- AP Interview: Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games Updated: May-03-16 2:12 pm
SOCHI, Russia - The head of ice hockey's international body says there is a strong possibility that NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics.
- Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva Updated: Apr-29-16 12:56 pm
GENEVA - The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.
- Former refugee wants to earn Rio taekwondo medal as Belgian Updated: Apr-27-16 7:29 am
BRUSSELS - For a refugee, competing in the Olympics is an improbable dream. Now, former Iranian taekwondo fighter Raheleh Asemani seeks to go one better - earn a medal for her newly adopted nation, Belgium.
- Best and worst of times: Rio Olympic countdown hits 100 days Updated: Apr-26-16 7:30 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Two years ago, the Australian IOC member John Coates called the preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics "the worst" in recent memory.
- Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp Updated: Apr-26-16 1:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece - If they had a home, refugees would belong to the world's 24th most populous nation, just behind Italy. On Tuesday, there were honored as members of the Olympic family.
- IOC member Baumann elected president of SportAccord group Updated: Apr-22-16 7:49 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Swiss IOC member Patrick Baumann has been elected president of SportAccord, an umbrella group of more than 90 Olympic and non-Olympic sports federations.
- Sports federations concerned about venues for Rio Games Updated: Apr-19-16 1:54 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - International sports federations expressed concern Tuesday over problems with venues for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, including power failures at the gymnastics arena this week.
- IOC: Rousseff impeachment vote won't hurt games preparations Updated: Apr-18-16 9:16 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC says the impeachment process against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff should not divert from preparations for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- Budapest presents logo for 2024 Olympic bid Updated: Apr-14-16 9:45 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Budapest is ramping up its bid for the 2024 Olympics.
- Olympic officials: Rio won't be scarred by politics, graft Updated: Apr-13-16 6:41 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The Rio de Janeiro Olympics won't be scarred by the impeachment proceedings against Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, a $3 billon corruption scandal touching scores of powerful politicians and businessmen, and the country's deepest recession in decades.
- Olympic chief: Child abuse laws as important as anti-doping Updated: Apr-07-16 2:38 am
SYDNEY - The head of the Australian Olympic Committee says child abuse prevention needs to be elevated to the same importance as the anti-doping code within the Olympic charter.
- Paris 2024 officials engage public for new ideas on bid Updated: Apr-06-16 7:27 am
PARIS - Scalded by their previous failures to win Olympic hosting rights, Paris bid leaders want to engage with the public for new ideas.
- Bjoerndalen to keep competing, and have a child Updated: Apr-05-16 9:47 am
OSLO, Norway - Olympic great Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has put retirement plans on hold to compete in biathlon for two more years, and will soon be a father.