2020 Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics cost $15.4 billion. What else could that buy?

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The official price tag for the Tokyo Olympics in $15.4 billion, which a University of Oxford study says is the most expensive on record. What else could …

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Golden, again: US beats France 87-82 for Tokyo title

SAITAMA, Japan ((DailyNews)) — Nothing about the summer was easy for the U.S. men’s basketball team, and neither was the gold-medal game. The Americans expected nothing less. And in the …

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The Perseverance Games: Surreal Olympics approach their end

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The cauldron will be snuffed Sunday on the exhausting, enlightening, sometimes enraging 2020 Tokyo Olympics — held, actually, in 2021. These are the Games that were to …

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Perfectly Impossible: Gymnasts wrestle with the imperfect

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Sunisa Lee’s gymnastics are stunning. They’re just not “perfect.” Not technically, anyway. Thousands of hours of practice. Dozens upon dozens of competitions. And not once has a …

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EXPLAINER: The tech behind Tokyo Olympics’ fast track

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — The Jamaican sprinter and her Olympic-record time captured everyone’s attention. What’s under foot, though, might have been a factor when Elaine Thompson-Herah broke a 33-year-old Olympic record …

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Ban on ‘Soul Cap’ spotlights lack of diversity in swimming

TOKYO ((DailyNews)) — Alice Dearing has an afro, a voluminous puff nearly impossible to protect in most swimming caps. Her hair shrinks if it gets wet. And the chlorine? The …

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