Brazilian organizers of the 2016 Olympics are creating a task force to deal with a so-called "super bacteria" discovered in Olympic sailing waters.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 18th - 3:50am
Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot was suspended for one year Thursday by the French anti-doping agency for missing doping tests.
By Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press | posted Dec 18th - 3:20am
Beijing is ramping up its bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics with a series of international sports competitions and promotional events, seeking to stir public support and cement its status as the front-runner to hold the games.
By Eddie Pells, Associated Press | posted Dec 17th - 6:11pm
Over an angst-filled summer of 2012, track coach Jon Drummond and his ailing star sprinter, Tyson Gay, wrestled with whether Gay should use a mysterious medicine that might help him run pain-free at the London Olympics.
By Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Dec 17th - 2:31pm
Organizers of the 2016 Olympics and Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro have closed recruitment for volunteers, registering 242,757 applicants for 70,000 unpaid positions — 45,000 for the Olympics and 25,000 for the Paralympics.
By Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Dec 17th - 10:11am
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a "very strong" contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global race.
By Andrew Dampf, Associated Press | posted Dec 15th - 10:01am
Sailing in Sardinia. Boxing in Florence. Basketball in Milan. Water polo in Naples.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 15th - 9:50am
At least one gold medal in athletics will be at stake during every morning session at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 15th - 8:41am
The mascot for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been named Vinicius, and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 15th - 5:20am
Archery is proposing the inclusion of a mixed team event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 15th - 3:30am
Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says Rome will bid for 2024 Summer Olympics.
By The Associated Press | posted Dec 14th - 9:03am
At the foot of snow-capped Mount Kilimanjaro, Kenya's famed Maasai warriors competed for honor and prestige, not by hunting lions but by running, jumping and throwing.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 9:51am
IOC leaders have begun work on implementing a new bidding process and launching an Olympic television channel.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 12th - 2:52am
Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, have ruled out sharing the games with other countries as a cost-cutting move.
By Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Dec 11th - 4:42pm
The state-run Banco do Brasil said Thursday it is cutting off sponsorship payments to Brazil's volleyball confederation following a report by the country's watchdog auditing office citing irregular payments by the sports body.
By Joseph Wilson, Associated Press | posted Dec 10th - 10:01am
Olympic and world champion Yuzuru Hanyu defends the Grand Prix Final title hoping to recover his winning form after a scary on-ice accident.
By Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Dec 9th - 10:11am
With the IOC's new bidding process now in place, the race for the 2024 Olympics is primed to take off.
By Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Dec 9th - 7:21am
Athletes from Kosovo will be able to compete at the 2016 Summer Games after being granted full recognition on Tuesday by the International Olympic Committee.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 9th - 6:50am
A South Korean governor on Tuesday rejected an International Olympic Committee proposal to move the bobsled and luge events for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang to another country to save money.
The Associated Press | posted Dec 9th - 3:20am
Lima, Peru, will host the 130th International Olympic Committee session in 2017, when the host for the 2024 Games will be announced.
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