Milwaukee Bucks forward Khris Middleton has committed to joining Team USA for the Summer Olympics next month in Tokyo.
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard from New Zealand will be the first transgender athlete to ever compete at an Olympic Games.
Toyko Olympics organizers have set a limit of 50% of capacity up to a maximum of 10,000 fans for all Olympic venues.
Japan’s top medical adviser said the safest way to hold the Tokyo Olympics is without fans, seeming to put him at odds with organizers.
A former Wisconsin Badgers basketball star and Racine native is headed to Tokyo – competing in the Olympics for three-on-three basketball, but not for the U.S.
Simone Biles looks ready for Tokyo. So it seems, are the leading contenders vying to join the reigning world and Olympic gymnastics champion in Japan next month.
Olympic athletes are being asked to sign a waiver releasing Tokyo games organizers from liability for COVID-19 issues.
A physician representing a Japanese medical body has warned that holding the Tokyo Olympics could lead to the spread of variants of the coronavirus.
The U.S. State Department and CDC issued travel warnings this week urging Americans to avoid visiting Japan amid a surge in serious COVID-19 cases. In response, Japan said the travel warnings won’t have an impact on Olympians.
Comments from an IOC vice president saying the Tokyo Olympics will go on even if the city is under a COVID-19 state of emergency have stirred a backlash in Japan.
A full-page newspaper ad in Japan has condemned the government for forcing people to endure the pandemic without vaccines.
Celebrating mothers makes the second Sunday in May very special every year. One Milwaukee athlete is hoping to celebrate his mom once again this summer in Tokyo.
Vaccine developers Pfizer and BioNTech are donating doses to inoculate athletes and officials preparing for the Tokyo Olympics.
Japan has issued a third state of emergency for Tokyo and three western prefectures to curb a surge in the coronavirus just three months ahead of the Olympics.
Japan says it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.
China has warned the U.S. not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach in response to complaints about the country’s human rights record.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will not sanction athletes for raising their fists or kneeling during the national anthem at Olympic trials, previewing a contentious policy it expects to stick to when many of those same athletes head to Tokyo this summer.
Mark Pavelich, a former member of the 1980 Team USA "Miracle on Ice" hockey team, has passed away in a residential treatment center in Minnesota, according to the Midwest Medical Examiner's Office.
A woman has been named president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. Seiko Hashimoto had been serving as Olympic minister and replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori.
Russia has been banned from using its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years.