Less than a year before the 2020 Summer Olympics, Russia could face critical sanctions after anti-doping authorities found "inconsistencies" in data from a Moscow testing lab.
The World Anti-Doping Agency announced Monday that it has opened a formal compliance procedure, giving Russian officials three weeks to answer a list of questions and ...Read more
With Beijing already preparing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, organizers made a surprising choice for their official mascot.
In a ceremony at a hockey arena on Tuesday, Chinese officials announced that a cartoon panda named Bing Dwen Dwen will serve as the icon for their Games.
Bing is the Chinese character for "ice" and Dwen ...Read more
Snow-making machines are no stranger to the Winter Olympics, where host cities have long sought mechanical help to cover bare patches on ski runs. But Tokyo is now considering the technology for a very different use at the 2020 Summer Games.
They want the machines to spray spectators.
With blazing temperatures and high humidity in the summer, ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- After an 18-month Senate investigation found the U.S. Olympic Committee failed to protect athletes from sexual abuse, a pair of senators wants to empower Congress to dissolve the committee.
Sen. Jerry Moran, R-Kansas, and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Connecticut, released Tuesday the results of their investigation, which found ...Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Summer Olympics in Tokyo will have a California accent when the 17-day sports festival opens in a year.
We're not talking about "dude" speak, although a Kelly Slater sighting would be the "bomb."
The Tokyo Games, July 24-Aug. 9, will introduce two of California's emblematic counterculture sports -- surfing and ...Read more
A sports data company is predicting that, for the seventh consecutive time, the U.S. team will lead all nations with an estimated 126 medals at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
China is expected to win 81 medals, with host Japan benefiting from a significant home-field advantage to finish third with 67, according to the Gracenote Virtual ...Read more
TOKYO -- Looking to give the 2020 Summer Olympics something a little different -- something a little humanoid -- organizers on Monday unveiled several robots expected to be part of the experience in Tokyo next year.
Technology has been an emphasis during the build-up to the Games -- scheduled to begin a year from Wednesday -- with Panasonic and...Read more
RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio de Janeiro's jailed former Gov. Sergio Cabral testified that he paid $2 million in bribes to secure hosting rights for the 2016 Olympics, according to his lawyer, Marcio Delambert.
Cabral told a judge Thursday the payment yielded a promise that between six and nine members of the International Olympic Committee would cast ...Read more
- Anti-doping authorities find 'inconsistent' data from Russian testing lab
- US is predicted to lead the medal count again at 2020 Tokyo Olympics
- Beijing makes a predictable choice for 2022 Olympic mascot
- With surfing and skateboarding added to Games, Tokyo Olympics will carry a California flavor
- 'A moment of reckoning.' Senators release Olympic abuse investigation, propose reform