China sets its sights on hosting Winter Games

ZHANGJIAKOU, China -- At first glance, Beijing's quest to host the 2022 Winter Olympics may sound, well, a bit quixotic. After all, the city's skies are notoriously smoggy, its main proposed ski venue is a five-hour drive northwest of the city ...

Could vote kill Boston Olympic bid?

Could Boston's 2024 Olympic bid turn into a version of Denver 1976 redux?

If that happens, the U.S. might as well give up on the idea of hosting the Summer Olympics for the foreseeable future.

In a Tuesday interview with the Wall Street Journal,...

Games bid loss leaves questions for LA

LOS ANGELES--It was midafternoon Thursday when Mayor Eric Garcetti got the call. The news wasn't good.

U.S. Olympic Committee executives wanted the mayor to know they had chosen Boston -- not Los Angeles -- as the American bid city for the 2024 ...