TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics will open next year in the same time slot scheduled for this year's games.
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Former Husker Jordan Larson's Olympic hopes are on hold after the postponement of the Tokyo Games.
Shortly before the outbreak of World War II, and after all that scrambling to find replacement hosts for 1940, the IOC awarded London the 1944 Summer Games in balloting that also included Athens, Budapest, Detroit, Helsinki, Lausanne, Montreal and Rome.
In an era when the selected nation got the option of hosting both the Summer and Winter Games in the same year, Japan was a surprising choice as the first non-Western country to be awarded the Olympics. Tokyo was to be the summer host, with Sapporo getting the winter version.
Berlin was set to host the 1916 Summer Olympics (the Winter Games weren't founded until 1924), beating bids from Alexandria, Amsterdam, Brussels, Budapest and Cleveland, according to GamesBids.com.
The Tokyo Olympics are going to happen — but almost surely in 2021 rather than in four months as planned.
The Olympic flame on Friday completed its difficult journey from Greece to Japan.
More countries are reporting cases of the new coronavirus while more governments issue travel warnings for their citizens and companies urge employees to work from home to prevent infections.
Lisa Baumert has some pretty early mornings.
Scientists raced to find a treatment, crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific as the world fought the spread of a new virus.
A respected Japanese virologist on Wednesday said if the Tokyo Olympics were tomorrow, the games probably couldn't be held because of the fast-spreading virus from Wuhan, China.
There are no plans to cancel the Tokyo 2020 Games despite the coronavirus outbreak in Asia, Olympic organizers have confirmed.
Clearly, the Seine wouldn’t do. Organizers of the 2024 Paris Olympics hope to hold the surfing competition more than 9,000 miles away in Tahiti. The French also want breakdancing on the Olympic roster, looking to entice a younger audience. Is breakdancing a “sport”? It sure is, says top breakdancer Mounir Biba. “I defy Cristiano Ronaldo to do just one of my movements,” he said.
Simone Biles, arguably the greatest gymnast of all time, edged U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe in voting for 2019's Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year.
Social activist and soccer icon Megan Rapinoe has had one heck of a year. After leading the US Women's National Soccer team to a World Cup title in July, the legend scored yet another victory.
Russia has been banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years on Monday as punishment for “flagrant manipulation” of drug testing results.
The Russian flag and national anthem were banned from next year's Tokyo Olympics and other major sports events for four years on Monday.
Russian athletes should be again forced to compete as neutrals at next year’s Olympics in Tokyo and other major events, a key World Anti-Doping Agency panel recommended on Monday.
About 10 years after Kelsey Griffin had the greatest season ever by a Nebraska women’s basketball player in 2010 — she also led the program to its finest season that year — Griffin is still playing professional basketball.