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Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

July 28, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. more »»

 
 
 
Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

July 28, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington are picked to host the 2024 Olympics, one of the U.S. more »»

Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

July 28, 2014

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games. more »»

City leaders talk 2024 with US Olympic Committee

July 25, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — City leaders from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have met with top executives at the U.S. more »»

Pettit Center, USOC renew training site agreement

July 24, 2014

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee will continue to be an official U.S. Olympic training site.

The Pettit Center, the United States Olympic Committee and U.S. more »»

IOC: no final decision on meeting in Sochi

July 23, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says no final decision has been made on holding an executive board meeting next year in Sochi, the Russian city which hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. more »»

Brazil looking for medal 'bounce' in Rio Olympics

July 23, 2014

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil hopes to nearly double its medal total for Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, following the pattern of recent Olympic host nations Britain and China. more »»

IOC to hold board meeting in Sochi next April

July 23, 2014

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC will hold an executive board meeting next April in Sochi, a little over a year after the Russian city hosted the 2014 Winter Olympics. more »»

AP NewsBreak: Cities to meet with USOC about 2024

July 23, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with U.S. more »»

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 »»

 
 

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