The IOC has awarded its highest honor to Dutch king Willem-Alexander after he relinquished his membership to focus on matters at home.
Sep 8 10:41 AM ET
The International Olympic Committee went for a familiar, trusted host, selecting Tokyo for the 2020 Games and signaling that playing it safe was preferable to more risky picks like Sochi and Rio.
Sep 7 8:38 PM ET
Madrid has been eliminated as a host city for the 2020 Olympics, leaving Tokyo and Istanbul to advance to the final round.
Sep 7 3:53 PM ET
With major risks surrounding each bid, the three cities vying for the 2020 Olympics are making their final pitches in a tight race that could be decided by just a few votes.
Sep 7 9:55 AM ET
With major risks surrounding each bid, the three cities vying for the 2020 Olympics are set to make their final pitches in a tight race that could be decided by just a few votes.
Sep 7 9:26 AM ET
Geno Auriemma will return to coach the U.S. women's basketball team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, USA Basketball announced Friday.
Sep 6 8:13 PM ET
Wrestling's governing body has downplayed a warning from the IOC for a "minor infringement" of the rules in the bidding race for a spot in the 2020 Olympics.
Sep 6 1:47 PM ET
The man who led Rio de Janeiro's successful bid to host the 2016 Olympics expects a tight vote among the three 2020 candidates and has warned bidders that a few misplaced words in the coming days could be decisive.
Sep 5 10:09 PM ET
Geno Auriemma will return to coach the U.S. women's basketball team at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a person with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.
Sep 5 6:38 PM ET
IOC president Jacques Rogge says the Olympic body will consider whether Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva should be dropped as an Olympic ambassador following her comments about homosexuals.
Sep 4 8:49 PM ET
Fabian Cancellara of Switzerland has won the 11th stage of the Spanish Vuelta in a time trial, while Vincenzo Nibali of Italy took the overall leader's jersey on Wednesday.
Sep 4 3:12 PM ET
South Korea has rejected Pyongyang's suggestion that a North Korean ski resort could be used for events at the 2018 Winter Olympics.
Sep 4 9:43 AM ET
Twelve years after taking over an IOC recovering from its worst ethics scandal, Jacques Rogge is leaving with the Olympic body in much sturdier shape but facing serious challenges.
Sep 3 12:07 PM ET
The leader of Tokyo's bid for the 2020 Olympics has written to IOC members, trying to reassure them that the city is "completely unaffected" by the leak of radiation-contaminated water from the Fukushima nuclear plant.
Sep 2 12:27 PM ET
Jean-Christophe Rolland of France has been elected president of the International Rowing Federation.
Sep 2 9:13 AM ET
Japanese home run king Sadaharu Oh is going to bat for baseball and softball's bid to get back in the Olympics.
Sep 1 7:17 PM ET
The Florida Strait has stubbornly resisted Diana Nyad's repeated attempts to conquer it.
Aug 31 2:12 PM ET
IOC inspectors are sure to deliver a clear message to organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics when they arrive for a two-day visit: end delays and speed up.
Aug 31 1:36 PM ET
Congressional staffers have met with representatives of the U.S. Olympic Committee and USA Swimming to discuss ways to reduce the risk of sexual abuse in youth sports.
Aug 28 8:54 PM ET
Missy Franklin feels right at home as a Cal freshman.
Aug 28 7:53 PM ET
Former Olympic ski racer Tiger Shaw to take over as new CEO of U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association next spring
Aug 28 1:47 PM ET | By Devon O'Neil
Heading into the final days of the race to host the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo organizers say public support for the bid has risen to 92 percent.
Aug 28 3:56 AM ET
The anti-doping laboratory in the 2016 Olympics host city of Rio de Janeiro had its accreditation revoked Tuesday because of "repeated failures."
Aug 27 5:10 PM ET
Madrid's 2020 Olympic bid committee says it has appointed Los Angeles Lakers star Pau Gasol to act as one of its spokesmen.
Aug 27 3:35 PM ET
The inconveniences of the daily routine in the nation's capital will be a selling point as Washington, D.C., makes a push to host the 2024 Olympics.
Aug 27 1:12 PM ET