Sport > Olympics

Organizers Press Ahead With Tokyo Olympics Despite Threat of Coronavirus

1 month ago   |   By Time

A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going ahead as planned with the Tokyo Olympics despite the threat of the spreading coronavirus.
The comments from spokesman Yoshihide Suga follow the assertion by former IOC vice-president Dick Pound that organizers face a three-month window to decide the fate of the games.
The Olympics are set to open on July 24 with 11,000 athletes. The Paralympics open Aug. 25 with 4,400.
Pound told the Associated Press that the fast-spreading virus could cancel the Olympics. Suga says...
Read more ...

 

Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

Tokyo organizers, IOC going ahead as planned with Olympics

1 month ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

TOKYO - A spokesman for the Japanese government on Wednesday said the International Olympic Committee and local organizers are going as planned with the Tokyo Olympics.
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Olympics      Japan      Onetime      Overnight  


Eli Apple, Raiders unable to agree on a deal; Apple remains a free agent

Eli Apple, Raiders unable to agree on a deal; Apple remains a free agent

The 24-year-old cornerback is still looking for a new team after his agreement with Las Vegas fell through. Read more ...

NFC South Betting Preview: Saints the favorite, Tom Brady's Bucs have...

NFC South Betting Preview: Saints the favorite, Tom Brady's Bucs have next-best odds

Sports Insiders' Jonathan Willis previews the NFC South, where the Saints are the favorite but Tom Brady's Buccaneers are close behind in the betting odds. Read more ...

Buccaneers bring back Blaine Gabbert to back up Tom Brady

Buccaneers bring back Blaine Gabbert to back up Tom Brady

The Buccaneers are adding some insurance for their new crown jewel. The team has signed journeyman quarterback Blaine Gabbert to a one-year deal as reported by NFL Network's... Read more ...

Kansas City Chiefs' Reid plotting Super Bowl defense from his basement

Kansas City Chiefs' Reid plotting Super Bowl defense from his basement

Big Red never stops grinding. Read more ...

Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis left stunned by David Blaine's...

Lakers' LeBron James, Anthony Davis left stunned by David Blaine's incredible card trick

LeBron James and Anthony Davis really wanted to beat David Blaine. Spoiler: They failed. Read more ...

Visit The Shark, Rapid's Rest and Gorgeous Gorge for Fortnite challenge

Visit The Shark, Rapid's Rest and Gorgeous Gorge for Fortnite challenge

The Chapter 2 Season 2 Week 7 Fortnite challenges are out and one of the tasks is to visit The Shark, Rapid's Rest and Gorgeous Gorge. This guide will help you find all locations. Read more ...

Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian season resumes

Brescia ready to forfeit matches if Italian season resumes

BRESCIA, Italy - The president of Italian soccer club Brescia said Thursday he will forfeit his team's remaining Serie A matches if the league resumes. Read more ...

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

Wimbledon tennis tournament canceled over coronavirus concerns

The grass-court grand slam was due to begin on June 29, but a decision was made to scrap the event for the first time since World War II. Read more ...

AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015

AP source: Cowboys sign DE Aldon Smith, suspended since 2015

The Dallas Cowboys are taking a chance on another suspended defensive end, signing Aldon Smith to a contract while his playing status in the NFL is uncertain. Read more ...

Cowboys agree to one-year deal with Aldon Smith

Cowboys agree to one-year deal with Aldon Smith

Former NFL Pro Bowl defensive end Aldon Smith is returning to the league after a four-year absence after signing a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys on Wednesday, according... Read more ...