A leading Chechen rebel on Wednesday called on Islamist militants in Russia's North Caucasus to disrupt the upcoming Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, reversing his previous appeal not to target civilians in the region.
With the voting just over two months away, the bidding for the 2020 Olympics and the race for the IOC presidency are reaching a pivotal stage.
Dan Bylsma has never coached hockey at the international level. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach does, however, know how to win while juggling a roster dotted with superstars.
Alaska's largest city began considering Tuesday whether to mount another bid for the Winter Olympics after narrowly losing efforts to host the 1992 and 1994 games.
Spain's judiciary is investigating a support network that allegedly helped Lance Armstrong with doping while he trained in the country from 1999 to 2005.
Istanbul's mayor warned Monday that prolonged protests in Turkey could turn the city's hopes of hosting the 2020 Olympics into a distant "dream."
The Olympic torch has gone underwater at the Great Barrier Reef, flown on the Concorde and traveled on the back of a camel.
The IOC is "fully supportive of peaceful protest" in Brazil and confident the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will bring major benefits to the city and country.
IOC inspectors have concluded their second visit to Pyeongchang by praising organizers for making good progress on preparations for the 2018 Winter Games.
Former Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis plans to get married this fall.
From blockbuster movies to hit TV shows to greater Olympic exposure, archery seems to be hitting all the right targets.
U.S. Olympic Committee leaders are playing the role of interested observers in the bidding process for the 2020 Games, hoping they can learn something from Istanbul, Madrid and Tokyo as they try to land the Olympics.
Drones hovering overhead, robotic vehicles roaming Olympic venues to search for explosives, high-speed patrol boats sweeping the Black Sea coast _ Russian officials say they will be using cutting-edge technology to make sure the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi will be "the safest Olympics in history."
As Jacques Rogge called the executive board meeting to order, signs of change were staring him right in the face.
It's officially a six-man race to succeed Jacques Rogge as International Olympic Committee president.
Olympic bidders say the Turkish people "remain united" in the effort to hold the 2020 Summer Games in Istanbul despite fierce anti-government protests in recent days.
The world will likely only be given a 10-minute snapshot of Oscar Pistorius at a hearing Tuesday ahead of his murder trial, a fleeting glimpse of the Olympic athlete when he appears for the first time since he was whisked away into a near four-month period of reclusion after being freed on bail.
A recap of the key elements in the Oscar Pistorius case as the double-amputee Olympian returns to court Tuesday for a hearing ahead of his murder trial for the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on Feb. 14:
New sports could be added to the Summer Olympics by cutting less competitive events within existing sports, IOC presidential candidate Denis Oswald said Monday.
Nine years later, Adam Nelson can finally call himself an Olympic gold medalist.