- Spanish hurdler tests positive in retest of 2008 samples Updated: May-25-16 3:12 pm
MADRID - Spanish hurdler Josephine Onyia is one of the athletes who tested positive in a reanalysis of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games, an official with knowledge of the case said Wednesday.
- State TV says 14 Russians on list for 2008 Olympic doping Updated: May-24-16 3:16 pm
MOSCOW - Ten medalists from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, including 2012 high jump champion Anna Chicherova, were among 14 Russians that tested positive in the reanalysis of their doping samples, state television reported Tuesday.
- Sullivan: Doping allegations undermine Olympic confidence Updated: May-20-16 1:54 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska - U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan says allegations of doping by Russian athletes undermine the confidence in the competitive process of the Olympics and a spirit of respect among nations.
- Bach: Russia faces range of sanctions if state doping proven Updated: May-18-16 11:35 am
LONDON - The latest allegations of state-sponsored doping in Russia could lead to suspension of entire national federations, heavy fines and lifetime Olympic bans, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.
- Australian Olympic chief says drug cheats can never rest Updated: May-18-16 5:17 am
SYDNEY - IOC vice president John Coates says the most recent positive doping results of backdated tests from athletes competing at the 2008 Beijing Olympics proves "if we don't get you at the Games, we will get you later."
- Questions and Answers on the Olympic doping retests Updated: May-17-16 12:49 pm
LONDON - The IOC announced Tuesday that 31 athletes in six sports and from 12 countries could be banned from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after their doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Games came back positive in retests.
- A wave of bad news batters Olympics past, present and future Updated: May-13-16 2:35 pm
LONDON - Doping scandals. Bribery allegations. Fears about Zika. Political, economic and corruption crises.
- Tokyo 2020 bid: Payments were 'legitimate' consulting fees Updated: May-13-16 8:23 am
TOKYO - Leaders of Tokyo's winning bid for the 2020 Olympics acknowledged Friday making payments to a firm in Singapore, but said the funds were for legitimate consulting fees and maintained that all bid activities were "fair and correct."
- After political turmoil, Olympic organizers push on Updated: May-12-16 8:43 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - The venues are, in the words of organizers, 99 percent ready. The torch is winding its way around the country in a three-month relay ending at the opening ceremony.
- Column: Playing Russian roulette with the Zika virus in Rio Updated: May-12-16 4:53 pm
The schedule was crowded to begin with, but here's another event for anyone traveling to Rio this summer for the Olympics: Russian roulette with the Zika virus.
- IOC in contact with prosecutors amid Tokyo payment report Updated: May-11-16 1:52 pm
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The IOC said Wednesday it remains in contact with French prosecutors following allegations of a secret $1.5 million payment made during Tokyo's winning bid for the 2020 Olympics.
- IOC vice president Coates happy with Rio Games progress Updated: May-07-16 1:43 am
SYDNEY - Two years after John Coates called delayed preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Games "the worst I have experienced," the International Olympic Committee vice-president said Saturday that he's impressed with the progress organizers have made with 90 days until the games begin.
- Havelange turns 100 in Rio; plans to attend Olympics Updated: May-06-16 11:19 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Joao Havelange delivered an impassioned speech seven years ago in French, urging fellow International Olympic Committee members to choose Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Olympics.
- AP Interview: Fasel worried NHL players will skip 2018 Games Updated: May-03-16 2:12 pm
SOCHI, Russia - The head of ice hockey's international body says there is a strong possibility that NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics.
- Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva Updated: Apr-29-16 12:56 pm
GENEVA - The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.
- Former refugee wants to earn Rio taekwondo medal as Belgian Updated: Apr-27-16 7:29 am
BRUSSELS - For a refugee, competing in the Olympics is an improbable dream. Now, former Iranian taekwondo fighter Raheleh Asemani seeks to go one better - earn a medal for her newly adopted nation, Belgium.
- Best and worst of times: Rio Olympic countdown hits 100 days Updated: Apr-26-16 7:30 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Two years ago, the Australian IOC member John Coates called the preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics "the worst" in recent memory.
- Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp Updated: Apr-26-16 1:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece - If they had a home, refugees would belong to the world's 24th most populous nation, just behind Italy. On Tuesday, there were honored as members of the Olympic family.