Athletes looking to express their political or social views at the upcoming 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will have to deal with a new set of guidelines covering what is -- and is not -- allowed.
The "no-no" list includes any signs, armbands and hand gestures. It prohibits taking a knee or otherwise failing to adhere to strict protocol during the...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- Two U.S. senators called on NBC on Thursday to refuse to air the 2022 Winter Olympics, citing China's "abysmal record on human rights."
In a letter, U.S. Sens. Rick Scott (R.-Fl.) and Josh Hawley (R.-Mo.) asked NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke and NBC Olympics President Gary Zenkel to either urge the International Olympic Committee ...Read more
Russian boxers have threatened to boycott the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, joining other athletes and officials from their country in pushing back against a four-year ban imposed by anti-doping authorities.
The World Anti-Doping Agency, or WADA, handed down the punishment earlier this week, barring Russia as a nation but allowing individuals a chance ...Read more
With the 2020 Tokyo Games only eight months away, long-troubled USA Badminton might now lose its status as the national governing body for the sport.
U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee officials launched a formal revocation procedure Tuesday, seven months after first expressing concerns about the Anaheim, Calif.-based organization's failure to...Read more
The International Olympic Committee will pour $10 million into anti-doping enforcement amid the emergence of genetic testing as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics draw near.
IOC President Thomas Bach pledged the donation during his speech at a World Anti-Doping Agency conference in Katowice, Poland.
About half of the money will go toward new facilities ...Read more
- IOC pledges $10 million for anti-doping enforcement ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
- Olympic leaders seek to decertify USA Badminton
- Russia lashes out at four-year Olympic ban
- Olympic leaders get tough on athletes who protest at 2020 Tokyo Games
- US senators urge NBC to refuse to air 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics