Japanese athletes wave after lighting the Paralympic cauldron.

Tokyo Paralympic Games Open In Empty National Stadium

The opening featured acrobats, clowns and fireworks to mark the start of the long parade of athletes representing more than 160 nations.

Sports

1:20Men play tennis.
KSHB

KSHB: Kansas Tennis Player Heads To The Paralympics

Major League Baseball is ending its 70-year relationship with trading card company Topps.
Charles Krupa / AP

MLB To End 70-year Partnership With Topps Trading Cards

3:21An Afghan woman climbs
Ascend: Leadership Through Athletics

Afghan Women Athletes Face Uncertain Future Amid Taliban Push

The Baylor University logo is displayed on the football field at McLane Stadium in Waco, Texas.
Waco Tribune-Herald / AP

NCAA Hands Baylor Probation, Fine In Sex Assault Scandal

0:25Lionel Messi waves after arriving at Le Bourget airport, north of Paris.
Francois Mori / AP

Soccer Star Lionel Messi Agrees To Sign With Paris Saint-Germain

2:13Diamond inspired by "Field of Dreams"
MLB Photos

MLB Game To Take Place At 'Field Of Dreams' Stadium

3:38Competitive gamers.
Scripps

Will Esports Join The Olympics?

3:13Break dancer.
Scripps

Break Dancers Are Eager To Hit Olympic Stage In 2024

0:25The Canadian women's national soccer team poses with their Olympic gold medals.
Fernando Vergara / AP

Canada Wins First Olympic Gold Medal In Women's Soccer

0:22United States Olympic track star Allyson Felix.
Francisco Seco / AP

Track Star Allyson Felix Makes History At The Olympics

0:20Belarusian Olympic sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya holds up an Olympic-related T-shirt with the slogan "I Just Want to Run."
Czarek Sokolowski / AP

2 Belarus Coaches Removed From Olympics

People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus walk under a water mist in Tokyo
Koji Sasahara / AP

Tokyo Logs Record 5,042 Cases As Infections Surge Amid Games

2:31U.S. gymnast Simone Biles
Ashley Landis / AP

Sports Psychologists Show How They Help Athletes Thrive Under Pressure

6:40Red River Showdown logo on a field
Michael Ainsworth / AP

How The Latest SEC Additions Will Affect College Sports

0:36NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Michael Conroy / AP

Report: NCAA Fails On Gender Equity, Undervalues Women's Basketball

3:11Football players.
WTMJ

Why Are Some Sports Leagues Struggling To Vaccinate Players?

0:32Simone Biles, of the United States, warms up prior to the artistic gymnastics balance beam final at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Ashley Landis / AP

Simone Biles Returns To Olympic Competition, Wins Bronze On Beam

2:12Swimmer in pool
AP

Former Olympian And U.S. Senator Call For More Inclusion In Swimming

Laurel Hubbard of New Zealand competes in the women's +87kg weightlifting
Luca Bruno / AP

Transgender Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Makes History At Olympics

0:32Krystsina Tsimanouskaya
Petr David Josek / AP

Poland Grants Visa To Belarusian Olympian Who Sought Asylum

0:24Coach Laurent Landi embraces Simone Biles, after she exited the team final
Gregory Bull / AP

Simone Biles To Return For Balance Beam Finals

Canada's Jessie Fleming, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal from the penalty spot during a women's semifinal match.
Fernando Vergara / AP

Canada Upsets U.S. In Women's Soccer Semifinal

3:02Chicago White Sox public address announcer Gene Honda
Newsy

How Gene Honda Became An In-Demand Voice For Sports' Top Events

3:41People box in a gym
Scripps

Group Uses Adaptive Boxing To Fight Past Disabilities

1:01Sunisa Lee performs on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's final at the Tokyo Olympics
Ashley Landis / AP

Minnesota Governor Declares July 30 Suni Lee Day

0:20United States' Megan Rapinoe, left, celebrates with teammates after scoring the winning goal.
Silvia Izquierdo / AP

U.S. Beats Netherlands In Penalty Shootout

2:16U.S. gymnast Simone Biles
Gregory Bull / AP

After Simone Biles Spoke Up, What's Next For Mental Health And Sports?

1:11Simone Biles, of the United States, watches gymnasts perform at the Olympics.
Ashley Landis / AP

Supporters Rally Behind Simone Biles

2:20Teen skateboards
Scripps

Program Uses Sports To Teach Teens Six Core Values

0:25Sunisa Lee, of the United States, performs on the balance beam during the artistic gymnastics women's all-around final.
Natacha Pisarenko / AP

Suni Lee Wins All-Around Gold