Kansas City Gymnast Suffers COVID At Tokyo Olympics

Another local connection to the plague and a "reopening" of high-profile events proves that it's a small world after all . . . TKC shares local news first and then the big picture . . .

Local gymnast tests positive for COVID-19 at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — GAGE gymnastics coach Al Fong has confirmed with FOX4 that the alternate who tested positive for COVID-19 in Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics is 18-year-old Kara Eaker.

U.S. gymnast catches COVID days before opening ceremony as coronavirus chips away at Olympic teams

CBS News Tokyo - With just four days to go until the opening ceremony, the COVID-19 pandemic is casting an ever longer shadow over the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Officials have reported at least 12 new coronavirus cases connected with the Games since Sunday, including a U.S.

COVID Risks at the Tokyo Olympics Aren’t Being Managed, Experts Say

When officials postponed the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo until 2021 last year, the announcement came amid similar decisions from professional sports leagues and regional and national stay-at-home orders.

COVID Protocols in Focus Ahead of Tokyo Olympics Starting Friday

Athletes have started arriving in Tokyo as the Olympic games are set to get underway. While Japan works to pull off a safe Olympics during a pandemic, COVID protocols have been the focus. The opening ceremonies of the Tokyo Olympics are set to begin Friday and it will be an unprecedented games without fans during a pandemic.

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