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After Olympic dreams fizzle, Bostonians wonder: Now what?

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:30pm

Opponents are cheering the unceremonious demise of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, but some are wistfully wondering what might have been.

USOC won't seek $25 million bailout penalty from Boston

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:30pm

Oh, about that $25 million. Don't worry about it, Boston.

AP Source: US Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:41pm

AP Source: US Olympic Committee ends effort to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston.

Olympic skicross racer banned in doping rule case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:00am

Two-time Olympic skicross racer Sanna Luedi of Switzerland has been banned from competing for one year after breaking anti-doping rules.

Steven Adams unavailable for New Zealand national team

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 12:30am

Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams has made himself unavailable for New Zealand's Oceania Olympic basketball qualifying series against Australia next month.

Toronto will bid for 2024 Olympics; joins 5 others

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:20am

The head of the Canadian Olympic Committee says Toronto will bid for the 2024 Olympics, joining a crowded field that already includes five cities.

Biles beats Douglas in Secret Classic

Dave Royse, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:40pm

Simone Biles successfully defended her all-around title in the Secret U.S. Classic on Saturday night, continuing a run of victories for the reigning world champion.

Russia suggests Kazan as future Olympic host

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:20am

Russia says its central city of Kazan could be a future Olympic host, with less than two months before the application deadline for the 2024 summer games.

Brazil falls short of medal aims at Pan Am; bad omen for Rio

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 9:30pm

Brazil is failing to meet medal expectations at the Pan Am Games, placing more pressure on the host country for next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Boston Olympics organizers downplayed opposition, files show

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:01pm

Organizers of Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics downplayed the opposition that was already galvanizing against it, as well as the prospects of a voter referendum, according to the documents that won over the U.S. Olympic Committee.

USOC asks Massachusetts governor for stance on Boston '24

Eddie Pells and Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:40pm

The U.S. Olympic Committee wants to know where the governor of Massachusetts stands on the Boston Olympics. His answer: Still crunching the numbers.

USA Gymnastics coordinator Karolyi likely done after Rio

Dave Royse, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:22pm

Martha Karolyi will likely retire after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the longtime U.S. women's gymnastics coach said Friday.

Organizers reveal emblem for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 6:20am

Japanese organizers revealed the emblem of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Friday, five years to the day before the opening ceremony.

IOC chief Bach arrives in KL ahead of 2022 Olympics vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 4:20am

IOC president Thomas Bach arrived in Malaysia on Friday ahead of executive board meetings and a general session which will determine the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics — either Beijing or Almaty, Kazakhstan.

IOC: Pyeongchang poised to move from planning to operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:40am

IOC coordination commission leader Gunilla Lindberg says organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang are well poised to move from planning to operational mode with six months remaining before the first of the test events.

New sport for 2018 Winter Olympics discussed during USSA Summit

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:52pm

Big-air snowboarding will make its debut during the 2018 Winter Olympics

Mayor says Toronto will decide 'very quickly' on Olympic bid

Stephen Wade, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:30pm

Toronto Mayor John Tory says Canada's largest city will make a decision "very quickly" whether to bid for the 2024 Olympics.

Hyundai, Kia Motors sign deal for 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 7:50am

South Korean automakers Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors have signed on as a domestic sponsor of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

Kazakhstan's hostility toward gays under fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:40am

A leading human rights organization has criticized Kazakhstan's hostility toward gay people ahead of a vote to pick the host for the 2022 Winter Olympics.