The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.
Jim Armstrong, Associated Press | posted 50 minutes ago
Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe on Wednesday defended his call to cut costs by relocating some venues for the 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens plans for having almost all the facilities close to the athletes village.
Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press | posted Jul 30th - 7:21pm
Cho Yang-ho, the South Korean business tycoon who led Pyeongchang's successful bid to host the 2018 Winter Olympics, will take charge of the local organizing committee following the sudden resignation of the previous president.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 30th - 4:40pm
Athletics Australia has suspended its head coach Eric Hollingsworth after he released an unauthorized statement criticizing Olympic hurdles champion Sally Pearson for not attending the team's pre-Glasgow training camp.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 30th - 5:40am
Italian sport's anti-doping office has asked for bobsledder William Frullani to be banned for a year after failing a doping test at the Sochi Olympics.
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Jul 28th - 3:50pm
Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
Eddie Pells, Associated Press | posted Jul 28th - 3:10pm
If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city's newly formed organizing committee.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 28th - 6:30am
Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.
Dennis Passa, Associated Press | posted Jul 27th - 4:31pm
The road to Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympic debut of rugby sevens took a lively detour on the weekend to the home of Scottish football's Rangers.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 25th - 2:20pm
City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington met Friday with top executives at the U.S. Olympic Committee to hear about the nuts and bolts of bidding for the 2024 Olympics.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 23rd - 8:00pm
The Pettit National Ice Center will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 23rd - 1:10pm
The IOC says no final decision has been made on holding an executive board meeting next year in Sochi, the Russian city which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Jul 23rd - 1:00pm
Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, using increased funding to follow the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China.
The Associated Press | posted Jul 23rd - 10:12am
Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. Olympic Committee leadership Friday in the first gathering to include representatives from all the major interested parties.
Jung-Yoon Choi, Associated Press | posted Jul 22nd - 9:00pm
The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said.
Dennis Passa, Associated Press | posted Jul 22nd - 3:10pm
Malaysian athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games held a minute's silence at their flag-raising Tuesday and plan to wear black armbands at the opening ceremony in memory of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash.
Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Jul 22nd - 3:01pm
The sports world will return to Sochi next year — despite the global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine.
Dennis Passa, Associated Press | posted Jul 22nd - 1:50pm
The 20th Commonwealth Games get underway on Wednesday with an opening ceremony which will also serve as a fundraiser for the children's charity UNICEF.
Dennis Passa, Associated Press | posted Jul 22nd - 10:50am
Malaysian athletes and officials at the Commonwealth Games held a minute's silence at their flag-raising on Tuesday and plan to wear black armbands at the opening ceremony in memory of the victims of the Malaysia Airlines crash.
Lisa Riley Roche | posted Jul 21st - 9:18pm
A new solar energy project at the Utah Olympic Oval announced Monday is expected to shave about $100,000 off the speedskating facility's annual $750,000 power bill.
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