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Rio de Janeiro
June 27, 2016
Amid crisis, Rio gov. warns Olympics could be 'big failure'
Rio de Janeiro's acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a "big failure," because of budget shortfalls ...
June 26, 2016
Delayed velodrome for Rio Olympics almost ready to go
The most troubled venue for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics — the indoor cycling velodrome — is almost ready to go with the games ...
June 24, 2016
World doping watchdog shuts down Rio Olympic laboratory
Just weeks before the Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro, the city's accredited anti-doping laboratory has been stopped ...
June 22, 2016
McIlroy opts out of Rio Olympics over Zika concerns
Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of ...
June 21, 2016
Rio mayor: Olympics not behind Brazil financial disaster
Rio de Janeiro's mayor went on the offensive to protect his reputation and that of his Olympic city on Tuesday, insisting ...
June 21, 2016
Call for more Rio security after Paralympic athletes robbed
After two members of the Australian Paralympic sailing squad were robbed at gunpoint, Australia's Olympic team leader is ...
June 20, 2016
Watson says he's 100 percent committed to playing Olympics
Bubba Watson says he's 100 percent committed to playing in the Olympics in August, assuming he qualifies for the team.
June 20, 2016
Rio's new subway line is running out of time before Olympics
Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices ...
June 19, 2016
Gunmen storm Brazil hospital; 1 dead, 2 wounded in shootout
A group of heavily armed men stormed a Rio de Janeiro hospital Sunday to free a suspected drug trafficker, sparking a ...
June 15, 2016
Al Michaels to host NBC daytime coverage during Rio Olympics
Al Michaels will host NBC's daytime coverage during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Michaels is working his fourth straight ...
June 14, 2016
If returned to office, Brazil's Rousseff favors new election
Suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff said Tuesday she would favor new elections to help Latin America's largest ...
June 13, 2016
Rio mayor's star rose, and now is falling, with Olympics
Just a year ago, Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes was hailed by Olympic Committee executives as the driving force behind the ...
June 11, 2016
Brazil police: Body found on beach is missing Australian
A body that washed up on a beach near Rio de Janeiro three days ago is that of missing Australian traveler Rye Hunt, ...
June 10, 2016
Brazil health minister says Zika not a worry for Olympics
Brazil's new health minister went on the offensive Friday in a bid to dispel worries about the country's Zika outbreak, which ...
June 08, 2016
AP Interview: Clinton says Trump behaving like a demagogue
Hillary Clinton is opening her general election campaign against Donald Trump by accusing him of behaving like a "demagogue," ...
June 07, 2016
Police search construction firms behind Olympic project
Brazil's federal police searched the offices of a construction consortium behind one of Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic sites ...
June 03, 2016
Gabby Douglas: "I don't care about no stupid bugs."
Olympic champion Gabby Douglas says the Zika virus won't affect her plans to pursue more gold in Rio de Janeiro. "It's the ...
June 02, 2016
The Latest: All 4 bid cities for '24 Games into next stage
The Latest on the IOC executive board meetings (all times local): ___ 7:20 p.m. All four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics ...
June 01, 2016
Tigers closer Rodriguez says he contracted Zika virus
Detroit Tigers closer Francisco Rodriguez says he contracted the Zika virus over the offseason in his home country of ...
May 30, 2016
Velodrome: Most delayed Rio Olympic venue hits another snag
The Rio de Janeiro Olympic venue facing the most serious construction delay has hit another snag, with City Hall saying it ...