US delegation to visit IOC about 2024 Boston bid

...will meet with an International Olympic Committee group headed by Christophe Dubi, the executive director for the Olympic Games.The talks come amid continuing uncertainty over the future of the Boston bid, which has been dogged by local opposition...

Hamburg's Olympic bid is approved by country

...interior minister Thomas de Maiziere and Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz."It can't be that everyone enjoys looking at Olympic Games but doesn't trust us to organize them. We can do it," Scholz said.DOSB president Alfons Hoermann said the decision...

Georgia jobless rate declines to 6.3 percent

...unemployment number down.Butler said over-the-year job growth has been the most seen in Georgia since Atlanta hosted the Olympic games in the summer of 1996.Authorities said Georgia employers added 157,400 jobs since February 2014.

Andy Murray beats ex-Bulldog John Isner as Britain tops US in Davis Cup match

...biggest titles in tennis with grand-slam victories at Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, and a gold medal at his home Olympic Games.Unlikely as it seems, more success could be around the corner in the Davis Cup for Britain's top player.Murray...

Golf movie 'The Squeeze' set to open April 17

...entanglement with professional gamblers.Jastrow helped ABC Sports cover 68 major golf championships, not to mention several Olympic Games and numerous other big-time events.He knew that the key to making the movie was finding an actor who could really...

Thomas Tomlinson

...Troop E Captain, he was detached and given responsibility for the detail securing the Centennial Park at the 1996 Olympic Games. He was at ground zero when the bomb was detonated. Although he could have retired on a hearing loss disability...

IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...whistle-blowing protester, who identified herself only as Sandra. She said she was a teacher."We're not against the Olympic Games," she repeated. "This is about the golf course. We have two golf courses. We don't need a third."Adams offered...

IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged...and even before and after."Christophe Dubi, Olympic Games Executive Director, said a subway line extension was...

IOC President Thomas Bach welcomes US bid for 2024 Olympics

...Chicago was rejected for 2016."U.S. athletes have a world-wide reputation and topped the medal table at the last Olympic Games in London," Bach said. "Those athletes will be a huge asset for the bid."USOC leaders have said the IOC has...

IOC President says 'time to change is now'

...This strengthened wording will help us to ensure the respect for all these rights for all participants during the Olympic Games," Bach said.The proposed digital Olympic channel, he said, would give athletes and sports the "world-wide...