The U.S. Olympic Committee has hired Sarah Hirshland as its new CEO, placing the executive at the U.S. Golf Association in charge of stabilizing an organization that has been hammered by sex-abuse scandals spanning several Olympic sports.
The head of an IOC inspection team says organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will explore all options to combat the extreme summer heat that will likely prevail in the Japanese capital during the games.
A promising student-athlete, 20-year-old Chase Dennis from Keller, died while swimming with friends after his community college graduation in Coffeyville, Kansas, on May 12. Family and coaches say he could have made the Olympics.