...developer is planning 160 opulent marble and glass apartments at the edge of the course, starting at about $2 million.A few penthouses could go for four times that much in Barra da Tijuca, the suburb at the center of the Olympics.

Hamburg's Olympic bid is approved by country

...currently at an all-time high" and warned that giving the Olympics to China again would be "making the same mistake twice...the IOC in its final report on the Beijing games said the Olympics remained a "fundamentally a force for good, and a...

Toyota signs on as global Olympic sponsor in landmark deal

...eight-year deal underlines Asia's growing influence in the Olympics, bolsters the IOC's long-term financial security...is another example of Japan's economic influence in the Olympics. Last year, the IOC awarded Japanese TV rights to...

IOC, Olympics targeted by environmental protest in Rio

...sailing."We are not against the Olympics, but we are against the corruption...said. "They are stealing with the Olympics as an excuse."Paes has been...Bach said.The protesters argued the Olympics will bring environmental destruction...

IOC inspection team pleased with progress on Rio venues

...treating 80 percent of the sewage that flows in the bay by the Olympics. Fifty percent is the figure they have used.In addition...athlete and stakeholder can have a room in time for the Olympics."Organizing committee head Carlos Nuzman said there...


...visit to Rio de Janeiro to check on preparations for the Olympics, which are 18 months away.The IOC's coordination...broadcaster center. Brazil is spending about $14 billion on the Olympics. Auto RacingAlonso OK after crash in testingIn Montmelo...

Archery competition in Augusta aids nonprofit

...Saturday. A perfect score is 300."Archery is pretty much my life," he said. "Anytime you're making a run for the Olympics, you've got to be dedicated to nothing but that."

Reunion set for 'Miracle on Ice" hockey team set for Saturday

...director for the 1980 Winter Olympics. "People want to come to the Olympic village. They want to see where it happened. The Olympics itself is a big draw ? the history of it."There is excitement in the air again. Every surviving member of the hockey...

Michaux: US making right moves to change Ryder Cup fortunes

...made because the PGA Championship is moving to earlier in the summer for one year to accommodate golf's return to the Olympics. The upshot is that players will be grinding for points closer to the Ryder Cup than ever before."I think it's...

History might work against Los Angeles in bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics

...like an ideal fit to play host to the 2024 Olympics.And then, there is history.Whether the city's long past with the Olympics will help or hurt is an issue the U.S. Olympic Committee must reconcile when it decides whether to give Los Angeles...