Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, the world's richest man, secured the Latin American broadcast rights to the 2014 and 2016 Olympics on Friday.
Premier League club West Ham will move into London's Olympic Stadium, ending drawn-out negotiations over the future of the $783 million venue that hosted the opening and closing ceremonies.
With the eight-year deadline approaching, the IOC will retest doping samples from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin in a bid to catch any drug cheats who escaped detection.
The head of squash's governing body says he doesn't consider wrestling a "big threat" as eight sports fight for a single place on the program of the 2020 Olympics.
Dropping wrestling from the Olympics would not sit well with Vladimir Putin.
With the Olympics less than a year away, IOC inspectors are visiting Sochi again to check on preparations for the 2014 Winter Games.
Los Angeles wants back into the Olympics, throwing its hat into the ring to bring them back to southern California on the 40th anniversary of its last turn as host _ the 1984 Games that revived the flagging reputation of the brand.
Kicked out of the Olympics and desperately trying to get back in, wrestling hopes a wardrobe change will wow those set to rule on the sport's fate.
Spain's government on Friday approved tougher anti-doping laws to align with World Anti-Doping Agency standards and bolster Madrid's bid for the 2020 Olympics.
Remember that "great message to women" the International Olympic Committee was trumpeting all last spring and summer, the one about how the participation of a few token female athletes from the Gulf states at the London Games would crack open a wider world of possibilities?
Flying to South Africa to report on Oscar Pistorius, I went with an open mind about the night he shot and killed his girlfriend, not least because in competing at the London Olympics on prosthetic legs, Pistorius showed it isn't wise to rush to judgment and that appearances can be deceiving.
Champagne? Nah. U.S. Olympians might prefer to celebrate their gold medals next year by downing an old-fashioned peanut butter and jelly sandwich.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will name a new training facility at its Olympic Training Center after late Sen. Ted Stevens, whose legislation set a template for the modern Olympic movement.
The head of cycling's governing body has been replaced on a key International Olympic Committee panel as he deals with the fallout from the Lance Armstrong doping scandal.
On the day he went public with an admission of doping after years of denials, Olympic officials disclosed one more embarrassment for Lance Armstrong: He was stripped of a bronze medal won at the 2000 Sydney Games.
Tokyo began its international promotion campaign for the 2020 Olympics in London on Thursday, promising to match or surpass the success of the games held there six months ago.
Exactly eight months before the vote, the race for the 2020 Summer Games moved into a crucial phase Monday when the three candidate cities submitted their bid plans to the International Olympic Committee.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered officials to inspect Olympic sites at the 2014 Winter Games' capital, Sochi, which was hit by an earthquake.
The U.S. Olympic Committee will hold meetings with cities interested in bidding for a future Olympics and is promising to streamline the domestic selection process if the federation does, in fact, decide to try to host the Games in 2024 or 2026.
Thomas Bach strides through the hotel lobby between meetings with a phone pressed to his ear. Over in one corner of the foyer sits Richard Carrion, deep in discussion with a fellow member. A few tables away, Ng Ser Miang chats with a colleague over a cup of tea.