Olympics: Zion on the ‘Dream Team’? Athletes confused over qualifying for Games

Reporting by Steve Keating in Toronto. Additional reporting Gene Cherry and Andrew Both in Raleigh, North Carolina, Rory Carrrol in Los Angeles, Amy Tennery in New York, Frank Pingue in Toronto, Karolos Grohmann in Athens, Ian Ransom in Melbourne; Editing by Bill Berkrot

ISL pro series to fund swimmers through to Tokyo Olympics

“I don’t know that far in advance what my schedule is going to be like … or how the companies I am involved with at the moment what they are going to need from me within those months,” Dressel told Reuters.

Coronavirus Latest: Special Olympics Delaware Cancels Summer Games Due To Pandemic

“This decision was made keeping in mind the health and safety of every person involved at the Games along with the fact that given the restrictions set forth by Special Olympics Inc. and the State of Delaware, it would be impossible for our athletes and teams to properly train leading up to the games,” officials […]

Swimming-ISL to fund its swimmers through to Tokyo Olympics

The pandemic has put the sporting calendar on hold, with many athletes forced to train at home. The European aquatics championships scheduled for Budapest in May have been postponed to August subject to review. (Reporting by Alan Baldwin, editing by Christian Radnedge)

Durant headlines players in NBA 2K video game tourney

FILE PHOTO: May 6, 2019; Houston, TX, USA; Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) reacts after a play during the third quarter against the Houston Rockets in game four of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports – 12657562

WNBA postpones start of season due to coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: Oct 8, 2019; Uncasville, CT, USA; Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins (7) drives the ball against Connecticut Sun guard Courtney Williams (10) during the second half in game four of the 2019 WNBA Finals at Mohegan Sun Arena. The Sun defeated Washington 90-86. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo

NBA, union negotiating player-pay plan

The report also stated that if there is no plan in place by April 15, players will receive their full game checks, but they would have to pay the money back later should games be canceled, with the amount owed determined by a formula based on each player’s team and his own salary.

Adam Rippon, John Curry and figure skating’s complex history with gay athletes

Like Curry, he had remained true to himself, regardless of how much it irritated others. “I was told by the authorities within my sport to skate in a certain masculine way,” he tells the Guardian. “My sometimes controversial costumes were hyper-analyzed by authorities in the sport. Because I was openly gay at a time when […]

Report: Atlantic City Being Considered To Host NBA Playoffs

Atlantic City Mayor Marty Small Sr. said in a Facebook Live briefing Tuesday evening that he could not “divulge any other information but there is a possibility that once things turn back to normal, the NBA could be playing some of its games at Boardwalk Hall.”

WWE Wrestlemania 36 match card, preview and predictions

Triple Threat Ladder Match for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles Match: The New Day vs. The Usos vs. John Morrison and The Miz (c) The Miz has rejuvenated his heel character since John Morrison returned on Smackdown at the beginning of 2020. They ended up winning the tag team titles outsmarting the veteran tandems like […]