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December 4, 2020, 10:30 PM

Tokyo Olympics delay costs may reach $2.8 billion

The cost of the postponement for the Tokyo Olympics could reach at least $2.8 billion in figures released by the Tokyo organizing committee, the Tokyo city government and Japan's national government
December 4, 2020, 10:30 PM
Tokyo Olympics delay costs may reach $2.8 billion
December 2, 2020, 2:14 PM

Olympic fans from abroad may have health tracked by app

A mobile app could be among the measures used to track fans' health.
December 2, 2020, 2:14 PM
Olympic fans from aboard may have health tracked by app
November 30, 2020, 9:28 AM

Tokyo Games won't confirm added costs reported at $3 billion

Organizers of the delayed Tokyo Olympics are declining to confirm the reports.
November 30, 2020, 9:28 AM
Tokyo Games won't confirm added costs reported at $3 billion
November 27, 2020, 5:15 PM

Lolo Jones back in bobsledding, seeks elusive Olympic medal

Lolo Jones hasn’t returned to China since 2008, since one bad step in what was then the biggest race of her life cost her an Olympic gold medal
November 27, 2020, 5:15 PM
November 25, 2020, 2:35 PM

2 weightlifters lose London Olympics medals for doping

The two weightlifters were on the Romanian team.
November 25, 2020, 2:35 PM
2 weightlifters lose London Olympics medals for doping
November 24, 2020, 9:13 AM

Tokyo governor: Japan can host Olympics despite virus spike

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike remains firm about being able to safely host the Olympics next year despite growing concerns about Japan’s recent resurgence of COVID-19 infections
November 24, 2020, 9:13 AM
Tokyo governor: Japan can host Olympics despite virus spike
1 month ago

Tokyo Olympics to give refunds to ticket buyers in Japan

Fans living in Japan who bought tickets for the postponed Tokyo Olympics have been guaranteed refunds by the local organizing committee
1 month ago
Tokyo Olympics to give refunds to ticket buyers in Japan
1 month ago

Tokyo Olympics try to get word out about COVID-19 measures

Tokyo Olympic officials want the world to know they are working on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic at next year’s games
1 month ago
Tokyo Olympics try to get word out about COVID-19 measures
2 months ago

More questions on human rights for Beijing Winter Olympics

A coalition of human-rights groups has met with the International Olympic Committee over calls to pull the 2022 Winter Olympics out of Beijing
2 months ago
More questions on human rights for Beijing Winter Olympics
2 months ago

Tokyo Olympics say they found savings even as costs rise

Tokyo Olympic organizers estimate they have found savings of about $280 million by simplifying and cutting some frills from next year's postponed games
2 months ago
2 months ago

Tokyo Olympics CEO suggests relaxed entry rules for athletes

Tokyo Olympics officials are proposing that the government relax immigration regulations, allowing athletes to enter the country before next year’s postponed games and train during a 14-day quarantine period
2 months ago
3 months ago

Tokyo Olympic Q&A: Few answers yet with about 300 days to go

The postponed Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to open in just over 310 days
3 months ago
Few answers yet on Tokyo Olympics with about 300 days to go
3 months ago

Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics

Organizers are trying to remove doubts that the postponed games will happen.
3 months ago
Organizers, IOC trying to remove doubts over Tokyo Olympics
3 months ago

Tokyo Olympic CEO: Vaccine not requirement to hold games

The CEO of the Tokyo Games says having a vaccine is not a requirement for holding next year's postponed Olympics and Paralympics
3 months ago
3 months ago

Olympic flame going on display in Japan Olympic Museum

The Olympic flame is going on display in Tokyo
3 months ago
4 months ago

Gymnast working to make Olympic comeback

Chellsie Memmel, 32, rediscovered her passion for gymnastics in quarantine and the mom of two hopes to return to the games for the first time since 2008.
4 months ago
Gymnast working to make Olympic comeback
4 months ago

Senate passes legislation aimed at protecting Olympic athletes from assault

Legislation aimed at protecting Olympic, Paralympic and amateur athletes from abuse was approved by the Senate Tuesday.
4 months ago
Senate passes legislation aimed at protecting Olympic athletes from assault
4 months ago

BOYCOTT GAMES: Could another Olympic reset be on tap?

Forty years after the boycott of the Moscow Games, the Olympics have billions in the bank
4 months ago
Could another Olympic reset be on tap?
4 months ago

Qatar interested in bidding for 2032 Olympics, Paralympics

Qatar is keen on on hosting the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games
4 months ago
Qatar interested in bidding for 2032 Olympics, Paralympics
4 months ago

Thorpe's scandal-tainted 1912 golds still resonate, amaze

Jim Thorpe won gold in decathlon and pentathlon with mind-blowing performances,
4 months ago
4 months ago

Tokyo head: Olympics not possible under current conditions

The head of the Tokyo Olympics says the delayed games could not be held next year if conditions caused by the coronavirus pandemic remain as they are
4 months ago
Tokyo head: Olympics not possible under current conditions
5 months ago

Tokyo Olympic venues lined up, schedule remains the same

The 42 venues for next year’s delayed Tokyo Olympics have been secured and the competition schedule will remain almost identical to the one that would have been used this year
5 months ago
5 months ago

Track group calls for change of Olympic protest rule

Leaders of a newly formed athletes group are calling for a change to the rule that bars certain protests at the Olympics
5 months ago
Track group calls for change of Olympic protest rule
5 months ago

Tokyo Games face skeptics, 1-day COVID-19 infection record

The spokesman for the Tokyo Olympics says he expects the postponed games to be held in 2021 despite a recent poll in Japan in which 77% of respondents said they did not believe the games could be held next year
5 months ago
Tokyo Games face skeptics, 1-day COVID-19 infection record
5 months ago

Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?

Officials of the postponed Tokyo Olympic know they will need defenses against COVID-19 to hold the games a year from now
5 months ago
Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?
6 months ago

US Olympic leaders eye change on protests amid wary athletes

U.S. Olympic leaders are open to changing a longstanding rule restricting protests at the Olympics
6 months ago
US Olympic leaders eye change on protests amid wary athletes
6 months ago

Kurt Thomas, first US man to win world gym title, dies at 64

Kurt Thomas won the floor exercise in the 1978 world championships.
6 months ago
6 months ago

Tokyo Olympics followed up by 3 mega-events -- all in China

Uncertainty surrounds how the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be held next year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic
6 months ago
Tokyo Olympics followed up by 3 mega-events -- all in China
6 months ago

Countermeasures needed for Olympics, but what will they be?

Tokyo Olympic organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto has spoken about the need to take “countermeasures” to combat the coronavirus at next year's postponed games
6 months ago
Countermeasures needed for Olympics, but what will they be?
7 months ago

Tokyo Olympics protest parody of logo that depicts COVID-19

The cover design of a local magazine that combines the logo with the virus.
7 months ago
Tokyo Olympics protest parody of logo that depicts COVID-19
7 months ago

Beach volleyball star Walsh Jennings offers virtual training

Beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings knew the national stay-at-home orders would be especially hard on young athletes and others trying to stay fit
7 months ago
7 months ago

WHO head urges global unity to help make Tokyo Olympics safe

The head of the World Health Organization says it won't be easy to make next year's Tokyo Olympics a safe global gathering after the pandemic
7 months ago
WHO head urges global unity to help make Tokyo Olympics safe
7 months ago

Tokyo Olympics closing 5 souvenir shops; downsizing another

The event has been postponed until 2021.
7 months ago
Tokyo Olympics closing 5 souvenir shops; downsizing another
7 months ago

Tokyo Olympic CEO: Games next year may not be 'conventional'

The CEO of next year's Tokyo Olympics says the postponed games might not look like what fans are accustomed to
7 months ago
Tokyo Olympic CEO: Games next year may not be 'conventional'
7 months ago

AP Exclusive: 70% of US Olympic sports applied for PPP funds

At least 70 percent of U.S. Olympic sports organizations have asked the government for funds through the federal stimulus package
7 months ago
70% of US Olympic sports applied for PPP funds
7 months ago

Allyson Felix remains inspired despite Olympics postponement amid COVID-19

Allyson Felix felt ready to take on any challenge at the 2020 scheduled Tokyo Olympics -- until she got the call.
7 months ago

Allyson Felix remains inspired despite Olympics postponement amid COVID-19
7 months ago

IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Olympics

The head of the IOC’s coordination commission for the Tokyo Olympics says he disagrees with suggestions by some scientists and doctors that a vaccine for COVID-19 is needed to hold the games
7 months ago
IOC official disagrees COVID-19 vaccine needed for Olympics
7 months ago

Tokyo Olympic CEO promises 'transparency' over cost of delay

The chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics has promised “transparency” with the Japanese public regarding the cost of postponing the games until next year
7 months ago
Tokyo Olympic CEO promises 'transparency' over cost of delay
7 months ago

Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement

An open conflict has broken out between Tokyo Olympic organizers and the IOC over who will be paying for the unprecedented year-long postponement
7 months ago
Tokyo Olympics, IOC conflict over who pays for postponement
8 months ago

Tokyo Olympics could cut 'extras' in face of soaring costs

Tokyo Olympic organizers and the International Olympic Committee will try to cut many of the extras out of next year's postponed games
8 months ago
8 months ago

In COVID-19 world, anti-doping gives in-home testing a try

Call it do-it-yourself drug testing
8 months ago
8 months ago

Tokyo Olympic CEO hints games could be in doubt even in 2021

The chief executive of the Tokyo Games says he can’t guarantee the postponed Olympics will be staged next year because the coronavirus continues to spread in Japan
8 months ago
Tokyo Olympic CEO hints games could be in doubt even in 2021
8 months ago

Athletes completing bans get unexpected chance at Olympics

Athletes completing doping bans over the next year will be eligible to compete in the postponed Tokyo Olympics
8 months ago
8 months ago

Delay costs IOC 'several hundred million'; Japan pays rest

IOC President Thomas Bach says the Olympic body will face “several hundred million dollars” of added costs because of the postponement of the Tokyo Games
8 months ago
Delay costs IOC 'several hundred million'; Japan pays rest
8 months ago

Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home

Many professional athletes are doing their bit to boost public health during the coronavirus pandemic
8 months ago
Olympians become trainers to help those stranded at home
8 months ago

Tokyo Olympic flame taken off display; next stop unclear

The Tokyo Olympic flame has been taken off public display in Japan
8 months ago
Tokyo Olympic flame taken off display; next stop unclear
8 months ago

Athletes already qualified for Tokyo Games get to keep spots

About 6,500 athletes who already have earned their spots in the Tokyo Olympics are in for 2021
8 months ago
8 months ago

Tokyo Olympics rescheduled for July 23-Aug. 8 in 2021

The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games
8 months ago
Tokyo Olympic head expects call from IOC's Bach on new date
8 months ago

Simone Biles on 2021 Olympics: 'Nothing is set in stone'

Gymnastics star Simone Biles is trying to regroup after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the 2020 Olympics to be pushed back to the summer of 2021
8 months ago
8 months ago

Olympic flame to stay a month in Fukushima; Next stop Tokyo?

The Olympic flame will be on display until the end of April in Japan's northeastern region of Fukushima
8 months ago
Olympic flame to stay a month in Fukushima; next stop unsure