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Olympics: Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

Jul 11, 2017 - 3:24 PM

The International Olympic Committee is poised to hand the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games to Paris and Los Angeles, with a landmark double hosting deal set to be approved

Olympics: Paris, LA both poised to win race to host Games

3x3 basketball among events added to 2020 Olympics

Jun 09, 2017 - 11:38 PM

'This is a historic day for FIBA and 3x3,' says FIBA Secretary General Patrick Baumann

3x3 basketball among events added to 2020 Olympics

28 Russians face action over Sochi Olympics doping – IOC

Dec 23, 2016 - 6:52 PM

The IOC said the action was being taken following evidence produced by World Anti-Doping Agency investigator Richard McLaren, who released his latest report on December 9

28 Russians face action over Sochi Olympics doping – IOC

More than 1,000 Russian athletes in 'institutionalized' doping – report

Dec 09, 2016 - 8:07 PM

(UPDATED) International sport had been 'hijacked' by the Russians, according to Canadian lawyer Richard McLaren, who has previously accused Russia of 'state-sponsored' cheating

More than 1,000 Russian athletes in 'institutionalized' doping – report

Retroactive doping test catches Russian gold medalist

Nov 22, 2016 - 10:32 AM

There are 7 medalists on the latest list of dope cheats released by the International Olympic Committee, but the Russian 3000m women's steeplechase winner is the only champion on the list

Retroactive doping test catches Russian gold medalist

Obama says Olympic host decisions are 'a little bit cooked'

Oct 04, 2016 - 1:09 AM

US President Barack Obama compares the IOC's decision-making to the scandal-hit FIFA

Obama says Olympic host decisions are 'a little bit cooked'

Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets

Sep 20, 2016 - 7:28 PM

Prosecutors say the Olympic Broadcast Services subjected thousands of workers to 'abusive' labor conditions

Brazil court orders seizure of Olympic broadcaster's assets

Three Russian Olympians fail retroactive Beijing dope tests

Sep 01, 2016 - 2:08 PM

'Three more Russian Olympic medallists have tested positive for banned substances'

Three Russian Olympians fail retroactive Beijing dope tests

IOC launches inquiry into Ryan Lochte mugging scandal

Aug 20, 2016 - 6:02 AM

4 Olympic swimmers face a disciplinary inquiry after fabricating a story about being robbed at gunpoint to cover up a drunken incident at a gas station

IOC launches inquiry into Ryan Lochte mugging scandal

Top IOC official arrested in Rio over illegal ticket sales

Aug 17, 2016 - 9:50 PM

The head of the European Olympic Committees is detained at a luxury hotel in Rio as police look to crack down on ticket scalping

Top IOC official arrested in Rio over illegal ticket sales

Olympics: 271 Russian athletes to be allowed into Rio Games

Aug 05, 2016 - 7:40 PM

Russia will have its smallest team for more than a century for the Olympic games

Olympics: 271 Russian athletes to be allowed into Rio Games

Baseball, skateboarding among 5 new Olympic sports in for Tokyo 2020

Aug 04, 2016 - 12:14 PM

Surfing, karate and climbing will also be included in the Tokyo Olympics

Baseball, skateboarding among 5 new Olympic sports in for Tokyo 2020

Olympics: IOC chief urges total review of world anti-doping system

Aug 03, 2016 - 3:23 PM

'In a surprise broadside, Bach said the uncovering of widespread Russian doping had shown up deficiencies in the World Anti-Doping Agency'

Olympics: IOC chief urges total review of world anti-doping system

Olympics: WADA chief insists anti-doping system 'not broken'

Aug 03, 2016 - 1:45 PM

Days before the Olympics start, the WADA came under attack from the IOC

Olympics: WADA chief insists anti-doping system 'not broken'

Proud Kuwaiti soldier refuses to carry Olympic flag at opening

Aug 01, 2016 - 5:38 PM

With Kuwait banned from the Rio Olympics, legendary shooter Fehaid al-Deehani has made a stand against carrying the neutral team flag

Proud Kuwaiti soldier refuses to carry Olympic flag at opening

IOC panel to decide which Russians can compete at Rio Olympics

Jul 31, 2016 - 6:57 PM

The panel will examine each case individually and make the 'final decision' before Friday

IOC panel to decide which Russians can compete at Rio Olympics

More Russians banned in mounting Rio Olympics toll

Jul 27, 2016 - 12:28 PM

The number of banned Russians for the Olympics now stands at 41 since Sunday

More Russians banned in mounting Rio Olympics toll

IOC must make sure federations act on doping - USOC

Jul 26, 2016 - 5:22 PM

'If the international federations enforce the conditions established by the IOC, and if the IOC takes responsibility for ensuring that they do, then we will have taken an important step in the right direction'

IOC must make sure federations act on doping - USOC

Russia avoids complete doping ban at Rio Olympics

Jul 25, 2016 - 12:05 AM

The IOC defers the decision to the discretion of individual sports federations after failing to agree on a blanket ban for state-run doping

Russia avoids complete doping ban at Rio Olympics

Turkish weightlifter stripped of 2008 Olympic silver medal for doping

Jul 23, 2016 - 4:11 AM

Sibel Ozkan is ordered to return her silver medal after a sample retest showed signs of the banned substance stanozolol

Turkish weightlifter stripped of 2008 Olympic silver medal for doping

Olympics: Russia faces calls for all-out Rio ban

Jul 22, 2016 - 10:08 AM

The Court of Arbitration for Sport ruling on Russia's athletics team is seen as a key indicator, as the International Olympic Committee debates whether to order a blanket ban on Russia from the Rio Games

Olympics: Russia faces calls for all-out Rio ban

Russia's Rio status hangs by thread as IOC considers ban

Jul 19, 2016 - 1:30 PM

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) calls for all Russian competitors and officials to be banned from next month's Olympics

Russia's Rio status hangs by thread as IOC considers ban

IOC chief hails 'beautiful' Rio Olympic village

Jun 16, 2016 - 2:26 PM

The village is made up of 31 buildings and will host more than 10,000 athletes

IOC chief hails 'beautiful' Rio Olympic village

Skateboarding close to being included at Tokyo Olympics

Jun 02, 2016 - 4:50 PM

Skateboarding is one of 5 sports which could debut at the 2020 Olympics

Skateboarding close to being included at Tokyo Olympics

2016 Rio Olympic Games flame lit at ancient Olympia

Apr 21, 2016 - 6:17 PM

The 4-month Olympic torch relay will cross part of Greece and scores of Brazilian cities before it arrives at Rio's Maracana Stadium for the August 5 Games opening ceremony

2016 Rio Olympic Games flame lit at ancient Olympia

Olympics: Four cities open campaign to host 2024 Olympics

Feb 18, 2016 - 11:28 AM

Paris, Rome, Los Angeles, and Budapest are vying to host the 2024 Olympics

Olympics: Four cities open campaign to host 2024 Olympics

POC monitoring Zika outbreak in lead-up to Rio Olympics

Feb 03, 2016 - 4:00 PM

'It is a potential health problem ... not only for our athletes but for everyone else should they get infected'

POC monitoring Zika outbreak in lead-up to Rio Olympics

Beijing wins vote to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Jul 31, 2015 - 6:53 PM

Beijing will become the first city to host the Summer and Winter Olympics after defeating Almaty, Kazakhstan by a narrow margin for the rights to stage the 2022 Winter Games

Beijing wins vote to host 2022 Winter Olympics

Lausanne to host 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

Jul 31, 2015 - 6:41 PM

The International Olympic Committee has chosen its home city in Switzerland to host the Winter Youth Olympics in 2020

Lausanne to host 2020 Winter Youth Olympics

IOC hails Tokyo's frugal Olympics budget

Jul 01, 2015 - 7:52 PM

Tokyo's budget compared favorably with previous Olympics, insists John Coates, chairman of the IOC's Tokyo 2020 coordination commission

IOC hails Tokyo's frugal Olympics budget

Olympics: IOC allows two country games, lifts sports limit

Dec 09, 2014 - 8:16 AM

The changes are part of a push by IOC chief Thomas Bach to make the world's biggest sporting event cheaper to stage and more attractive, as well as bolster the credibility of the IOC

Olympics: IOC allows two country games, lifts sports limit

Covering Nanjing: How sports can bring the world together

Sep 13, 2014 - 11:00 AM

'For all the young athletes who went to Nanjing, this year’s games were their first Olympic experience. For some, it will be their only Olympic experience'

Covering Nanjing: How sports can bring the world together

PH team ‘all set’ for the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

Aug 09, 2014 - 5:40 PM

The 7-man delegation, aged 15 to 17 years old, will compete in 6 sports events – triathlon, swimming, archery, track and field, artistic gymnastics, and air rifle.

PH team ‘all set’ for the 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

Rio faces marathon run towards 2016 Olympics

Aug 05, 2014 - 8:29 AM

The spotlight falls on the 'marvelous city''s ambitious $16 billion project for the Olympics' first visit to South America

Rio faces marathon run towards 2016 Olympics

After World Cup success, concern for Rio Olympics

Jul 15, 2014 - 10:45 AM

Sewage in the bay hosting sailing competitions and slow work at other sites have raised concerns about Rio 2016, in a repeat of the delays that had workers scrambling to polish off stadiums only days before the World Cup began

After World Cup success, concern for Rio Olympics

#Sochi2014 closing ceremony: 9 memorable moments

Feb 24, 2014 - 9:58 AM

Some of the most memorable moments and performances from the packed Fisht Stadium as the XXII Olympic Winter Games comes to a close

#Sochi2014 closing ceremony: 9 memorable moments

Curtain falls on Sochi Winter Olympics

Feb 24, 2014 - 7:40 AM

In a glitzy closing ceremony, International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach says 'Russia delivered all what it had promised'

Curtain falls on Sochi Winter Olympics

Party time as Sochi Winter Olympics close

Feb 24, 2014 - 7:27 AM

In a show themed "Reflections of Russia," a Marc Chagall fantasy world of brides and fiddlers, clowns and acrobats, children and animals came to life in a scene inspired by one of his paintings

Party time as Sochi Winter Olympics close

'Sooner or later we'll get you,' IOC warns dopers

Feb 16, 2014 - 12:55 PM

At Sochi, there is a reduced emphasis on post-competition tests and more on pre-competition in a bid to catch potential offenders unawares

'Sooner or later we'll get you,' IOC warns dopers

Russian court jails Olympic critic for three years

Feb 12, 2014 - 7:27 PM

A Russian environmentalist who campaigned against damage caused by Olympic development was sentenced to three years in a penal colony

Russian court jails Olympic critic for three years

Germany's Vogt wins historic women's ski jump Olympic gold

Feb 12, 2014 - 6:51 AM

The big surprise was the complete absence on the podium of Japanese teen sensation Sara Takanashi, currently World Cup leader and Youth Olympic champion

Germany's Vogt wins historic women's ski jump Olympic gold

Ski jumping girls lift-off after long, controversial wait

Feb 11, 2014 - 7:30 AM

Their presence on the international stage has been late in coming, compared to men's ski jumping, which has featured in every Olympics since 1924 in Chamonix, France

Ski jumping girls lift-off after long, controversial wait

Putin declares Russia 'ready' as torch comes to Sochi

Feb 06, 2014 - 9:40 AM

Concerns still remain over Russia's suitability as a venue, with a another anti-Games ecological activist sent to jail and protests planned worldwide over Russia's now notorious anti-gay law

Putin declares Russia 'ready' as torch comes to Sochi

PH among first teams to arrive in still unprepared Sochi

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:25 PM

Russia welcomes the first teams to its southern resort of Sochi less than a week ahead of the start to the Olympic Games, as organizers worked all out to finish accommodations on time

PH among first teams to arrive in still unprepared Sochi

Sochi Games promote 'dictatorship' – Kasparov

Feb 02, 2014 - 10:03 AM

Russian former chess great Garry Kasparov calls on athletes to protest, saying that Sochi 2014 promoted "dictatorship"

Sochi Games promote 'dictatorship' – Kasparov

IOC dismisses latest Sochi terror scare

Jan 23, 2014 - 9:29 AM

IOC: '...The email sent to a number of NOCs contains no threat and appears to be a random message from a member of the public'

IOC dismisses latest Sochi terror scare

Russia hosts Putin's Games under unprecedented scrutiny

Jan 20, 2014 - 10:18 AM

Concerns over the risk of militant attacks and a controversy over gay rights threatening to overshadow the winter sports extravaganza itself

Russia hosts Putin's Games under unprecedented scrutiny

Craig Reedie elected head of global anti-doping agency

Nov 15, 2013 - 10:46 PM

Reedie was elected after sporting leaders passed new laws that will ban cheating athletes for 4 years.

Craig Reedie elected head of global anti-doping agency

Gripes over Tokyo stadium overshadow 2020 Olympic euphoria

Nov 03, 2013 - 1:08 PM

The eye-catching architectural centerpiece – a futuristic, bike-helmet-shaped stadium – is too big say detractors

Gripes over Tokyo stadium overshadow 2020 Olympic euphoria

Flame lit for Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Sep 29, 2013 - 8:29 PM

Actors in ancient Greek costume invoked the god Apollo in the ruins of the 2,600-year-old Temple of Hera, using a parabolic mirror to harness the sun's rays and kindle a flame on the torch

Flame lit for Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics