China’s Yang Qian outlasted the field Saturday in a nail-biting final in the women’s 10-meter air rifle competition, winning the first gold medal of the 2020 Olympics. Anastasiia Galashina, competing for the ROC, led Yang 231.4 to 231.3 heading into the final two shots. ...

Syria’s 12-year-old Hend Zaza, the youngest athlete at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, has been eliminated from competition following her loss in a preliminary round match.  Zaza fell to Austria’s 39-year-old Liu Jia in straight sets: 4-11, 9 – 11, 3 ...

In what he described as “a dark day in my career,” German cyclist Simon Geschke withdrew from Saturday’s Tokyo Olympics road race after testing positive for COVID-19. “More [than] disappointed to miss the Olympics tomorrow but also glad everyone else tested ...

Broadcast journalist Maria Taylor has joined NBC Sports and in her first assignment will help provide coverage of the postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The formal announcement was made Friday night before a primetime airing of the Opening Ceremony during which Taylor ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore.– In 1973, seventeen year old George Mount had never watched an Olympic event. Three years later, the grants pass resident nearly made it onto the podium at the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games in cycling. “I finished in ...

TOKYO, Japan (NBC) – A coronavirus state of emergency has come into effect in Japan’s capital as new cases rise and athletes begin to arrive with just eleven days to go until the start of the Tokyo Olympics. Tokyo is ...

MEDFORD, Ore.– Friday marks a big day for runners, as the Olympic qualifier for track and field kick off in Eugene. The University of Oregon’s Hayward Field is set to host the qualifying event. The stadium will host spectators for ...

JAPAN (NBC) – With the opening ceremony for the Olympics summer games less than two months away, a lot of questions surrounding safety in Tokyo remain unanswered. The U.S. State Department is now advising Americans against traveling to Japan because ...

(NBC) – A Swiss court banned Russia from using its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years. The ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport also blocked ...

GOLD HILL, Ore. — It’s a story we’ve been talking about for years, but now a Gold Hill Water Park could have a serious shot at becoming part of the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics. The director of the park said ...

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