Officials in Japan have canceled all public viewing events in the capital Tokyo for its upcoming Olympic games, in a bid to reduce the risk of increasing coronavirus infections, it was announced on Saturday.
Champion American middle distance runner Shelby Houlihan has received a four-year ban for testing positive for a prohibited substance, blaming the fiasco on a pork burrito she ate in her hometown in Oregon.
An attorney for a college athlete star who wrote of her misgivings about competing against transgender athletes has claimed editors made changes because of a woke backlash, accusing them of censorship.
At least 21 athletes, including trail running legend Liang Jiang, have died in the Huanghe Shilin Mountain Marathon in north-west China after brutal weather swept across the region, according to state media in the country.
This summer's delayed Olympic Games will progress as planned despite host city Tokyo currently being in the a state of emergency and significant opposition from the Japanese public, says the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
A new poll published on Monday has shown that over 80% of the Japanese public are against hosting the postponed Tokyo 2020 summer Olympics, with just 10 weeks until the widely-criticized games are meant to go ahead.
A US senator in Ohio, where new bills are proposing to ban transgender athletes from competing in high school and college sports, has described the treatment of Olympic gold medalist Caitlyn Jenner as a product of cancel culture.
A press conference being held by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) descended into chaos on Wednesday when a protestor gained access to the call to unleash a furious tirade at IOC chiefs over the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
An athletics test event at Japan's National Stadium on Sunday was subjected to protests which called for the cancelation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games amid fears that the coronavirus will be spread if they go ahead.