Rio de Janeiro games seek diversity in volunteers

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers.

Gold medal swimmer Ye enrolls in top China college

|Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

China's two-time Olympic gold medalist swimmer Ye Shiwen has a new title: College freshman.

Rio Olympics gets 1st qualified athletes

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Almost two years before the 2016 Summer Olympics starts, the first competitors have qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Berlin and Hamburg want to run for Summer Olympics

|Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Berlin and Hamburg have announced their intention to bid for the Olympics in 2024 or 2028.

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

|Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.

Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries

|Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday's opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.

Pistorius trial ends, judge sets verdict date

| |Friday, Aug. 08, 2014

The murder trial for Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius came to an end Friday with a closing argument from the defense and Judge Thokozile Masipa has scheduled a verdict date of Sept. 11.