- Aug 4, 2021
When the interview with Olympic cyclist Felicia Stancil began, the 26-year-old Indianapolis resident said it would be great if one particular story could be shared with people.
“Golden is thy fame, indeed,” the University of Notre Dame in Indiana tweeted July 25 after Lee Kiefer, class of 2017, won the gold medal in women’s foil fencing at the Tokyo Games.
Second behind Greece in the Olympics parade of nations on Friday was a team of athletes from 11 different nations with allegiances to none, instead representing the 26.4 million refugees, including themselves, worldwide.
As thousands of athletes gathered for the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo, Pope Francis gave them his blessing and extended it to those organizing and supporting the events.
For all the positive energy and enthusiasm at the Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart July 19, it wouldn’t be a surprise if Olympic-bound swimmers and alumnae, Katie Ledecky and Phoebe Bacon, could hear the exuberant cheers and applause all the way from Tokyo.
Two athletes from parishes in the Diocese of Superior are headed to the Tokyo Olympics as first-time Olympians and up-and-coming track stars.
The Tokyo Archdiocese says it will maintain infection control measures despite the Japanese government having lifted the COVID-19 state of emergency in many cities ahead of the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games.
WASHINGTON — A congressional panel, during a May 18 hearing, weighed the possibility of a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing to call attention to China’s long-standing human rights abuses. Another tactic discussed was to find an alternate site to host the Winter Games. Sites floated included