The NHL is set to return to the Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials, though the league and players have the opportunity to withdraw if pandemic circumstances warrant.
The Paralympics are being held without fans, although organizers are planning to let some school children attend, going against the advice of much of the medical community.
Photo shows Laurel Hubbard “winning the women's weight lifting competition” at the Olympics.
“The two coaches were requested to leave the Olympic Village immediately and have done so,” the IOC said.
The 1908 Summer Olympics were held in London.
"They didn't allow" Simone Biles "to take her ADHD medication."
It's supposed to be Marianne, the embodiment of the French Republic.
The opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics predicted the COVID-19 pandemic.
“I told him that he’s the greatest of all time,” Alexander Zverev said. “I know that he was chasing history.”
The stories behind the Uzbek gymnast's extraordinary career are even more remarkable than the numbers suggest.
A spoof video shared on a comedian’s Twitter page has journeyed from joke to scandal as some people sharing and seeing it online appear to believe it’s authentic. It’s not. But here’s the premise: an NBC producer is caught on a hot mic saying:
Unconfirmed rumors and reports emerged online on the morning of July 27, 2021.
The surfers at Tsurigasaki beach say Tropical Storm Nepartak could actually improve the competition so long as it doesn't hit the beach directly.
She overtook Anastasiia Galashina of Russia to win the first gold medal of the fames in the women's 10-meter air rifle event.
The first torch relay took place during the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
Medical director Jonathan Finnoff estimated 83% of athletes had replied they were vaccinated.
An ethereal blue light bathed the empty seats as loud music muted the shouts of scattered protesters outside calling for the Games to be canceled
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, who is determined to hold the Olympics, placed Tokyo under a state of emergency on July 12, but daily cases have sharply increased since then.
You don't have to give up sex to help save the environment.
The Games will go back to Australia 32 years after the popular 2000 Sydney Olympics. Melbourne hosted in 1956.
All signs point to an utterly surreal and atomized Games, one that will divide Japan into two worlds during the month of Olympics and Paralympics competition.
Is the first woman to medal in six straight Olympics ignored by the media and sponsors because she is outspokenly pro-Second Amendment? No, that's not true: Kim Rhode, a highly decorated Olympic double trap and skeet shooter, has had mult
This story appears to come with a grain of salt.
The extent of the ban, which comes just two weeks before the pandemic-postponed Olympics open, will be announced later on Thursday.
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/michael-phelps-test-positive-marijuana/ In July 2021, American track
Though pro leagues are slowly adjusting to the reality that marijuana is not a performance-enhancing drug, it remains squarely on the banned list for Olympic sports.
The Olympic swimmer's 2009 suspension was back in the news after Sha'Carri Richardson's positive marijuana test.
The official Olympic website does not mention any Swayamsevak medal for volunteers. Volunteers have not received any such medal.
Did New Zealand female weightlifter Laurel Hubbard suffer from a testicular injury just weeks before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? No, that's not true: the claim is lifted from from The Babylon Bee, a satirical website that writes about "Chris
The delayed games open July 23, and the Paralympics begin a month later.
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The Tokyo Olympics, already delayed by the pandemic, are not looking like much fun: Not for athletes. Not for fans.
Fans from abroad were banned several months ago, and organizers are to announce early next week if some local fans should be allowed.
Nadal, who reached the French Open semifinals last week but lost to Novak Djokovic, has won the title at Wimbledon twice, in 2008 and 2010.
The Japanese government's designation of Dokdo as their territory on their Olympics website sparked outrage and objections in South Korea.
Tokyo is under a COVID-19 state of emergency, but IOC Vice President John Coates has said the games will open on July 23.
Even local fans may be barred from venues when the games open in just under two months.
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is determined to hold the Olympics in Tokyo after a one-year delay and has made an ambitious pledge to finish vaccinating the country’s 36 million elderly people by the end of July.
Political expression has been prohibited at the Olympic Games for decades.
The Tokyo Olympics open in under three months and there are still more questions than answers, despite the rollout of new rule books to explain how the games will take place in the middle of a surging pandemic in Japan.