In addition to changing the name, the team also announced a new logo featuring a baseball and the letter "G" for Guardians. The team colors will stay the same.
"In effect, the court held that pay is equal if a woman can obtain the same amount of money as a man by working more and performing better," the players said.
Gauff pulled out of the Tokyo Games after testing positive to COVID-19, while Richardson was banned after failing a cannabis test.
The first lady also met with Japanese Emperor Naruhito at the Imperial Palace in Tokyo on July 23 before the event.
"This is the city we love and the game we believe in, and together, we are all Cleveland Guardians," actor Tom Hanks said in the narration.
"It was not okay, and it will not be happening again," the racetrack said, adding "we can and will do better."
Eddy Alvarez, a former Olympic speed skater could become the sixth athlete in history to win a medal at the Winter and Summer Games if he earns one in Tokyo.
The first Refugee Olympic Team, which consisted of 10 athletes, competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
For weeks people in Japan have opposed the Games taking place amid rising COVID-19 cases.
The bond between a little girl and her mother hasn't ended, but rather continues in quest for a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Mexican soccer federation has been fined on 15 separate occasions since 2015 for failing to curb the chant.
The opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be held without fans on July 23 at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium.
The Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony has just ended, marking the official opening of the Games. Follow the Games live on the Newsweek live blog.
The NFL said on Thursday it wouldn't postpone games because of coronavirus outbreaks among unvaccinated players.
A look at the marching order of the parade of athletes at the Tokyo Olympics and other Olympic opening ceremony rituals.
The Olympics officially kick off Friday night, and here is the schedule where Simone Biles can possibly become the greatest Olympic gymnast.
It was so impressive that the five-time Olympian posted the photo to both Instagram and Facebook, getting thousands of responses on social media.
Knapp was the passing game specialist for the New York Jets.
In reaching the billionaires' club at age 36, James achieved something even Michael Jordan didn't do during his playing career.
The NFL sent a memo out on Thursday with information about potential losses should outbreaks occur among unvaccinated players or staff.
"It makes mealtime conversations pretty difficult...but it keeps us safe," the star athlete acknowledged.