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IOC tries to calm Olympic concerns amid North Korea tension

Lausanne, Switzerland (AP) — With France's sports minister raising questions about security, the IOC is trying to calm concern about the Pyeongchang Games. The International...

Paris celebrates end of 100-year Olympic wait

Paris (AP) — The 100-year wait made victory extra-sweet for Paris. Only the weather was miserable. Paris celebrated the award of the 2024 Olympics as...

Just over 2 years left, intense work at Tokyo stadium site

Tokyo (AP) — The Olympic stadium in Tokyo is taking shape with 22 cranes on site and the spectator stands being installed after 10...

Brazil, France allege Rio Olympics vote-buying scheme

Rio de Janeiro (AP) — Brazilian and French authorities said Tuesday they uncovered an international corruption scheme aimed at buying votes in awarding the...

Los Angeles reaches deal with Olympic leaders for 2028 Games

Los Angeles (AP) — Los Angeles has reached an agreement with International Olympic leaders that will open the way for the city to host...

Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged

New York (AP) - Kyle Snyder made history at the Rio Olympics by becoming the youngest American wrestler to win a gold medal. The medal...

Paris Olympic athletes’ village key issue in fight with LA

Paris (AP) — Paris leaders of their latest Olympic bid insisted on Monday that their planned 1.7 billion-euro ($1.86-billion) athletes' village had guaranteed funding...

Los Angeles, Paris await Olympic inspectors in 2024 race

Geneva (AP) — Los Angeles and Paris, both already seen as winning options for the 2024 Games, await their Olympic inspectors this week. The cities...

NHL ices Olympics, says no to 2018 Games in South Korea

New York (AP) - The NHL announced Monday that it will not participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea, refusing for the...

Paris tells IOC it doesn’t want 2028 Olympic Games

London (AP) — The Paris bid team issued an ultimatum to the IOC on Tuesday: It's the 2024 Olympics or nothing. With only Paris and...

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