Tuesday, April 15, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The IOC has formally disqualified an Austrian cross-country skier and Polish bobsledder who failed doping tests during the Sochi Olympics six weeks ago.
With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, the International Olympic Committee said Wednesday it was "premature" to speculate about taking the 2016 Games away from Brazil.
Russia's security service chief says intelligence agencies in Russia and other countries helped to prevent terrorist attacks on the Winter Games in Sochi.
International ski federation chief Gian-Franco Kasper has been elected head of the association of Olympic winter sports bodies.
The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.
Top officials of the 2016 Rio Olympics and the chief of staff for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met for two hours Tuesday and repeated assurances that, despite well-publicized delays, test events and the games themselves will meet proposed deadlines.
South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius continued to testify in his own defense at his murder trial on Tuesday.