U.S. to Olympic baseball final as Cuban-American Eddy Alvarez becomes sixth athlete in Olympic history with summer and winter medals

Alvarez, the third U.S. athlete with medals in both Olympic Games, and the United States go for gold against Japan on Saturday.

No Youth Olympic Games, says Richard Pound: “It’s a very nice holiday for some very nice kids, but it adds nothing to the international sports structure”

In the second and final part of the Canadian’s interview with Around the Rings, the former WADA president recalls how Juan Antonio Samaranch cheated North Korea and how overnight he had to learn the business of television.

Karate’s first Olympic champions crowned as the sport makes its debut in Tokyo

Sandra Sanchez Jaime of Spain wins karate’s first Olympic gold medal in the women’s kata event

Kazakh wrestler Sanayev earns bronze despite biting semifinal opponent

United World Wrestling reviewed the biting incident, ruling that no disciplinary action against Sanayev was warranted.

Former Hiroshima mayor and 120 advocacy groups petition the IOC to hold a minute of silence for 1945 atomic bomb victims

The IOC rejected a request by Hiroshima officials for all Games participants to stand for a minute of silence August 6th, the day the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on the city.

Worldwide partner Alibaba contributes to Olympic movement’s digital makeover in Tokyo

The Olympic global sponsor has also introduced a new cloud-based solution to help reduce the risk of heatstroke for Tokyo 2020 staff.

German wrestler Stäbler makes touching farewell after Olympic bronze

Three-time Greco-Roman wrestling world champion finally claimed an elusive Olympic medal at his third and final attempt.

Lasha Talakhadze smashes world and Olympic records for weightlifting gold

The Georgian dominates the +109kg category to become an Olympic champion for the second time in a fitting finale to the weightlifting competition in Tokyo.

Buenos Aires 2018, key inspiration for Paris 2024′s opening ceremony: “We are trying to take it to the next step”

The French Games are preparing a French-language version of concepts like “start list,” the CEO of Paris 2024, Étienne Thobois, revealed during an interview with Around the Rings in Tokyo.

Christine Mboma, feliz con su medalla de plata en los 200 metros, ignora las críticas

La subcampeona olímpica hace oídos sordos a quienes cuestionan su presunta ventaja deportiva.

“Tokio 2020 es un milagro” japonés, dice el decano del COI, que critica al Congreso de los Estados Unidos por sugerir un boicot a Pekín 2022

“Parece que piensan que Rusia es un país demasiado importante como para quedar fuera de los Juegos”, critica el canadiense Richard Pund durante una entrevista con Around the Rings. La segunda parte de la conversación se publicará en los próximos días.

Cuando el oro olímpico te permite comprar una nueva casa: la puertorriqueña Camacho-Quinn disfruta de su nueva vida tras ganar los 100 metros vallas

Jasmine Camacho-Quinn es la mujer del momento en Puerto Rico. El oro pudo ser de los Estados Unidos, pero la valiste eligió competir por la tierra de su madre.

Four new members elected to IOC Athletes’ Commission by Tokyo Olympians

There were 30 candidates from 30 countries representing 19 sports who stood for the election; 6,825 athletes in Tokyo voted.

Hula’s Talks: IOC VP Nicole Hoevertsz hopes more women in organizing committees will be Tokyo 2020 legacy

The IOC member in Aruba also discusses Covid-19, Los Angeles 2028 and her future political ambitions.

Greek artistic swimming team eliminated from competition in Tokyo due to covid-19

Five of the 12 athletes and staff on the team tested positive. The entire team has been moved out of the Olympic Village.

Sport Climbing up, up and away at Olympic Games

Twenty male climbers attack and solve puzzling routes set on the Aomi Urban Sports Park climbing walls as the sport makes its Olympic debut. Women take their qualification turns on Wednesday across three disciplines.

Uzbek ace breaks Olympic records on his way to weightlifting gold: “I didn’t think I could get these records and this medal”

Akbar Djuraev, 21, takes home Uzbekistan’s second weightlifting gold medal at an Olympics.

Lo buscó el padre, lo busca el hijo: el voleibol les da una tercera oportunidad a los Conte

Hugo y Facundo Conte, padre e hijo y una gran historia de éxito y pasión en el deporte de Argentina, que buscará el jueves avanzar a la final de los Juegos Olímpicos de Tokio 2020

Hosts Japan dealt agonizing extra-time semifinal football defeat by Spain

Spain will face defending champions Brazil in the gold medal game on Saturday in Yokohama. Brazil advanced on penalties over Mexico.

Paris 2024 and Milano Cortina 2026 commit to strategic partnership

European Olympic organizing committees seek closer collaboration to achieve more sustainable, innovative and spectacular future Olympic and Paralympic Games