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July 26

Russia eyes 2024 Paris Olympics despite sports bans

Russia is making plans for its athletes to live and compete in the French capital when the Paris Olympics start in 2024 even though many of the country's athletes remain barred from upcoming qualification events because of the war in Ukraine
July 26
July 26

Report: Tokyo Olympic board member under investigation

Prosecutors have searched the home of former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee executive board member Haruyuki Takahashi in connection with payments made to him by an Olympic sponsor of the Tokyo Games
July 26
FILE - Haruyuki Takahashi, then executive board member of the Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games arrives at Tokyo 2020 Executive Board Meeting in Tokyo, Japan on March 30, 2020. Prosecutors searched the home of former Tokyo Olympic organizing committee executive board member Takahashi on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, in connection with payments made to him by an Olympic sponsor of the Tokyo Games, the Japanese news agency Kyodo reported. (Issei Kato/Pool Photo via AP, File)
July 21

Tokyo Olympic aftermath still being untangled a year later

The COVID-delayed Tokyo Olympics opened a year ago on July 23, 2021.
July 21
FILE - "Ariagato" is displayed at the end of the closing ceremony in the Olympic Stadium at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. The Tokyo Olympics survived the COVID-19 postponement, soaring expenses and some public opposition. A year later, the costs and benefits are as difficult to untangle as the Games were to pull off. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian, File)
July 18

Allyson Felix runs last race of history-making career with daughter by her side

The Olympic gold medalist will officially retire from running in August.
July 18
Allyson Felix celebrates after the Mixed 4x400 Metres Relay on July 15, 2022.
July 15

US Olympian regains Olympic winning-title

After winning two Gold medals in the 1912 Olympics, Jim Thorpe was stripped of them after being in violation of the Olympics’ strict amateur rules, but his medals have now been reinstated.
July 15
VIDEO: US Olympian regains Olympic winning-title
June 09

1996 Olympic women's basketball team talks new ESPN '30 for 30' docuseries

The U.S. women’s basketball team from the 1996 Olympics brought home the gold and also helped launch the WNBA.
June 09
VIDEO: 1996 Olympic women's basketball team talks new ESPN '30 for 30' docuseries
June 08

Olympic gold medal theft from car leads to arrest

The suspect has pleaded not guilty to stealing the medal.
June 08
In this Aug. 8, 2021, file photo, USA's Jordyn Poulter and Michelle Bartsch-Hackley pose with their gold medals during the women's volleyball victory ceremony during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Arena in Tokyo.
June 07

Figure skating minimum age rises to 17 before 2026 Olympics

No 15-year-old figure skaters will be allowed to compete at the 2026 Olympics following the controversy surrounding Russian national champion Kamila Valieva at this year’s Beijing Games
June 07
FILE - Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee, falls in the women's free skate program during the figure skating competition at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing. No 15-year-old figure skaters will be allowed to compete at the 2026 Olympics following the controversy surrounding Russian competitor Kamila Valieva at this year's Beijing Games. A new age limit for figure skaters at senior international events was passed Tuesday, June 7, 2022 by the International Skating Union in a 110-16 vote that will raise the minimum age to 17 before the next Winter Olympics in Milan-Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)
June 03

Florida threatens to fine Special Olympics $27 million over vaccination requirement

Special Olympics dropped the mandate after getting a Health Department warning.
June 03
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at Miami's Freedom Tower, May 9, 2022.
May 23

Spain unable to reach deal for 2030 bid on Winter Olympics

The Spanish regional governments of Catalonia and Aragón have not been able to reach an agreement on a bid for the 2030 Winter Olympics in the Pyrenees
May 23
May 23

Tokyo Olympic film debuts in Japan; headed next to Cannes

The documentary film about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics has had it first public viewing
May 23
FILE - Japanese film director Naomi Kawase speaks during a press conference in Tokyo on Oct. 23, 2018. The documentary film produced by Kawase about the pandemic-delayed Tokyo Olympics premiered on Monday, May 23, 2022, shown to reporters and other invited guests in the Japanese capital. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)
May 18

Olympian Tom Daley discusses new book

Olympic gold medalist and author Tom Daley shares life lessons in his new memoir, “Coming Up for Air.”
May 18
VIDEO: Olympian Tom Daley discusses new book
April 26

Tenn. center that hosted 1996 Olympics events burns down

A fire early Tuesday destroyed Tennessee’s Ocoee Whitewater Center, which served as the host site for paddling events during the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics
April 26
March 24

Tokyo Olympics expected to reveal final costs in June

Officials say the final cost of last year's Tokyo Olympics is expected to be about $13.6 billion when the organizing committee dissolves in June
March 24
FILE - The Olympic rings during the closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Beijing. Officials in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo say there is public support for holding the 2030 Winter Olympics. However, Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto says the city has no plans to hold a binding public referendum for the final word. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
March 17

U.S. Olympian Alysa Liu, father targeted in Chinese spy case

Her father said he did not tell his daughter about the issue.
March 17
FILE - Alysa Liu, of the United States, reacts after competing in the women's free skate program during the figure skating competition at the Winter Olympics on Feb. 17, 2022, in Beijing. U.S. Olympic figure skater Alysa Liu and her father Arthur Liu – a former political refugee – were among those targeted in a spying operation that the Justice Department alleges was ordered by the Chinese government, the elder Liu said late Wednesday, March 16. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 16

Gymnast describes battle with impostor syndrome after winning Olympic gold

Lee, 19, is now competing as a gymnast at Auburn University.
March 16
Sunisa Lee of Team United States poses with her gold medal after winning the women's all-around final of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at Ariake Gymnastics Centre on July 29, 2021, in Tokyo.
March 16

Sapporo shows strong support for 2030 Winter Olympics

Officials in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo say there is public support for holding the 2030 Winter Olympics
March 16
FILE - The Olympic rings during the closing ceremony of the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Beijing. Officials in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo say there is public support for holding the 2030 Winter Olympics. However, Mayor Katsuhiro Akimoto says the city has no plans to hold a binding public referendum for the final word. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
March 04

Russians heading home from Paralympics; reserve right to later legal action

The Russian Paralympic Committee says its delegation will leave Beijing.
March 04
A Slovakian hockey player skates past the Paralympic logo during a practice session at the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, Thursday, March 3, 2022. In a stunning reversal, Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned from the Winter Paralympic Games for their countries' roles in the war in Ukraine, the International Paralympic Committee said Thursday in Beijing. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
March 03

Russian athletes out of Paralympics in stunning about-face

In a stunning reversal, Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned.
March 03
Italy's Matteo Remotti Martini moves in front of the Agitos outside the Paralympic Village ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Paralympic Games, Beijing, China, Thursday, March 3, 2022. (Thomas Lovelock/OIS via AP)
March 02

Russians to compete as 'neutral athletes' at Paralympics

Russians and Belarusians will compete as “neutral athletes.”
March 02
The Beijing Olympic Tower is reflected on the window panels of the Main Media Center displaying the logo of the 2022 Winter Paralympics in Beijing, China, Wednesday, March 2, 2022. Russian and Belarusian athletes at the Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing will compete as “neutrals,” but will not be expelled because of their countries' roles in the war against Ukraine, the International Paralympic Committee said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
February 25

Swedish Olympic champion gives medal to man held in China

A Swedish skater has given one of his medals to a detained Swedish publisher.
February 25
FILE- Nils van der Poel of Sweden reacts after breaking his own world record in the men's speedskating 10,000-meter race at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, in Beijing. Back in Sweden with his two gold medals in speedskating, the speedskater told the Aftonbladet newspaper that although he had “a very nice experience behind the scenes,” hosting the Games in China was “terrible.” He drew parallels with the 1936 Summer Olympics in Nazi Germany and Russia hosting the Sochi Olympics before seizing control of the Crimean peninsula in 2014. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
February 22

Champion French skier makes comeback in Beijing

Freestyle skier Kevin Rolland competed in his third Olympics.
February 22
Freestyle skier Kevin Rolland competed in his third Olympics.
February 22

French skier Kevin Rolland faced fear at Olympics 3 years after crash

After injuries, Olympic athletes discuss mental health awareness.
February 22
Kevin Rolland of Team France soars above the halfpipe in the men's freeski at the 2022 Beijing Olympics on Feb. 19, 2022
February 21

Gold medalist Erin Jackson joins ‘GMA3’

Jackson made history by becoming the first Black woman to win a speedskating medal. She talks to “GMA3” about how her speedskating journey got started, as well as the significance of her historic win.
February 21
VIDEO: Gold medalist Erin Jackson joins ‘GMA3’
February 19

Lia Thomas in Ivy League Championships

Swim records were set at the Ivy League Championships by the University of Pennsylvania's Lia Thomas, a transgender athlete, who's seen split support even among her own teammates.
February 19
VIDEO: Lia Thomas in IVY league championships
February 21

Apolo Ohno reflects on life changes in new book, 'Hard Pivot'

Ohno, one of the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympic athletes of all time, also reflects on seeing the next generation of U.S. speed skaters win gold on the track.
February 21
VIDEO: Apollo Ohno reflects on life changes in new book, 'Hard Pivot'
February 21

US speedskater recalls 'amazing rush of emotions' after historic Olympic gold win

Erin Jackson competed in the individual 500-meter event.
February 21
Gold medal-winning speed skater Erin Jackson of Team United States reacts during the Women's 500m medal ceremony on Day 10 of the 2022 Winter Olympics at Medal Plaza, in Beijing, Feb. 14, 2022.
February 21

Olympian Erin Jackson talks about her big win in Beijing

Jackson became the first Black woman to win gold in speedskating at the Beijing Olympics.
February 21
VIDEO: Olympian Erin Jackson talks about her big win in Beijing
February 20

At Olympics, cybersecurity worries linger in background

Warnings to use disposable “burner” phones and laptops
February 20
FILE - A woman looks at her phone as she passes an Olympic logo inside the main media center for the 2022 Winter Olympics, Jan. 18, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
February 20

Final weekend of Olympic games

Athletes competed for final medals as bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor carried the flag in the closing ceremony.
February 20
VIDEO: Final weekend of Olympic games
February 19

Mikaela Shiffrin leaves Beijing with no medals after 4th place in team event

The six-time world champion had won a gold and silver in 2018.
February 19
Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States competes in the mixed team parallel 1/8 finals at the National Alpine Skiing Centre, Yanqing District, Beijing, Feb. 20, 2022.
February 20

Finland beats Russians for its 1st Olympic hockey gold medal

Finland knocked off the favored Russians 2-1 to win the tournament.
February 20
Finland players celebrate a goal against Russian Olympic Committee during the men's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 20

Russian frustration with Finland continues in Olympic final

Russian goaltender Ivan Fedotov held his silver medal in his hand instead of putting it around his neck after a 2-1 loss to Finland in the gold-medal game
February 20
Russian Olympic Committee goalkeeper Ivan Fedotov (28) reacts after losing to Finland in the men's gold medal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
February 20

After Beijing bubble bursts, can the IOC save the Olympics?

The cordoned-off Olympic bubble that folds up when the closing ceremony ends has produced its usual collage of amazing athletes doing great things
February 20
FILE - The Olympic flame burning in the center of the snowflake-shaped cauldron is on display near the National Stadium during the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, File)
February 19

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, Feb. 19

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, Feb. 19
February 19
Bart Swings of Belgium reacts after winning the gold medal in the men's speedskating mass start finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 19

Edin skips Sweden to Olympic curling gold, Britain 2nd

Niklas Edin of Sweden claimed the only major title missing from a career in which he’s established himself as the most decorated skip in curling history
February 19
Britain's Hammy McMillan reacts after a delivery during the men's curling final match between Britain and Sweden at the Beijing Winter Olympics Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
February 19

US men's hockey team gets noise complaint after Olympic loss

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee says it spoke to the men's hockey team after members were involved in a noisy late-night party at the athletes village
February 19
United States players console goalkeeper Strauss Mann after losing to Slovakia 3-2 in a shoot-out in a men's quarterfinal hockey game at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
February 19

Schouten wins 3rd gold on final day of Olympic speedskating

Irene Schouten of the Netherlands has captured her third gold medal of the Beijing Olympics
February 19
Bart Swings of Belgium reacts after winning the gold medal in the men's speedskating mass start finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
February 19

Olympic mascots: Creative, cartoonish, at times contentious

The popular panda mascot of the Beijing Games got into a minor controversy last week when horrified fans by speaking with a grown man's voice on Chinese TV
February 19
FILE - People take photos of Olympic mascot Bing Dwen Dwen, center, and Paralymic mascot Shuey Rhon Rhon, left, in the snow at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Feb. 13, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)
February 18

IOC president speaks out about Russian doping scandal

Overnight, Thomas Bach condemned any possible role that Kamila Valieva's core team may have played in her positive test, saying "doping very rarely happens alone by the athletes."
February 18
VIDEO: IOC president speaks out about Russian doping scandal
February 18

A poignant pick for flag bearer at Olympic closing ceremony

Meyers Taylor had been elected flag bearer for the opening ceremony as well.
February 18
Silver medalist Elana Meyers Taylor of Team U.S. poses during the Women's Monobob Bobsleigh medal ceremony on day 10 of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games at National Sliding Centre, Feb. 14, 2022, in Yanqing, China.
February 18

Skiing for joy, Gu wins 3rd Olympic medal -- a halfpipe gold

Eileen Gu captured Olympic gold in the women’s ski halfpipe final to become the first action-sports athlete to pick up three medals at the same Winter Games
February 18
China's Eileen Gu competes during the women's halfpipe finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, in Zhangjiakou, China. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 18

Speedskating champ chooses sportsmanship over Olympic medal

Kai Verbij backed off on the final straight in speedskating's 1,000 meters.
February 18
Kai Verbij of the Netherlands is comforted by coach Jac Orie after his heat in the men's speedskating 1,000-meter finals at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 18, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
February 18

Valieva case boosts drive to raise age limit at Olympics

Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva was allowed to skate at the Olympics in the short program partly because her age gives her extra rights as a “protected person” in a doping case
February 18
Kamila Valieva, of the Russian Olympic Committee,competes in the women's short program during the figure skating at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022, in Beijing. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
February 17

Skater at center of Olympic scandal fails to medal

Russian skater Kamila Valieva, who had tested positive for a banned drug, finished fourth in the women’s free skate in a stunning upset.
February 17
VIDEO: Skater at center of Olympic scandal fails to medal
February 17

Russia's Kamila Valieva stumbles, finishes off podium in women's figure skating final

Figure skaters took to the ice Thursday at the Beijing Olympics for the free skate amid the Kamila Valieva doping scandal.
February 17
Figure skaters took to the ice Thursday at the Beijing Olympics for the free skate amid the Kamila Valieva doping scandal.
February 17

Ukrainian athlete reportedly tests positive for banned substances at Olympics

Skier Valentyna Kaminska, 34, reportedly tests positive for both a steroid and a stimulant and is currently on provisional suspension, according to the IOC.
February 17
VIDEO: Ukrainian athlete reportedly tests positive for banned substances at Olympics
February 16

Ryan Cochran-Siegle on Olympic family legacy

USA Alpine racer Ryan Cochran-Siegle on carrying on an Olympic family legacy and following in his mother’s footsteps.
February 16
VIDEO: Ryan Cochran-Siegle on Olympic family legacy
February 16

Olympic mascot Bing Dwen Dwen steals spotlight at Beijing Winter Games

"Good Morning America" takes a look at the hype behind the Olympic mascot.
February 16
VIDEO: Olympic mascot Bing Dwen Dwen steals spotlight at Beijing Winter Games
February 16

Simone Biles announces engagement to Houston Texans player

Lara Spencer reports the buzziest stories of the day in “GMA” Pop News.
February 16
VIDEO: Simone Biles announces engagement to Houston Texans player