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Quadarella is among Ledecky’s few challengers for Tokyo

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ROME — Carefree. Spontaneous. Full of life. A contagious ear-to-ear smile. ...

Barcelona to build 1st cricket pitch thanks to women’s push

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BARCELONA, Spain — The crack of leather on willow is not a sound one associates with Spain. There will be a connection from 2022,...

Britain women’s soccer team will take a knee at Olympics

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The British women’s soccer team plan to take a knee before kickoff at the Tokyo Olympics. ...

Olympic surfing: Can the exclusive sport become accessible?

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LEMOORE, Calif. — Italo Ferreira grew up without much in a small town with nothing to do. ...

Korda sisters team for share of LPGA Tour lead in Midland

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MIDLAND, Mich. — Nelly and Jessica Korda teamed to shoot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday for a share of the first-round lead...

Olympic athlete, staffer test positive for virus in Tokyo

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TOKYO — An Olympic athlete and a staffer linked to the Tokyo Games tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Japan, organizers said Thursday. ...

AP source: Beal in protocols, Tokyo Olympics status in doubt

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A person with knowledge of the situation says U.S. Olympic guard Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards has entered the health and safety protocols...

Athletes go it alone in Tokyo as families watch from afar

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Michael Phelps reached for his mother’s hand through a chainlink fence near the pool. The 19-year-old swimmer had just won his first Olympic medal...

IOC’s Bach brings attention to Hiroshima — some unwanted

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TOKYO — Many residents of Hiroshima welcome attention from abroad, which IOC President Thomas Bach will bring when he visits on Friday. The western...

Athletes go it alone in Tokyo as families watch from afar

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Michael Phelps reached for his mother’s hand through a chainlink fence near the pool. The 19-year-old swimmer had just won his first Olympic medal...