RIO DE JANEIRO - Environmental activists burst into the lobby of a luxury hotel on Rio's Copacabana Beach where IOC officials were meeting Saturday, protesting against ecological destruction related to the 2016 Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO - The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress.
As the first anniversary of the Sochi Olympics approaches, at least two of those oligarchs are quietly dumping toxic assets on the state - forcing taxpayers to pick up the bill.
BOSTON - The organizers of Boston's Olympic bid unveiled their plans for the 2024 Summer Games on Wednesday.
DENVER - U.S. Olympic leaders cast their future with Boston, hoping a compact, college-centric bid will overshadow the city's protest group and convince voters to bring the 2024 Summer Games to America.
DENVER - When the leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee meet, they'll be deciding on more than a city to compete for the 2024 Summer Games. They'll be picking a partner that will help shape their future.
BALTIMORE - Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleaded guilty to drunken driving on Friday, almost three months after he was arrested after leaving a Baltimore casino.
IOC President Thomas Bach welcomed the U.S. decision to bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying Wednesday that whichever city is put forward will be a "very strong" contender in what is shaping up as a high-profile global race.