The United States will bid for the 2024 Olympics, seeking to host the Summer Games for the first time since 1996, the country’s Olympic committee said on Tuesday.
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Italian Premier Matteo Renzi announced Monday that Rome will propose a cost-conscious bid to host the 2024 Olympics that will take advantage of IOC President Thomas Bach’s newly approved reforms allowing events to be held outside the host city.
Radical changes to how cities will bid to host Olympic Games, and rules allowing more sports to feature, were ushered in on Monday as International Olympic Committee members took bold steps to revamp their movement.
Glamour, celebrities, perfect weather. A revitalized and growing downtown. Iconic venues and political support. With these virtues, Los Angeles looks like an ideal fit to host the 2024 Olympics.
A group of San Francisco Bay Area business, sports and civic leaders will bid to host the 2024 Olympics and is putting together a proposal for the United States Olympic Committee, officials said on Thursday.
Never one to let a little pain get in his way, the hard-charging Bode Miller tried to ski his way through a balky back until it simply became too much.
Pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned by the International Ski Federation for four years over the manipulation of giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympic Games at the last minute.
The 2022 Winter Olympics will remain in the traditional February time slot and will not be moved to make way for a rescheduled World Cup in Qatar, the head of the world’s national Olympic committees said Thursday.
Almost half of all tickets for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be sold for $30 or less in a bid to make the Games “as affordable as possible,” the organising committee said on Tuesday.
Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn’t go against the ruling of the judge.
An American bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics would come from Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington if the U.S. Olympic Committee decides to put a city in the running.
Faster, higher, stronger they may be, but Olympians wouldn’t win many medals in a contest of dental health. Behind their buffed physiques lurks a dentist’s nightmare.
NBC secured the U.S. broadcast rights to the Olympics through 2032 on Wednesday in a record six-games agreement worth $7.75 billion, a surprise deal that shuts out rival American networks and provides further long-term financial security to the IOC.
Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, lured back into the pool by the fun of it and the possibility of swimming at a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.
The men’s national team will train at UNLV’s Mendenhall Center from July 27-31 and play an intrasquad game at the Thomas & Mack Center Aug. 1 as it prepares to participate in the FIBA World Cup basketball tournament in Spain at the end of August.
Three-time gold medalist Rebecca Soni and world-record holder Ariana Kukors “crashed” Las Vegas Swim Club practice Tuesday. The kids seemed to enjoy their visit.
“So where do you keep it?”
A friend of Oscar Pistorius testified in the Olympian’s murder trial Tuesday that the athlete twice fired guns for which the double-amputee is charged with firearms violations.
It seems as if most of the news coming out of Sochi over the past two weeks has been the stuff that has probably given Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin a bit of a headache. Here are 9 reasons he’s probably glad to have the Games behind him.
The pressure to win during the 2014 Sochi Olympics is nearly as intense for marketers as it is for the athletes themselves.
Two Michigan families are celebrating the Olympics with a massive sled track they built into a backyard hill.
Many of the most talked about parts of the Sochi Olympics had nothing to do with athletics. Here are 9 reasons we found ourselves talking about the Games this year that don’t involve the medal count.
Ronda Rousey and Sara McMann will be the first Olympic medalists to meet in a UFC title fight when they step into the cage for Saturday night’s main event.
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