The U.S. Olympic Committee has hired Sarah Hirshland as its new CEO, placing the executive at the U.S. Golf Association in charge of stabilizing an organization that has been hammered by sex-abuse scandals spanning several Olympic sports.
The head of an IOC inspection team says organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will explore all options to combat the extreme summer heat that will likely prevail in the Japanese capital during the games.
Fire crews continue to battle the Ferguson Fire in Mariposa County, Calif., on Saturday, July 21, 2018. According to Cal Fire Public Information Officer, Michael Whitaker, the fire has burned more than 27,000 acres and is 7 percent contained.