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  • Iowa Preps

    Iowa's Top 400 Meter Hurdlers in 2022

    Who are the top in-state in-state track athletes within the Class of 2022? Iowa Preps answers that question now!

  • AFP

    Activists unfurl Tibet flag at Beijing Olympics flame ceremony

    Activists unfurled a Tibetan flag and a banner that said "no genocide" at the flame-lighting ceremony for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics in Greece on Monday.

  • Associated Press

    Weather, protest cloud Beijing flame-lighting rehearsal

    A sunburst at the overcast birthplace of the ancient Olympic Games in Greece was too short-lived to light the backup flame for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics at Sunday’s dress rehearsal. It was the second blip of the day, after two protesters were detained on the Acropolis in Athens trying to raise a banner to draw attention to human-rights abuses in China. There has been widespread international criticism of China’s treatment of Uyghur Muslims in the northwest region of Xinjiang, as well as its crackdown on protesters in Hong Kong and its policies toward Tibet and Taiwan.

  • AFP

    Beijing flame to be lit in a vacuum in Olympia

    The Olympic flame will once again be lit in an empty stadium on Monday as it starts its truncated journey to Beijing for the Winter Games in February.