Foot, Other Body Parts Wash Ashore Near Rio Olympic Beach Volleyball VenueA disturbing discovery was made on a Rio de Janeiro beach near where Olympic volleyball athletes will compete.
Golf World No. 1 Jason Day Pulls Out Of Olympics Due To Zika FearsGolf has lost two of its biggest stars in the last week, adding to the perception that the Olympics are not a high priority.
Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant Lead US Olympic Basketball TeamDurant and Anthony are the only players with Olympic experience after a number of stars, including LeBron James and Chris Paul, decided to skip Rio.
World Doping Watchdog Shuts Down Rio Olympic LabThe suspension is an embarrassment to Brazil and Rio so close to the Summer Games, which open Aug. 5 after months of political turmoil and financial crisis for federal, state and city authorities.
Olympic Ban Upheld On Russian Track And Field Team Amid Doping ScandalThe IAAF upheld its ban on Russia's track and field team for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Friday in a landmark decision that punishes the world power for systematic doping.
American Olympian's Gold Medal Stolen From Car At Atlanta RestaurantAn American Olympian is searching for his 1992 gold medal after he says it was stolen by thieves who broke into his car in Atlanta.
Warriors' Steph Curry Won't Play For US Basketball In OlympicsStephen Curry has withdrawn from consideration from the Olympics, leaving the U.S. basketball team without the NBA's MVP.
Boxing Body Votes To Let Top Pros Fight At Rio OlympicsAn overwhelming vote Wednesday by the sport's governing body, known as AIBA, allows any boxer to try to qualify next month and earn selection for their national team.
Study: High Levels Of Viruses, Bacteria From Human Sewage Found In Polluted Bay Where Olympic Sailors Will CompeteAn independent study by The Associated Press has shown high levels of viruses and sometimes bacteria from human sewage in the waters where hundreds of sailors will compete when the Olympics open in 2 1/2 months.
IOC President: Russian Federations Could Be Banned From Olympics If State-Sponsored Doping ProvenBach said allegations that Russian officials subverted the drug-testing system at the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi "represent a shocking new dimension in doping" and an "unimaginable level of criminality."
IOC: 31 Caught In Retests Of 2008 Beijing Olympic SamplesThe IOC said it also planned to reanalyze drug tests from the 2014 Sochi Winter Games after allegations samples were tampered with as part of a state-sponsored Russian doping program.
Kremlin Calls New York Times Doping Report 'Turncoat's Libel'Two Olympic gold medalists from Russia denied doping Friday, a day after they were named in a newspaper report detailing state-sponsored cheating at the 2014 Sochi Games.