IOC's Bach confident in Rio security after Paris attacks

...authorities to protect next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in the wake of the...the safety of athletes and fans at the Olympics. The Islamic State group have claimed...capital is bidding to play host to the 2024 Olympics. Paris, which last held the games in...

Special Olympics event at Warren Road Community Center lights up faces of participants

...through the Spot Shot drill of the Special Olympics Area 9 Basketball Skills Camp on Nov...members to participate in the Special Olympics qualifier.Most of the athletes are...schools in the 12-county Area 9 Special Olympics district, but adult participants competed...

Gregg Popovich will take over USA basketball team after 2016 Olympics

...The San Antonio Spurs coach was hired Friday to replace Mike Krzyzewski as the U.S. basketball coach following the 2016 Olympics, a job he never knew he would get despite his undeniable place in coaching history."I can't imagine having this opportunity...

Graeme McDowell claims win in rain-delayed OHL Classic

...victory assures McDowell will be in the Masters next year, along with the PGA Championship and The Players Championship. Ranking points from those events will come in handy during qualifying in 2016 for the Ryder Cup and for the Olympics.

Michaux: Feherty will be stage, not at course during 2016 Masters

...he's excited about the new opportunities that come with his network switch."The Open Championship, the Ryder Cup, the Olympics ? I'm really looking forward to it," he said. "I'm very sad to have left the people behind at CBS. They were really...


...Physical Education, where he had served as an instructor, said Guo died Sunday.Guo represented China in the discus at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin after setting a national record the year before. At the Berlin Games, he produced a personal best throw of 135...

Russia faces Olympic ban in track and field after scathing report of doping

...track and field events at next year's Olympics came under threat Monday after a report...standing. Russia played host to the Winter Olympics in Sochi in 2014 and will hold the next...Russia's anti-doping work at the Sochi Olympics. One witness told the inquiry that...

Jimmy Carter's decision to boycott 1980 Moscow Olympics remains controversial

...Jimmy Carter's boycott of the Moscow Olympics, Craig Beardsley is at peace.That doesn't...decisions of his presidency: boycotting the Olympics in response to the Soviet Union's...man who cost Beardsley his shot at the Olympics is fighting cancer."I hold no ill...

Five cities, including Los Angeles, set to bid on 2024 Olympics

...set to be in contention for the 2024 Olympics when the race opens officially on Wednesday...Angeles, which hosted the 1932 and 1984 Olympics, and Paris, which staged the games...first time since Atlanta held the 1996 Olympics.On Tuesday, the U.S. Olympic Committee...

Rio's most famous spots will be near some venues at Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO - Visitors to the Rio Olympics will be able to see most of city's famed...stadium.It'll be more sedate for the Olympics. Archery requires silence.Teruo Shinkai...women's volleyball in the last two Olympics - beating the United States each time...