How to watch the 2020-21 figure skating season, including the Grand Prix Series, on TV on NBC Sports and streaming on Peacock Premium.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 8:40 pm
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue, eyeing a third Skate America ice dance title, are leading up to their final Olympic run.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 7:39 pm
Alina Zagitova, the Olympic figure skating champion from Russia, extended her break from figure skating that will last more than one year.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 5:00 pm
USA Wrestling will not send a team to the world championships in December in Belgrade, citing health and safety issues from the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 12:48 pm
Bradie Tennell is starting fresh in Colorado Springs this season ahead of Skate America and planning to add a triple Axel to her repertoire.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 12:10 pm
Tokyo Olympic officials want the world to know they are working on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic at next year's games, even if they don't know exactly what they will be. Tokyo organizers showcased a few possible remedies on Wednesday, displaying various screening measures at the cityâ€™s Big Sight convention complex, the home of the media center for the Olympics. â€œOur objective is to demonstrate what we are doing toward the safety and security of the Olympics,â€� said Tsuyoshi Iwashita, the executive director of the Tokyo Olympics security bureau.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 10:33 am
Figure skater Vincent Zhou competes at Skate America on a 16-month journey to a second and final Olympics in Beijing, which carries special meaning.
Posted: October 21, 2020, 1:05 am
Ten Italian swimmers, including world championsÂ Simona QuadarellaÂ andÂ Gabriele Detti, tested positive for the coronavirus and were all asymptomatic.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 7:04 pm
Salwa Eid Naser, the world 400m champion from Bahrain, was cleared of a potential suspension in a drug-testing case that could have kept her out of the Tokyo Olympics.
Posted: October 20, 2020, 11:59 am
Six Russian military officers sought to disrupt through computer hacking the French election, the Winter Olympics and U.S. businesses.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 10:34 pm
How to watch the 2020 Vuelta a Espana cycling Grand Tour in Spain on TV on Olympic Channel and live streaming on NBCSports.com and Peacock Premium.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 10:14 pm
Mike "Doc" Emrick, the hockey commentator who announced his retirement Monday, picked an Olympic moment as one of his favorite calls.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 7:59 pm
Internationaux de France, an annual Grand Prix figure skating event, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 5:34 pm
Skate America, the first figure skating Grand Prix event, airs on TV on NBC and NBCSN and streams live on Peacock Premium.
Posted: October 19, 2020, 3:18 pm
Lucas Braathen of Norway won the men's Alpine skiing World Cup season-opening giant slalom in Soelden, Austria.
Posted: October 18, 2020, 2:30 pm
Italian Marta Bassino won the Alpine skiing World Cup women's giant slalom in Soelden, Austria.
Posted: October 17, 2020, 2:00 pm
Peres Jepchirchir broke the women's-only world record at the world half marathon championships. Jacob Kiplimo beat Joshua Cheptegei.
Posted: October 17, 2020, 11:35 am
Federica Brignone, who passed an absent Mikaela Shiffrin for the Alpine skiing World Cup overall title, plans to be just as busy this year, if not busier.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 8:18 pm
The Four Continents Figure Skating Championships, a top-level February event for non-European skaters, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 4:25 pm
Henrik Kristoffersen, Alexis Pinturault and Aleksander Aamodt Kilde enter the World Cup Alpine skiing season with claims to alpha status.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 11:52 am
Zumretay Arkin posed a question in a recent on-line meeting with Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr., the prominent International Olympic Committee member who oversees preparations for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing. â€œWhy should China, a country running concentration camps with at least 1 million Muslim Uighurs being detained, be allowed to hold the Olympics?" she asked. Arkin, a spokeswoman for the World Uyghur Congress, told The Associated Press in a telephone interview that the response was disappointing.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 9:41 am
The Alpine skiing World Cup starts Saturday in Soelden, Austria, during a coronavirus pandemic that could shake the schedule.
Posted: October 16, 2020, 2:00 am
Italian swimmer Federica Pellegrini, an Olympic champion and world-record holder, said in a social media video that she tested positive for the coronavirus.
Posted: October 15, 2020, 7:10 pm
Former London Marathon winner Daniel Wanjiru of Kenya has been banned for four years for doping.
Posted: October 15, 2020, 6:36 pm
Sam Querrey, U.S. tennis player, tested positive for the coronavirus and then left Russia on a private plane, organizers of the St. Petersburg Open said.
Posted: October 15, 2020, 4:08 pm
The International Olympic Committee tried to assure dozens of international sports federations on Thursday that the postponed Tokyo Games will open on July 23. The IOC and Tokyo organizers have been holding on-line sessions this week with about 200 national Olympic committees, and with the more than 30 summer sports bodies that are represented on the program. â€œWe are very confident that the games in Tokyo next year will take place," IOC sports director Kit McConnell told delegates in the on-line seminar.
Posted: October 15, 2020, 1:54 pm
Skate Canada, the second stop of figure skating's six-event Grand Prix Series scheduled for October, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Posted: October 14, 2020, 7:30 pm
Weightlifting's Olympic future is in further doubt after the IWF's interim president was ousted and the International Olympic Committee expressed concern.
Posted: October 14, 2020, 5:16 pm
Dan Gable, an Olympic champion and legendary U.S. wrestler, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor.
Posted: October 14, 2020, 4:49 pm
Kristof Milak, the Hungarian who brokeÂ Michael Phelps' 200m butterfly world record last year, is recovering after contracting the coronavirus last month.
Posted: October 14, 2020, 4:17 pm
Daiya Seto, the world's best all-around swimmer, was suspended by the Japan Swimming Federation after it was learned he had an extramarital affair.
Posted: October 14, 2020, 1:55 pm
Brett Brown won't lead the Australian national team at the Tokyo Olympics next summer.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 11:32 pm
An event-by-event look at the women's track and field rankings for 2020.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 7:17 pm
An event-by-event look at the men's track and field rankings for 2020.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 7:17 pm
Meghan Duggan, captain of the U.S. Olympic champion women's hockey team, retired after competing in three Winter Games.
Posted: October 13, 2020, 4:39 pm
The Giro d'Italia had two full teams withdraw due to the coronavirus, including Jumbo-Visma, led by Steven Kruijswijk
Posted: October 13, 2020, 1:12 pm
IOC President Thomas Bach and Yoshiro Mori, the head of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee, gave an online pep talk Monday to national Olympic committee representatives to allay fears about the postponed games. About 200 national Olympic committees are expected to be represented next year in Tokyo. Organizers held an English-speaking session on Monday for chefs de mission, with French and Spanish sessions scheduled for later in the week.
Posted: October 12, 2020, 12:29 pm
Tokyo will host a one-off international gymnastics tournament next month, organisers said Monday, inÂ what could serve as a practice run ahead of the postponed Olympics.
Posted: October 12, 2020, 10:38 am
Rafael Nadal routed Novak Djokovic to win the French Open final, tying Roger Federer's male record 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
Posted: October 11, 2020, 6:54 pm
Roger FedererÂ was quick to welcomeÂ Rafael NadalÂ to the club -- now tied for the male record 20 Grand Slam singles titles.
Posted: October 11, 2020, 4:50 pm
A list of the most Grand Slam tennis singles titles for men and women.
Posted: October 11, 2020, 3:52 pm
Rafael Nadal plays Novak Djokovic in the French Open men's final at Roland Garros, live on NBC Sports.
Posted: October 11, 2020, 11:43 am
Iga Swiatek won the French Open, sweeping Sofia Kenin to finish the most unheralded run to a Grand Slam women's singles title in 40 years.
Posted: October 10, 2020, 5:50 pm
Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will meet in the French Open final. Nadal can tie Roger Federer's Grand Slam record with a 13th Roland Garros title.
Posted: October 10, 2020, 4:30 pm
NBC Sports and Tennis Channel combine to air daily live coverage of the French Open at Roland Garros.
Posted: October 10, 2020, 4:29 pm
Sofia Kenin plays Iga Swiatek in the French Open women's final, streaming live on NBC Sports.
Posted: October 10, 2020, 11:30 am
Adeline Gray returns to wrestling competition at nationals. One of her opponents could be her sister, wrestling in competition for the first time in nine years.
Posted: October 10, 2020, 11:00 am
The 2020 French Open men's singles draw and bracket, headlined by Rafael Nadal.
Posted: October 9, 2020, 10:17 pm
The IOC denied claims on Friday that President Thomas Bach intervened to help steer an Olympic official implicated in corruption away from France where the investigation has been led. German daily Suddeutsche Zeitung's suggestion that Bach contradicted a regular promise to co-operate fully with prosecutors in Paris running sports-related cases was wrong, the International Olympic Committee said in a statement. The newspaper published part of a statement by former IOC member Frank Fredericks saying Bach believed he ''should be careful not to go to France'' when an alleged bribe payment was first reported in March 2017.
Posted: October 9, 2020, 10:10 pm
The U.S. is scheduled to host World Cup skiing and snowboarding events this winter in Copper Mountain, Mammoth Mountain and Deer Valley.
Posted: October 9, 2020, 6:00 pm