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American professional swimmer Carson Foster chatted with Digital Journal. He is a member of the USA Swimming national team. At only 18 years old, Foster is the future of American swimming.

Hong Kongers embrace confined space workouts during pandemic

In an empty park overshadowed by Hong Kong's cramped apartment blocks, personal trainer Kristen Handford presses record on her phone and begins a workout for clients trying to stay fit at home during the coronavirus pandemic.

Chatting with Ulysses 'The Monster' Diaz: Professional boxer Special

Ulysses "The Monster" Diaz is a professional boxer from Cuba. He chatted with Digital Journal about his proudest moments and future plans.

Haylie McCleney talks softball, Tokyo Olympic Games, and success Special

Two-time champion softball player Haylie McCleney (Team USA) chatted with Digital Journal about her career in the sport and the postponement of the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Wimbledon cancelled for first time since WWII

Roger Federer and Serena Williams were among the tennis stars left devastated on Wednesday as Wimbledon was cancelled for the first time since World War II due to the coronavirus.

Behind the Lens: Jack Spitser talks sports photography, swimming Special

Sports photographer Jack Spitser chatted with Digital Journal about his career as a swimmer and a swimming photographer in this "Behind the Lens" series.

Postponed Tokyo Olympics to open July 23 next year

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.

Tom Shields talks Olympic Games in 2021, mental health importance Special

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Tom Shields chatted with Digital Journal about the Tokyo Olympic Games, which got postponed to 2021, as well as being a part of the International Swimming League, where he competed for the Los Angeles Current.

Tokyo organisers eye July 2021 for delayed Olympics: reports

Tokyo Olympics organisers are eyeing next July as a start date for the postponed Games, Japanese media reported Sunday, following the historic decision to delay the event due to the coronavirus.

Review: Chad Le Clos' 'Unbelievable' is a superb sports documentary Special

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Chad Le Clos' "Unbelievable" documentary is great to see if you're stuck at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital Journal has the scoop.

For Japan's Abe, Olympic delay may be no sweat

In 2016, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe broke with his staid public image to pop up in Rio dressed as Super Mario for the official handover of the Olympic Games to Tokyo.

Meet Ian Thorpe: Nine-time Olympic medalist, Australian swimmer Special

Nine-time Olympic medalist and former Australian swimmer Ian Thorpe chatted with Digital Journal about his competitive swimming career, latest endeavors, and the recent decision to postpone the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Catching up with Michael Andrew: Summer Olympic Games, ISL, Lumen Special

World-class swimmer Michael Andrew chatted with Digital Journal's Markos Papadatos, while he is in quarantine in California. He shared his views about the Olympic Games getting postponed and opened up about the ISL, Lumen, and his future goals.

A concrete problem: Olympic delay spells limbo on Athletes' Village

Hundreds of luxury apartments overlooking Tokyo Bay that were due to be converted from the Athletes' Village have already been sold -- just one of the many headaches caused by the historic postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympic Games are officially postponed to 2021

It's official. The Tokyo Olympics Games are being postponed to 2021, due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has been affecting the globe.

Tokyo Olympics postponed over coronavirus pandemic

Olympic chiefs on Tuesday postponed the 2020 Tokyo Games until next year, a historic move to push back the world's biggest sporting event due to the coronavirus pandemic that is upending global society.

Canada pulls out of Olympics, Japan says delay may be 'inevitable'

Canada pulled out of the Tokyo Olympics over coronavirus fears as Japan's prime minister Monday admitted a delay may be "inevitable" and the International Olympic Committee said a decision should come within weeks.

Mbanda jumps from the back row to the coronavirus front line

Italian international Maxime Mbanda has leapt from the back row on the rugby pitch to the front line in the fight against the coronavirus, becoming a volunteer ambulance driver in Parma, and bears witness to a frightening reality on the pandemic.

Celtics' Smart has coronavirus, warns young to take it seriously

Boston Celtics star Marcus Smart said he has the new coronavirus and urged young people to take the threat seriously and practice social distancing.Smart tested positive Thursday but said he was not showing any of the symptoms."I feel great.

'Premature' to postpone Tokyo Olympics, says IOC chief

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach said it would be "premature" to postpone the Tokyo Games Thursday but admitted the body was "considering different scenarios" as the coronavirus pandemic advances.

Nathan Adrian partakes in benefit for CDP COVID-19 Response Fund

Five-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Nathan Adrian is participating in a benefit to aid the CDP COVID-19 Response Fund.

'Heartbreaking': Olympic torch events downscaled over virus

Tokyo 2020 organisers said Tuesday they had taken the "heartbreaking" decision to scale back parts of the Olympic torch relay due to the coronavirus, but stressed that spectators would still be allowed to watch from the roadside.

Meet Sarah Sjöström: Olympic gold medalist, world record holder Special

Olympic gold medalist and world champion swimmer Sarah Sjöström chatted with Digital Journal about the International Swimming League (ISL), motivations, and her competitive swimming career.

USA Swimming cancels TYR Pro Series in California amid COVID-19

On March 16, 2020, USA Swimming announced that it has canceled the upcoming TYR Pro Series in Mission Viejo, California.

Meet Kristian Gkolomeev: World silver medalist, Greek swimmer Special

2019 world silver medalist swimmer Kristian Gkolomeev chatted with Digital Journal about his swimming career, proud moments and competing in the International Swimming League (ISL).

2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo will go ahead, says Japanese PM

On March 14, Japan's Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, stated that the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo will go ahead as planned amid the Coronavirus outbreak.

Review: Michael Andrew analyzes his fast swims in Iowa in latest vlog Special

How was world-class swimmer Michael Andrew so fast at the TYR Pro Swim Series meet in Iowa? He discusses everything in his latest vlog.

How the coronavirus has hit global sport

AFP looks at the effects on sport of the coronavirus, which by Saturday had killed over 5,400 people while infecting more than 143,000 in 135 countries and territories.

New Zealand abandon Australia cricket tour after new travel measures

New Zealand abandoned their one-day cricket tour of Australia on Saturday after Wellington tightened border restrictions to combat the spread of coronavirus.

Worldwide sports collapse piles pressure on Olympics

The collapse of sports events worldwide over the rapidly spreading new coronavirus heaped pressure on the Tokyo Olympics on Friday as US President Donald Trump suggested delaying the Games by a year.

Formula One in turmoil as season-opening Australian Grand Prix cancelled

Formula One's season was thrown into turmoil Friday with the Australian Grand Prix cancelled just hours before cars were due to hit the track amid fears that more races will be called off as the coronavirus pandemic takes its toll.

US Soccer president resigns amid gender equity dispute

US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro resigned on Thursday as the federation was slammed by superstar Megan Rapinoe for "blatant sexism" in its latest response to a gender discrimination lawsuit by the US women's team.

Catching up with Ryan Held: Olympic gold medalist swimmer Special

Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ryan Held chatted with Digital Journal about his plans for 2020, and he expressed his gratitude to all of his fans and supporters.

Season-opening Australian Grand Prix in chaos as McLaren pulls out

McLaren pulled out of the season-opening Australian Grand Prix Thursday after a team member tested positive for coronavirus, throwing the race into chaos.

Real Madrid in quarantine as La Liga suspends fixtures

Real Madrid went into quarantine on Thursday as La Liga announced Spain's top two divisions will be suspended for at least two weeks over the coronavirus.

US Soccer boss apologizes after Coca-Cola rips 'offensive' claims

Coca-Cola slammed US Soccer after the federation claimed in court documents that playing for the men's national team carries more responsibility and requires a higher level of skill than that demanded of women players.

What would an Olympics cancellation cost Japan?

Japan and Olympic organisers are at pains to insist this summer's Games in Tokyo are on, despite the new coronavirus outbreak, but what would a cancellation cost the world's third-biggest economic powerhouse?

Paraguayan judge orders Ronaldinho to remain in prison

Brazilian football great Ronaldinho will remain in pre-trial detention in Paraguay after being refused bail or house arrest on accusations of entering the country with a fake passport.

Review: Caeleb Dressel wins 50m freestyle at 2020 TYR Pro Swim Series Special

On March 7, world-class swimmer Caeleb Dressel won the 50 meter freestyle final at the 2020 TYR Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.

Ryan Lochte and Jacob Pebley to host 'Back 2 Back Swim Camp' 2020

Olympic gold medalist Ryan Lochte and elite swimmer Jacob Pebley will host the Back 2 Back Swim Camp 2020. Digital Journal has the scoop.

Review: Michael Andrew sets multiple personal bests in Des Moines, Iowa Special

This weekend, American swimmer Michael Andrew has many reasons to celebrate. He was victorious in many races at the TYR Pro Swim Series in Des Moines, Iowa.
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