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USA Volleyball said an athlete has tested positive for the coronavirus. The case is widely reported to be men's beach volleyball player Taylor Crabb.
"There is an urgent need to prepare crisis management systems for hospital care," the the Tokyo Metropolitan Government says.
As college athletes nationwide rush to ink individual sponsorship deals under a new NCAA policy, North Carolina is the first to say it will license players in groups alongside school trademarks.
Payouts will be spread over the next 18 years, with much of the funding going to help communities struggling with high rates of opioid addiction and overdose deaths.
Fully vaccinated Olympic athletes and members of Congress have tested positive for the virus. Should you be worried? How common are breakthrough infections, and are they rising?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Reps. Jim Jordan and Jim Banks could not serve on the select committee. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy threatened to pull all five of his members in response.
Organizers of the Tokyo Olympics ordered 160,000 condoms to be handed out to athletes in the Olympic Village. Under COVID-19 protocols, athletes are technically banned from using them.
As employees enter a new round of negotiations, they are calling for the public to resist the urge to indulge in Doritos and Cheetos until a new deal that includes less forced overtime is reached.
The sports network announced Wednesday that it was unable to reach agreement on a contract extension for Taylor. Her final appearance for the network was Tuesday night's NBA Finals telecast.
Men spend their money on greenhouse gas-emitting goods and services, such as meat and fuel, at a much higher rate than women, Swedish researchers found.
Shark Week may never be the same: Two Australian states-- Queensland and New South Wales — have softened their tone when it comes to the language of reporting shark attacks.
Athletes on the Norwegian women's beach handball team are being punished for wearing shorts, facing fines over "a case of improper clothing."
The fate of the bipartisan infrastructure package remains unclear as Republicans say they'll withhold their support on a procedural vote if the bill isn't finalized.
The Affordable Care Act requires most insurers to cover a comprehensive list of FDA-approved birth control methods at no cost. But insurers often make it hard for women to get the products they want.
When it comes to repairing an iPhone, people don't have many options beyond the manufacturer. The same is true for other chip-run devices. A new executive order seeks to expand consumers' choices.
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