In July 2020, the NHL announced the league's Seattle team would be named the Kraken and unveiled their logo featuring a large "S."
The first lady will host a virtual get-together with members of Team USA and will attend the opening ceremony for the Olympics.
"This is Giannis' moment. He earned it and we're proud of him," said Yiannis Tzikas, who owns the Kivotos Cafe near where Giannis Antetokounmpo grew up.
"The pandemic will end when the world chooses to end it," WHO director Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. "It is in our hands."
"There are no words to describe how I'm feeling right now," said Amber Hill, Britain's top-ranked shooter, who will miss the Tokyo Games.
The Games will return to Australia for the first time since 2000, following the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approval's.
The late Lakers superstar had challenged the "Greek Freak" to win an MVP crown and an NBA title in tweets posted in 2017 and 2019.
The Olympic synchronized swimmer said she had been forced to make "a really tough decision" after the Japanese government imposed restrictions to battle the spread of COVID-19.
Great Britain's women's soccer team performed the protest against racism just before its game against Chile.
Giannis Antetokounmpo has been playing for the Milwaukee Bucks since 2013, but his partner has been thrust into the limelight since their NBA Championship win.
The win was the Milwaukee Bucks' first NBA championship victory in 50 years and only the second in the franchise's history.
The 26-year-old became the youngest broadcaster in history to present the NBA Finals Trophy presentation after ESPN chose her ahead of Nichols.
Soccer star Megan Rapinoe could become a two-time Olympic champion this month should the U.S. Women's National Team win gold in Tokyo.
The U.S. opens its Olympic tournament against the team it lost to in the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics five years ago.
It's the first NBA title for the Bucks since the 1970-71 season, when Kareem Abdul-Jabbar led them to the only other title in team history.
Sanders, who has coached just seven games in his college coaching career, said he should be respected like somebody who won has seven national championships.
"I'll get vaccinated and be an advocate for it if Pfizer puts a percentage of its earnings from the vaccine in my wife's name," Beasley tweeted.
The reigning world champions kick off their tournament against Sweden in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
"We had a game in Chicago where I forgot what down it was. I lost track of one down in 21 years...," Brady said. "And they started calling me 'Sleepy Tom.'"
Catherine Varitek described the situation as "scary" and called out the behavior as "straight out filth and vile."