Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press | Posted Jun 23rd - 4:20pm
The media got a sneak peak at the "soul" of the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics with a visit Thursday to the athletes' village, the brand new complex of residential towers where nearly 11,000 athletes and some 6,000 coaches and other handlers will sleep, eat and train during the upcoming games.
Hussain Al-Qatari, Associated Press | Posted Jun 23rd - 4:40am
Kuwait said Thursday it will sue the International Olympic Committee in Switzerland for $1 billion, the latest twist in an ongoing struggle that's blocked athletes from competing under the Kuwaiti flag at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro.
Michael Marot, Associated Press | Posted Jun 22nd - 10:20pm
Samuel Dorman and Michael Hixon struggled to find words to describe the biggest accomplishment of their lives Wednesday night. So the two divers hugged, shook hands, pointed to the crowd and waved a flag bearing the letters U-S-A with the five Olympic rings.
Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press | Posted Jun 21st - 3:30pm
Rio de Janeiro's mayor went on the offensive to protect his reputation and that of his Olympic city on Tuesday, insisting that the upcoming Summer Games are not responsible for Brazil's current economic debacle.