With concern mounting about the pace of progress for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, the IOC warned Brazilian organizers Tuesday that "time is ticking" and they must attack the project "with all vigor" to ensure that the first Olympics in South America are a success.
His spot in Olympic sailing history secure, Ben Ainslie will now try to become the first Englishman to hoist the America's Cup in victory.
IOC President Jacques Rogge supports proposals to double the length of doping bans to four years as a way of keeping drug cheats out of the Olympics.
The World Anti-Doping Agency is confident that its proposed four-year bans for serious doping violations will withstand any court challenges.
Even McKayla Maroney was impressed.
An attorney for two-time Olympic gold medalist snowboarder Shaun White returned to court to amend an agreement to settle public intoxication and vandalism charges.
Nearly three months after the closing ceremony, another Olympic athlete has been stripped of a medal for a doping violation at the London Games.
The IOC opened an investigation Thursday into Lance Armstrong's role in a doping scandal that has already wiped out his seven Tour de France titles and could cost him his Olympic bronze medal.
The Jacarepagua track has hosted its last auto racing event before the site is redeveloped to make room for the 2016 Olympic Park.
Amateur boxing's international governing body on Thursday lifted the three-month suspension of USA Boxing that was imposed over its response to several controversial statements by its former president.
IOC President Jacques Rogge defended the international cycling union's anti-doping efforts Wednesday and said it would be wrong to kick the sport out of the Olympics in the wake of the Lance Armstrong scandal.
Olympic star Missy Franklin has verbally committed to attend the University of California, ending the pursuit of one of the most sought after swimming recruits.
The IOC is going with the swoosh.
President Vladimir Putin has urged Russia's intelligence agencies, police and military to clamp down on terrorism to prevent violence at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi and other international events in Russia.
The ferociousness that won Claressa Shields an Olympic gold medal melted away as she climbed on the podium to claim it.
Usain Bolt will aim for a three-peat of Olympic sprint titles in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, rather than trying out a new event.
The International Ice Hockey Federation is operating on the assumption that NHL players will take part in the 2014 Sochi Olympics.
The World Anti-Doping Agency wants the IOC to test athletes further ahead of Olympic competitions to catch drug cheats.
In an embarrassing episode for the host of the next Summer Olympics, 10 employees of Rio de Janeiro's 2016 committee have been fired after being caught stealing computer files from British organizers during the London Games.
Learning to lose used to be as British as warm beer and milky tea. Growing up in Not-So-Great Britain post-1966, when England football fans last had something to really shout about, meant living with rain and the cold, hard fact that the country which invented a host of modern sports more often than not seemed to have become pretty rubbish at them.