Chicago tops L.A., will bid for Olympics
Now Chicago takes on the rest of the world. The Windy City's bid to hold a Summer Games for the first time moved to the international stage Saturday when the U.S. Olympic Committee capped a yearlong search for an American candidate for 2016 by picking Chicago over two-time host Los Angeles.
Apr 14, 2007 - 10:54:29 PM
New York Board Rejects NYC Stadium Plan
New York City's bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics suffered a setback Monday when a powerful state board rejected critical public funding for a $2 billion stadium on Manhattan's West side.
Jun 6, 2005 - 9:17:00 PM
Paris Leading Bid to Host 2012 Olympics
Exactly a month before the vote, front-runner Paris received the best overall review Monday in an IOC evaluation of the five cities bidding for the 2012 Olympics.
Jun 6, 2005 - 3:59:00 PM
Vancouver 2010 organizing committee hopes Games logo speaks to all Canadians
It's a symbol with deep roots in the Inuit culture, a directional marker that signifies safety, hope and friendship.
Apr 24, 2005 - 9:45:00 PM
CEO says 2010 logo to be unveiled Saturday will symbolize Canada's Games
It will be splashed on signs, embroidered on clothes, etched on pins and prominently displayed on advertisements around the world.
Apr 22, 2005 - 12:48:00 PM
Each Olympic Sport to Be Put to Vote
Each of the 28 sports in the Summer Olympics will be put to a vote in July when the IOC decides whether to make changes in the program for the 2012 Games.
Apr 20, 2005 - 7:51:00 AM
Top Romanian Gymnastics Coach Quits
Gymnastics coach Octavian Belu resigned Monday amid criticism of his training methods and a lawsuit by a former gymnast after leading Romanian women to more than 250 medals in major championships.
Jan 31, 2005 - 4:32:00 PM
IOC could strip Marion Jones' Olympic medals
Marion Jones should be stripped of her five Olympic medals if allegations that she used banned drugs before the 2000 Sydney Games are true, World Anti-Doping Agency chief Dick Pound said Friday.
Dec 3, 2004 - 9:42:00 PM
Gold Medalist Phelps Faces DWI Charges
Six-time Olympic champion Michael Phelps was arrested last week and charged with drunken driving.
Nov 8, 2004 - 9:06:00 PM
Hamm Continues to Defend Olympic Gold
The flame went out nearly four weeks ago. The gold medal sits securely in Paul Hamm's childhood home in Wisconsin. For Hamm, though, the Olympic odyssey meanders on.
Sep 24, 2004 - 8:23:00 PM