Hula’s Talks: Sports communications consultant Jon Tibbs hints at a “few surprises and a few things in store” at the Tokyo Olympic closing ceremony

Tibbs also offered his insight on how the media landscape and public opinion have shifted throughout the Games

Boxeo: “Vamos a arrancar cabezas” la advertencia de un cubano del Team España a su ex compañero y campeón olímpico

Expectación por la pelea entre los cubanos Emmanuel Reyes y Julio César la Cruz por la entrada a medallas en los 91 kg

Boxing: “We’re going to tear heads off” the warning of a Cuban from Team Spain to his former teammate and Olympic champion

Expectations are high for the fight between Cubans Emmanuel Reyes and Julio César la Cruz for the ticket to a medal.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - Big Surprises Planned for Olympics Closing Ceremony, Friday a Big Day

Jon Tibbs, chairman of sports communications firm JTA, promises surprises from Paris 2024 during the Aug. 8 closing ceremony in Tokyo.

Japan at the double as hosts extend a golden judo streak

If Japan makes the podium in each of the last three events, the country will break its record for total judo medals set at Rio 2016

WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup postponed to 2022

Lightning danger delays first round of Olympic golf tournament at venerable Kasumigaseki Country Club

Austrian Sepp Straka strikes Olympic record 63, nabbing opening round lead. Thirty-two players returned to course to complete rounds after more than two-hour delay.

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks tests positive for COVID-19, out of Tokyo 2020

The Rio 2016 bronze medalist, and one of track and field’s friendliest personalities, will be missed at next week’s event as chief rival to favorite “Mondo” Duplantis

Major new Business and Tourism Programme unveiled for Commonwealth Games

Over 1,000 Olympians kickstart Leave your Mark in first week

Weightlifting Day Ahead – no competition on July 29th and 30th

California dominates medal count of U.S. states at the Summer Olympics – and also beats most countries

California, if a country, would place second on the Summer Olympic medal table since 1984, ahead of Russia, China and Great Britain. North Dakota is the only state to not earn a Summer Olympic medal during that time.

Riga, Guangzhou and Muscat to host World Athletics Series events

PODCAST: Cómo torcerle el brazo a los organizadores de los Juegos

Novak Djokovic tiene una veta sindicalista, y en Tokio 2020 volvió a hacerla notar

Hula’s Talks: World Triathlon President Marisol Casado says Tokyo Olympics “a tool to see the light at the end of the tunnel” for the world

Casado also discusses possible changes in the works for the sport ahead of Paris 2024 and Los Angeles 2028.

PODCAST: Tokyo Report - A Surge in Virus Won’t Stop the Olympics, Golfers Start Swinging

In the latest Tokyo Report ATR’s Ed Hula and Brian Pinelli set the scene for the golf tournament that opens Thursday at the Tokyo Olympics.

Around the Rings founder discusses key aspects of Tokyo 2020 in interview with MSNBC: “A very hollow experience” with no spectators in the stands

Ed Hula, host of the “Tokyo Report” podcast, talks with MSNBC’s Yasmin Vossoughian about whether the pandemic has destroyed sports.

IWGA Interview of the Month: Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin

Global Leaders gather at Sport Integrity Week 2021 to shape the Future of the Sporting Industry

Australian star Kerevi lauds Olympic rugby sevens experience: “I’m still pinching myself that I’m here at an Olympic Games.”

The decorated Fiji-born center, 27, is a star in 15-a-side rugby and plays professionally in Japan.

Youth Olympics winner Moneta inspires a nation and his team to a historic Olympic rugby bronze

“This bronze medal is for all the children who are playing the game in Argentina and all the fans who love rugby around the world.”

Overwhelming support for Simone Biles as she withdraws from All-Around

Her participation in four apparatus events still in question as focus is on mental health

En una audiencia del Congreso, los patrocinadores estadounidenses de los Juegos Olímpicos, se resisten a los pedidos de negar el apoyo a Pekin 2022

La Comisión Ejecutiva del Congreso de Estados Unidos sobre China cuestiona a ejecutivos de Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Intel, Procter & Gamble y Visa

Australian Olympic team members returning to Australia to enter mandatory quarantine

COLUMNA: El sombrío aniversario de la bomba de Atlanta 96 no es motivo para celebrar nada

La bomba en el Centennial Olympic Park durante los Juegos de 1996 sigue siendo un legado no deseado 25 años después

ANOC Executive Council hosts in-person meeting in Tokyo

At a government hearing, U.S. Olympic sponsors resist calls to withhold support from Beijing 2022

The United States’ Congressional-Executive Commission on China questions executives from Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Intel, Procter & Gamble and Visa

Atlanta’s Grim Anniversary No Cause to Celebrate

The bombing at Centennial Olympic Park during the 1996 Games remains an unwanted legacy 25 years later

Weightlifting Day Ahead – World record holder and reigning world champion Shi Zhiyong from China the heavy favorite to win gold.

The men’s -73kg is the only event scheduled for July 28

Canada’s Maude Charron becomes first non-Asian weightlifting champion at Tokyo 2020

Charron trained in her father’s garage during the pandemic: “I just picture myself there in my peaceful place and it puts me in the right mood.”