Olympic games

FILE - In this Jan. 17, 2016, file photo, Andrew Wilson, center, competes in the men's 100-meter breaststroke during the Arena Pro Swim Series in Austin, Texas. USA Swimming has announced its plans for a return to competition, beginning with a series of regional events in August before the national schedule begins in early November at Richmond, Virginia. (AP Photo/Stephen Spillman, File)
April 27, 2020 - 6:23 pm
USA Swimming is planning a return to the pool. Though, no one is quite sure how it will all play out during the coronavirus pandemic. The national governing body unveiled a tentative schedule Monday that begins with a series of regional events in August before a national lineup of meets kicks off...
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FILE In this Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 a general view of the Camp Nou stadium prior of a Spanish Copa del Rey soccer match between Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort, File)
April 27, 2020 - 3:33 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Clemson has canceled all its in-person, on-campus athletic and academic camps due to the coronavirus pandemic. That includes two weeks of coach Dabo Swinney’s football camps where the Tigers coaches have the...
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FILE - In this March 3, 2020, file photo, the New National Stadium, a venue for the opening and closing ceremonies at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, is seen from Shibuya Sky observation deck in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics were postponed a month ago. But there are still more questions than answers about the new opening on July 23, 2021 and what form those games will take.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 27, 2020 - 1:35 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics were postponed a month ago. But there are still more questions than answers about the new opening on July 23, 2021, and what form those games will take. In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, will the Olympics really start in 15 months? If so, in what form? With...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 24, 2020 file photo, a man is seen through the Olympic rings in front of the New National Stadium in Tokyo. The Tokyo Olympics was tantalizingly close for many European boxers until the qualifying tournament in London was suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak. The delay due to the pandemic has forced many Olympic hopefuls to wait it out. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 24, 2020 - 7:30 am
With tears in her eyes, Nadine Apetz asked herself “why not one more day?” The German boxer had waited four years, and a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics was tantalizingly close when the qualifying tournament in London was suspended because of the coronavirus outbreak. “One day longer and I might have...
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En esta imagen de archivo, tomada el 2 de abril de 2020, un hombre con una mascarilla pasa por delante del logo de los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020, en Tokio. (AP Foto/Eugene Hoshiko, archivo)
April 23, 2020 - 8:17 am
A study of the worldwide Olympic bureaucracy's finances concludes there's far more money available for athletes than what they receive, and that they would be best served by the sort of collective-bargaining arrangement that's common in pro leagues. The study, a collaboration between the Global...
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FILE - In this March 30, 2020, file photo, a man jogs past the Olympic rings in Tokyo. The chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics has promised “transparency” on Thursday, April 23, 2020, with the Japanese public over the cost of postponing the games until next year. Neither the Japanese Olympic organizers nor the International Olympic Committee has said what it will cost. Early estimates in Japan range between $2 billion and $6 billion. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 23, 2020 - 8:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — The chief executive of the Tokyo Olympics promised “transparency” with the Japanese public on Thursday regarding the cost of postponing the games until next year. Neither the Japanese organizers nor the International Olympic Committee has said what it will cost to delay the Tokyo Games...
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FILE In this Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020 a general view of the Camp Nou stadium prior of a Spanish Copa del Rey soccer match between Barcelona and Leganes at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort, File)
April 22, 2020 - 8:21 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The men’s softball World Cup has been pushed back from 2021 to 2022 because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on qualifying tournaments. The World Baseball Softball Confederation says it decided to delay...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 21, 2020, file photo, a child plays at the Olympic rings in front of the New National Stadium in Tokyo. A staff member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Tokyo organizers in a statement released on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
April 22, 2020 - 1:06 am
TOKYO (AP) — A staff member of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has tested positive for COVID-19. Tokyo organizers issued a statement Wednesday saying it was a male employee in his 30s who worked at the headquarters building in a part of Tokyo known as Harumi. Organizers said he was in...
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A woman takes images of decorated bicycles, or flower bikes, as sign warns for the risk of spreading the coronavirus in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, April 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
April 21, 2020 - 6:04 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Milwaukee Bucks guard George Hill says his wife’s 85-year-old grandmother recently battled the coronavirus. “By the grace of God, she beat it,” Hill said. Hill has been in San Antonio during the NBA’s pandemic-...
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April 21, 2020 - 5:15 pm
DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is bracing for cuts of up to 20% because of the coronavirus pandemic and warning that a cancellation of the Tokyo Games would be "devastating” to athletes and the organization. The Associated Press received a copy of a letter CEO Sarah...
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