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Tokyo Olympics: Spectators also barred from outlying venues

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TOKYO — Two more prefectures outside the immediate Tokyo area have decided to bar fans from attending Olympic events because of rising coronavirus infections,...

High-water Marks: Teen surfer rides memorable wave to Tokyo

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Before Caroline Marks ever won her first surfing contest and long before ever earning a spot at the Tokyo Games as her sport makes...

Cuban-born Yarisel Ramirez named 10th US boxer for Tokyo

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LAS VEGAS — Featherweight Yarisel Ramirez was added to the Tokyo Olympics boxing tournament Saturday, becoming the 10th member of the U.S. team to...

Kyrgios pulls out of Olympics; cites injury, lack of crowds

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SYDNEY — Nick Kyrgios pulled out of Australia’s tennis team for the Olympics hours after Tokyo’s governor confirmed a ban on fans in the...

Spain’s Hernangómez injures shoulder, will miss Tokyo Games

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LAS VEGAS — Spain power forward Juancho Hernangómez will miss the Tokyo Olympics after dislocating his left shoulder during an exhibition victory Thursday over...

Triathlete rides out the pandemic on her way to Tokyo Games

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BRISBANE, Australia — Australian triathlete Ashleigh Gentle had just finished a training session at her temporary base of Cairns in north Queensland state. Hot,...

Toni Duggan returns to Everton on 2-year deal

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LIVERPOOL, England — Toni Duggan returned to Everton on Friday, signing a two-year contract with the club where she made her professional debut. ...

Holding Tokyo Olympics in pandemic shreds consensus in Japan

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TOKYO — Japan is famous for running on consensus. But the decision to proceed with the pandemic-postponed Tokyo Olympics has shredded it. ...

‘He loves to win’: Durant seeking a third Olympic gold medal

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LAS VEGAS — USA Basketball didn’t blow up Kevin Durant’s phone with repeated calls to beg and plead for him to play in the...

Condie overcomes back surgery to reach Olympic rings

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SALT LAKE CITY — Kyra Condie lay on the operating table as doctors broke her back and put it back together. ...