The best gathering of U.S. swim stars in one year takes place this week, three months before the Olympic Trials, live on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA.
Iranian female Olympic medal winner Kimia Alizadeh has been granted refugee status in Germany and aims to compete in the Olympic Refugee Team under a white flag in Tokyo this summer. Alizadeh, who won taekwondo bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics, fled to Germany last year after several offers to compete for the Netherlands, Canada, Belgium and Bulgaria. "Taekwondo changed my life," Alizadeh told Reuters.
Iran’s suspension from international judo events for refusing to let its athletes fight Israeli opponents was overturned by a court.