- IOC clears Indian athletes to compete in Sochi Updated: Dec-10-13 9:39 pm
- IOC drops plagiarism probe into SKorean member Updated: Dec-10-13 8:05 pm
- Bach: Russia to set up protest zones in Sochi Updated: Dec-10-13 2:17 pm
- IOC to remind athletes against protests in Sochi Updated: Dec-09-13 5:43 am
- IOA amends constitution to bar charged officials Updated: Dec-08-13 7:25 am
- Olympic sailors disgusted by Rio's foul waters Updated: Dec-07-13 5:23 pm
- German sports body appoints Bach successor Updated: Dec-07-13 9:52 am
- Bach says India could be kicked out of Olympics Updated: Dec-07-13 9:28 am
- Bach to travel to Brazil to check on Rio preps Updated: Dec-04-13 12:55 pm
- Russian activists urge IOC head Bach on gay rights Updated: Nov-30-13 5:32 pm
- WADA expects Russian lab to avoid Olympic ban Updated: Nov-29-13 11:51 am
- German anti-doping lab finds 266 steroids cases Updated: Nov-29-13 9:31 am
- Brazil risking reputation on World Cup, Olympics Updated: Nov-28-13 9:26 am
- IOC gives Egypt 1 year to adapt sports legislation Updated: Nov-27-13 10:10 am
- FIFA board member Dodd joins CAS oversight panel Updated: Nov-25-13 8:13 am
- IOC retesting 350 Turin samples at cost of $500K Updated: Nov-22-13 11:10 am
- IOC fills 2 key positions in Lausanne Updated: Nov-21-13 7:12 am
- Costas: Interviews, not commentary, on Russia law Updated: Nov-20-13 10:35 am
- Bach says baseball, softball possible for 2020 Updated: Nov-20-13 5:16 am
- IOC using new steroid test on Turin doping samples Updated: Nov-19-13 10:28 am
- Tougher bans for doping cheats approved by WADA Updated: Nov-15-13 1:44 pm
- Tokyo to keep to Olympic plans despite costs Updated: Nov-15-13 6:46 am
- WADA, cycling body unite on doping inquiry Updated: Nov-14-13 10:03 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Indian athletes have been cleared to compete in the Winter Games in Sochi after the country complied with the IOC's ethics rules and avoided becoming the first country expelled from the Olympics in more than 40 years.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The International Olympic Committee has dropped an ethics investigation into a South Korean member accused of plagiarism.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - IOC President Thomas Bach said Russia will set up public protest zones in Sochi during the Winter Olympics, a move unlikely to defuse criticism of the country's human rights record and a recent law banning gay "propaganda."
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC is finalizing a letter to Olympic athletes reminding them to refrain from demonstrations or political gestures during the Winter Games in Sochi, including any protests against Russia's law banning gay "propaganda."
NEW DELHI - The Indian Olympic Association amended its constitution Sunday in line with the International Olympic Committee's insistence that all persons charged with an offence be prevented from contesting elections, paving the way for its return to the Olympic fold.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Olympic sailors on Saturday checked out the venue for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
WIESBADEN, Germany - Germany's national sports body appointed Alfons Hoermann as president on Saturday, filling the position vacated by Thomas Bach when he took over as president of the International Olympic Committee.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - India faces the ultimate sanction of being kicked out of the Olympic movement unless it keeps corruption-tainted officials out of its ranks, IOC President Thomas Bach said in an interview with The Associated Press.
LONDON - Warning that Brazil has "no time to lose," new International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will travel soon to Rio de Janeiro to check on the troubled preparations for the 2016 Games.
PARIS - IOC President Thomas Bach has met with Russian gay rights activists who urged an investigation ahead of the Sochi Olympics into national laws banning "gay propaganda."
ZURICH - The World Anti-Doping Agency expects the Russian laboratory assigned to test samples at the Sochi Olympics to meet Sunday's deadline for improving its operations.
ZURICH - A German anti-doping laboratory using a new steroid test has found 266 positive cases in the past year and is finding other positives in retesting of old samples.
RIO DE JANEIRO - Preparing for the World Cup and Olympics is putting Brazil's reputation on the line, giving South America's biggest country a chance to boost its profile while also exposing it to mounting pressure and unrelenting scrutiny.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC has given Egypt one year to bring its sports legislation into line with Olympic standards.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - FIFA executive committee member Moya Dodd has replaced new IOC president Thomas Bach on the Court of Arbitration for Sport's oversight panel.
LONDON - The doping retests from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin involve 350 samples, cost $500,000 and are based on intelligence that targets athletes and events considered most at risk for cheating, the IOC's medical director said.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The International Olympic Committee has hired a new chief financial officer and a director of international cooperation.
NEW YORK - Bob Costas would love to ask Russian President Vladimir Putin about the country's so-called "gay propaganda" law.
TOKYO - Baseball and softball still have a chance of being included in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.
LONDON - The IOC is using an improved steroid test to reanalyze frozen doping samples from the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and may use the same method to conduct retests from the 2008 Beijing Games.
JOHANNESBURG - Drug cheats will be kept out of at least one Olympics after WADA doubled the ban for a first offense from two years to four, the key change to the global fight against doping in sports.
TOKYO - Japanese Olympic officials are adhering to plans laid out in their successful bid to host the 2020 Games despite criticism that costs for the main stadium are too high.
JOHANNESBURG - The World Anti-Doping Agency and cycling's governing body will work together to investigate the sport's dark doping past. Cycling's new leader said there should be "incentives" for some people to testify, raising the possibility of leniency for Lance Armstrong.