Tokyo 2020

Reports from NYT & ARD Reveal New Info About 23 TMZ-Positive Tests From Chinese Swimmers

The NYT and ARD shared materials but reached their findings on 23 Chinese swimmers testing positive for TMZ in 2021 due to contamination indepently.

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{UPDATE} World Aquatics Denies That Chinese 800 Free Relay Has Been DQ’ed

The US 800 free relay that won silver at the 2020 Olympic Games has been notified they will receive gold medals after China was retroactively DQ’ed.

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France & Turkey Bump Austria & South Korea from Olympics in Women’s 800 Free Relay

The French women didn’t make the final, but they did lock in another Olympic qualification spot in the women’s 800 free relay.

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ITA Will Start Re-Testing Samples from Rio 2016 for Doping Violations

The International Testing Agency (ITA) recently announced that it will begin re-analyzing samples from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games for doping violations.

Olympic Roundup: Putin Wary of Russia’s Neutral Status, Queensland Gets New Premier

“At the moment we need to thoroughly analyze conditions on behalf of the International Olympic Committee,” Russian president Vladimir Putin said.

Olympic Roundup: Tokyo Bribers Found Guilty But Avoid Jail Time

One of the main businessmen involved in the Tokyo Olympic bribery scandal was found guilty, but his 2.5-year prison sentence was suspended for four years.

Tokyo Bid-Fixing Scheme Indicts Seven Companies, Executive Confesses to Collusion

The ongoing Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal continues to gather international attention as more companies are indicted in contract manipulation.

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Georgia Recognized as Top-Contributing School for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team in Tokyo

The Bulldogs boasted seven swimmers on the last Olympic swimming roster, more than any other school. Former coach Jack Bauerle, pictured, also was on staff.

U.S. Para Cycling Leaders Temporarily Assisting Para Swimming After Negligence Lawsuit

U.S. Paralympic Cycling leaders are assisting U.S. Para Swimming after a lawsuit filed Friday left the organization reeling from allegations of negligence. 

Olympic Roundup: Paris 2024 Unveils Mascots; Tokyo Bribery Scandal Continues to Grow

One of the two mascot characters, the “Paralympic Phryge,” has a running blade on his right leg, marking the first Olympic mascot with a visible disability.

Indiana’s Olympic Champion Ahmed Hafnaoui Will Miss 2022-23 Season

The NCAA has ruled Indiana freshman Ahmed Hafnaoui a partial qualifier, meaning the surprise Tokyo Olympic champion must sit out the 2022-23 season. 

Multi-Olympic Gold Medalist Emma McKeon Nearly Retired In 2012

“She had three months out of the water, we just didn’t know what she was going to do,” Aussie coach Michael Bohl said of superstar athlete Emma McKeon.

Tokyo Olympics Bribery Scandal Casts Shadow Over Sapporo’s 2030 Olympics Bid

The expanding list of those involved in the latest bribery scandal raises doubts about Sapporo’s status as frontrunners to host the 2030 Olympics.

Watch: Regan Smith and Bowe Becker Featured in Film About Olympics in a Pandemic

Regan Smith & Bowe Becker are featured among other Olympic and Paralympic athletes to discuss their experiences at the Tokyo Games in the midst of a pandemic

Japan’s Former PM Shinzo Abe Remembered For Olympic Games Commitment

Japan’s former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, a key Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games proponent, was assassinated on Friday, July 8th.