Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 9:40pm
Seeking to allay fears over the Zika outbreak, the IOC medical director said "everything that can be done is being done" to combat the virus in Brazil and provide safe conditions for athletes at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:50pm
Paris ramped up its bid for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, securing about 8 million euros ($8.9 million) in four sponsorship deals and presenting its Eiffel Tower-shaped logo in a ceremony on the Champs Elysees.
Beth Tweddle, a former Olympic bronze medalist in gymnastics, is recovering in an Austrian hospital after undergoing neck surgery following a fall while training for a winter sports reality television show.
Last Friday marked exactly six months until the Opening Ceremonies of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janerio. Organizers still have a lot of work to do to get ready. Now, organizers have a new major concern: the Zika virus.