Roger Federer focusing on 2021, Olympics after 2 surgeries

ZURICH (AP) — Roger Federer is already focusing on the 2021 season, including the postponed Tokyo Olympics, as he recovers from two knee surgeries. Federer said Monday he is not yet ...

Tokyo Olympics seek COVID-19 defenses, but what exactly?

TOKYO (AP) — As the president of the Tokyo Olympics, Yoshiro Mori knows that experts will have to come up with defenses against COVID-19 for the the postponed games to open a year from now. ...

British Sprinter accuses London police of racial profiling

LONDON (AP) — British sprinter Bianca Williams and her partner have accused London police of racial profiling after officers stopped and searched the couple's car, with their 3-month-old son inside. ...

British diver Blagg retires at 23 because of shoulder injury

LONDON (AP) — British diver Alicia Blagg is retiring from the sport because of a shoulder injury that has ended her chances of competing in a third Olympics at next year's Tokyo Games. ...

Louvre museum reopens after 4-month virus shutdown

The Louvre museum in Paris reopened on Monday after 16 weeks of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, though much of the museum remains off-limits. While popular attractions like Leonardo Da Vi...

SKorean officials vow to look into triathlete's abuse claims

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Top South Korean officials on Monday offered a public apology and vowed to delve into the death of a triathlete who had reported to government and sports bodies that she had ...

Tokyo governor, Abe say they'll cooperate on virus, Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo’s governor and her political rival, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, agreed Monday to cooperate on handling the coronavirus outbreak to safely hold the Olympics next year. ...

Japan's 'most powerful' woman wins second term as Tokyo governor

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on Sunday was re-elected for a second term to lead the Japanese capital, despite a recent surge of coronavirus infections that has sparked concerns of a second wave. In he...

Tokyo governor favored to win reelection for handling virus

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike is poised to be reelected in Sunday’s polls, buoyed by public support for her coronavirus handling despite a recent rise in infections that has raised concerns of ...

Kenyan runner Wilson Kipsang banned for missing doping tests

MONACO (AP) — Former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang was banned for four years Friday after a series of missed doping tests. A ruling published by the Athletics Integrity...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Friday, July 3, the 185th day of 2020. There are 181 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 3, ...

Ski worlds to be held in 2021 despite request to delay

GENEVA (AP) — A request by the organizers of next year's skiing world championships in Italy to postpone the event by one year was rejected Thursday by the International Ski Federation. ...

Bobsled, skeleton still planning for full World Cup season

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Bobsled and skeleton officials indicated Wednesday that they are still planning for a full World Cup season, releasing detailed schedules for eight races as well as the world ...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...

New league attracts softball's best, gives power to players

CHICAGO (AP) — Victoria Hayward would have been in Japan right about now, preparing for the Olympics as captain of Canada's softball team. The coronavirus pandemic pushed the Summer ...