Stories tagged: 2020 olympics
Fri., Jan. 24, 2020
The dread was familiar. The fear too. They gripped MyKayla Skinner shortly after she decided to return to elite gymnastics last summer. Skinner wasn’t worried about recapturing the skills that …
Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
The Tokyo Olympics open in exactly six months, and the United States and China are picked to finish 1-2 in the overall medal count and the gold-medal count.
Thu., Jan. 23, 2020
The dozens of homeless people sleeping in shuttered Tokyo subway stations worry that with Japan’s image at stake authorities will force them to move ahead of the Olympics.
Thu., Nov. 21, 2019
The French language has been almost invisible during the drawn-out preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.
Mon., May 20, 2019
Applications for the post-Games ownership of condominium units used as the Olympic Village during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics will be accepted from late July.
Wed., May 8, 2019
The Tokyo Olympics are caught between the proverbial rock and hard place. Tokyo organizers are trying to cut spending under pressure from the International Olympic Committee. The IOC has been …
Tue., April 16, 2019
Next year’s Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games. Some events are set for very early morning to beat the summer heat in the Japanese capital. The men’s …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
Kerri Walsh Jennings will retire from competitive beach volleyball after the Tokyo Olympics in two years. Walsh Jennings made it clear in a sit-down with The Associated Press that she …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018
USA Track and Field has selected Eugene, Oregon, as the new site of the 2020 U.S. Olympic trials. The organization originally awarded the trials for the Tokyo Games to Mt. …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
Baseball and softball are returning to the Olympics in 2020, while skateboarding, surfing, karate and sport climbing are joining the Games for the first time.