• Rio Olympic head leaves prison; will face corruption charges

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman, who headed last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, left prison Friday after his arrest two weeks ago on eventual charges that he arranged bribes to land the games for Brazil.

  • Rio 2016 head Nuzman to be released from jail

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Carlos Nuzman, the head of last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics, will be released from jail following a decision in a top Brazilian court.

  • Olympic cyclist Nothstein in Pennsylvania congressional race

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein is the latest to announce he’s running for the eastern Pennsylvania congressional seat being vacated by fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Dent.

  • Beijing forms ‘snow affairs work team’ for 2022 Olympics

    BEIJING (AP) — Beijing, host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, has a snow problem: Hardly any of the white stuff falls on the Chinese capital despite freezing temperatures.

  • Mintenko becomes 1st female to lead US national swim team

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Two-time Olympian Lindsay Mintenko was appointed Wednesday to lead the U.S. national swimming team, becoming the first woman to hold the title.

  • Spanish Olympic high jump champion Ruth Beitia retires

    MADRID (AP) — Olympic high jump champion Ruth Beitia says she is retiring after enduring a series of injuries this year.

  • Audit: Utah needs $39M to improve venues for new Olympic bid

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A foundation that runs venues from the 2002 Winter Olympics in the Salt Lake City area needs $39 million over the next decade for infrastructure improvements that would put the city in position to make a bid for a future Olympics in 2026 or 2030, according to a new state audit made public Tuesday.