Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted Dec 1st - 8:01am
A top IOC official renewed his demand Thursday that Japanese organizers further reduce their $18 billion budget ceiling for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, saying the figure could scare off cities considering bids for future games.
Gerald Imray and Mutwiri Mutuota, Associated Press | Posted Nov 29th - 11:50am
Kenya had its most successful Olympics ever in Rio de Janeiro despite chaotic preparations that included missing shoes, ill-fitting uniforms, a brawl among teammates over prize money and completely inadequate training facilities, according to a report reviewed Tuesday by The Associated Press.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted Nov 29th - 6:10am
Olympic organizers agreed Tuesday to keep the rowing, canoe sprint and swimming venues at their planned sites in Tokyo for the 2020 Games, while postponing a decision until Christmas on a possible switch for volleyball.
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | Posted Nov 26th - 1:21pm
The official Olympic broadcaster is contesting a Brazilian police investigation that says it was negligent when an overhead camera crashed to the ground three months ago and injured eight during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.