Olympic flame lands in Japan as doubts grow over Tokyo Games

The flame, carried in a tiny canister from Greece, reached Japan aboard a white aircraft painted with the inscription “Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay” along its side. The tail section was adorned with the refrain "Hope Lights our Way.

Former IU swimmer King disqualified in 200 breast heats at world championships

American Lilly King has been disqualified from the 200-meter breaststroke preliminaries at the world swimming championships.

By |2019-07-25T14:37:36-04:00July 24th, 2019|News, Olympics, Sports|Comments Off on Former IU swimmer King disqualified in 200 breast heats at world championships

Doping charge could hurt Russia’s chance at reinstatement

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) - Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medalist Alexander Krushelnitsky.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said in a statement Monday that it has "initiated a procedure involving" Krushelnitsky, who finished third in mixed doubles with his wife, Anastasia Bryzgalova.

By |2018-02-19T15:35:51-05:00February 19th, 2018|Olympics, Sports|Comments Off on Doping charge could hurt Russia’s chance at reinstatement