Surfing legend Kelly Slater doesn't qualify for 2020 Olympics

Olympics Dec 21, 2019

Surfing legend Kelly Slater doesn't qualify for 2020 Olympics

Surfing legend Kelly Slater, seen by many as the greatest of all time, won't be competing at the Tokyo Olympics. The 47-year-old American didn't qualify for a spot on the U.S. squad for the sport's Olympic debut next July, with John John Florence returning from ...

Japan women's 3x3 squad vows to earn Olympic berth

Basketball Nov 9, 2019

Japan women's 3x3 squad vows to earn Olympic berth

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Shocking news came out of the blue early last month when the Japan Basketball Association revealed that the wild-card spot for either its men's or women's national 3x3 teams would be negated by the International Olympic Committee. In late March, FIBA had granted automatic berths ...

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

More Sports Aug 16, 2019

Double disqualification after heat shortens 2020 test event

British triathletes Jessica Learmonth and Georgia Taylor Brown were both disqualified after they crossed the line together following the heat-affected test event for next year's Tokyo Olympics on Thursday morning. Learmonth and Taylor Brown held hands as they crossed the line after organizers had earlier ...