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At least eight employees of a Japanese hotel hosting the Brazilian Olympic judo team have tested positive for the coronavirus, local officials said Thursday. Health and sports officials in the city of Hamamatsu, west of Tokyo, said virus tests were carried out before the 30-member judo delegation arrived on Saturday. None of those infected came …

Diana Taurasi said on Tuesday her health “is heading in the right direction” and that the Phoenix Mercury star expects to be ready to compete in the Tokyo Olympics. The 39-year-old has missed Phoenix Mercury’s last three games with a left hip injury after missing nine games previously with a broken sternum. She knows she’s …

The first Chinese athletes to arrive here to compete in the postponed Olympics have raised concerns about insufficient COVID-19 measures at their hotel. Chinese Sailing Association chairman Zhang Xiaodong told official Chinese news agency Xinhua that the country’s athletes were allowed to mingle with locals and tourists at their satellite accommodation in Enoshima, which he …

LAS VEGAS (AP) – Featherweight Yarisel Ramirez was added to the Tokyo Olympics boxing tournament on Saturday, becoming the 10th member of the U.S. team to qualify. She had previously traveled to Japan in anticipation of winning a late slot, and news of her addition by USA Boxing organize a party with your teammates. Ramirez …

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga confirmed Thursday that Olympic events in Tokyo will not have spectators at any of the Games venues. The Prime Minister went on television and told the nation that a state of emergency with new COVID-19 restrictions will go into effect on July 12 and will remain in place during the …

This is a unique, ad-free 170 page editorial guide. Swimming Stats and SwimSwam are proud to present our definitive Tokyo 2021 Olympic guide, which will provide all the information you need to follow the swimming events of the upcoming Olympic Games. The guide has been developed over the past few months, and we can assure …

Brody Malone insists there is nothing special about his origin story. His parents enrolled him in gymnastics when he was 3 because he couldn’t – or more precisely, didn’t want to – sit still. “Typical,” said Malone in the gentle southern twang that betrays his Tennessee and Georgia roots. This is perhaps the only thing …

Visitors look at newly installed Olympic rings to celebrate the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Yokohama, Japan on June 30, 2021. REUTERS / Kim Kyung-Hoon Japan could ban everything but VIP spectators for Games opening – Asahi The government is expected to decide this week to extend the quasi-emergency rules The torch relay must be …

July 5, 2021 As the countdown to the revamped Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games draws closer and closer, our focus is on the English athletes heading to Japan. Anna Hopkin praised club swimming for “rekindling her love” for the sport ahead of her Olympic debut. The 25-year-old sprint specialist took away from competitive swimming for several …

An injury-ridden season for Steph Catley meant league appearances seemed far away, let alone making a second Olympic team. However, his return to form was timely, with the Victorian defender booking his ticket to Tokyo. “It’s amazing. Obviously I’ve had a tough year with injuries so getting to this point is really, really amazing. Catley …