Coronavirus Live Updates: Canada Threatens Olympics Boycott; Democrats Stall Trillion-Dollar Stimulus Plan

Senate Democrats blocked a $ 2 trillion government rescue package they said failed to adequately protect workers. NYT > Top Stories SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and save up to 80% off … Read more…

Japan’s Olympics Minister Dismisses Trump’s Suggestion That Summer Games Will Be Postponed

(TOKYO) — President Donald Trump’s suggestion to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year because of the spreading coronavirus was immediately shot down by Japan’s Olympic minister. “The IOC and the organizing committee are not considering cancellation or a postponement … Read more…

Exclusive: Indonesia considers 2032 Olympics bid for new capital city with SoftBank’s help

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is weighing an audacious 2032 Olympics bid centered on the country’s not-yet-built new capital and is in early talks with SoftBank chief executive Masayoshi Son and other investors for support, sources said. Reuters: Sports News FASHION … Read more…

Will the coronavirus cancel or postpone the 2020 Olympics? Host city Tokyo sends mixed messages

As the coronavirus pandemic takes its toll on international events, prompting the cancellation of major global summits and regional sports meets, Japan’s Olympic organizing committee has remained resolute that the summer 2020 games will go ahead as scheduled. There is … Read more…

Discovery says it can thrive even if coronavirus fears cancel Tokyo Summer Olympics

A cancellation of the Olympics due to coronavirus fears won’t hurt Discovery, the media company behind Food Network, TLC and OWN, it said on Thursday after posting better-than-expected earnings. In a fourth-quarter earnings call, Discovery Chief Executive Officer David Zaslav … Read more…

Russia Banned From Global Sports Competitions, Including Olympics, for 4 Years For State-Sponsored Doping

Russia was banned for four years on Monday from international sporting events, including the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games and the 2022 soccer World Cup, by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). It’s the latest twist in a long-running saga of investigations … Read more…

Why Gus Kenworthy — Two-Time Olympian Who Represented Team USA — Hopes to Compete for Great Britain In 2022 Olympics

Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy, a two-time Olympian who has represented Team USA, announced Tuesday that he plans to compete for Great Britain’s team in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to honor his “#1 fan” — his mother. Kenworthy, 28, … Read more…