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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...

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. ...

The Latest: Britain cases above 40,000, 1st time in 6 months

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LONDON — Daily coronavirus cases in Britain have risen above 40,000 for the first time in nearly six months. ...

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...

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. ...

Notable sedition, treason cases in American history

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CHICAGO — After Donald Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill on Jan. 6 in a bid to halt the certification of Joe Biden’s election, many...

IOC president quickly corrects slip up in Olympic pep talk

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TOKYO — IOC President Thomas Bach appeared in public on Tuesday for the first time since arriving in Tokyo last week with the pandemic-postponed...

4 US, UK Olympic contractors arrested for alleged drug use

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TOKYO — Four U.S. and British men working for a power company contracted for the Olympics were arrested on suspicion of using cocaine, officials...

Gymnast Oleg Verniaiev out of Olympics after doping ban

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KYIV, Ukraine — Olympic champion gymnast Oleg Verniaiev is set to miss the Tokyo Games because he has been banned following a failed drug...