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Brazil court dismisses lying charges against swimmer Ryan Lochte

Jul 16, 2017 - 1:19 AM

Prosecutors can appeal the ruling, and Lochte still faces other charges in Brazil

Brazil court dismisses lying charges against swimmer Ryan Lochte

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

Far from Olympic glory, refugee judoka fights humble battle

Jul 06, 2017 - 12:36 PM

Eleven months after the Rio Olympics, Popole Misenga is still poor, living in two tiny rooms with his partner and children, thousands of miles from his African homeland

Far from Olympic glory, refugee judoka fights humble battle

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

A more mature Michael Christian Martinez guns for Olympics slot

Jun 07, 2017 - 8:31 PM

Martinez is working hard to make his dream of competing in the Winter Olympics again a reality. He aims to qualify via the Nebelhorn Trophy this September.

A more mature Michael Christian Martinez guns for Olympics slot

Lochte says he thought about suicide after Rio Olympics fiasco

Jun 07, 2017 - 12:03 PM

'There were a couple of points where I was crying, thinking, 'If I go to bed and never wake up, fine.''

Lochte says he thought about suicide after Rio Olympics fiasco

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

May 30, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The De La Salle University table tennis star will undergo treatment this week, according to a statement from De La Salle University

Filipino Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemia

Nadal: 'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open'

May 26, 2017 - 6:37 PM

Rafael Nadal aims to achieve what should have been done last year: win his 10th Roland Garros title

Nadal: 'I almost destroyed wrist at French Open'

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Barbers | Evening wRap

Apr 03, 2017 - 8:56 PM

Watch the evening newscast with Ana Arceo

Duterte, Dela Rosa, Barbers | Evening wRap

Palit Bise, Martinez, Suu Kyi | Midday wRap

Apr 03, 2017 - 12:34 PM

Watch the midday newscast with Zak Yuson

Palit Bise, Martinez, Suu Kyi | Midday wRap

Michael Christian Martinez's 2018 Olympic stint not yet certain

Apr 02, 2017 - 1:15 PM

(UPDATED) The International Skating Union confirms via email that Martinez did not qualify for the 2018 Games via the 2017 World Figure Skating Championships

Michael Christian Martinez's 2018 Olympic stint not yet certain

Michael Christian Martinez qualifies for 2018 Olympics

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:32 PM

Martinez skates back to the Olympics after finishing 24th at the World Figure Skating Championships in Finland

Michael Christian Martinez qualifies for 2018 Olympics

Afghan women swimmers defy threats for Olympic dream

Mar 29, 2017 - 2:49 PM

A 25-year-old coach's story epitomizes the struggle to swim in a conservative, landlocked, conflict-plagued country that largely opposes women taking part in sports

Afghan women swimmers defy threats for Olympic dream

Phelps frustrated by Rio Olympics doping fears

Feb 28, 2017 - 2:20 PM

Michael Phelps, in a written testimony, says he and teammates are left wondering whether they were competing on a level playing field in Rio

Phelps frustrated by Rio Olympics doping fears

Budapest withdraws 2024 Olympic hosting bid; LA, Paris remain

Feb 23, 2017 - 12:45 PM

Budapest follows Rome and Hamburg to withdraw, leaving Paris and Los Angeles in the running to host

Budapest withdraws 2024 Olympic hosting bid; LA, Paris remain

Olympic white elephants? Rio's got a herd of them

Feb 18, 2017 - 6:50 PM

You don't have to look far to see the unfulfilled promises of South America's first Olympic Games

Olympic white elephants? Rio's got a herd of them

Michael Phelps heads for 2020 Olympics - as swimwear salesman

Feb 17, 2017 - 6:39 AM

Phelps won't be competing in the pool, but he's got a pair of swimming trunks he'd like to sell you

Michael Phelps heads for 2020 Olympics - as swimwear salesman

North Korea urged to join 'peace' Olympics in South

Feb 08, 2017 - 12:37 PM

'Anyone who loves peace should participate, have the right to participate. There is no exception. North Korea is not the exception.'

North Korea urged to join 'peace' Olympics in South

Usain Bolt turns in Olympic medal, says 'rules are rules'

Jan 28, 2017 - 1:20 PM

Bolt returns one of his nine medals, but doesn't believe it will take away from what he's done in his career

Usain Bolt turns in Olympic medal, says 'rules are rules'

Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold after teammate fails drug test

Jan 26, 2017 - 4:42 AM

Bolt's Olympic gold total falls to 8 after a retest of his 2008 relay teammate Nesta Carter's sample tests positive for a banned substance

Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold after teammate fails drug test

Toxic chemicals detected at Tokyo's new fish market site

Jan 14, 2017 - 5:29 PM

The controversial project has been delayed over fears about toxic contamination, which also impacted the 2020 Olympics to be hosted by the Japanese capital

Toxic chemicals detected at Tokyo's new fish market site

Student-Olympian: Hidilyn Diaz balances training and her studies

Jan 13, 2017 - 3:18 PM

The silver medalist is taking up business at CSB while preparing for the 2020 Olympics

Student-Olympian: Hidilyn Diaz balances training and her studies

Arise 'Sir Andy', 'Sir Mo' as Murray, Farah knighted

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:56 PM

Murray's knighthood caps a dream season of finishing as the year-end world number one for the first time, while Farah receives his knighthood after he retained his 5,000 and 10,000 meters titles at the Rio Olympics

Arise 'Sir Andy', 'Sir Mo' as Murray, Farah knighted

4 Russian skeleton athletes suspended

Dec 31, 2016 - 1:56 PM

The International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation (IBSF) suspends 4 Russian competitors as the fallout from the expose into state-backed doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics takes another twist

4 Russian skeleton athletes suspended

Russian officials acknowledge doping 'conspiracy' - report

Dec 28, 2016 - 3:20 PM

Russian anti-doping officials continue to reject claims of the government's involvement

Russian officials acknowledge doping 'conspiracy' - report

Soon: Tax incentives for those who help Filipino Olympic medalists

Dec 24, 2016 - 7:14 PM

A House bill seeks to give tax exemptions and deductions for individuals and corporations who give donations, grants, and more to Filipino Olympic medalists

Soon: Tax incentives for those who help Filipino Olympic medalists

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

Looking back at 2016: The top 5 things that happened in Indonesia

Dec 20, 2016 - 8:51 PM

From sports to national stories to economy, here are the best things that happened in Indonesia in 2016.

Looking back at 2016: The top 5 things that happened in Indonesia

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

Dec 20, 2016 - 4:04 PM

The two athletes inspired a legion of young competitors determined to flourish on sport's biggest stage even as Olympic officials grapple with soaring costs, corruption and the ever-present specter of doping

Bolt, Phelps cap era of excellence

The 2016 Rappler Sports Awards

Dec 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Through these awards, the Rappler Sports team honors the achievements of Filipino athletes and remember the iconic – and even questionable – moments of the past year

The 2016 Rappler Sports Awards

Chinese swimmer banned two years for doping at Rio Games

Dec 12, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Chen Xinyi will be barred from competition for testing positive for hydrochlorothiazide the day she finished fourth in the women's 100m butterfly final

Chinese swimmer banned two years for doping at Rio Games

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

Greased-up Tongan flag bearer at Rio Olympics turns to Winter Games

Dec 07, 2016 - 3:48 PM

Tonga's muscle-bound Rio Olympics flag-bearer who went viral a few months ago is now switching to cross-country skiing to compete at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea

Greased-up Tongan flag bearer at Rio Olympics turns to Winter Games

5 surprises that made 2016 awesome

Dec 06, 2016 - 12:05 PM

Good things did happen this year. Here are some unexpected, positive highlights that made us smile

5 surprises that made 2016 awesome

South Korea seeks foreign athletes for 2016 Winter Games

Dec 02, 2016 - 4:03 PM

The influx of foreign athletes has led to criticism that the country is trying to buy medals and stripping Koreans of their chance to compete

South Korea seeks foreign athletes for 2016 Winter Games

Heaven and hull for Japan's kayaking monk

Nov 29, 2016 - 3:25 PM

Rising silently before dawn to slip on his monastic robes and begin the solemn duties of a Buddhist monk, Kazuki Yazawa is not your average Olympic athlete

Heaven and hull for Japan's kayaking monk

Ancient Indonesian martial arts seeks global spotlight

Nov 22, 2016 - 6:30 PM

Pencak silat will feature for the first time in the Asian Games when they come to Indonesia in 2018. Officials then want to take it to the Olympics, and hope it could one day be recognized by UNESCO.

Ancient Indonesian martial arts seeks global spotlight

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

South Korea prosecutors quiz former vice sports minister

Nov 16, 2016 - 1:36 PM

South Korean prosecutors questioned a former vice sports minister, as their probe into the corruption scandal engulfing President Park Geun-Hye spreads to preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics

South Korea prosecutors quiz former vice sports minister

Michael Phelps took the plunge with secret marriage - reports

Oct 28, 2016 - 9:32 AM

Olympic swimming star Michael Phelps and long-time girlfriend Nicole Johnson were quietly married in June

Michael Phelps took the plunge with secret marriage - reports

Irish Olympic boxing heroine Katie Taylor turns pro

Oct 28, 2016 - 9:19 AM

Katie Taylor puts the disappointment of failing to defend her lightweight title in Rio behind her when she turns pro on November 26

Irish Olympic boxing heroine Katie Taylor turns pro

Pole vaulter escapes ban after cocaine contamination during hotel tryst

Oct 07, 2016 - 4:53 AM

Canada's Shawn Barber competed at the Rio Games after arguing that he was contaminated by cocaine accidentally by a woman he hooked up with through Craigslist

Pole vaulter escapes ban after cocaine contamination during hotel tryst

Asia popularity gives 3x3 basketball new Olympic hope

Oct 04, 2016 - 2:16 PM

FIBA is pushing for 3-on-3 basketball to be included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics as the game increases in popularity in Asia

Asia popularity gives 3x3 basketball new Olympic hope

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'

Olympic triumph primes Carmelo Anthony for new season

Sep 27, 2016 - 4:45 PM

Anthony says he is fitter than he has been for years following the successful USA campaign in Brazil

Olympic triumph primes Carmelo Anthony for new season

Paris to commit 145M euros for 2024 Olympics bid

Sep 20, 2016 - 2:32 PM

Paris is in competition with Budapest, Los Angeles and Rome to stage the sporting spectacular in 2024

Paris to commit 145M euros for 2024 Olympics bid

Rio Paralympics end with music – and relief

Sep 19, 2016 - 3:45 PM

The famous Maracana football stadium was packed, with the Paralympians themselves seated across the field, as proceedings kicked off with fireworks

Rio Paralympics end with music – and relief

Rio Paralympics: 5 highlights to remember

Sep 18, 2016 - 2:27 PM

From victories to controversy, here are highlights of the first Games ever held in South America

Rio Paralympics: 5 highlights to remember

Tragedy strikes Paralympics as Iranian cyclist dies during race

Sep 18, 2016 - 7:47 AM

Bahman Golbarnezhad, 48, dies following an accident on the penultimate day of the Rio Games

Tragedy strikes Paralympics as Iranian cyclist dies during race

Paralympians, poor Rio kids teach each other about overcoming limits

Sep 17, 2016 - 7:54 PM

Meeting about 30 young judo students in rough-edged Rocinha is a distinct reality check for the French

Paralympians, poor Rio kids teach each other about overcoming limits