- Athletes in Rio stay inside, slather on repellent for Zika Updated: Feb-01-16 9:35 am
RIO DE JANEIRO - Aline Silva has had the dengue fever twice, and she's not taking any chances with the Zika virus.
- IOC's Bach: Refugees will be honored at Rio Olympics Updated: Jan-28-16 11:28 am
ATHENS, Greece - A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC President Thomas Bach said Thursday.
- IOC's Bach: Rio de Janeiro Games will 'overwhelm' world Updated: Jan-27-16 4:47 pm
ATHENS, Greece - IOC President Thomas Bach predicted on Wednesday that the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will "overwhelm" the world, despite Brazil's deep financial crisis.
- Australian Olympic Committee warns of Zika virus dangers Updated: Jan-26-16 10:41 pm
SYDNEY - The Australian Olympic Committee has warned pregnant team members to carefully consider whether they will attend this year's Olympic Games in Brazil after an outbreak of the Zika virus which can cause birth abnormalities.
- Italy, Serbia, Philippines to host Olympic qualifying Updated: Jan-19-16 11:05 am
MIES, Switzerland - Italy, Serbia and the Philippines will host the three Olympic men's basketball qualifying tournaments in July.
- Rio de Janeiro Olympics facing deep cuts unseen in decades Updated: Jan-15-16 1:19 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Cuts, cuts and more cuts.
- US women's volleyball team earns spot in Olympics Updated: Jan-09-16 11:26 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A few weeks back, just before Christmas and before the Americans had reconvened in California from their club teams overseas, U.S. captain Courtney Thompson sent a group email to her teammates with a clear message:
- US star Jordan Larson looks toward another Olympic chance Updated: Jan-09-16 10:47 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - As a girl in the youth organization 4-H, Jordan Larson learned all about the process of raising cattle. She and her friends grew vegetables, and Larson and a cousin would ride on the back of her father's tractor in tiny Hooper, Nebraska, and spray for weeds to protect the bean crop. Her dad would hire her in summertime to paint the barn or handle other small projects, or she'd help with seeding.
- Amid cuts, Panasonic steps in to aid Rio Olympic ceremonies Updated: Jan-09-16 2:48 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO - Facing severe budget cuts in almost all aspects of the games, the Rio de Janeiro Olympics are boosted by Panasonic signing on as a sponsor of the opening and closing ceremonies.