The 2016 Olympic gymnastics champion will return to competition in the balance beam final on Tuesday, a little over a week after stepping away from the meet to focus on her mental health.
By Will Graves, Associated Press
Olympians in many sports have spent the past two days coming forward to recount their own battles while offering support to Simone Biles.
By Jenna Fryer, Associated Press
To root for the diaspora is to acknowledge all the ways people of color have been affected by white supremacy -- and to celebrate and cheer on the athletes who are able to break through those barriers.
By Joshua Barajas
As their opening unfolded, devoid of the usual crowd energy, the Olympics convened amid simmering anger and disbelief in much of the host country, but with hopes from organizers that the excitement of the sports to follow would offset the…
By Foster Klug, Associated Press
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Thursday's 1,979 new cases are the highest since 2,044 were recorded on Jan. 15.
By Associated Press
Coronavirus cases in Tokyo have surged above 1,300 for a six-month high, just one week before the Olympics.
By Chloe Jones
Her chances dashed at an Olympic debut, fellow elite athletes have come to Sha'Carri Richardson's defense and to say that sporting rules on pot are overdue for a change.
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By Mari Yamaguchi, Stephen Wade, Associated Press
The ban came hours after a state of emergency in the capital starting from Monday, declared by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga to contain rising COVID-19 cases.
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