another record.The 35-year-old U.S. track star had won nine medals... Read More.