2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge talks to reporters during a news conference before the MLB baseball All-Star Home Run Derby, Monday, July 10, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)
July 10, 2017 - 9:31 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Second-seeded Aaron Judge is through to the semifinals of the Home Run Derby after holding off Miami's Justin Bour in a spectacular first-round matchup. Judge prevailed 23-22, winning with a home run in his 30-second bonus...
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American League All-Star Game starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, looks on as AL manager Brad Mills speaks during a press conference for the All-Star game in Miami, Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Blum
July 10, 2017 - 7:58 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 7:58 p.m. Want a dog and a beer at the All-Star Game? You can get that, of course. And a whole lot more. The dining options at Marlins Park for the All-Star festivities are many, from the basic to the seriously dressed-up. Fans at the...
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American League All-Star Game starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, looks on as AL manager Brad Mills speaks during a press conference for the All-Star game in Miami, Monday, July 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Blum
July 10, 2017 - 7:49 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the All-Star Game (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says three groups are prepared to meet Jeffrey Loria's price for buying the Miami Marlins. All three groups are doing the financing and legal work needed before reaching an agreement to buy...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2011 file photo shows the golden arches of McDonalds, in Omaha, Neb., McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2017 - 12:25 pm
The Olympics and McDonald's used to go together like a hamburger and fries. They are no longer a combo. In a surprise move, the International Olympic Committee announced Friday it was ending its Olympic sponsorship deal with the fast-food giant three years before it was supposed to expire —...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2011 file photo shows the golden arches of McDonalds, in Omaha, Neb., McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to.(AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2017 - 10:40 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to. IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says "we understand that McDonald's...
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June 16, 2017 - 8:21 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early. The International Olympic Committee says confidential financial terms of the immediate separation were agreed to. IOC marketing director Timo Lumme says "we understand that McDonald's...
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A postman rides a bike past the construction site of the athlete's village for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics in Harumi in Tokyo, Friday, June 2, 2017. The cost of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics is nearly twice the initial estimate despite a major cost-cutting effort. A major reason is that cities exclude large amounts of associated costs when they bid to host the Olympics. Tokyo Olympic organizers announced this week that the estimated cost is now 1.4 trillion yen ($12.6 billion). The bid estimate was 730 billion yen ($6.6 billion). (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
June 02, 2017 - 11:31 am
TOKYO (AP) — Taxpayers beware: The cost of hosting an Olympics is likely to be far more than advertised. The price tag on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has ballooned to nearly twice the initial estimate, even after a major cost-cutting effort. A major reason is that cities exclude large amounts of...
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April 27, 2017 - 12:43 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's central bank kept its ultra-lax monetary policy unchanged Thursday, forecasting that growth in the world's third-largest economy would remain steady through the fiscal year ending in March 2018. The Bank of Japan said demand spurred by preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2017, file photo, Michael Phelps and his wife, Nicole Johnson, smile during an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Los Angeles Clippers in Los Angeles. If Phelps returns to competitive swimming, the demands of training would surely cut heavily into his family time. That's why, if he tries to predict what the future might hold, it doesn't include a sixth Olympics at Tokyo in 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
April 19, 2017 - 2:25 am
Michael Phelps hasn't gotten the urge to return to swimming. Not yet anyway. The winningest athlete in Olympic history is clearly enjoying marriage, fatherhood and a newfound willingness to speak out on contentious issues such as doping . But, in a tantalizing concession that he hasn't totally...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2016, file photo, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, second from left, is flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, left, LA 2024 chairman Casey Wasserman, second from right, and UCLA chancellor Gene Block, right, during a news conference in Los Angeles. As the IOC moves the goalpost in the 2024 Olympic contest, bid leaders from Los Angeles and Paris head to a campaign event in Denmark on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 unsure of exactly what they are shooting for. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel, File)
April 04, 2017 - 9:17 am
AARHUS, Denmark (AP) — Los Angeles and Paris made a direct appeal Tuesday to Olympic sports leaders in their bids to host the 2024 Games amid the ongoing politics of possibly awarding hosting rights for 2028 at the same time. In the first of three campaign events this year, the two 2024 Olympic...
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