A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar was charged Thursday with two dozen crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise.
A woman has been named president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. Seiko Hashimoto had been serving as Olympic minister and replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori.
Organizers and the International Olympic Committee are finally going public with their planning, hoping to push back against reports the Olympics will be canceled with Tokyo and much of Japan still under a state of emergency with COVID-19 cases rising.
Russia has been banned from using its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years.
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended Bay Area Olympians' rigorous training regimen.
Amid much speculation, there was word on Monday that the International Olympic Committee will postpone the Tokyo Summer Olympics, which were scheduled to start on July 24.
The International Olympics Committee will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes Canada saying it won’t send a team to the games this year and the leader of track and field, the biggest sport at the games, also calling for a delay.
And the rapidly spreading virus that has infected more than 81,000 people globally and left more than 2,750 dead, mostly in China, continues to threaten the Tokyo Olympics which begin July 24.
In 1980, Team USA’s victory over the Soviet Union’s national ice hockey team — then believed to be unbeatable — was and still is nothing short of miraculous.
Biles first performed each one at the U.S. championships in August, making history as the first gymnast to do so in an official competition.
Oakland Raiders tight end Colton Underwood asked U.S. gymnast Aly Raisman on a double date -- all on social media. The player comments on his flirting.
Matthew Porter, who provides and maintains all the equipment for the U.S. Fencing team, returned from the Rio Olympics to find his home had been destroyed in the Clayton Fire.
Victor Conte, the man who was imprisoned for providing illegal substances in the BALCO scandal that impacted athletes like Barry Bonds is now a proponent of keeping sports clean and safe.
The summer Olympics are only two weeks away, but the entire Russian team could be ousted due to a doping scandal.