At least two years of talks about renewing the contract that allows Electronic Arts, through its EA Sports division, to use the organization’s name have hit the wall.
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With the Winter Olympics in Beijing just six months away, the Chinese authorities are planning elaborate precautions against COVID-19.
The next Summer Olympics are less than three years away. Paris says it’s prepared, but so was Tokyo.
New Zealander Laurel Hubbard has become the first to participate in the Olympics, but her appearance has received a mixed response.
The springy surface at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo has been compared to a trampoline. “You can feel the bounce,” one runner said.
Laurel Hubbard, a 43-year-old weight lifter from New Zealand, will compete on Monday, as some question her right to be at the Games.
The pandemic has changed the way Olympians receive their medals. But in the rush of elation, coronavirus rules and social distancing policies are routinely forgotten.
A doping punishment changes a country’s official name but little else about its Olympic experience.