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Russian athletes to compete at Olympic Games in Tokyo, Beijing using ROC acronym

Russian athletes will compete at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing, using the acronym ‘ROC,’ but...

Olympic minister Hashimoto nominated for Tokyo Games chief

Japan's Olympic minister Seiko Hashimoto emerged Wednesday as the most likely candidate to take the helm of the country's organizing committee to stage the...

Tokyo Olympic panel holds 1st meeting to pick Mori successor

The Tokyo Olympic organizing committee on Tuesday convened the first meeting of a panel tasked with selecting its new president, hoping to narrow down...

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Russian Olympic Champion Vlasov ‘was truly one of a kind’

Russian Olympic weightlifting champion Yury Vlasov, who passed away last Saturday at the age of 85, was not only one of the strongest people...

Foreign volunteers for Tokyo Olympics stuck in virus limbo

Judith Gurney is desperate to know if she is going to the Tokyo Olympics, not as an athlete, but one of the thousands of...

Tokyo Olympic organizers to hold special meeting Feb. 12 over Mori remarks

The organizing committee of this summer's Tokyo Olympics announced Wednesday it would hold a meeting later this week to discuss its response to controversial...

Olympics volunteers resign over president’s remarks about women

Hundreds of people who signed up to volunteer at the Tokyo Olympic Games have resigned in protest against derogatory remarks about women made by the...

Olympics: 390 Tokyo Games volunteers quit after Mori’s sexist remarks

Some 390 Olympic and Paralympic volunteers have decided to give up their roles in the wake of sexist remarks by Tokyo Games organizing committee...

IOC chief Bach floats possibility of no fans at Tokyo Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, who previously said spectator numbers could be reduced to a "reasonable" level at the Tokyo Games, on Friday...

‘Sad day for women’s sports’: Row erupts after Joe Biden signs gender discrimination order...

US President Joe Biden's newly-signed executive order on “combating discrimination” has sparked controversy among many critics, who say it will destroy women’s sports by...

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Gregg Jarrett: Cuomo sex harassment allegations – could the governor face criminal charges?

A former aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo has come forward to accuse him of persistent sexual harassment and unwanted physical touching.  Her description, if true, could...

Rep. Kevin McCarthy: Dems’ $1.9 trillion COVID bill is not rescue or relief plan,...

A year ago today, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention warned U.S. citizens to prepare for "disruption" from the coronavirus outbreak across American cities. And...

Hundreds died in Axum massacre during Tigray war, says Amnesty

Hundreds of unarmed civilians were massacred in less than 48 hours by Eritrean troops during the war in the restive northern Ethiopian province of...