Human Rights Watch says Russian authorities have rounded up hundreds of migrant workers in Sochi, the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics, and expelled some of them for alleged violations of migration or employment regulations.
Forensic experts working for Oscar Pistorius have visited the double-amputee Olympian's upscale villa where he killed his girlfriend to reconstruct the Valentines' Day crime scene, reattaching the bullet-marked toilet door through which the fatal shots were fired, police said Thursday.
Lindsey Vonn's surgically repaired right knee feels so good she could be racing again by the end of the month, five weeks earlier than she originally expected.
Lance Armstrong's Olympic medal is back with the IOC.
Two weeks shy of his 36th birthday, "pretty shriveled up" and likely nearing the end of his competitive career, Bode Miller can't help but think of legacies.
This isn't quite the way Evan Lysacek wanted to break into acting.
Using the sun's rays, the Olympic flame lighting for the Winter Games in Sochi went off without a hitch in southern Greece Sunday, ahead of its journey across Russia's nine time zones and even a trip to space before the Feb. 7-23 games.
New IOC President Thomas Bach said Sunday he had received assurances from senior Russian officials and games organizers that an ongoing controversy over the country's treatment of gays will not affect athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
The International Olympic Committee doesn't have the authority to intervene in Russia's law banning gay propaganda and is convinced there will be no discrimination against athletes or spectators at the Winter Games in Sochi, a top Olympic official said Thursday.
Floods and mudslides caused by heavy rain have prompted Russian authorities to introduce a state of emergency in Sochi, the host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
Olympic gold medalists Ted Ligety, Evan Lysacek and Kelly Clark are among those kicking off the U.S. Olympic Committee's Road to Sochi tour, beginning in New York on Oct. 29 _ the start of the 100-day countdown to the Winter Games.
Thomas Bach spent his first day at IOC headquarters as the new president on Tuesday, reviewing preparations for the Sochi Olympics with predecessor Jacques Rogge and meeting with staff.
Russia's new law banning gay "propaganda" could end up tarnishing the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, two-time Olympic gold-medal winner Seth Wescott said, becoming the latest Western voice to condemn the law.
The newest American member of the IOC believes there are only a few U.S. cities that could realistically contend for the 2024 Olympics if the country decides to move forward with a bid next year.
Within minutes of being elected to the top job in the Olympics, Thomas Bach got a phone call from a powerful leader he'll work with closely in the next few months: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
In a twin boost for American influence in the international sports world, USOC chairman Larry Probst joined the IOC on Tuesday and Anita DeFrantz was elevated to the Olympic body's powerful executive board.
Tokyo's governor promises that the return of the Olympics in 2020 _ nearly a half century after the city's first games _ will be a sports success and an economic boost to the nation.
The Olympics are in Japanese weightlifter Hiromi Miyake's blood, a heritage that stretches back to the 1960s, when her uncle won gold medals in Tokyo in 1964 and Mexico City in 1968, and her father also won bronze in 1968.
When Tommie Smith bowed his head and thrust a black-gloved fist toward the sky from the top of the Olympic podium 45 years ago, he was making a personal statement about human rights.
The venues planned for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo both look to the future and incorporate the past.