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    Kathy Hiltons Best Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Moments (So Far) Restaurant Spending Reaches All-Time High As Americans Begin to Head Out Again Jimmy Butler will get some much-needed rest this summer.  © Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports Miami Heat forward Jimmy Butler The Miami Heat star has opted not to play for Team USA at this summer's Tokyo Olympics,...
    Our 20 favorite films about dogs Stores With the Best and Worst Return Policies Jayson Tatum appears to be heading to Tokyo this summer.  © Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum The Boston Celtics star has committed to play for Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics, which begin next month, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo...
    Foreign journalists covering the Tokyo Olympics must agree to be tracked via GPS for 14 days after arriving in Japan or lose access to the games, a media watchdog group, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) reported Wednesday. “To make sure that people don't go to places other than the places where they are registered to go, we will use GPS...
    BOSTON (CBS) — Celtics fans will get to watch Jayson Tatum play some hoops over the summer. The Celtics star is heading to Tokyo after committing to play for Team USA in next month’s Olympics, according to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. The 23-year-old is coming off the best season of his NBA career, dropping 26.4 points off 46 percent...
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    Juneteenth is more popular than ever. This years celebrations come amid a culture war. Chemical explosion at Illinois plant injures firefighters, forces evacuation of more than 100 homes and businesses Whether she wins any medals at the Tokyo Olympics or not, Jade Carey will always know she did the right thing. Simone Biles is focused on the Tokyo Olympics...
    Tokyo (CNN)When the Tokyo Olympics put out a call for volunteers, Nima Esnaashari signed up along with thousands of others in Japan eager to soak up the atmosphere of the world's biggest sporting event.But the closer the Games get, the more anxious he's becoming about the risk of catching Covid-19. Like the majority of Japan's population, he hasn't been vaccinated...
    Warriors forward Draymond Green is among the initial commitments to play for Team USA during the Tokyo Olympics this summer, a league source confirmed to the Bay Area News Group. The news was first reported Tuesday by The Athletic. Green, 31, averaged 7.0 points, 8.9 assists and 7.1 rebounds this season as the Warriors lost two games in...
    Reese Witherspoon says she had panic attacks for 3 weeks before filming Wild Index funds vs. mutual funds: What’s the difference? When American middle distance runner Shelby Houlihan learned late last year that she had tested positive for an anabolic steroid called nandrolone, she said she had to run a Google search on the substance to learn what it...
    SHELBY HOULIHAN will not race at the Tokyo Olympics after blaming a dodgy pork burrito for her positive drugs test. The US middle-distance runner was banned for four years by the Athletics Integrity Unit following a Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling after a presence of anabolic steroid nandrolone was discovered in a doping...
    Michael Phelps has helped Ryan Lochte prepare for the Tokyo Olympics. Lee Jin-man/AP Images Michael Phelps has become a mentor for Ryan Lochte as Lochte attempts to make the Tokyo Olympics. Phelps gave Lochte training advice, and Lochte said their weekly talks have helped him a lot. Phelps and Lochte were once rivals in the pool, though Phelps...
    The best and worst TV bosses The Average Retirement Age in Every State The rescheduled 2021 Olympics, set to begin July 23 in Tokyo, will rely on testing, distancing, and a lengthy list of protocols – but not necessarily on vaccines – to combat COVID-19. The International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee on Tuesday revealed the third...
    Shelby Houlihan, the American record holder in the 1,500 and 5,000 meters, posted on social media that she's been banned for four years following a positive test for what she concluded was a tainted pork burrito. Houlihan's announcement on her Instagram account Monday arrives days before the start of U.S. Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon, where the...
    Shelby Houlihan, the American record holder in the 1,500m and 5,000m, has revealed she has been banned for four years following a positive test for what she concluded was a tainted pork burrito. Houlihan's announcement on her Instagram account Monday arrives days before the start of the US Olympic track and field trials in Eugene, Oregon, where the top three...
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    Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics confirmed on Monday plans to distribute at least 150,000 condoms to athletes at next month’s Summer Games but insisted that the contraceptives are not intended “for use at the athlete’s village.” “The distribution of condoms is not for use at the athlete’s village, but to have athletes take them back to their home countries to...
    A swimming standout from Fairfield County smoked the competition at Olympic Qualifiers and will represent the red, white, and blue this summer in Tokyo. Former Ridgefield High School standout Kieran Smith, a junior competing for the University of Florida, stood atop the podium in the 400-meter freestyle at the US Olympic trials held in Omaha, Nebraska over the weekend after...
    An 18-year-old Arlington Aquatic Club swimmer from Virginia broke an Olympic record in the 100-meter butterfly by less than half a second over the weekend. Torri Huske surpassed the American Olympic record for the event by two-tenths of a second at the Olympic trials in Omaha, Nebraska, finishing in 55.78 seconds on Sunday night. “Huske in [lane] 4...
    Tokyo — Are the Tokyo Olympics on, or off? Weighed down by a litany of negative news, unwanted by much of the Japanese public and medical community, the fate of the Games seems murky. Start searching online for "Olympics," and it often auto-fills with "cancellation." But while questions about the major sporting extravaganza's viability and safety continue to shadow it,...
    President Joe Biden offered a full-throated endorsement of next month's Summer Olympic Games during his sideline talks with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga at the G-7 summit in the United Kingdom. "President Biden affirmed his support for the Tokyo Olympic Games moving forward with all public health measures necessary to protect athletes, staff and spectators," the White House said late...
    President BidenJoe BidenEx-Biden adviser says Birx told him she hoped election turned out 'a certain way' Cheney rips Arizona election audit: 'It is an effort to subvert democracy' News leaders deal with the post-Trump era MORE on Saturday reaffirmed his support for the Olympics, set to begin next month in Tokyo, calling for the Games to move forward with necessary...
    Parents With Pride! Dwyane Wade and More Celebs Supporting Their LGBTQ Kids 50 Terrible Ways To Try and Save Money Next month, Brisbane, Australia is expected to be announced as the host of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Olympics. IOC president Thomas Bach said the city was the only one proposed for the 2032 games.   © Provided by...
    The question of allowing any fans into Tokyo Olympic venues is still being debated with a decision unlikely to be announced before the end of the month. This would be just a few weeks before the Olympics are to open on July 23. Fans from abroad have already been banned in what is shaping up as a largely made-for-television Olympics....
    Coco Gauff. AP Photo/Christophe Ena Coco Gauff clinched her spot at this summer's Tokyo Olympics with her fourth-round French Open win. The 17-year-old is "definitely" going, she said, and she's "excited to play." Gauff rounds out a Team USA squad also featuring Serena Williams, Sofia Kenin, and Jennifer Brady. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Coco Gauff...
    The United States has a new men’s all-around gymnastics champion – and Olympic team favorite – and it is rising college senior and former rodeo competitor Brody Malone from Summerville, Georgia. The 21-year-old held on to his first-day lead at every turn to win with a total score of 170.7...
    Tokyo — The Tokyo Summer Olympics are less than two months away, and the host city is still under a state of emergency due to the high rate of COVID-19 infections. While the number of new cases recorded daily has been declining recently, Tokyo remains on edge as it prepares to host tens of thousands of athletes, media, staff and...
    MANA IWABUCHI gave Arsenal fans a glimpse of what to expect next season when she scored a stunning volley in Japan's 8-0 annihilation of Ukraine. The 28-year-old, who signed for Gunners last month, was in blistering form as the Olympic hosts humiliated their European opponents. 4Iwabuchi scored a stunner as Japan thumped...
    Brisbane has long seemed to be in a one-horse race to host the 2032 Olympics. That race looks sure to be over and won in Tokyo next month when the International Olympic Committee meets before the games open. IOC president Thomas Bach said Thursday after an executive board meeting Brisbane can be awarded hosting rights as the only candidate proposed...
    Speed climbing will make its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Jae C. Hong/AP Images The Tokyo Olympics are set to begin July 23, and will include six new sports. 3v3 basketball, sport climbing, karate, surfing, skateboarding, and freestyle BMX all make their debut. Each of the sports will feature men and women, and some have multiple disciplines within them....
    Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger have been married for 2 years. Heres a timeline of their relationship. 28-year-old Tyra Myricks makes 7 figures and has 5 side hustles. Heres how she typically spends a day. © Provided by Sports Illustrated Athletes will not be tracked in real-time movement. Instead, they will be tracked retroactively in case issues of COVID-19...
    The Olympic Village has traditionally been a fun place to be, housing thousands of young athletes and staff ready to party and share a few beers and bubbly toasts. But not at the Tokyo Olympics, which are to open in just over six weeks amid a pandemic. These are going to be the "no cheers" Olympics with testing and vaccinations...
    (CNN)Back in 2013, Tokyo's big win to secure the Olympic Games in only the second round of voting — it took out Istanbul 60-36 — rested largely in its insistence to the IOC that as a host, it was a "safe pair of hands," something that past IOC president Jacques Rogge, a surgeon, said he found appealing. At the time,...
    The International Olympics Committee on Tuesday unveiled the refugee team of 29 athletes that will participate in the Tokyo Olympics next month.  Committee President Thomas Bach made the announcement during a virtual ceremony, saying he "can't wait to see" them compete. "When you, the IOC Refugee Olympic Team and the athletes from the National Olympic Committees from all over the globe, finally...
    The refugee team for the Tokyo Olympics will have 29 athletes competing in 12 sports, including a medalist at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games who left Iran citing institutional sexism. The team selected by the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday was drawn from 55 athletes who fled their home countries and got scholarships to train for the games in...
    Overseas journalists covering the Tokyo Olympics will have their movements tracked by GPS and could have their passes revoked if they break the rules. Organisers of the 2020 Games, which open in just over six weeks, are trying to reassure a sceptical public that the event can be held safely under strict virus rules. There are about 6,000 reporters visiting...
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    LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Steph Curry’s Tokyo Olympics status is up in the air now. With only eight teams left in the NBA Playoffs, a larger pool of players who could play for Team USA in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been expanded with guys like LeBron James, Anthony Davis and Steph Curry potentially able to go. To date, James...
    TOKYO Olympics must be cancelled as it is "impossible" to prevent the spread of the virus, a top virologist has warned. The Japanese Government is facing a new challenge to host a Covid-19 safe event, just weeks after hospitals in Osaka were at a breaking point. ???? Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest updates 7People have been calling for...
    Twenty-nine athletes, who previously fled their home countries, were selected on Tuesday by the Tokyo Olympics to compete on a refugee team. The group is set to compete in 12 sports after they were selected from an initial cluster of 55 International Olympic Committee refugee athlete scholarship holders, officials announced. The competitors will be represented by the Olympic flag...
    Foreign reporters covering the Tokyo Olympics will be tracked by GPS and their behavior “managed” by organizers, the event president said Tuesday, before adding passes could be “revoked” for any rule infractions. Organizers say the unprecedented controls on what journalists can cover and where they can go are part of measures to reassure a sceptical Japanese public the mega-event can be...
    Japanese Olympic Committee’s (JOC) senior official, Yasushi Moriya has died after reportedly jumping in front of a subway at Nakanobu Station in Tokyo, according to Reuters. The 52-year-old official’s death is being treated as suspected suicide by the Tokyo police, Nippon Television reported, citing the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. A police spokesperson said that they are investigating the incident, but no...
    Although still weeks away, the Olympics are approaching with remarkable speed — and yet Japan remains mired in the coronavirus crisis. A poll by Yomiuri Daily Newspaper Monday showed that half of Japan thinks the games will go on as planned, despite escalating opposition. More than half of Japanese citizens — 60% — have called for a delay or cancelation of the games,...
    OLYMPICS chiefs are set to give out 160,000 condoms to athletes at Tokyo despite sex being banned due to Covid. The athletes taking part at Tokyo have been discouraged by the organising committee from having sex despite the distribution of condoms in a bid to "raise awareness." 2Each participant will receive around 14 condoms eachCredit: Alamy 2The new start date...
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    Olympics chiefs are set to distribute 160,000 condoms to athletes at Tokyo Games despite sex being banned due to Covid-19.  Giving out condoms has been a long-running tradition at the Games.  This year, the 11,000 athletes taking part are being discouraged by the organising committee from having sex.  This year, the 11,000 athletes taking part are being discouraged by the organising...
    United States gymnast and Olympian Simone Biles won her record-tying seventh national women’s all-around championship this weekend. Biles, a five-time Olympic medalist, finished first at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday. The 24-year-old won with a score of 119.650, eclipsing second-place finisher Sunisa Lee by 4.7 points. Biles’s teammate Jordan Chiles finished in third. IOC MEMBER...