Olympics chief Thomas Bach agreed that 2021 was the "last option" for holding the delayed Tokyo Games on Thursday, stressing that postponement cannot go on forever.
A South Korean judo star who won a silver medal at the 2008 Olympics has been banned for life from the sport's national body over allegations of sexual assault against a teenager.
The coronavirus has destroyed the Tokyo Olympic dreams of some Chinese athletes and disrupted the preparations of others, forcing them to miss tournaments and train in strict isolation -- sometimes in masks.
A buffalo racer in India whose blistering pace along a muddy field prompted comparisons to Olympic legend Usain Bolt has been beaten at his own game.
Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge on Saturday made history, smashing the mythical two-hour barrier for the marathon in the "best moment" of his life on a specially prepared course in a vast Vienna park.
Sue Bird, a four-time Olympic champion with the United States and an 11-time WNBA All-Star, has joined the front-office staff of the Denver Nuggets, the NBA team said Friday.
Spanish guard Jose Calderon has finally reached the NBA Finals with Cleveland at age 36, a year after having been with the champion Golden State Warriors, if only for a day.
It is a paradox pitting popularity against relative pittances -- e-sports have exploded into the global consciousness but the big money has not yet appeared pitchside, or screenside.