The head of the Rio 2016 Olympic organizing committee promised Friday that the venue for rowing and canoeing would be safe despite a massive fish die-off in the small lake that will host the events.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 17th - 6:50am
The IOC's decision to grant full recognition to Kosovo will not affect relations with the Olympic governing body, Serbian Olympic Committee president Vlade Divac said Friday
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 2:40pm
Usain Bolt walked into a small gym at the base of Rio de Janeiro's Mangueira favela on Thursday, took three shots on the basketball court — at least one from 3-point range — and made all three.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 12:50pm
IOC President Thomas Bach has praised Paris as an "exemplary" potential candidate to host the 2024 Olympics after meeting with French President Francois Hollande.
Graham Dunbar, Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 8:40am
The Hungarian government is prepared to support a bid by Budapest to host the 2024 Olympics, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 4:40am
Top-ranked taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova in the Olympics and other international competitions after the British Olympic Association approved his request to switch nationalities.
Beth Harris, Associated Press | posted Apr 15th - 4:00pm
Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't swim in the world championships this summer.
Tales Azzoni, Associated Press | posted Apr 15th - 10:40am
Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva will meet with Brazilian taekwondo officials in hopes of competing in next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, despite facing a possible doping ban.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 14th - 2:20pm
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kristin Armstrong is returning to professional cycling.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 14th - 3:20am
Tokyo Olympic organizers have signed up two major Japanese financial institutions as domestic sponsors of the 2020 Games.
Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Apr 13th - 12:40pm
The IOC on Monday set up a hotline for whistleblowers to report match-fixing and other corruption in a new initiative to protect the integrity and credibility of the Olympics and other sports competitions.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 13th - 7:30am
The city of Kiel will host sailing events if Hamburg wins the bid to stage the 2024 Summer Olympics.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 13th - 3:30am
Paris moved a step closer to bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Monday when the city council approved a resolution in favor of hosting the games.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 10th - 6:00am
With the IOC celebrating 100 years in Switzerland, the Olympic body is already planning to stay in Lausanne for another century.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 10th - 5:30am
Organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics have appointed a group of international experts as consultants on the opening and closing ceremonies of the Pyeongchang Games.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 9th - 9:21pm
The Australian Olympic Committee says it will support a possible Queensland bid to host the 2028 Olympic Games.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 9th - 10:31am
Paris will move a step closer to bidding for the 2024 Olympics when Mayor Anne Hidalgo submits a resolution in favor of hosting the games before the city council.
James Ellingworth, Associated Press | posted Apr 9th - 10:31am
The Kontinental Hockey League team in Sochi, a major part of the Russian city's legacy from last year's Winter Olympics, has not paid its players in more than two months.
Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press | posted Apr 7th - 2:23pm
A vast Art Deco residential building in Rio de Janeiro that Brazil's one-time richest man was supposed to transform into a luxury hotel ahead of the 2016 Olympics has been invaded by squatters.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 7th - 11:41am
The Russian parliament will consider a proposal to bar athletes from competing in more than two Olympics in a bid to keep older, injury-prone athletes from denying places to younger competitors.
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