AP PHOTOS: Olympic dreams for locked-down Venezuela athletes

Elsewhere in Caracas, other athletes have Olympic dreams — and perhaps their only chance at a medal. A two-time world champion in karate, 39-year-old Antonio Díaz-year-old delayed retirement for a crack at the Tokyo Games, which will include karate as a one-time added sport. It’s not usually part of the Olympic program.

Upheaval won’t derail De Grasse’s golden dreams

These days, he’s in Florida with his girlfriend, American hurdler Nia Ali. His workouts, now that cities and states are closing gyms and urging social distancing, have been reduced to running on a soccer field and chasing around their daughter, Yuri, who turns 2 in June. Ali also has a son, Titus.

Tyson Fury says he was asked to fight Mike Tyson but no matchup ‘materialized’

“They’re both old now so they’re a bit long in the teeth, but then who am I to say anything about what anyone’s capable of?” said Fury. “I wouldn’t try to kill anybody’s dreams of doing anything they want. If they’re both medically fit to fight, then let them do what they’ve got to do. […]

Barack Obama’s second-term inauguration day – as it happened

We do not believe that in this country, freedom is reserved for the lucky, or happiness for the few. We recognize that no matter how responsibly we live our lives, any one of us, at any time, may face a job loss, or a sudden illness, or a home swept away in a terrible storm. […]