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.
A junior at Macalester College has become a rising star in the world of speed skating. Not only has he won a couple of national championships, he has recently started speaking publicly about being gay for the first time.
A woman has been named president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee. Seiko Hashimoto had been serving as Olympic minister and replaces 83-year-old Yoshiro Mori.
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.
IOC President Thomas Bach and local organizers are pushing back against reports that the postponed Tokyo Olympics will be canceled.
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.
With a love of winter and a need for speed, an 11-year-old boy from Minnesota may be a future luge Olympian. USA Luge recently selected Zack Sevick from Prior Lake to a development team.
The CEO of next year's Tokyo Olympics says the postponed games might not look like what fans are accustomed to.
After mounting pressure, the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo have been postponed to 2021, forcing athletes, including some Minnesotans, to re-evaluate their training.
Japan’s NHK public television says Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will propose a one-year postponement for the Tokyo Olympics during talks with IOC President Thomas Bach.
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.
In 1980, Team USA’s victory over the Soviet Union’s national ice hockey team — then believed to be unbeatable — was and still is nothing short of miraculous.
Ski jumpers from around the world descended on the Twin Cities Sunday night to take to the sky.
Although they were already engaged, the 35-year-old Olympic skier said women shouldn’t be the only ones who get engagement rings.
Evidence shows that Russian authorities tampered with a Moscow laboratory database to hide hundreds of potential doping cases, investigators said.
SHE’S COMING BACK! Here’s how you can see this Olympian in action.
From the Super Bowl to the Final Four, Minneapolis has played host to a number of national sporting events, and the next one is the U.S. Paralympic trials.
All-time winningest women’s alpine skiing World Cup racer Lindsey Vonn will be honored at Buck Hill in Burnsville Monday.