The team announced Cleveland Cavalier forward Kevin Love and Bradley Beal, a guard from the Washington Wizards, would miss the Olympics.
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.
IOC President Thomas Bach met with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga as COVID-19 cases in Tokyo approach a 6-month high.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The sprinter has received political support following her positive test for cannabis which rules her out of the Tokyo Games.
"The criminalization and banning of cannabis is an instrument of racist and colonial policy," Ocasio-Cortez tweeted.
Many on Twitter were "sickened" by the USADA's decision to suspend Sha'Carri Richardson after she tested positive for cannabis.
The sprinter appeared on the "Today" show to discuss failed drug test.
A decision on allowing fans could come next week. A spectator ban would be a reversal of an earlier decision to allow a limited number of local fans to attend.
Richardson was America's top 100-meter sprinter at the U.S. Team Trials and a favorite to win gold at the Tokyo Summer Games later this month.
The 32-year-old claims she was "set up" and that the national anthem was deliberately played when she was on the podium.
The IOC has ruled athletes can take their children with them to Japan only "when necessary."