The Tokyo Olympics were postponed eight months ago and are set to open in eight months on July 23, 2021

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Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act already passed in the House, but the World-Anti Doping Agency still has concerns about U.S authority.

Italy’s sports minister has promised “autonomy” for the country’s Olympic committee operations after IOC president Thomas Bach dangled the threat of probation for the Tokyo Games due to alleged government interference

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U.S. Olympic hopefuls will be able to cut their own deals with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s marketing partners

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President Thomas Bach says the International Olympic Committee will try to convince athletes and fans to get a vaccine, if one is available.

IOC President Thomas Bach says Olympic “participants” and fans arriving for next year’s postponed Tokyo Games will be encouraged to be vaccinated to protect the Japanese public

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IOC President Thomas Bach is beginning a visit to Tokyo to convince politicians and the Japanese public that the postponed Olympics will open in just over eight months

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Most Olympic hopefuls haven't competed since March but will hit pool this week for U.S. Open

Any thought that the U—S— and World Anti-Doping Agency are smoothing out their differences was undermined when a U—S— representative characterized a WADA proposal to penalize nations for not paying their dues as “a direct personal attack on the U—S— government.”

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Organizers are saying that a limited number of non-Japanese fans may be allowed to attend next year’s Tokyo Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee is getting “more and more confident” that next year’s Tokyo Olympics can have fans in the venues, after being encouraged by progress this week in finding a COVID-19 vaccine

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Tokyo Olympics organizers say they’re encouraged by a weekend gymnastics meet that featured 22 Russian, Chinese and American athletes entering Japan and competing in a one-day event with a few thousand fans attending

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport said the sprinter’s prosthetics provide an unnatural advantage.

Christian Coleman, the reigning 100-meter world champion, was ruled ineligible after track and field’s governing body found he missed three drug tests in a one-year span.

The wrestling world championships are scheduled for December in Belgrade.

Olympian Daiya Seto, one of the world’s top swimmers, was caught having an affair and now cannot compete for the rest of 2020.

Three long-distance records have fallen in recent weeks, all aided by an innovation that helps the pace.

The USOPC is in mediation with hundreds of Nassar's victims, who sued it and USA Gymnastics.

The 2022 Winter Games are becoming far more contentious than China’s 2008 Olympic host debut.

Accusations of doping and mistreating athletes have cast a dark cloud over Nike’s distance-running efforts, and executives who were major track boosters have stepped aside, stirring uncertainty throughout the track world about Nike’s future support.

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