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Katie Ledecky helps US get relay silver

At the Tokyo Olympics, gymnast Simone Biles continues to be the main topic of discussion. The defending gold medalist in the women’s all-around competition qualified first for Thursday’s final, but withdrew to focus on her mental health. Jade Carey will take Biles’ place for Team USA. The question now is...

American pole vaulter Sam Kendricks dating COVID-19

TOKYO – U.S. pole vaulter and reigning world champion Sam Kendricks will miss the Tokyo Olympics after testing positive for COVID-19, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee confirmed in a statement on Thursday. “In accordance with local rules and protocols, he was transferred to a hotel for isolation and...

Assam to give Class 1 government jobs to Olympic medalists

Guwahati (Assam) [India], July 29 (ANI): The government of Assam has decided to provide Class I government jobs for the state’s Olympic, Commonwealth and Asian Games medalists. In a series of cabinet decisions taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Wednesday, the government of...

Loons move closer to LAFC in dying moments

Hassani Dotson scored in the dying seconds as Minnesota United drew 2-2 with host Los Angeles FC on Wednesday. As LAFC put on defensive pressure late in the game, Dotson took a pass from Jan Gregus and scored from the top of the penalty area with a right-footed volley...