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...

Tokyo recommends 5 additional sports for 2020 Olympics

...sports with 18 events for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Karate and sports climbing were also...Baseball and softball have been out of the Olympics since the 2008 Beijing Games, and...continue to push for inclusion in future Olympics.

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...

Change in Olympics lineup could help US sprinter Allyson Felix compete in more events

...to have the opportunity to run the 200 and 400 meters at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Trouble is, the schedule right now doesn't...He got his wish and became the first male to win both at the Olympics.Felix is the reigning Olympic champion in the 200, and she...

US handles Cuba, eans semifinal spot in CONCACAF Olympic qualifying

...to the semifinals, and the two finalists qualify for the Rio Games, something that the U.S. failed to do for the London Olympics four years ago. The winner of the third-place match faces Colombia in a one-game playoff for another berth.Cuba played...

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho concerned after latest loss

...in seven matches in all competitions following back-to-back losses against Bordeaux in the league and Valencia at home. OLYMPICS: In Kansas City, Kan., Michael Petrasso, Skylar Thomas and Benja min Fisk-Routledge scored to send Canada to a 3-1...

San Francisco's last gun store to close

...Champion pistol shooter Bob Chow opened the store in 1952, four years after competing for the United States in the summer Olympics in London. Chow sold the store to Andy Takahashi in 1988. Chow died in 2003. Takahashi, who also owns the building that...

Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...Boston's bid to play host to the 2024 Olympics is over.The city and the U.S. Olympic...the U.S. will play host to another Olympics ? into flux. Only seven weeks remain...still felt Boston could deliver a great Olympics."They also recognize, however, that...

Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event

...Championships - a trial run for next summer's Olympics - and the team doctor said she suspected...quality at venues for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, now less than a year away.The Americans...She warned athletes coming for the Olympics that "you should know when you're...