Krystsina Tsimanouskaya's tension with Belarus started with an Instagram post that set off massive backlash in state-run media back home, where authorities relentlessly crack down on government critics.
The U.S. is expanding its efforts to evacuate at-risk Afghan citizens amid Taliban violence, now including aid workers, journalists and others.
BMX rider Connor Fields, who previously won a gold medal in Rio, also sustained a collapsed lung and broken ribs in the crash.
This data comes as melting rates across the world, including Greenland, have accelerated in recent decades.
Megan Rapinoe converted the deciding penalty in a shootout and the United States advanced to the semifinals of the women’s Olympic soccer tournament 4-2 following a 2-2 draw with the Netherlands.
In an Olympic first, two men and two women per country will do backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle in the 4x100-meter mixed medley relay.
Japan expanded a state of emergency to four more areas in addition to Tokyo following record COVID-19 spikes as the capital hosts the Olympics.
The first flight evacuating more than 200 Afghans who served as interpreters or other roles alongside the U.S. military arrived in the U.S.
Israel’s prime minister has announced that the country will offer a coronavirus booster to people over 60 who have already been vaccinated.
A tsunami warning and advisory issued for parts of Alaska after a large earthquake struck off the coast of the peninsula was lifted early Thursday morning.
A lorry driver who was captured on camera using his mobile phone ahead of a dramatic collision in Sussex, England, was jailed on July 27.
A windfall of financial rewards awaits 30-year-old weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz, who won the first Olympic gold medal for the Philippines in nearly a century.
Tokyo reported 3,177 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, another all-time high just days after the start of the Tokyo Olympics.
Simone Biles will not defend her Olympic title.
An explosion at a complex of chemical companies in Leverkusen, Germany, killed at least one person. Another 31 were hurt and four are still missing.
France passed a new law requiring health care workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine, as well as setting up a health pass for restaurants and other venues.
If you want to go for the gold but couldn’t compete in the Tokyo Olympics, a new Google game could be your next best bet.
Researches say the last meal of an Early Iron Age Denmark bog body called Tollund Man has revealed new details about his final hours.
Most experts believe India’s official toll of more than 414,000 dead is a vast undercount, but the government has dismissed those concerns as exaggerated and misleading.
The 2020 Toyko Olympics opening ceremony was held Friday in a largely empty Olympic Stadium. The Games have been delayed a year due to the pandemic.