Tokyo 2020 Karate
An athlete performs kata moves during a karate test event at Nippon Budokan, a venue for karate at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo. Photo: Jae C. Hong/AP Images

Karate Steps Into the Spotlight

At a time when MMA-style fighting dominates the martial arts landscape, karate is working to expand its own patch of ground. “The beauty of karate is that it’s a lifetime Continue Reading

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LA 84 Youth Sports Summit
Tennis star Sloane Stephens talks with ESPN reporter Shelley Smith during the LA84 Youth Sports Summit at InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown in Los Angeles. (Photo from LA84 Foundation)

LA84 Event Looks Forward to Continuing Legacy Work

Ahead of what was called “a decade of opportunity,” Los Angeles sports leaders and guest speakers emphasized the intrinsic values of sports beyond financial revenue at a conference hosted by Continue Reading

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USOPC Assembly
USOPC CEO Sarah Hirshland addresses the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Assembly on Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by Jason Gewirtz)

USOPC Leaders Address Abuse of Athletes

In addresses to the members of the Olympic and Paralympic movement, leaders of the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee said the organization has changed as a result of recent scandals Continue Reading