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  • Sharon van Rouwendaal

    Olympic swimmer trains in tiny inflatable pool

    Give her a gold medal for ingenuity. An Olympic swimmer, in need of somewhere to train amid the coronavirus pandemic, set up a tiny inflatable pool in Marsaneix, France and...
  • The Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled amid the coronavirus pandemic -- to almost exactly a year after the originally planned date.

    Tokyo Olympics to start in July 2021 after rescheduling over coronavirus

    Now they’re the 2021 Olympics. The Tokyo Olympics have been rescheduled amid the coronavirus pandemic — to almost exactly a year after the originally planned date. The opening ceremony will...
  • 2020 Olympics Tokyo Games summer 2021

    Tokyo Olympics likely headed for summer of 2021

    Olympics 2020 may truly remain the Summer Games. After the Tokyo Games were officially postponed last week due to the coronavirus pandemic, the International Olympic Committee announced the event would...
  • 2020 Olympics Tokyo Games $5.7 billion

    Tokyo could lose $5.7 billion over Olympics postponement

    Athletes who’ve spent their whole lives training for the Olympics won’t be the only ones hurting because of the one-year postponement of the 2020 Games in Tokyo. Professor Katsuhiro Miyamoto,...
  • An Olympic protester in Japan amid the coronavirus crisis

    Olympics pushed back to 2021 'at the latest'

    A day after a member of the IOC said the 2020 Tokyo Olympics would be postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic, the delay was made official Tuesday morning: The Games...
  • Japanese National Flag over the Olympic Rings symbol

    Push to postpone the Olympics just got serious

    The Olympics revolt is here. USA Track and Field joined USA Swimming on Friday in calling for a postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Games — stubbornly still scheduled to begin...
  • Gold medalists Tadahiro Nomura (right) and Saori Yoshida light up the olympic torch during the ceremony at Japan Air Self-Defense Force Matsushima Base.

    Olympic flame arrives in Japan as potential postponement looms

    MATSUSHIMA AIR BASE, Japan — The Olympic flame arrived in Japan on Friday from Greece in a scaled-down ceremony at an airbase in northern Japan. The flame, carried in a...
  • Hend Zaza

    Ping-pong prodigy is an Olympian at 11 years old

    Table tennis prodigy Hend Zaza is headed for the Olympic Games, despite her tender age of just 11. The Syrian table tennis player will also break new ground in becoming...
  • The New Tokyo Stadium, the main venue for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, is seen past people wearing face masks

    IOC member warns coronavirus could lead to Olympics being canceled

    TOKYO — A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus...
  • 2020 Olympians barred from making political protests

    The International Olympic Committee on Thursday published a strict set of guidelines that bars competitors participating in the upcoming 32nd Olympics in Tokyo from using the world stage for political...