The world governing body of sailing threatened Friday to move all of its events for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics out of the city's Guanabara Bay if action isn't taken quickly to clean the heavily polluted body of water that many sailors have described as an "open sewer."
C.rajshekhar Rao, Associated Press | posted Apr 26th - 8:04am
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach's visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of whether it bids for the Games, according to a local official.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 24th - 6:00pm
Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, is taking charge of Arizona State's men's and women's swimming programs.
Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Apr 23rd - 11:50am
Any consultants seeking to work for cities bidding to host the 2024 Summer Games must register with the IOC and pledge to abide by ethics rules, signaling a new drive by Olympic leaders to control costs and make the process more transparent.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 23rd - 9:10am
Marius Vizer reopened his feud with world sports leaders on Thursday by launching a personal attack on the president of track and field's governing body.
Jan. M. Olsen, Associated Press | posted Apr 23rd - 7:40am
Stockholm is mulling a run for the 2026 Winter Olympics based on the concept of its aborted bid for the 2022 Games.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 23rd - 5:40am
France was stripped of its spot in equestrian's team eventing competition a next year's Olympics on Thursday because of a doping violation.
Tales Azzoni, Associated Press | posted Apr 22nd - 4:01pm
Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva will fight for a spot in the Brazilian taekwondo team at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 22nd - 11:40am
Larry Bird and David Ortiz are members of the board that will try to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 22nd - 10:21am
The International Olympic Committee says that Ukraine state President Petro Poroshenko does not support boycotts of sports events.
James Ellingworth, Associated Press | posted Apr 22nd - 9:31am
A year after blasting organizers for delays, leaders of summer Olympic sports praised Brazil on Wednesday for getting preparations back on track for next year's games in Rio de Janeiro.
James Ellingworth, Associated Press | posted Apr 22nd - 8:41am
Marius Vizer apologized Wednesday for the manner of his attack on the IOC but stood by the harsh criticism that prompted Olympic sports federations to suspend ties with his umbrella body.
James Ellingworth and Stephen Wilson, Associated Press | posted Apr 21st - 3:20pm
A day after his blistering attack on Olympic leaders, Marius Vizer faced isolation and a growing backlash Tuesday as international sports bodies suspended or broke off ties with his umbrella organization and rallied behind IOC President Thomas Bach.
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Apr 17th - 2:20pm
The head of the Rio 2016 Olympic organizing committee promised Friday that the venue for rowing and canoeing would be safe despite a massive fish die-off in the small lake that will host the events.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 17th - 6:50am
The IOC's decision to grant full recognition to Kosovo will not affect relations with the Olympic governing body, Serbian Olympic Committee president Vlade Divac said Friday
Stephen Wade, Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 2:40pm
Usain Bolt walked into a small gym at the base of Rio de Janeiro's Mangueira favela on Thursday, took three shots on the basketball court — at least one from 3-point range — and made all three.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 12:50pm
IOC President Thomas Bach has praised Paris as an "exemplary" potential candidate to host the 2024 Olympics after meeting with French President Francois Hollande.
Graham Dunbar, Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 8:40am
The Hungarian government is prepared to support a bid by Budapest to host the 2024 Olympics, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The Associated Press | posted Apr 16th - 4:40am
Top-ranked taekwondo fighter Aaron Cook can compete for Moldova in the Olympics and other international competitions after the British Olympic Association approved his request to switch nationalities.
Beth Harris, Associated Press | posted Apr 15th - 4:00pm
Michael Phelps is aiming to compete in a fifth Olympics next year in Rio, although the 18-time Olympic champion won't swim in the world championships this summer.
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