Thousands of dead fish have washed up over the past week in a lagoon in Rio de Janeiro that will host rowing and canoeing events at next year's Olympic Games.
International Olympic Committee (IOC) evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing's bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, in a key test of the city's status as a front-runner in the competition for hosting rights.
World 100- and 200-meter record holder Usain Bolt made a surprise 2015 season debut Saturday, running the anchor leg in a 4x100 relay heat victory at the Gibson Relays.
The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress ahead of South America's first Olympics.
The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics.
The South Korean organizers of the 2018 Winter Olympics insisted Wednesday they would be ready to hold scheduled test events next year, despite concerns voiced by the IOC and the world ski body.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh made the case for the 2024 Olympics on Thursday night, saying the city has already benefited from the USOC decision to nominate it as the American host.
Thousands of local schoolchildren will receive free tickets to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro if city hall and organizers can decide how to pay for them.