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The Tokyo Summer Olympics have officially moved to July 2021, with organizers planning to start the Games almost exactly one year after their original date. (Image: Carl Court/Getty)

Organizers Select July Start Date for Rescheduled 2021 Tokyo Summer Olympics

The IOC and local organizers have agreed on a new start date for the Summer Olympics in Tokyo, scheduling the opening ceremonies for July 23, 2021. Organizers postponed the Summer Olympics last week, citing concerns over the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Summer Olympics Reject Spring Start Date The IOC had planned […]

The International Olympic Committee and the organizing committee announced Tuesday that the Tokyo Summer Olympics would take place in 2021. (Image: Jae C. Hong/AP)

IOC, Organizing Committee Officially Postpones 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

The International Olympic Committee and Japanese organizers came to an agreement on Tuesday to postpone the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics for up to a year due to the coronavirus pandemic. The decision comes a day after IOC member Dick Pound revealed that the decision to push back the Summer […]

Ababel Yeshaneh shaves 20 seconds off the half marathon record at the RAK. (Image: Giuseppe Cacace/Getty)

Yeshaneh Shatters Half Marathon Record as Nike Unveils Olympic Shoe

Ababel Yeshaneh won the women’s Ras Al Khamimah Half Marathon in 1:04:31 on Friday, shaving 20 full seconds off the world record. Like other recent record breakers, Yeshaneh felled this one wearing Nike Vaporfly shoes. Brigid Kosgei finished in second place with a time of 1:04:49. Kosgei, recently broke the […]

Brigid Kosgei broke the women's marathon record wearing Nike Vaporfly running shoes.

Nike Vaporfly Running Shoes Could Get Banned From Competition

Nike’s Vaporfly running shoes risk getting banned from international competition because of the significant advantage they provide. Nike’s rivals, like Asics and Mizuno, are among those hoping for new regulations. Vaporfly running shoes (trainers) are a result of “Breaking2,” Nike’s mission to break the two-hour marathon barrier. The first retail […]

The Russian flag won’t be seen at the 2020 or 2022 Olympics due to a doping ban instituted by WADA. (Image: AFP/Getty)

Russia Doping Sanctions = Four Years in Olympic Penalty Box

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has banned Russia from the Olympics and other major, international sporting events for four years — due to organized efforts to execute and cover up a doping scheme. The WADA executive committee voted unanimously in favor of the ban, finding that Russian officials in a […]

This bid for this pair of 1972 Nike "Moon Shoes is already $110,000 (Image: Goldin Auctions)

One More Pair of Nike “Moon Shoes” Up for Auction

A rare pair of Nike “Moon Shoes” is up for auction. They may not be particularly stylish. But the last pair that sold broke the world auction record for sneakers. Goldin Auctions is handling the auction for this latest pair of Moon Shoes, currently owned by Nike collector Lindy Darrell. […]

Coach Nick Nurse on the sidelines of a Toronto Raptors game. (Image: Getty)

Raptors Nick Nurse to Coach Team Canada in FIBA World Cup

Nick Nurse won an NBA championship in his first season as the head coach of the Toronto Raptors and now the entire country of Canada is tapping Nurse to bring his magic to Team Canada in the upcoming FIBA World Cup. Nurse, 51, will be coaching Canada in the FIBA […]

Five-time Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin announced her retirement from competitive swimming on Wednesday. (Image: Getty)

Five-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Missy Franklin Retires from Swimming at Age 23

American swimming legend Missy Franklin announced on Wednesday that she was retiring from the sport, making the announcement via a letter published on ESPN.com. Franklin won five gold medals in the Olympics, including four in the 2012 London Olympics, and was twice named the FINA World Swimmer of the Year. […]

Mary Bono resigned as interim president of USA Gymnastics after just four days, following criticism from gold medalists Simone Biles and Aly Raisman. (Image: USA Gymnastics)

Mary Bono Resigns as President of USA Gymnastics After Four Days on Job

Mary Bono, the former congresswoman who was chosen to become the interim president and CEO of USA Gymnastics, announced on Tuesday that she was resigning from the post in the wake of heavy criticism by Olympic gymnasts. Bono had only been on the job for four days when she decided […]