Bill Chappell

Bill Chappell appears in the following:

Greece's Entire Synchronized Swimming Team Is Out After Positive Coronavirus Tests

Tuesday, August 03, 2021

First came news that one athlete had tested positive; three more quickly followed. Now the whole team is being moved to a separate hotel.

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Mutaz Essa Barshim And Gianmarco Tamberi Share The Gold Medal In Olympic High Jump

Monday, August 02, 2021

After two star athletes could not outdo one another, an official said they could move to a "jump-off." They had another idea: why not share?

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U.S. Baseball Team Loses To Japan, But It Still Has A Tight Path To Gold Medal Game

Monday, August 02, 2021

Both the U.S. and Japan had been undefeated after going 2-0 to win their groups.

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Trans Athlete Laurel Hubbard Has Made Olympic History Competing In Individual Event

Monday, August 02, 2021

"Thank you to the IOC for living up to the Olympic values and showing that sport is for all and that weightlifting can be done by all types of people," Hubbard said after her competition.

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Raven Saunders Goes Into 'Joker' Mode At Tokyo Olympics

Friday, July 30, 2021

"That's so Raven," USA Track & Field tweeted as it shared an image of the U.S. shot put star.

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German Cycling Director Is Being Sent Home From Olympics Over Racist Slur

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Germany's Olympic federation is firing Patrick Moster as the director of its cycling program, saying his words during a race Wednesday violate Olympic values.

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Gymnast Sunisa Lee's Gold Medal Elates Her Hometown Hmong Community

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Minnesota native Sunisa Lee is the first Hmong American to make a U.S. Olympic team. Back home, her family and friends are celebrating her huge win with glee.

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A German Cycling Official Apologizes After Shouting A Racial Slur During A Race

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

A German cyclist says he was "appalled" by the words from the sporting director of Germany's cycling federation.

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Read What Simone Biles Said After Her Withdrawal From The Olympic Final

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Simone Biles' decision to exit the women's team final has prompted comments from around the world. Here's the transcript of what the gymnast said about her exit.

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Simone Biles Reminds Us That Even Superstars Feel The Pressure

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

After her surprise withdrawal from the gymnastics team final at the Tokyo Olympics, the star American gymnast amplified recent statements that the immense stress she faces has been affecting her.

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Media Boat Blocks Triathlon Racers, Forcing An Unusual Restart In Tokyo

Monday, July 26, 2021

A camera aboard a media boat captured the moment as the start neared — and unfortunately, it kept capturing the moment after the start signal blared, blocking roughly half of the racers.

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Tuesday Could Be A Dramatic – And Pivotal – Day For America's Gold Medal Hopes

Monday, July 26, 2021

Simone Biles leads the U.S. team into a showdown with Russia, while the undefeated softball team tries to beat Japan for the second straight time.

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The Philippines Wins Its First Olympic Gold After Nearly 100 Years Of Trying

Monday, July 26, 2021

Standing atop the podium where no Filipino had stood before, a tearful Hidilyn Diaz, who serves in the Philippine air force, snapped off a salute.

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Can't-Miss Moments From The Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, July 23, 2021

From pictogram people to a moving rendition of "Imagine," the Tokyo Olympics' opening ceremony balanced fun with the seriousness of the moment.

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Photos: Highlights Of The Tokyo Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony

Friday, July 23, 2021

Athletes marched in front of thousands of empty seats as only a sparse crowd was admitted due to COVID-19 restrictions. This year's ceremony is titled "United by Emotion."

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Czech Olympic Team Investigates Charter Flight After 4 Athletes Test Positive

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Much of the scrutiny is falling on a doctor who was on the flight who was reportedly not vaccinated and who has spouted outlandish theories about the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Australia's Male Olympics Chief Lectured A Female Premier. It Didn't Go Over Well

Thursday, July 22, 2021

"You are going to the opening ceremony," Australian Olympics chief John Coates told Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk. "None of you are staying behind and hiding in your rooms."

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1st U.S. Athlete Set To Compete In Olympics Tests Positive For Coronavirus In Japan

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

USA Volleyball says Taylor Crabb — part of a duo that is ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 4 in the world — will be replaced by another player due to his positive test.

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Tokyo Reports Its Highest COVID-19 Numbers Since January As First Olympic Games Start

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

"There is an urgent need to prepare crisis management systems for hospital care," the the Tokyo Metropolitan Government says.

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Olympians Take A Knee Against Racism, Under New Policy Allowing Protests

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

"We want to fight all forms of discrimination, and as a group of women, we wanted to kneel against it," said Steph Houghton, a co-captain of Britain's soccer team.

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