Team USA beach volleyball player Taylor Crabb is at risk of missing the Olympic Games after testing positive for COVID-19.
Naomi Osaka, who was born in Japan but moved to New York at the age of three, relinquished her American citizenship in 2019.
1 in 3 people in Japan - of whom only around 20% are fully vaccinated - believes the games should be canceled, according to one survey.
Richardson could be banned for as little as one-month, in which case, she may be able to compete at the Games.
Yes, it will be a logistical challenge and the COVID pandemic is still raging but the world need the Olympics to go on to give us a beacon of hope.
The five-time Olympic medalist has signed a deal with Athleta that includes her own line of performance wear.
The 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan are scheduled to begin on July 23 and is expected to include 206 countries.
The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo are the most expensive summer games ever, and last year's postponement added nearly $3 billion to the total.
Temperatures at the Tokyo Olympics this summer are expected to rise to cautionary levels. What countermeasures are being taken to protect athletes?
Olympic officials and the Japanese government remain torn as to whether Tokyo 2020 will go ahead this summer. The Games were postponed by 12-months last year amid the coronavirus pandemic and are set to finally commence on July 23, however record infection levels in Japan have raised fresh doubts about […]
American swimmer Ryan Murphy spoke about his experience learning that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics were being postponed. The three-time Olympic gold medalist was at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Centre in Colorado Springs, Colorado when the country began to shut down due to the spread of COVID-19. Murphy headed […]
US pentathlete Samantha Schultz Achterberg, 28, has plans to compete in the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics in 2021, but her training has radically shifted because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. In the pentathlon, Schultz and other competitors take part in five events: fencing, freestyle swimming, equestrian show jumping, laser pistol shooting, […]
Insider spoke to US Sailing Team’s Stephanie Roble and Maggie Shea, as well as pentathlete Samantha Schultz Achterberg about the Tokyo Olympic Games being postponed to July 2021. All three said there was a sense of “relief” that they wouldn’t be competing in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic. […]
Editor’s note: This post discusses suicide, anxiety, and depression. Michael Phelps broke his silence on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics postponement. The most decorated Olympian of all time said he’s worried that the delay of the Games could have an adverse effect on athletes’ mental health. “I really, really hope we […]
The 2020 Olympic Games has been postponed for one year. Travel restrictions and lockdowns in multiple major cities worldwide caused by the coronavirus pandemic have affected the training schedules of athletes. Pushing the Games into 2021 is an unprecedented peacetime move and causes logistical nightmares for many businesses involved – […]
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed by a full year due to the coronavirus pandemic. While the move was historic, it certainly wasn’t unprecedented, as the Olympics have been cancelled on three different occasions. In 1916, World War I forced the cancellation of the Olympics for the first time, […]
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday that the 2020 Olympic Games might be suspended. Travel restrictions and a worsening pandemic mean the situation “isn’t adequate,” Abe was quoted by the local outlet Sankei as saying. His comments came after the outright withdrawal of the Canadian team from the Summer […]