Posts Tagged Olympic games

Olympics, Paralympics look for volunteers in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics want diversity in the ranks as they begin the search for 70,000 volunteers.

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Rio Olympics gets 1st qualified athletes

CAEN, France (AP) — Almost two years before the 2016 Summer Olympics starts, the first competitors have qualified for the Rio de Janeiro Games.

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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.

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Ledecky leaves her mark in Australia

Katie Ledecky of the U.S. smiles after she set a new world record in her women's 1500m freestyle final at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. Ledecky won the race setting a new world record of 15 minutes, 28.36 seconds.(AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — The long, deep breaths were a sign: Elation, satisfaction, relief. And just a touch of exhaustion.

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Phelps shows his comeback is on track at Pan Pacs

Michael Phelps of the U.S. right,  shakes hands with team mate Nathan Adrian bottom right after they won the men's 4 x 100m medley final  at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps gave an incredulous look, an almost indignant response and strode away to collect a gold medal.

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