LOS ANGELES -- With Los Angeles bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, U.S. officials appear to have adopted an all-or-nothing approach to bringing the Games back to this country.
According to U.S. Olympic Committee documents made public this week, if Paris or Budapest is chosen for 2024, L.A. would not accept the consolation prize of ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- Briauna Jones woke up to a sunny 17-degree morning in Lake Placid, N.Y., recently, a bitter cold reminder "of what I've gotten myself into," she said.
What Jones has gotten herself into is bobsled. The 24-year-old former University of North Carolina-Charlotte track and field athlete is the newest member of the U.S. Women's Bobsled...Read more
The ongoing Russian doping scandal -- with the country's officials, coaches and athletes accused of systemic cheating -- could take a while to clean up.
On Friday, the International Olympic Committee announced that it has opened disciplinary cases against 28 athletes whose urine samples were allegedly manipulated in a testing lab during the ...Read more
The 2020 Tokyo Olympics will cost between $15 billion and $16.8 billion, according to a new estimate released by organizers Wednesday.
That price tag represents something of a reduction amid fears among some that the budget could swell to $30 billion. Still, the current amount is substantially larger than originally projected.
Organizing ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--The winter of 2010 was a time of bitter disappointment for Russian sports officials.
Their Olympic team limped away from the Winter Games in Vancouver with only three gold medals -- a fraction of the total won by countries such as Canada, the U.S. and Germany.
In response, investigators allege, those officials launched a "well-...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Sammy Lee, the son of Korean immigrants who overcame discrimination to become the first Asian American to win an Olympic medal and the first diver to win back-to-back gold medals in two different Olympics, has died. He was 96.
Lee, a retired doctor, died in Newport Beach on Friday after suffering from pneumonia, according to Tim ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- President-elect Donald Trump expressed his support for Los Angeles' 2024 Olympic bid during a phone call with Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday, Garcetti's office said in a statement.
Garcetti spokeswoman Connie Llanos said Trump spoke on the phone with the mayor in their first exchange since the Nov. 8 election.
Besides talking ...Read more
- Sammy Lee, diver who became first Asian American to win Olympic medal, dies at 96
- They've traded track and gridiron to seek Olympic bobsledding gold
- US Olympic Committee puts full weight behind LA 2024 bid
- Trump tells Mayor Garcetti he supports LA's Olympics bid
- IOC opens new cases against 28 Russian athletes