Names of Rio mascots announced

4 days ago

The mascot for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been named Vinicius, and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom. Read more ...

Rome announces 2024 Olympic bid

4 days ago

Italy announced Monday that Rome will be a candidate to host the 2024 Olympics, a decision that comes two years after the government scrapped plans to bid for the 2020 Games because of financial reasons. Read more ...

Richardson wins skating double

5 days ago

Heather Richardson won the speedskating World Cup 1,500 and 500 meter races Sunday to add to her victory a day earlier in the 1,000. Read more ...

Elana Meyers Taylor leads U.S. sweep

6 days ago

Elana Meyers Taylor and Cherelle Garrett set both the track and start records in winning the opening women's World Cup bobsled race of the season Saturday, and leading an American sweep of the medal spots. Read more ...