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U.S. athletes get creative to train for postponed 2021 Olympic gamesThe coronavirus pandemic postponed the 2020 Olympics, now set to take place in Tokyo in 2021. American athletes have had to adapt to the unprecedented change in schedule. Nancy Chen reports.
Tokyo Olympics should be held next year 'at any cost,' Japan's Olympic minister saysSeiko Hashimoto, Japan's Olympic minister, said Tuesday that she believes the postponed 2020 Tokyo Games should be staged next summer "at any cost."
Tokyo Olympics Will Be Held Regardless Of COVIDPandemic be damned ... the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will go forward, regardless of COVID. The Veep of the IOC, John Coates, just said the Olympics will be the "games that conquered COVID." The games will..
Coronavirus raises concerns at Tokyo Olympics; clashes in Afghanistan amid U.S. peace talksSome of the athletes and coaches participating in the Summer Olympics in Tokyo are concerned what will happen if the coronavirus keeps spreading. Also, there have been clashes between the Taliban and..
Simone Biles says it's hard missing Tokyo Olympics this week, but she sees upside to postponementWith her gym shut down and not much else to do, Simone Biles let herself process her disappointment after learning the Games would be postponed.
As COVID-19 pandemic rages on, experts say it's unlikely Tokyo Olympics can be held next summerExperts say the notion of holding the Olympics as normal, with packed stadiums and grandeur, is unfathomable due to the trajectory of the pandemic.
Japan aims to have coronavirus vaccines in use by June 2021Japan aims to put coronavirus vaccines into use by June 2021, the health minister said on Friday, as the country strives to be fully ready to host the Tokyo Olympics, originally planned for this summer..
With Olympics on hold, US athletes embrace being 'really bad' at quarantine hobbiesWith the Tokyo Olympics postponed and competitions on hold, some of top American athletes are weathering the pandemic with the help of new hobbies,
Japan's Abe says cannot hold Olympics unless pandemic containedJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that the Tokyo Olympics could not take place next year unless the coronavirus pandemic is contained, as the city's governor called for an extension..
AP Top Stories March 30 PHere are the top stories for Monday, March 30th: US Navy hospital ship arrives in NYC; NY governor issues plea for medical volunteers; Spain marks day of mourning while Italy sees glimmer of hope;..
Organizers finalize new dates for Tokyo Olympics, beginning in July 2021Less than one week after announcing the Tokyo Olympics would be postponed, the dates for the rescheduled Games have now been finalized.
Could Tokyo Olympics' postponement benefit U.S. women's basketball team?Tokyo Olympics' postponement is disappointing, but it could give the veteran USA women's basketball team looking to make history time to recharge.
Tokyo Olympics committee president says spring 2021 is unlikely timeframe for rescheduled GamesTokyo Olympics and Paralympics committee president hopes to have conclusions about new dates soon, but having Games in spring 2021 is unlikely.
Katie Ledecky 'glad' Tokyo Olympics were delayed: 'There were much bigger things happening than swimming'Swimmer Katie Ledecky, who was forced to train in backyard pools, will reset after Tokyo Olympics postponement and gear up for 2021.
Live Coronavirus News, Updates and VideoThe Tokyo Olympics have been postponed. New York, now the center of the outbreak in America, braces for a flood of patients. The playwright Terrence McNally dies of complications from the coronavirus.
U.S. could become next coronavirus epicenter, WHO saysThe World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, which finally forced reluctant organizers to postpone the Tokyo 2020..
U.S. could become 'coronavirus epicenter', UK locks down, Olympics on holdThe United States could become the global epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, as Britain went into lockdown and the Tokyo 2020 Olympics looked like..
What we know: The 2020 Olympics have officially been postponed. What happens next?What we know about the official postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, which "will be held by summer 2021," according to Japan's prime minister.
'Bigger than the Olympic Games': Athletes react to postponement of Tokyo 2020Athletes spoke after a USA TODAY story Monday in which an IOC member said a decision was made to postpone the Olympics. It became official Tuesday.
2020 Tokyo Olympics officially postponed due to coronavirus outbreakThe 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo have officially been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Japanese Prime Minister's Office announced.
USOPC calls for postponement of Tokyo Olympics until IOC can ensure conditions are safeThe U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee urges IOC to postpone Summer Games to "ensure they are conducted under safe and fair conditions."
IOC sets deadline for making a decision on whether to postpone 2020 Tokyo OlympicsThe International Olympic Committee is starting to discuss with stakeholders the possibility of postponing the 2020 Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirus.
USA Swimming calls on USOPC to push for postponement of Tokyo OlympicsUSA Swimming CEO tells USOPC leader he has "watched our athletes' worlds be turned upside down" by coronavirus pandemic.
Olympic flame reaches Japan amid doubt about gamesThe Olympic flame on Friday completed its journey from Greece to Japan. Olympic and local organizers maintain the Tokyo Olympics will open on July 24. Others say they should be postponed or canceled..
Foreign ministers of South Korea, China, Japan support Tokyo holding 'complete' Olympics - SeoulThe foreign ministers of South Korea, China and Japan expressed their support for Tokyo to host "complete" Tokyo Olympics at a video conference held on Friday, South Korea's foreign ministry said.
Thomas Bach: IOC 'of course' considering alternatives for Tokyo Olympics due to coronavirusThomas Bach said the IOC is "of course" considering alternatives if the coronavirus pandemic makes it impossible to hold Tokyo Games this summer.
Japanese Olympic Committee official calls for postponement of 2020 Tokyo OlympicsKaori Yamaguchi, a retired judo athlete, says she believes the IOC is "putting athletes at risk" by asking them to continue to train amid coronavirus.
Diamond Princess critic says Tokyo Olympics should be haltedThe Japanese doctor who created a media firestorm with videos criticizing the quarantine of a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship said he now believes the Tokyo 2020 Olympics should not go on.
Must Olympic Games go on? Lack of transparency from organizers concerns experts, athletesThe IOC's refusal to provide details on how it is preparing for the Tokyo Olympics amid a global pandemic has many worried about the Games' fate.
Japan says Olympics on track as Abe and Trump talk on coronavirusJapan on Friday said it was determined to hold a "safe and secure" Tokyo Olympics on schedule, after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested a one year delay because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Suggestion Games delay is 'feasible' dismissed as 'outrageous'A delay of one or two years would be the "most feasible" option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held this summer due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, a member of the organizing committee's..
Olympics could be delayed 1-2 years if Games can't go ahead in summer, 2020 official saysA delay of one or two years would be the "most feasible" option if the Tokyo Olympics cannot be held this summer due to the global outbreak of the coronavirus, a member of the organising committee's..
Olympics: Tokyo plans to cancel events if big quake, other disaster strikes - mediaOrganizers of this summer's Tokyo Olympics have contingency plans to cancel competitions in the event of a strong earthquake or other natural disaster, the Mainichi newspaper said.
Virus spreads to new part of Japan as IOC confirms commitment to Tokyo OlympicsJapan's western prefecture of Shiga reported its first coronavirus infection as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) reaffirmed its commitment to starting the Tokyo games on schedule in July.
Work on Fukushima plant, halted during 2016 G7 summit, to continue during Tokyo OlympicsDecommissioning work at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear power station, halted during a G7 summit in Japan in 2016, will not stop during this summer's Tokyo Olympics, the plant operator said.
Japanese coronavirus cases top 1,000, government insists Olympics plans on trackThe number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Japan topped the 1,000 mark on Wednesday, mostly from the Diamond Princess cruise liner, as the government reiterated that plans to host the Tokyo..
Japanese coronavirus infections reach 1,000, Olympics preparations on trackThe number of confirmed coronavirus infections in Japan reached the 1,000 mark on Wednesday, as the government reiterated that plans to host the Tokyo Summer Olympics in July remained on track.
Japan still preparing for Olympics as planned - SugaJapan is preparing to host the Tokyo Summer Olympics as planned, the government's top spokesman said on Wednesday, amid speculation the Games could be postponed because of the coronavirus threat.
Qualify first, worry later: Marathoners say no time to fear Olympic cancellationAspring Olympians at the U.S. marathon trials said on Thursday that they were concerned first with securing one of the coveted few tickets to Tokyo 2020 - and less, at least for now, about whether..
Not over my backyard: Tokyo residents fight Olympic flight plansAs Tokyo prepares to greet overseas visitors to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in July, some city residents are upset about the more than 100 low flying jetliners a day that will bring them to the city.
Japanese emperor, on birthday, expresses coronavirus concern, looks forward to OlympicsJapanese Emperor Naruhito said on Sunday that he was looking forward to the Tokyo Olympics in summer but that he was concerned about the spread of the new coronavirus, which has killed three in Japan..
Tokyo postpones training for Olympics volunteers over virus fearsOrganizers for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics have postponed training for volunteers because of the spread of the coronavirus in Japan.
London can host 2020 Games if moved over coronavirus: mayor candidateLondon would be ready to host the 2020 Olympics if the outbreak of the coronavirus forced the Games to be moved from Tokyo, Shaun Bailey, the Conservative candidate for mayor of the British capital,..
Coronavirus puts Tokyo Olympics in jeopardy for some Chinese athletesGymnastics, handball, water polo are among the Chinese teams that may miss qualifying events as a result of restrictions related to the coronavirus.
Beach volleyball event in China postponed due to coronavirusA beach volleyball tournament due to be held in Yangzhou, China has been postponed until after the Tokyo 2020 Olympics due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Federation Internationale de Volleyball..
Could the coronavirus outbreak in China impact the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?Tokyo 2020 officials have created a coronavirus countermeasures task force in light of the outbreak in China.
Niger sprint star in middle of athletics' hormone debateHailing from one of the world's poorest country, Nigerien sprinter Aminatou Seyni is no stranger to life's hurdles, but as she prepares for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the 23-year-old faces fresh..
South Sudan Olympic athlete says he plans to take home message of peaceAbraham Majok, a South Sudanese 1,500m runner training in Japan for the Tokyo Olympics, aims to bring back two things to his war-torn country after the Games: an Olympic medal and a message on the..