Simone Biles not shutting door on 2024 Paris Games

Olympics / Summer Olympics Apr 8, 2021

Simone Biles not shutting door on 2024 Paris Games

U.S. gymnastics superstar Simone Biles said Wednesday she may reconsider her decision to retire after this year's Tokyo Olympics, hinting she could compete at the 2024 Paris Games as a specialist. The reigning world and Olympic all-around gymnastics champion, regarded by many as the greatest ...

Rikako Ikee aiming to return to competition in October

More Sports / Swimming Jul 2, 2020

Rikako Ikee aiming to return to competition in October

Swimmer Rikako Ikee, who has been battling leukemia since last year, said Thursday she intends to return to competition in early October. The 19-year-old university sophomore allowed the media online access to her practice in Tokyo, and spoke to a group of reporters for the ...

Break dancers ready to unleash on Paris 2024

Olympics Feb 27, 2019

Break dancers ready to unleash on Paris 2024

With the push for break dancing to be added to the 2024 Summer Olympics, the future looks bright for Japan and its already prominent group of b-boys and b-girls who will strive for medals should the sport hit the floor in Paris. Last October, Ramu ...