(TOKYO) -- An American volleyball player tested positive for COVID-19 upon arrival to Japan and is reportedly no longer participating in the Tokyo Olympics.“In alignment with local rules and protocols, the athlete has been transferred to a hotel,” USA Volleyball said in a statement... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- At the first modern Olympic Games, held in 1896 in Athens, there wasn't a single female competitor. When the 2020 Games kick off in Tokyo this month, nearly half of the athletes competing will be women.Tokyo marks a "turning point" for the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The chief of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee addressed concerns of rising COVID-19 cases during a press conference on Tuesday and did not rule out the possibility of a last-minute cancellation of the games.“We can't predict what will happen with the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Simone Biles is an unstoppable force in the world of gymnastics. The 24-year-old Olympic champion, one of the greatest female gymnasts of all time, is the most decorated U.S. gymnast ever, according to Team USA.She's proven her unmatched skills time and time... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — For Sarah Gamal, the significance of being the first hijab-wearing basketball referee to take part in the Olympic Games goes well beyond the court.The Egyptian referee and 3-on-3 basketball will both make their Olympic debuts in Tokyo next week after the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A little more than a week ahead of the Tokyo Summer Olympics, Ralph Lauren has revealed what Team USA athletes will be wearing for the opening ceremony.The classic all-American look includes a navy blazer, a striped shirt, printed scarf, a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Simone Biles is off to Tokyo.The four-time Olympic Gold medalist left for the 2021 Olympics Wednesday with the rest of Team USA and before jetting off, Biles sat down with ABC News' Kaylee Hartung for her last one-on-one interview before the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. Olympic marathoner Aliphine Tuliamuk said she never expected to be a new mom competing in the Olympics, and she also never expected to have to worry about whether she would be allowed to bring her infant daughter to the Olympics.The... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Roger Federer has announced he has withdrawn from the Olympics after suffering a setback with his knee during the grass-court season."I am greatly disappointed, as it has been an honor and highlight of my career each time I have represented Switzerland," Federer
(NEW YORK) -- Jessica Springsteen, daughter of rocker Bruce Springsteen and singer-songwriter Patti Scialfa, is headed to the Tokyo Olympics to compete on the U.S. equestrian jumping team.Earlier this week, US Equestrian announced that Springsteen was one of four athletes to make the Olympic... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshide Suga confirmed Thursday that Olympics events in Tokyo will have no spectatators at any of the Games' venues.The prime minister went on television and announced to the nation that a state of emergency with new COVID-19 restrictions will... Read More.
(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) -- Sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson will officially not be running at the Tokyo Olympics.On Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic track and field team released its roster for the games, which featured a handful of veterans and 81 first-time Olympians -- but not Richardson.In June,... Read More.