John Pye, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 11:10am
With a strange choice for background music blaring around the Bird's Nest, Yarisley Silva attempted to clear 5.01 meters in the pole vault shortly after winning her first gold medal at the world championships.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 5:50am
A top International Olympic Committee official urged Japan on Tuesday to speed up the troubled construction of Tokyo's new national stadium for delivery by January 2020, but the Japanese minister in charge of the Games cautioned this may not be possible.
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | Posted Aug 22nd - 3:40pm
The head of sailing's governing body threatened Saturday to move all Olympic sailing events out of polluted Guanabara Bay unless the water is cleaner and floating rubbish is removed for next year's Rio Games.
Jenny Barchfield, Associated Press | Posted Aug 21st - 5:00am
The head of Rio de Janeiro's water utility has acknowledged "problems" with the city's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay but insisted the Olympic city will eventually reach its goal of collecting and treating all the waste currently dumped into the waterway.