The International Judo Federation announced suspensions for Algerian judoka Fethi Nourine and his coach for withdrawing from the Olympics in order to avoid a match against an Israeli. Nourine’s withdrawal was “in total opposition to the philosophy” of the federation, ...

Team USA’s first foray into mixed team archery ended in the Round of 16 with a 5-4 loss to Indonesia at the Yumenoshima Archery Field in Koto City, Tokyo on Friday. The Americans were the No. 2 seed, and the ...

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 ...

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