A U.S. sprinter has been suspended from this year's Olympic games because of a cannabis test—but why is cannabis disallowed?
IOC President Thomas Bach said there was "zero" risk of athletes in the Olympic Village on Tokyo Bay passing COVID-19 to Japanese citizens or other residents of the village.
"The Olympics, to me, have never been political. Now I feel like it's turning into a theatrical spectacle," the world's top archer told Newsweek.
"This will be one gymnastics event that I will never forget because I will not be present," Simone's mother, Nellie Biles said.
With the opening ceremony in eight days, it's unclear if the athlete placed in quarantine for two weeks will miss their event.
Tokyo is under a fourth state of emergency, so restaurants and bars will close early and not serve alcohol during the Olympics.
"Anything from the U.S. basketball team—and the 1980 men's hockey team—always demands a lot of interest," RR Auction Executive VP Bobby Livingston said.
IOC President Thomas Bach met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga as COVID-19 cases in Tokyo approach a 6-month high.
"They will be presented to the athlete on a tray, and then the athlete will take the medal him or herself." The International Olympic Committee President said.
An Ipsos Global Advisor poll found only 46 percent of respondents worldwide were actually interested in the Olympics.
"I am greatly disappointed," the tennis star tweeted, "as it has been an honor and highlight of my career each time I have represented Switzerland."
The road to the Olympics is often long. The road to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics has been even longer. The Games will officially start on July 23.
"Our Stars and Stripes should be the only thing representing this country at the Olympics and Paralympics," said the Fox News anchor.
The project by Filipino designer Carlyle Nuera has Osaka wearing a Nike tennis dress inspired by her 2020 Australian Open outfit, complete with Yonex tennis racket.
The trip will mark Jill Biden's first excursion abroad as first lady without her husband, President Joe Biden. The couple led the U.S. delegation at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
The three-time defending Olympic champions' 93-81 loss was only the third time since 1992 they have lost consecutive games.
A new poll found Americans are overwhelmingly against protests by athletes like Gwen Berry, who turned away from the flag during the Olympic trials in June.
The USADA addressed the consequences of marijuana use in a letter to Congress members who criticized sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson's ban from the Olympics.
"I feel uncomfortable being the spokesperson or face of athlete mental health as it's still so new to me and I don't have all the answers," said the tennis star.
The announcement of no spectators attending events in Tokyo was widely expected after Japan placed the region under a state of emergency that is scheduled to last through the Summer Games.
No fans, local or abroad, will be allowed at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics as Japan has re-entered a state of emergency.
Japan declared a state of emergency that will last through the Tokyo Olympics, as coronavirus cases increase in the capital.
A major combat sports regulator will no longer discipline fighters who have THC in their systems.
The 53-year-old woman was filmed trying to drench a torch bearer in eastern Japan while shouting slogans such as "No Olympics" and "Stop the Games."
Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga is reportedly considering reinstating a state of emergency that would last through the end of the Olympics to combat the pandemic.
"We certainly have to respect the role of the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency and the U.S. Olympic Committee and the decisions they make, but it is sad," Psaki said on Wednesday.
The contingent includes the defending gold-medal-winning men's rugby sevens team as COVID-19 regulations in Asia have forced altered travel arrangements.
Jessica Springsteen has been called up to be a part of the U.S.A.'s Olympic equestrian squad in Tokyo 2020.
Until now, it has not been clear whether or not Richardson might be able to compete as part of the women's 4x100 meter relay pool.
"We should use this as a lesson so that similar problems won't be repeated elsewhere in Japan," Osaka Governor Hirofumi Yoshimura said.