Sebastian Coe delivers a speech during the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest on Aug. 27, 2023.
Apr 19, 2024
Sebastian Coe divides Olympic movement with move to offer prize money
Coe's compatriots have been critical of World Athletics' decision to offer prize money at the Olympics.
Japanese gymnast Daiki Hashimoto attends a ceremony to unveil the official uniforms of Team Japan for the Paris Games, in Tokyo on Wednesday.
Apr 18, 2024
How green are your trainers? Team Japan uniforms to have carbon footprint labels
Japanese Olympians stepping up to the podium in Paris will have more than just a medal to be proud of this summer.
Lakers star Lebron James drives to the basket during a game against the Pelicans on Sunday.
OLYMPICS / Basketball
Apr 17, 2024
James and Curry among U.S. NBA stars set for Paris Olympics: reports
Warriors star Stephen Curry will make his first Olympic appearance while Lakers superstar Lebron James, 39, will try to win his third Olympic gold.
The Eiffel Tower Stadium, under construction for the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games, in Paris on April 13
Apr 16, 2024
Stadiums rise at Paris landmarks ahead of Olympics
"The city's being tidied up and the monuments are clean. It's going to be great," said one resident.
A acting torch bearer participates in a torch relay test in Troyes, France, on March 22.
Apr 15, 2024
Paris' Olympic flame to be lit in Greece
Spectators will be able to attend the torch relay events for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Italy's Marcell Jacobs celebrates with his gold medal after winning the men's 100-meter race during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Apr 11, 2024
World Athletics to become first federation to award prize money at Olympics
Prize money will be extended to silver and bronze medalists beginning with the 2028 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Puma launches a new brand campaign with Olympic athletes in Paris on Wednesday.
Apr 10, 2024
Puma hones focus on speed in Olympic battle with Adidas and Nike
As Puma tries to win over more everyday and serious runners, its sponsorship of Jamaica's Olympic team helps to associate the brand with speed.


Later this month, author Shogo Imamura will open Honmaru, a bookstore that allows other businesses to rent its shelves. It's part of a wave of ideas Japanese booksellers are trying to compete with online spaces.
The story isn't over for Japan's bookstores