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Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

July 23, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games, South Korean officials said. more »»

 
 
 
Sochi chosen to host 2015 global sports convention

July 22, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Sochi has been selected to host a major sports convention next year, despite global criticism of Russia following the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine. more »»

Pyeongchang's 2018 Olympic committee faced audit

July 22, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean officials say the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang has been under investigation over its preparations for the games. more »»

Head of 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics resigns

July 21, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang resigned Monday, saying new leadership and a "stronger system" is needed to complete... more »»

Chief of Pyeongchang's organizing committee quits

July 21, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The head of Pyeongchang's organizing committee for the 2018 Winter Olympics has resigned, saying new leadership is needed to complete preparations for the games. more »»

Olympic leaders back TV channel, bidding changes

July 19, 2014

Moving forward on IOC President Thomas Bach's reform process, Olympic leaders backed his proposals Saturday for setting up an Olympic television channel, reshaping the bid city procedure, and... more »»

Olympic TV channel gains support at IOC meeting

July 19, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The development of an Olympic TV channel is receiving support as the IOC gets down to mapping out a major overhaul of its operations. more »»

4 suspended for rigging Vanessa-Mae results

July 11, 2014

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Four Slovenian ski officials were suspended Friday for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Winter Olympics in Sochi. more »»

Saudi prince steps down from IOC and national body

July 11, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Prince Nawaf Faisal Fahd bin Abdul-Aziz of Saudi Arabia has resigned as a member of the International Olympic Committee. more »»

Slovenia: Violinist's pre-Sochi ski results rigged

July 11, 2014

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia has suspended four of its ski officials for allegedly rigging the results of pop violinist Vanessa-Mae to help her qualify for the Sochi Winter Olympics. more »»

Bach cites 'great dynamism' in Rio preparations

July 9, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says Brazilian organizers are showing "great dynamism" in overcoming the delays for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeir. more »»

Bach praises Brazil fans after 7-1 WCup collapse

July 9, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach says he has "a lot of respect" for Brazil and its fans after the team's humbling 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semifinal. more »»

India misses deadline for 2019 Asian Games bid

July 9, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is out of the running to host the 2019 Asian Games, with the sports minister saying the country could not put together a proposal in time to meet the bidding deadline. more »»

South Sudan runner to compete at Youth Games

July 8, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — A runner from South Sudan will compete as an "independent Olympic athlete" at the Summer Youth Games next month in Chin. more »»

Pakistan Olympic body avoids suspension by IOC

July 8, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Pakistan's Olympic committee has escaped suspension by the IOC after the government stopped interfering in its affairs, ending doubt over Pakistan's participation in... more »»

IOC issues warning over Israeli flag incident

July 8, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has issued a warning to the international baseball and softball federation after an Israeli delegate was barred from displaying his national flag at a recent... more »»

Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

July 7, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — As the IOC sought to dispel concerns the Olympics are too expensive, two former host cities and one former also-ran advanced to the final phase Monday in the troubled... more »»

Facts, figures on 2022 Winter Games bids

July 7, 2014

Oslo, Beijing and Almaty, Kazakhstan, made the cut Monday when the IOC announced the list of finalists for the 2022 Winter Olympics. more »»

Final 3: IOC set to keep 3 bids for 2022 Games

July 6, 2014

OIympic leaders meet Monday to decide which cities make the cut in the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics. It should be an easy choice. more »»

Protesters march against Tokyo Olympic stadium

July 5, 2014

TOKYO (AP) — A group of protesters marched around Tokyo's National Stadium on Saturday, demonstrating against plans to destroy the 56-year-old facility and replace it with a colossal, futuristic... more »»

OCA asks India to bid for 2019 Asian Games quickly

July 3, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Olympic Council of Asia has told India to submit its bid for the 2019 Asian Games this week if it hopes to be considered as a replacement for Hanoi after the Vietnamese... more »»

 
 

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