A woman has been named president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. Seiko Hashimoto had been serving as Olympic minister and replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori.
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
Russia has been banned from using its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years.
The CEO of next year's Tokyo Olympics says the postponed games might not look like what fans are accustomed to.
"It may have to get pushed a year or two, we’ll see. I know the times right now are a little up in the air, so we’ll see. I’m not ruling it out. You never know,” Lloyd said.
“I don’t think anyone would be able to say if it is going to be possible to get it under control by next July or not,” Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said.
The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.
Carli Lloyd, New Jersey native, world soccer star and Olympian, discussed COVID-19's impact on sports and the 2020 Summer Olympics.
COVID-19 prompted the postponement of Tokyo 2020, but this is not the first time the Olympics have not occurred during their scheduled year.
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee is casting doubt on the possibility of postponing, moving or scattering this summer’s Tokyo Games because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, saying organizers will probably either hold the event or cancel it.
In 1980, Team USA’s victory over the Soviet Union’s national ice hockey team — then believed to be unbeatable — was and still is nothing short of miraculous.
U.S. women’s soccer star Megan Rapinoe vowed that Olympians would “not be silenced” in the face of the International Olympic Committee’s ban on protests at medal ceremonies and official venues.
Tokyo Olympic athletes beware — particularly larger ones.
Although they were already engaged, the 35-year-old Olympic skier said women shouldn’t be the only ones who get engagement rings.
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It's been a record-breaking year for gymnast Simone Biles. The 22-year-old Olympic athlete became the most decorated gymnast in the world after taking home her 25th medal at the world gymnastics championships in Germany in October. Now she's been named Female Olympic Athlete of the Year.