Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes is viewed as the key person to speed up the city's delayed Olympics Games preparations. He has been the point man when all three levels of Brazilian government have debated expenditures for the 2016 Games.
With the crisis in Ukraine escalating by the day, the prospect of the Winter Olympics going to the former Soviet republic seems hard to imagine. Yet, the western Ukrainian city of Lviv hasn't given up on its bid for the 2022 Games.
Krakow's deputy mayor was chosen Thursday to lead the Polish city's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics following the resignation of the previous bid chief.
Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.
The two-week strike at Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic complex continued Wednesday despite an apparent settlement.
Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps is returning to competition.
The Badminton World Federation has reversed a one-year ban handed to Olympic gold medalist Lee Yon-dae for failing to comply with doping requirements.
Polish organizers of Krakow's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics will meet Thursday to decide on their next steps following the resignation of the bid leader.
Oscar Pistorius is "tailoring" his account of the events surrounding the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, prosecutor Gerrie Nel said Monday at the murder trial for the South African sprinter.
Poland still has a chance to host the 2022 Winter Games despite the resignation of the bid committee president, Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Sunday.
Blame it on Rio.
Maybe Shaun White was right all along.
More than 2,000 workers at Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympic venues remained on strike Friday, and the city's mayor warned that the workers will have to make up for lost time.
Former Olympic pole vault champion Steve Hooker of Australia has announced he is retiring from the sport, saying he is still physically fit but doesn't have the mental drive to continue at the top.
The International Olympic Committee is sending a senior troubleshooter to Brazil next week as part of a series of emergency measures to tackle the delays threatening the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius remained on the witness stand Thursday in his murder trial and had his account of the events on the night of the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp questioned in a cross-examination by the prosecution.
Striking construction workers stayed off the job at the Olympic Park Thursday — the main cluster of venues for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics — defying a court order for them to return.
The IOC says Pakistan's Olympic committee will be suspended in July unless it complies with rules banning government interference.