IOC seeks insurance compensation for delayed Tokyo Olympics, 2020 June 4

GENEVA — The International Olympic Committee is in talks with insurers over being compensated for the postponed Tokyo Games.

An "open discussion" is under way with insurance brokers, the IOC's Olympic Games operations director Pierre Ducrey said Thursday. The aim is "to try and find the right level of compensation ...

The Latest: Valencia player says match may have spread virus, 2020 June 4

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Valencia striker Rodrigo says the return match against Atalanta in the Champions League “perhaps shouldn’t have been played” because of the coronavirus outbreak.

Rodrigo’s comments to Spanish television channel TVE come after the top health ...

Berry 'disappointed' with USOPC in aftermath of Floyd death, 2020 June 4

As it turns out, the hard part for U.S. Olympian Gwen Berry hasn’t started yet.

The raised fist at the Pan-Am Games last summer, along with the public shaming she received from Olympic authorities afterward, and the wondering what might happen if she were to use her platform at the ...

The Latest: Detroit Pistons set to reopen practice facility, 2020 June 3

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The Detroit Pistons are set to reopen their practice facility, starting Thursday.

The Pistons announced that the team’s performance center will enter its first phase of reopening, for voluntary, individual workouts. Players and essential ...

Verhaeren quits as Australia coach following Olympic delay, 2020 June 3

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) - Jacco Verhaeren is standing down as head coach of Australia’s swim team, leaving Rohan Taylor to guide the Olympic squad in Tokyo next year.

Verhaeren was contracted until after the 2020 Olympics but when the Tokyo Games were postponed by 12 months because of the coronavirus ...

Banned track coach Salazar gets court date for doping appeal, 2020 June 2

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) - Banned track and field coach Alberto Salazar will try to overturn his four-year suspension at sport’s highest court in November.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said Tuesday it will hear appeals from Salazar and endocrinologist Jeffrey Brown between Nov. 8-16.

The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency banned ...

Sports court sets November dates to hear Russian doping case, 2020 June 2

GENEVA (AP) - The Russian doping scandal will return to sport’s highest court in November when the nation faces a four-year ban of its flag, anthem and colors from Olympic Games and world championships.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Tuesday its judging panel will hear evidence on ...

US retains Rugby World Cup vision despite financial peril, 2020 June 2

With the soccer World Cup lined up for 2026 and the Los Angeles Olympics two years later, the United States will be the focal point for sports later this decade.

Another worldwide event could yet be squeezed in the middle.

Seeking to get back on its feet after filing for ...