Japan says it will raise the coronavirus alert level in Tokyo to allow tougher measures to curb the rapid spread of a more contagious variant ahead of the Summer Olympics.
China has warned the U.S. not to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing after the Biden administration said it was talking with allies about a joint approach in response to complaints about the country’s human rights record.
The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will not sanction athletes for raising their fists or kneeling during the national anthem at Olympic trials, previewing a contentious policy it expects to stick to when many of those same athletes head to Tokyo this summer.
Organizers and the International Olympic Committee are finally going public with their planning, hoping to push back against reports the Olympics will be canceled with Tokyo and much of Japan still under a state of emergency with COVID-19 cases rising.
Five-time Olympic swimming medalist Klete Keller was charged Wednesday with participating in a deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol after video emerged that appeared to show him among those storming the building last week.
According to various reports, an ex-Olympian charged in connection with the deadly riot at the U.S. Capitol once had ties to the Valley.
Russia has been banned from using its name, flag and anthem at the next two Olympics or at any world championships for the next two years.
From the opening ceremony to life in the village on Tokyo Bay, the postponed 2020 Olympics will be like no other. There’ll be stringent rules and guidelines — and maybe vaccines and rapid testing — to pull off the games in the middle of a pandemic that has been blamed for more than 1 million deaths worldwide.
Imagine spending years preparing for one big event, only to have it postponed – or maybe even canceled. That’s what Olympic athletes are dealing with right now, including some from the DMV, like Helen Maroulis.
“I don’t think anyone would be able to say if it is going to be possible to get it under control by next July or not,” Tokyo organizing committee CEO Toshiro Muto said.
Star Trek legend George Takei seemingly announced that he would be the final torchbearer to light the Olympic Flame in Tokyo in 2021.
Japan's prime minister says coronavirus won't postpone or cancel games
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee is casting doubt on the possibility of postponing, moving or scattering this summer’s Tokyo Games because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, saying organizers will probably either hold the event or cancel it.
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Simone Biles had a lot to feel good about, even with some rare missteps that were quickly forgotten in her latest climb atop another podium.
A 16-year-old girl from Virginia is aiming high in order to reach the Olympics in Tokyo.
FOX 5 Photojournalist Parrish Smith has more on a group of local boxers looking to earn a spot on the 2020 U.S. Olympic Boxing Team.
Haley Skarupa, from Rockville shares story of triumph in road to Olympics, and Gold-medaling game with US Woman's Hockey Team against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang.
FOX 5's Brody Logan reports.