The head of the public body coordinating planning for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has resigned, raising concerns about the city's ability to stage the first games in South America.
The Olympic leadership is "cross" with Russia for implementing anti-gay legislation ahead of the Winter Games, a senior IOC official said Monday, insisting that there must be no restrictions on athletes in Sochi next year.
From Hollywood to Broadway, the entertainment industry is using its star power and financial muscle to raise a storm of protest over the anti-gay legislation in Russia that is battering the image of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
British Prime Minister David Cameron ruled out a boycott of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, saying Saturday that attending the games is a better way of tackling prejudice against gays.
NBC is assuring its gay and lesbian employees who may cover the Winter Olympics in Sochi that it will do everything possible to keep them safe following Russia's passage of anti-gay law.
British Olympic official Craig Reedie is set to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency, facing the "daunting" task of cleaning up worldwide drug scandals across sports.
Urging critics of Russia's new anti-gay law to "calm down," the country's sports minister said Thursday that the rights of all athletes competing at next year's Winter Olympics in Sochi will be respected.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi should not be affected by the heightened political tensions between the United States and Russia over Edward Snowden, gay rights and other issues, a vice president of the IOC said Wednesday.
West Germany's government encouraged and covered up a culture of doping among its athletes for decades, according to a comprehensive study released Monday.
Michelle Kwan is going back to the Olympics _ as a television analyst.
Former Olympic hurdles great Edwin Moses is a candidate to become the next president of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Watching Kyrie Irving make his case to play for the U.S. reminded Mike Krzyzewski of when they used to be together.
DeMarcus Cousins has everything USA Basketball is looking for in a big man.
Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski arrived in Las Vegas with a group of 28 players ready to participate in a four-day camp that will mark the beginning of preparations for next summer's World Cup in Madrid.
International officials are looking at the bright side of the latest doping scandals to jolt track and field.
Until recently, the most interest about the Black Sea resort of Sochi was the staggering $51 billion tab the Russians are picking up to host the Winter Olympics in President Vladimir Putin's backyard.
Russia's interior minister said Friday that 37,000 police officers have been deployed to protect the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, repeating official assurances to make the Olympics safe despite the threat of an Islamist insurgency in the region.
A day after Madrid wowed the IOC with its presentation, Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said concerns over Spain's economy "don't exist anymore" and he will go to Argentina in September for the vote on the host city for the 2020 Olympics.
A leading Chechen rebel on Wednesday called on Islamist militants in Russia's North Caucasus to disrupt the upcoming Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, reversing his previous appeal not to target civilians in the region.
With the voting just over two months away, the bidding for the 2020 Olympics and the race for the IOC presidency are reaching a pivotal stage.