IOC seeks bidders for 2024 Summer Games

...World Cup and would like to add the Olympics to its portfolio. Just like for...searing heat of the summer months, the Olympics would have to be held outside the...AT LAST? Africa has yet to host the Olympics. Cape Town finished third in the...

Prosecutor wants Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced to at least 10 years in prison

...He's lost everything," Roux said of Pistorius, once an inspirational figure who became the first amputee to run at the Olympics in 2012. "He was an icon in the eyes of South Africans."Pistorius at one point cried as he sat, his head bowed...

Prosecutor: Girlfriend's family rejected 'blood money' Pistorius offered after killing

...during an argument.Additionally, Vergeer said, Pistorius ? who in 2012 was the first amputee athlete to run at the Olympics ? has the potential to be a productive member of society again. A sentence of house arrest and work at a school for...

Oslo becomes latest city to drop bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

The Olympics that no one seems to want is down to just two candidates.Oslo became...was not enough support to spend 35 billion kroner ($5.4 billion) on the Olympics."It's important to get broad support for such an expensive project...

LeBron James still 'undecided' on playing in 2016 Olympics

...game against his former Miami Heat teammates, but reiterated Friday that it's too early to make a decision about the Olympics."I'm undecided," James said at the club facilities of Flamengo, Brazil's most popular soccer team, where both...

Islanders knock off Hurricanes

...goal, Travis Hamonic also scored one and John Tavares had three assists in his return after injuring his knee during the Olympics.Jaroslav Halak made 21 saves in his Islanders debut.Eric Staal, Nathan Gerbe and Chris Terry scored third-period...

Remaining candidates for 2022 Olympics are both lacking in appeal

...jailhouse television?Selling the Olympics should be a slam-dunk. Rosy-cheeked...everything that's wrong with the Olympics.No wonder that people, when...2022 aren't a death blow for the Olympics. If countries' economies improve...

Group looking to bring 2024 Olympics to Boston honors past Olympians with state ties

...adventure are thinking big about the Commonwealth is something I think is good for Massachusetts."A group opposed to the Olympics bid criticized Monday's event organizers for "throwing parties" rather than engaging in "real discussion" about...

US tops Australia to reach final at women's world championship

...butts off."The Aussies have come far with a gold medal in the 2006 worlds and three silver medals and a bronze at the Olympics, but they have yet to beat the U.S. in a major international competition, including an 0-10 mark at the worlds...

Jimmy Walker seeks another fast start to a PGA Tour season

...obvious next step. Walker also is looking two years down the road at Rio. He would love nothing more than to play in the Olympics."For me to do that, I've got to keep doing what I'm doing, and doing it right," he said.