Sport > Olympics

AP Photos: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues

AP Photos: Things starting to stir at Tokyo Olympic venues

14 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics are getting closer and things are starting to stir around the venues, though not as much as you might expect. Many preparations are still up in the...
Read more ...

Japan's Prime Minister Leads Celebrations of Hideki Matsuyama's Historic Masters Win

1 day ago   |   Time

TOKYO - Led by Japan's prime minister, the country celebrated golfer Hideki Matsuyama's victory in the Masters - the first Japanese player to win at Augusta National and pull...
Read more ...

It's Time to Rethink the Olympics

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Displacements, human rights violations, health concerns and overspending have dogged the Games in recent years. The Olympic mission is a mess in need of long-term fixing.
Read more ...

Canadian Basketball Hopes a New Floor Will Raise Its Ceiling

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Canada hasn't made the Olympics in men's basketball in two decades, but its sports officials hope a memento from the Toronto Raptors' championship run will bring good luck.
Read more ...

The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

The US is 'not focused on a boycott' of the 2022 Olympics in China amid human rights concerns, Blinken says

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement The United States is " not focused on a boycott " of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing despite its concerns over human rights abuses committed by the...
Read more ...

Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

Rapinoe to the rescue as streaks fall for subpar USWNT at Sweden

2 days ago   |   Sporting News

The U.S. was far from its best against a game Swedish side as they faced a major test ahead of the Olympics
Read more ...

Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

Akil Baddoo's surprise Tigers start making fantasy baseball waves

2 days ago   |   New York Post

After witnessing 2020 first hand , it's easy to see why people have long said, “Life is full of surprises.” But shocking events are hardly anything new. In the sports world...
Read more ...

Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

Henry Cejudo says 'it's going down' with Floyd Mayweather. Believe that?

3 days ago   |   MMAjunkie

UFC president Dana White has teased working with Floyd Mayweather for the past few years. What they might have in mind is anybody's guess since nothing has seemed close to...
Read more ...

Chasing Ledecky: Leah Smith keeps coming after US star

Chasing Ledecky: Leah Smith keeps coming after US star

3 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. - If Katie Ledecky wasn't setting world records and piling up Olympic medals, Leah Smith would be the top middle-to-long distance swimmer in the U.S...
Read more ...

Olympic Hopefuls Mariah Duran And Heimana Reynolds: Olympics Will Show Skateboarders Are “Real Athletes”

3 days ago   |   Forbes

Skateboarding is debuting at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. And USA Skateboarding Olympic Team members and Tokyo Olympics hopefuls Mariah Duran and Heimana Reynolds think the...
Read more ...


Register you to post on News Times

Free Registration

Jamal Murray injury update: Nuggets hoping for 'good news' after star guard...

Jamal Murray injury update: Nuggets hoping for 'good news' after star guard goes down with knee injury

With less than a minute to go in Monday night's contest between Denver and Golden State, Murray went down with what appeared to be a non-contact left knee injury. Read more ...

Chauvin trial: Defense set to start presenting its case

Chauvin trial: Defense set to start presenting its case

MINNEAPOLIS - The defense for a former Minneapolis police officer charged in George Floyd's death was set to start presenting its case Tuesday. NewsNation will provide live... Read more ...

NFL Mock Draft 2021: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Bears...

NFL Mock Draft 2021: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Bears, Washington with new QBs after top picks

Sporting News' latest NFL mock draft for 2021 spans seven rounds, covering all 259 picks from projected No. 1 overall selection Trevor Lawrence down to Mr. Irrelevant. Read more ...

What channel is PSG vs. Bayern on today? Time, TV schedule to watch...

What channel is PSG vs. Bayern on today? Time, TV schedule to watch Champions League match in USA

Sporting News has you covered on how to watch Paris Saint-Germain vs. Bayern Munich in the Champions League Read more ...

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

LOS ANGELES - Max Pacioretty scored his 300th career goal, Mark Stone had a goal and an assis, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night. Read more ...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shohei Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, and Mike Trout hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Read more ...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on... Read more ...

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain for the most points in Warriors franchise history Monday night in Golden State's game against the Denver Nuggets. Read more ...

Tkachuk scores 2 as Senators beat Jets 4-2

Tkachuk scores 2 as Senators beat Jets 4-2

OTTAWA, Ontario - Brady Tkachuk scored twice, Connor Brown extended his franchise-record goal-scoring streak to eight games and the Ottawa Senators beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-2... Read more ...

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win over the Blue Jackets. Read more ...