Saturday, November 28, 2015
Senegal host an eight-nation Olympics soccer qualifying tournament during the next 15 days with the top three finishers securing places at the 2016 Rio Games.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Hamburg's bid to host the 2024 Olympics faces a crucial referendum in the Hanseatic city on Sunday with the vote on the Summer Games set to go to the wire.
Saturday, November 21, 2015
The risk of a terrorist attack is the main security fear at the Rio Olympics, a top official said Thursday, with the Paris attacks highlighting the potential for Brazil to be sucked into conflict for the first time with Islamic extremists.
Saturday, November 14, 2015
Athletics giant Russia was provisionally suspended from track and field on Friday over accusations of "state-sponsored" doping as the IAAF scrambled to salvage the sport's credibility just nine months out from the Rio Olympics.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The head of Russia's anti-doping laboratory resigned late Tuesday, hours after his laboratory was suspended over accusations it was part of state-sponsored doping program that experts fear could snowball into an international crisis for the sport.
Wednesday, November 11, 2015
LONDON -- The IOC suspended Lamine Diack as an honorary member Tuesday and said it was ready to strip medals from any Russian athletes found guilty of doping and consider retesting samples from the Sochi Olympics.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The annual Taiwan Cycling Festival will kick off Oct. 30 with the participation of more than 400 cyclists from home and abroad, including Olympic gold medalist Lasse Hansen of Denmark, the organizers said Tuesday.
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Tokyo's scandal-tinged Olympic stadium will be completed in time for the 2020 games, the city's governor said Wednesday, as London Mayor Boris Johnson warned of the pitfalls of "playing politics" when hosting the competition.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The opening and closing ceremonies for Rio Olympics and Paralympics will be low-budget productions compared to three years ago in London, or in Beijing in 2008.