The International Olympics Committee banning BLM apparel raises the question of how impactful the statement is in athlete protests.
Athletes like Johnny Weir, Shaun White, and Katarina Witt have all worn bold outfits while competing in the games.
While the French restaurant was lovely, and the club was simplicity at its finest, it wasn't worth the hefty price tag of €32.
A unique new exhibit at Route History museum in Springfield, Illinois, draws visitors into the lives of Black men who left a legacy along Route 66.
Officials in Tokyo are taking precautions to test and protect athletes and all those involved in the 2021 Olympics from contracting and spreading COVID. But since July 1, 58 people associated with the Tokyo Games have already tested positive for COVID, Tokyo 2020 is reporting, including a US gymnastics alternate, who was actually vaccinated and showing no symptoms.
Women's artistic gymnastics at the Olympics will, without a doubt, be a true highlight of the Tokyo Games, with athletes representing Team USA leading the charge. Ahead of their qualification round on Sunday, July 25, the four-person US squad and individual athletes Jade Carey and MyKayla Skinner completed podium training (an official precompetition practice) while sporting jewel-covered leotards. You'll witness Simone Biles executing her soon-to-be signature Yurchenko double pike vault, scroll through group images from the session, and more.
Some competitors will get a serious Tokyo payout.
At 82 years old, Wally Funk became the oldest person to fly to space when she joined Jeff Bezos on his Blue Origin rocket on July 20.
Several athletes and performers made an impression on Olympics viewers for their sartorial choices.
Athletes including Simone Biles, Lindsey Vonn, and Serena Williams have all posted no-makeup selfies on Instagram.
On July 21, Team USA will face off against Sweden—the team that knocked the Americans out of the 2016 Rio Olympics.
The IOC has a whole playbook of new rules to keep Olympians safe.
On Kerby Jean-Raymond, "what about Patrick Kelly?" and where Jay Jaxon fits into it all.
If a black bear climbed inside your car, what would you do?
The tennis champion helped kick off the Tokyo Games.
When Kamala Harris was sworn in as the 49th vice president of the United States, she made history many times over. Transgender rights activist Cecilia Chung has served as a major champion for the LGBTQ community’s quest for equitable healthcare access. In 2013, Chung successfully lobbied for San Francisco to be the first city in the United States to pay for gender reassignment surgery for uninsured transgender patients.
Olympic opening ceremonies are often brimming with symbolism, but one particular moment from this year's Summer Games in Tokyo distilled the perseverance of athletes and the many dreams deferred due to the pandemic. Arisa Tsubata, a 27-year-old Japanese nurse and aspiring boxer, played a pivotal role in kicking off the ceremony on July 23. The moment was made even more powerful by the revelation that she had spent the last year training for an Olympic boxing qualifier that had to be cancelled.
Between Tia and Tamera, Dylan and Cole, and Mary-Kate and Ashley, there are plenty of famous twins in Hollywood.
From shutting down dating rumors in 2017 to those kissing photos taken four years later.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Petr David Josek/AP/Shutterstock (5835471ag) Brazil’s Larissa Franca wipes off sand while playing the United States during the women’s beach volleyball bronze medal match of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Beach Volleyball, Brazil – 17 Aug 2016 When someone mentions the Olympics to me, three words come to mind: Shirtless Tongan flagbearer. (His name is Pita Taufatofua and he’s a Tongan taekwondo practitioner and skier. You’re