| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:41 AM
MONACO – Nine months after a Sochi Winter Olympics embattled by the host country’s anti-gay legislation, the International Olympic Committee took a philosophical stand Monday against future intolerance surrounding an Olympic Games.
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:10 AM
International Olympic Committee members began a much-anticipated meeting Monday by adopting the first portion of a historic reform package.
“The Olympic Agenda 2020 is like a jigsaw puzzle,” IOC President Thomas Bach said at the start of the...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Viktor Tikhonov, the stern hockey coach who led the Soviet Union's "Big Red Machine" to three Olympic gold medals and eight world championships but was on the losing side when Herb Brooks' American college kids pulled off the "Miracle on Ice" at the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Los Angeles and three other American cities that want to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics faced a Monday deadline to submit their technical proposals to the U.S. Olympic Committee.
All of the candidates --including Boston, San Francisco and Washington,...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 1:05 PM
Amber Glenn has hit some ruts in the ice since she won the junior women’s title with two exceptional performances at last January’s U.S. Figure Skating Championships.
How exceptional? In the free skate, she tossed off two triple-triple...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:04 AM
International Olympic Committee officials have unveiled their vision for the future of the movement in a series of proposals that will be voted on by members in December.
"Agenda 2020" had been widely discussed in recent months, so there weren't many...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 4:06 AM
Pop violinist Vanessa Mae has been banned by the International Ski Federation (FIS) for four years over the manipulation of giant slalom races which allowed her to qualify for the Sochi Olympic Games at the last minute.
An FIS panel also banned five...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:37 AM
It seems that pop violinist Vanessa-Mae won't be moonlighting as an elite skier for a while.
The popular Thai musician has been banned from competition for four years after officials confirmed that she raced in a series of events rigged to help her...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 10:50 AM
A failed drug test at the 2014 Sochi Olympics continues to shadow Nicklas Backstrom some nine months later.
The Swedish hockey player thought he was at least partially exonerated by the International Olympic Committee, but the Hockey News has reported...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 10:05 AM
The Olympics and politics have never made an easy pair, not with a tradition of nations boycotting, or threatening to boycott, the Games.
So it makes sense that the International Olympic Committee would praise a United Nations resolution calling for...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Who’s itching to visit Russia right now? Anybody?
Less than nine months after the Sochi Winter Olympics -- which were supposed to usher in a new era of tourism for that region and Russia as a whole -- the flow of Americans and other foreigners...