Although many Utah Olympic athletes agreed with the decision to postpone the Tokyo 2020 games, some were left wondering, what happens with those who had already qualified?
The IOC will look at postponing the Tokyo Olympics during four weeks of talks amid mounting criticism by athletes and sports officials during the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese organizers and IOC President Thomas Bach say the games will open July 24 at the $1.4 billion national stadium in Tokyo. But now there's pushback from athletes and former Olympians who are complaining.
Several Olympic athletes have been unable to fully prepare for the Tokyo 2020 games, after coronavirus concerns forced the closure of training facilities across the world and closer to home in Utah.
Leaders of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee are sticking closely to the IOC's position that it remains too early for drastic decisions.
The Olympic flame has arrived in Japan from Greece and was greeted in a scaled-down ceremony at an air base in northern Japan. The flame touched down amid doubts if the Tokyo Games can open as scheduled on July 24 because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Olympic flame is set to arrive in Japan from Greece even as the opening of the Tokyo Games in four months is in doubt.
Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike spoke Thursday after the World Health Organization labeled the spreading virus a “pandemic," a decision almost certain to affect the Tokyo Olympics.
USA Climbing has postponed its National Open Championship because of coronavirus concerns. The event was planned in Salt Lake City this Friday and Saturday.
A Ghanaian man living in Utah made history by becoming the first African athlete to win a skeleton event. He said he now hopes to win the first-ever winter sport medal for Africa at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic games.
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