Rio de Janeiro's endless beaches and lush tropical forest will be a photographer's dream during the 2016 Olympics. But zoom in on the likes of once-pristine Guanabara Bay, and the picture is of household trash and raw sewage.
Nov 20 11:31 AM ET
Jamie Greubel needs all the muscle she can get to pilot her way to Sochi. The bobsledder brings us onto the track, into the weight room and into her kitchen.
Nov 20 10:01 AM ET | By Dimity McDowell
New IOC president Thomas Bach says there is a possibility that baseball and softball could be added to the program for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.
Nov 20 6:38 AM ET
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says progress on the construction of the troubled course for golf's return to the Olympics at Rio in 2016 is "reasonably good" and he would travel to Brazil early next year to check on its progress.
Nov 19 8:01 PM ET
Reigning Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn crashed Tuesday while training in Copper Mountain, Colo., ahead of her planned return to racing following major knee surgery.
Nov 19 6:56 PM ET
The IOC is using an improved steroid test to reanalyze frozen doping samples from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and may use the same method to conduct retests from the 2008 Beijing Games.
Nov 19 11:09 AM ET
Olympic officials are using a new steroid test to reanalyze frozen doping samples from the 2006 Winter Games in Turin to catch any drug cheats who avoided detection at the time.
Nov 19 8:21 AM ET
Cyclists could be offered immunity to testify in the planned inquiry into the sport's drug-stained past, but it won't apply to Lance Armstrong.
Nov 18 8:16 AM ET
John Shuster beat Pete Fenson 11-1 in four ends in the final game Sunday to take the U.S. men's curling spot in the Sochi Olympics.
Nov 17 10:13 PM ET
The Russian drug-testing lab for February's Winter Olympics in Sochi faces suspension unless it significantly improves the reliability of its results by Dec. 1.
Nov 17 9:38 AM ET
Megan Romano won the 100-yard freestyle at the Arena Grand Prix, giving the swimmer four victories in the short-course meet at the University of Minneapolis.
Nov 16 10:38 PM ET
South Africa is eyeing the 2024 or 2028 Summer Olympics.
Nov 15 1:52 PM ET
Craig Reedie has been elected president of the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Nov 15 1:32 PM ET
The race for the 2022 Winter Olympics is on -a six-city contest featuring two former Summer Games hosts, a cross-border bid and a pair of candidates from the former Soviet Union.
Nov 15 12:31 PM ET
Olympic gold medalist Conor Dwyer won the 400-yard individual medley and finished second in the 200 freestyle Thursday night at the University of Minnesota in the six-stop Arena Grand Prix Series' short-course opener.
Nov 14 10:36 PM ET
Michael Phelps has been working out with his former coach but there is no word yet on a return to swimming for the Rio Olympics.
Nov 14 4:26 PM ET
The World Anti-Doping Agency is investigating problems with the drug-testing laboratory in Russia, less than three months before the Sochi Winter Olympics.
Nov 14 3:52 PM ET
It is "difficult" for IOC President Thomas Bach to accept that a gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Olympics will go on auction and possibly be bought by a private collector.
Nov 14 3:47 AM ET
One of the four Olympic gold medals won by track and field star Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games is set to go on the auction block.
Nov 13 12:23 PM ET
IOC president Thomas Bach opposes any lessening of Lance Armstrong's lifetime doping ban, saying Wednesday that any appeals for leniency by the disgraced American rider are "too little, too late."
Nov 13 10:07 AM ET
Cycling is weeks away from setting up an independent commission to investigate the sport's drug-stained past, World Anti-Doping Agency President John Fahey said Tuesday.
Nov 12 4:25 PM ET
The World Anti-Doping Agency says it is introducing a new technique for urine tests next year that will help catch athletes who take steroids.
Nov 12 3:27 PM ET
Stockholm entered the race for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Monday, submitting a bid that includes plans to host Alpine skiing events more than 400 miles away in the northern Swedish ski resort of Are.
Nov 11 8:38 PM ET
A Russian space capsule carrying the Sochi Olympic torch and three astronauts returned to Earth on Monday from the International Space Station in a flawless landing on the steppes of Kazakhstan.
Nov 11 6:48 AM ET
Voters rejected plans for Munich to bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics, an embarrassing setback for newly elected International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach of Germany.
Nov 10 4:46 PM ET