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China sending more than 400 athletes to Tokyo Olympics

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BEIJING — China will send 431 athletes to the Tokyo Games as part of a 777-member delegation, its largest at an Olympics outside China,...

The Latest: WHO: Weekly virus cases at nearly 3M globally

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GENEVA — The World Health Organization reported there were nearly 3 million coronavirus cases globally last week, a 10% increase that was accompanied by...

US to begin evacuating Afghans who aided American military

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WASHINGTON — The Biden administration said Wednesday that it is prepared to begin evacuation flights for Afghan interpreters and translators who aided the U.S....

Bach meets Suga as Tokyo virus cases approach 6-month high

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TOKYO — Tokyo reported its highest number of new COVID-19 cases in almost six months on Wednesday, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government said with the...

FINA suspends 2 Russian swimmers for Tokyo Olympics

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Two Russian swimmers set to compete at the Tokyo Olympics were provisionally suspended on Wednesday for anti-doping violations by world governing...

Navy blazers, stripes and flag scarves for Team USA in Tokyo

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NEW YORK — The Team USA flag bearers in steamy Tokyo will likely be the coolest members of their packs. ...

Summer setback: COVID deaths and cases rising again globally

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COVID-19 deaths and cases are on the rise again globally in a dispiriting setback that is triggering another round of restrictions and dampening hopes...

Stocks open higher; Citi, Wells Fargo lead gains for banks

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Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street Wednesday as several big companies reported results that were better than analysts were expecting. The S&P...

The Latest: Spain regions want restrictions after case spike

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MADRID — Some regions in Spain aim to put restrictions back in place because of a spike in coronavirus cases. ...

Olympic athletes to put on own medals at Tokyo ceremonies

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TOKYO — Athletes at the Tokyo Olympics will put their medals around their own necks to protect against spreading the coronavirus. ...