IOC President At Opening Ceremony: Rio Olympics Will Promote PeaceThere's nothing like the unique Brazilian vibe — and the opening ceremony for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro saw no shortage of samba, culture, diversity and history.
Rio Olympics 2016: Be An Amateur Olympian In NYCDidn’t make the cut to head to Rio for this year’s Summer Olympics? No matter. There are plenty of places in the city that let you live out your fantasies of Olympic stardom.
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.
Athletes Tell Anti-Doping Agency To Take Action On RussiaOlympic gold medalist Beckie Scott gave a speech Thursday that reminded all the leaders at the World Anti-Doping Agency why they're doing all this work.
CBS News: FBI Investigating Russian Doping Allegations In '60 Minutes' ReportA WADA spokesman said its officials watched the "60 Minutes" report, "which revealed new and very disturbing allegations regarding Russian doping in sport" and vowed to investigate further.
Public Health Expert: Olympics Should Be Postponed Due To ZikaBrazil is by far the country most affected by Zika, a mosquito-borne virus which has now been scientifically proven to cause a range of disturbing birth defects, including babies born with abnormally small heads and neurological problems.
Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis Won't Play For Latvia In OlympicsKristaps Porzingis won't play for his native Latvia in this summer's Olympics, the Knicks star reportedly announced Monday.
Knicks' Anthony Wants To Play In Olympics To 'Feel What That Success Fees Like' AgainCarmelo Anthony says he needs to play into the Olympics this summer so he can finally taste success again.
USOC To Hire Infectious Disease Specialists To Advise On Zika VirusUSOC CEO Scott Blackmun sent a letter Wednesday to all possible Olympians, acknowledging the growing worries over the virus.
Ex-Giant Wilson Says He Hopes To Do Triple Jump At 2016 Summer OlympicsDavid Wilson said from the start not to feel sorry for him. And now we're seeing why.