John Pye, Associated Press | PostedMar 24th - 4:24am
Patty Mills for Prime Minister. In a statesman's-style address, the San Antonio Spurs guard delivered a message to Olympians and to his fellow Australians who are dealing with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Eddie Pells, Associated Press | PostedMar 23rd - 5:52pm
Leaders of the U.S. Olympic team said “it's more clear than ever that the path toward postponement” of the Tokyo Games “is most promising” — a conclusion drawn from a survey in which nearly seven in 10 American Olympic hopefuls say they don't think the games will be fair if held in July.
Lisa Riley Roche and Amy Donaldson, KSL | PostedMar 23rd - 1:03pm
A postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympic Games seems almost certain after announcements that Canada and Australia won’t participate, pleas from U.S. Swimming, and an assessment by a Canadian member of the International Olympic Committee.
Eddie Pells, Associated Press | PostedMar 22nd - 6:01pm
The CEO of the U.S. Olympic team is well aware of the power her country wields in a situation like this, with the coronavirus raging across the globe and the IOC taking its time before deciding whether to postpone the Tokyo Games.
The IOC will take up to four weeks to consider postponing the Tokyo Olympics amid mounting criticism of its handling of the coronavirus crisis that now includes Canada saying it won't send a team to the games this year and the leader of track and field, the biggest sport at the games, also calling for a delay.