- Column: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from pool Updated: May-22-15 9:12 pm
Allison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool.
- Summer Olympic sports chief to Vizer: You don't represent us Updated: May-22-15 12:18 pm
LONDON - Marius Vizer's latest foray into IOC politics earned a blunt rebuke from a senior Olympic leader Friday, as more sports suspended ties with his umbrella body.
- US delegation to visit IOC next week for talks on Boston bid Updated: May-22-15 11:59 am
LONDON - Boston and U.S. Olympic leaders will travel to Switzerland next week to sound out the IOC about their struggling candidacy for the 2024 Summer Games amid a leadership shake-up at the top of the bid.
- Rome mayor wants Olympic medal ceremonies at Colosseum Updated: May-22-15 10:35 am
ROME - Rome Mayor Ignazio Marino proposed Friday that medal ceremonies be held at the Colosseum if the Italian capital wins the bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
- US beats Cuba 9-4 in wrestling exhibition in Times Square Updated: May-21-15 10:32 pm
NEW YORK - The video screens of Times Square shining a spotlight down on him, Olympic champion Jordan Burroughs smiled widely for the TV cameras as he described his goals of the last three years: "Trying to become a better interviewee."
- Celtics owner Pagliuca takes over Boston's 2024 Olympic bid Updated: May-21-15 10:30 pm
BOSTON - The group leading the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston shook up its management Thursday, making Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca the new chairman in an attempt to revive the city's chances of hosting the Summer Games.
- Walsh Jennings, Ross ready with start of Olympic qualifying Updated: May-21-15 4:21 pm
- Five Olympic rings light up a northern Rio de Janeiro Park Updated: May-20-15 8:36 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - This is a sure sign the 2016 Olympics are getting close.
- Allardyce ponders future at West Ham Updated: May-20-15 6:53 pm
LONDON - West Ham manager Sam Allardyce shifts his bulk uneasily, watching from the bench as his team loses its grip on the last home match of the season. After Saturday's 2-1 defeat to Everton a 'Big Sam Out' banner is unraveled in the stands, and a fate is potentially sealed.
- Cyclist stabbed to death near Rio Olympic venue Updated: May-20-15 5:09 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Mayor Eduardo Paes said Wednesday he was confident in security arrangements for next year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a day after a cyclist was stabbed to death near the main venue for rowing and canoeing at South America's first games.
- BHP Billiton pays $25M to settle SEC anti-bribery complaint Updated: May-20-15 2:38 pm
NEW YORK - BHP Billiton has agreed to pay $25 million to settle Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it violated anti-bribery laws by failing to have a proper system in place to prevent the risk of bribery when it paid for trips of 60 government officials to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
- Japan, US paired in 1st round of Premier12 baseball event Updated: May-20-15 12:39 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - Co-host and top-ranked Japan has been grouped with the United States in the inaugural Premier12 baseball tournament, which features the top 12 countries in the World Baseball Softball Confederation's rankings.
- Ennis-Hill set for 1st heptathlon since 2012 Olympics Updated: May-19-15 6:33 am
LONDON - Jessica Ennis-Hill will take part in her first heptathlon since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics when she competes in the biggest multi-discipline meeting of the year in Austria on May 30-31.
- Triathlon latest to break with SportAccord over Vizer attack Updated: May-18-15 10:40 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Triathlon has joined the exodus from umbrella body SportAccord following Marius Vizer's attack on the International Olympic Committee.
- Japan plans to scale back stadium for 2020 Tokyo Olympics Updated: May-18-15 8:09 am
TOKYO - Japan plans to scale back the main stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as the government runs short of money and time, the country's sports minister said Monday.
- Ryan Lochte breaks through in final day at Charlotte Updated: May-17-15 9:01 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - U.S. Olympian Ryan Lochte won the men's 200-meter individual medley during the final day of the Arena Pro Swim Series meet Sunday, while rival Michael Phelps failed to make the finals in two events.
- Organizers want to move Italian Open to new location in Rome Updated: May-17-15 2:18 pm
ROME - Running out of room and with ticket demand soaring, local organizers want to move the Italian Open from its historic Foro Italico venue to a new location near Rome's main airport.
- Oliver wins hurdles in Shanghai; Liu Xiang takes victory lap Updated: May-17-15 12:51 pm
SHANGHAI - Retired Chinese star Liu Xiang watched from the crowd as his American rival David Oliver won the men's 110-meter hurdles in 13.17 seconds at the Shanghai Diamond League meet on Sunday.
- Stuttgart, Germany awarded 2019 world gymnastics titles Updated: May-16-15 10:09 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has awarded the 2019 world championships to Stuttgart, Germany.
- Council's Olympic panel to focus on IOC reforms Updated: May-16-15 10:01 am
BOSTON - With Boston in the hunt for the 2024 Olympics, a city council panel is looking into how reforms recently approved by the International Olympic Committee might impact the city's bid.
- South Korea marks 1,000 days to 2018 Winter Olympics Updated: May-15-15 9:45 pm
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea started its 1,000-day countdown to the 2018 Winter Olympics on Saturday with a variety of celebrations planned in the capital Seoul and around the host city of Pyeongchang.
- Gymnastics federation reduces Olympic team sizes to 4 from 5 Updated: May-15-15 9:42 pm
MELBOURNE, Australia - The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) said Saturday it had approved "with an overwhelming majority" a new format that will see the number of gymnasts in the team competition be reduced from five gymnasts to four for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.
- Column: Phelps should be at world championships this summer Updated: May-15-15 8:26 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - When the world's top swimmers head to Russia this summer for the biggest meet outside the Olympics, one important name will be missing from the U.S. team.
- Soccer could be one of main attractions at 2016 Rio Olympics Updated: May-15-15 2:35 am
SAO PAULO - Soccer may finally get its turn to shine at the Olympics.
- 2020 host contract the last under old Olympic bid process Updated: May-14-15 5:48 pm
DENVER - The U.S. Olympic Committee released a copy of the host city contract for the 2020 Tokyo Games - a boilerplate document that will be outdated when Boston, Rome, Hamburg and other cities prepare their bids for the 2024 Olympics.