U.K. Defense Secretary Ben Wallace joins a chorus of criticism against the United States’ decision to withdraw completely from Afghanistan.
Philippe Naughton is a former foreign correspondent who works as a copy-editor for The Daily Beast.
Desperate to drown their sorrows after losing a gold-medal match, a group of players broke the Tokyo Games’ COVID rules with a 3 a.m. cruise for booze—and got busted.
The nine-time Olympic champ and supreme anchorman—watching from home—has publicly flipped out as four more of the fastest men in the world just blew it again for Team USA.
Belarus’ Krystsina Tsimanouskaya takes flight from Tokyo as her purported recording shows team officials pressuring her to go home at once: “I think this won’t end well for me.”
A fall in her morning 1500-meter heat threatened the Dutchwoman’s bid for a unique Olympic triple, but 12 hours later she smashed it in the 5000m.
While opponents whisper darkly about doping, the Russians in Tokyo are beginning to win. Their Twitter account is moving to outright taunting.
Champ tells fans she’s doing her best to chase away the “twisties”—but still can’t land the moves that could win her gold in Tokyo.
Teams and athletes are fearing for track and field events after a series of failed COVID tests, but outside the Olympic “bubble” the situation is getting really serious.
A confined skateboarder lashed out on Instagram—saying the COVID-besieged host city is cruelly keeping them locked up for days with no fresh air.
The champ revealed to the world the inner struggle that forced her out: her disappointment with her performance on the vault. Her readiness for the all-around is now in question.