2020 Tokyo Olympics

Thousands of candles are arranged in the shape of the Milky Way to celebrate Tanabata, a Japanese star festival, at Zojoji Temple in Tokyo, July 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 22, 2019 - 1:02 pm
By The Associated Press The Summer Olympics will return to Tokyo next year for the first time since 1964. The world's best athletes will be on display, of course, but so will Japan's sprawling capital — a dense mix of the traditional and the eccentric. Small shrines and ancient temples nestle...
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August 11, 2018 - 10:52 am
By JIM ARMSTRONG , AP Sports Writer MAKUHARI, Japan (AP) — Pitcher Rachel Garcia drove in the winning run in the eighth inning Saturday to lift the United States to a 4-3 win over Japan and into the final of the women's world softball championship. With a runner on third base, Garcia hit a line...
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