More Olympics Articles

  • Rio organizers announce basics on tickets

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympics. Organizers said Tuesday that 7.5 million tickets will be issued for the Rio Games. Half of them — 3.8 million — will be priced under $30. Organizers said the...

  • BC-AP Sports Digest

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Ira Podell at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800 845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. AP stories, and the photos that accompany them, also can be...

  • Future of Olympic golf course in hands of court

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are...

  • BC-OLY--Golf Course Lawsuit,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course developer are...

  • BC-OLY--Golf Course Lawsuit

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges. The city of Rio de Janeiro and the course...

  • Warrior Games announces honorary torchbearers

    Joe Paisley
    Yesterday

    U.S. Paralympics announced that veterans Rico Roman and Paul Schaus, members of the gold medal-winning U.S. Paralympic sled hockey team, will be the honorary torchbearers for the opening ceremony of the 2014 Warrior Games in Colorado Springs on Sept. 28. About 200 wounded, ill and...

  • BC-OLY--Obit-Diallo

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82. Diallo's death was announced Monday by the International Olympic Committee. The cause was not given. Diallo joined the IOC in 1994 and served on the...

  • Fomer IOC member Diallo of Guinea dies at 82

    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82. Diallo's death was announced Monday by the International Olympic Committee. The cause was not given. Diallo joined the IOC in 1994 and served on the...

  • Blog: Broadmoor skater wins men's title

    Joe Paisley
    Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

    Broadmoor Skating Club member Max Aaron of Scottsdale, Ariz., won the men’s title Friday at the 2014 U.S. International Figure Skating Classic in Salt Lake City. Aaron, a two-time U.S. medalist, trains in Colorado Springs under coach Tom Zakrajsek. He has now won two straight U.S....

  • U.S. Greco wrestlers shut out in finale

    News services
    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    The U.S. Greco-Roman wrestling team was shut out of medals for the second day in a row when 130-pounder Spenser Mango’s quest for a world bronze medal fell one win short for the second straight year.  Mango dropped a 1-0 decision to two-time Olympian Stig Andre Berge of Norway...

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