The world women's curling championship, canceled last month, has been rescheduled for April 30 to May 9 in Calgary.
The new president of the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee has begun holding weekly news conferences hoping to win over a doubting Japanese public with the postponed games opening in just under five months. Seiko Hashimoto is trying to assure everyone that the Olympics will be safe and secure, a phrase she repeated a dozen times Friday in her inaugural news conference. “The situation around coronavirus doesn't go easy on us,” Hashimoto said.
Training partners Simone Manuel and Katie Ledecky earned victories in their first full meet in one year, a Pro Series stop in San Antonio on Thursday.