- Qatar launches probe after rains exposed poor construction Updated: Nov-26-15 7:46 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Qatar has launched an investigation after heavy rains exposed poor construction in a country set to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, a deluge that saw water cascade through the roof of its $15 billion main airport.
- Coe defensive for Eugene getting 2021 worlds without bid Updated: Nov-24-15 6:38 pm
LONDON - IAAF President Sebastian Coe is on the defensive over his role in Eugene receiving the 2021 world athletics championships without a bidding process, insisting on Tuesday that a leaked email does not show he lobbied for the small Oregon city.
- Michelle Obama speaks on need for girls' education worldwide Updated: Nov-04-15 7:28 am
DOHA, Qatar - U.S. first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday called on the world to fund and promote societal change to support girls' education.
- VP Joe Biden apologizes to Olympic assembly for 'oversight' Updated: Oct-30-15 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON - Conspicuously absent the previous day, Vice President Joe Biden dropped in on a global Olympic meeting Friday and gave an impromptu plug for Los Angeles' bid for the 2024 Games.