Two-time Olympic all-around champion Kohei Uchimura entered the Tokyo Games as a favorite to win gold as an event specialist focusing on high bar, but the Japanese superstar’s quest for an eighth Olympic medal was cut short during the second ...

IOC President Thomas Bach reflected on the pandemic in his speech at the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, and offered words of hope, saying that the feeling of togetherness at the Olympics “is the light at the end of the dark tunnel.” ...

The Canadian pairing of Melissa Humana-Paredes and Sarah Pavan got off to a solid start in the Olympic women’s beach volleyball tournament. Ranked No. 1 in the world in women’s beach volleyball, Humana-Paredes and Pavan took down the Netherlands’ Stam/Schoon to earn their ...

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 ...

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