Stealing a peek first over his right shoulder and then his left, Ryan Hill held off hard charges by Ben Blankenship and Evan Jager on Saturday to win the first two-mile run in the USA Indoor Track & Field Championships in 84 years.
IOC President Thomas Bach came to Rio de Janeiro to laud the city's progress in getting ready for the 2016 Olympics. On Saturday, he came up against another side of the games — activists bursting into his hotel lobby to protest what they call environmental destruction brought on by the games.
The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress ahead of South America's first Olympics.
Mayor Marty Walsh is strongly defending Boston's 2024 Olympic bid, saying that win or lose the city's pursuit of the games represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and would not leave taxpayers to shoulder a massive bill.
The IOC is taking new steps to mourn the dead during the Olympics — but stopping short of holding a moment of silence during opening ceremonies to commemorate the 11 Israelis killed at the 1972 Munich Games.
Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got the go-ahead Friday from the IOC executive board to change three venue locations, with more changes expected in the next few months as the Japanese try to cuts costs.