Summer Olympics

The sun shines through the Olympic rings at the Cross Country stadium at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Berlin and Hamburg want to run for Summer Olympics

  BERLIN (AP) — Berlin and Hamburg have announced their intention to bid for the Olympics in 2024 or 2028. The lawmakers in both cities approved plans on Tuesday to present a bid to the […]

08/26/2014

The sun shines through the Olympic rings at the Cross Country stadium at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

LA still in the running for 2024 Olympic Games

Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. A person briefed on the U.S. Olympic Committee’s decision-making process […]

06/13/2014

FILE - In this Aug. 4, 2012, file photo, United States' Michael Phelps swims in the men's 4 X 100-meter medley relay at the Aquatics Centre in the Olympic Park during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Olympic great Michael Phelps ending retirement

Michael Phelps is coming out of retirement, the first step toward possibly swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympics. The 22-time Olympic medalist will compete for the first time since the 2012 London Games at a […]

04/14/2014

US women top N. Korea 1-0, win Olympic soccer group

(AP) – The United States clinched first place in its group in Olympic women’s soccer Tuesday with a 1-0 win over North Korea. Abby Wambach scored in the 25th minute for her 141st international goal […]

07/31/2012

NBC offers plenty of live Olympics online

By ANICK JESDANUN, AP Technology Writer Soccer and balance beam gymnastics on the desktop. Swimming and badminton on the laptop. Boxing on the iPhone. Gymnasts’ floor exercises on the iPad. Vault routines on an Android […]

07/31/2012

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