Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he would be "the first to applaud" if Istanbul is chosen to host the 2020 Olympics.
Olympic officials and scientific experts will meet in China next month to review the progress in developing a test for gene doping, the potential future of cheating in sports.
A cross-border bid for San Diego and Tijuana, Mexico, to host the 2024 Summer Olympics appeared dead before arrival Tuesday when the U.S. Olympic Committee said international rules don't allow two countries to mount a joint candidacy.
Tokyo's governor has apologized for making critical comments about rival candidate Istanbul in the bidding for 2020 Olympics.
The U.S. Olympic Committee is talking to 10 cities about a possible bid for the 2024 Summer Games, including a joint proposal from San Diego and Mexican neighbor Tijuana.
A luxury sports car, it turns out, is a very appropriate place to interview an Olympian about how he injured his back. Because the contrast between the two is so compelling.
The magistrate in Carl Pistorius' culpable homicide trial took the entire court to a rural road to measure distances and check evidence Thursday, an unexpected twist to a case that already intrigues many because of the murder charge against Carl's younger brother, Oscar, the superstar double-amputee Olympic athlete who shot dead his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.
The naming of two Chechen brothers as the suspects in the deadly Boston Marathon bombing is reviving fears about security at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, the resort town on the edge of Russia's restive southern republics. But officials insist they are prepared to protect Olympic athletes and spectators.
Baseball and softball have joined forces in a bid to return to the Olympics.
In April, at the end of another seemingly endless winter, most Russians are eager to get rid of the piles of snow that have clogged their cities and streets and yards for months.
Two major Olympic sports _ track and field and speedskating _ have lost key sponsors in the midst of a global economic slump.
A key investor in Russia's 2014 Winter Olympics is lobbying the government to offer tax rebates for the companies operating in Sochi to help offset the rising costs of the games.
The IOC came away with an "excellent impression" Wednesday of Istanbul's bid for the 2020 Olympics, stressing that the city's multi-billion-dollar infrastructure budget will be spent whether or not Turkey gets the games.
For Florent Amodio, it may be now or never.
The prime ministers of Slovakia and Poland say they support a possible joint bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics.
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.