| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Tokyo won the vote for 2020 Summer Olympic Games on Saturday, beating out two other finalists Istanbul and Madrid.
The Japanese capital city previously held the Summer Olympics in 1964, while the 1998 Winter Games were in Nagano, Japan. Tokyo, which...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:15 AM
Troupes of acrobats, dancers and kung fu performers will combine their talents when "Panda!," a Chinese-produced show -- the first of its kind in Las Vegas -- opens in mid-December on the Strip
Tickets for “Panda!,” which will play at the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:32 AM
Annika Dries won gold at the Summer Olympics in London last year. Sunday, she led Team London to the a title at the Future 50 Classic.
Dries, a former aquatics star at Laguna Beach High and member of the 2012 USA Women's National Water Polo Team, took...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:07 AM
BEIJING -- Chinese President Xi Jinping and the six other top officials reportedly were at Tiananmen Square on Monday when a vehicle crashed and exploded nearby, leaving five dead.
Although there is no indication that the physical safety of the leaders,...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 6:37 PM
Amid concerns about the Fukushima nuclear crisis, the International Olympic Committee voted Saturday to select Tokyo as the host city for the 2020 Summer Games.
The capital city outdistanced two other finalists — Istanbul and Madrid — as...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
TOKYO - After years of largely bad news, crowds in Tokyo roared in excitement as they watched the announcement, streamed live here, that their city has been selected as the host of the 2020 Summer Olympics.
"The outlook has not been so bright for the...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 2:59 PM
Last week: Madison Square Garden Co. said it is paying $125 million to create a new joint venture with artist management giant Irving Azoff. The new partnership will manage artists, develop digital media, produce television, and own music-publishing...
| Sep 5, 2013
Headlines for Thursday, September 5, 2013
ROGER WATERS: One Wall He Does Not Want to Tear Down
Roger Waters took his production of Pink Floyd's The Wall to Berlin, Germany last night, and on Tuesday he joined a protest to protect one of the last...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:27 AM
Few International Olympic Committee meetings will have more of an impact on the future of the Olympics than the session that is to take place this September in Buenos Aires.
In a brief span, the members will elect a presidential successor from six...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
For 11 years, a hardy group of beef-loving volunteers have put together a golf tourney that today draws more than 200 golfers to have some fun and raise thousands of dollars on behalf of the beef industry. Called the Beef Bucks Golf Challenge, this year's...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake had encouraging words Wednesday about a proposal to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the Washington region, with sporting events envisioned for both Baltimore and Annapolis.
"The opportunity for a regional approach for...