Yahoo News Fukushima, the prefecture that was hit by a tsunami-triggered nuclear disaster in March 2011, has been approved to host baseball and softball matches in the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
Yahoo News A "ghost skier" hurtling down the slope, an athlete's glucose levels flashing across the screen along with his heart rate -- it is all part of an Olympic data revolution awaiting
Yahoo News BERLIN (AP) — The president of the German Olympic Committee has called for Russia to be banned from the 2018 and 2020 Olympics if sports bosses there are found to have known about
Yahoo News NEW DELHI (AP) — Already threatened with being suspended and stripped of its government funding, the Indian Olympic Association has sought to clarify its position regarding plans to
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro has cancelled its first attempt to auction off a concession to operate the Olympic Park used for this year's Summer Games in Brazil.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's supreme court has again rejected a plan to hold a national referendum on Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Olympics.
Britain's skeleton Olympic gold medallist Lizzie Yarnold would be backed by the British Olympic Association (BOA) were she to boycott the 2017 skeleton and bobsleigh world championships in Russia
There are really only two possible explanations why two members of the Russian women's hockey team at the Sochi Olympics had urine samples that contained male DNA.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Paul Elvstrom, a yachtsman who won four straight Olympic sailing gold medals between 1948 and 1960, has died, the Danish sports confederation said Thursday. He was 88.
President-elect Donald Trump spoke by phone with the head of the International Olympic Committee to voice his support for Los Angeles' bid to host the 2024 Games.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — U.S. Sailing is turning to two-time gold medalist Malcolm Page of Australia to try to turn around the American Olympic team's sagging fortunes.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC has stripped three gold medals and one silver medal in the latest positive doping retests from the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
ASTANA, Kazakhstan (AP) — Kazakhstan says weightlifter Ilya Ilyin, one of the sport's biggest names, has been stripped of his two Olympic gold medals.
A Brazilian judge ruled that Irish Olympic Committee (IOC) president Patrick Hickey, awaiting trial over an alleged ticketing scam, could be released on bail and leave the country. Judge Juliana Leal
International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel said he had a "good discussion" Wednesday with NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NHL Players Association Executive Director Don Fehr about the
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Donald Trump's election as U.S. president has the potential to influence Los Angeles' chances of hosting the 2024 Olympics. For better or worse.
PARIS (AP) — After a career of athletic success, Kim Gevaert regretted that her kids weren't born when she was in her prime and didn't see the sprinter make history at the Beijing Olympics. A
LONDON (AP) — The mayor of London has ordered an investigation into the rising costs of converting the Olympic Stadium into the home venue for Premier League club West Ham.
TOKYO (AP) — A Tokyo metropolitan government panel reviewing costly Olympic venues has proposed downgrading the expensive rowing and canoeing site for the Tokyo Games to temporary quality, or moving