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Official dropped from Fiji Olympic team after positive test

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An official due to travel to Tokyo with the Fiji Olympic team has been withdrawn after testing positive for COVID-19. ...

Transgender athlete to make history in Olympic weightlifting

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: China led the way with five gold medals and world records were broken in five different events. Sarah Robles won bronze...

Russian jumper Lysenko banned over doping deception

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MONACO — Russian high jumper Danil Lysenko was handed a six-year ban Monday over an elaborate attempt to deceive anti-doping authorities, in a case...

At 34, ‘Mommy Rocket’ Fraser-Pryce sprinter to beat in Tokyo

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Every time Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce steps on the track, some sort of record is in jeopardy. ...

Report: Serbian tests positive arriving for Tokyo Olympics

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TOKYO — A member of the Serbian Olympic rowing team has tested positive for COVID-19 while trying to enter Japan for the Tokyo Olympics...

Semenya misses Tokyo, may be forced out of Olympics for good

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CAPE TOWN, South Africa — This could be it for Caster Semenya and the Olympics. ...

Richardson tests for marijuana, will miss Olympic 100

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American champion Sha'Carri Richardson cannot run in the Olympic 100-meter race after testing positive for a chemical found in marijuana. ...

Olympic champion McNeal loses appeal against 5-year ban

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Olympic champion Brianna McNeal lost her appeal on Friday against a five-year ban for breaking anti-doping rules that prevents the American...

EXPLAINER: Olympics are harder on marijuana than pro sports

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Though pro leagues are slowly adjusting to the reality that marijuana is not a performance-enhancing drug, it remains squarely on the banned list for...

No Bolt means stage open for new stars to emerge in Tokyo

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM RIO: Usain Bolt. The 34-year-old Bolt, retired since 2017, will watch the Tokyo Games from the comfort of his home in Jamaica...