Annika Sorenstam was elected president of the International Golf Federation on Thursday, replacing the outgoing Peter Dawson. The Swede was elected during the IGF's virtual board meeting and her first major task will be to help oversee the federation's strategic planning for next year's Tokyo Olympics. The 50-year-old Sorenstam was a leading ambassador for golf's bid to become an Olympic sport at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
Spanish center Marc Gasol intends to play at the Tokyo Olympics, even if he arrives tired from an NBA playoffs run with the Los Angeles Lakers.
Yelizaveta Tuktamysheva, the 2015 World figure skating champion, tested positive for the coronavirus, causing her to withdraw from competition.