MLB players for 2020 Games unlikely

Mar 7, 2017

MLB players for 2020 Games unlikely


Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said the league remains committed to the World Baseball Classic, and later watched Houston Astros outfielder Norichika Aoki compete for Samurai Japan. He sounded less optimistic about the chance MLB will send any of its stars back to ...

Mar 6, 2017

Tokyo Olympics won't seek public input on mascot name

The 2020 Tokyo Olympics organizing committee said the name of the games’ official mascot will not be taken from the general public but from creative professionals. Once a panel selects the design of the mascot through a public competition, organizers will open the process ...

Mar 1, 2017

Wrestling mulls weight-class change

United World Wrestling, the international governing body for amateur wrestling, is mulling revising Olympic weight categories ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Games, a source with knowledge of the move said Tuesday. According the source, changes will be made in the women’s categories in which ...