RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil President Dilma Rousseff, in a close race for re-election, is touring the main venue for Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympic Games with voting just days away.
CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee received near-unanimous support from the country's sports federations in a poll asking whether they would support a bid for the 2024 Olympics — another sign that a U.S. city will make a run at hosting…
CHICAGO (AP) — A former NFL executive took a not-so-subtle jab at the troubled league, saying "a brand is not a shield you can hide behind."
The IOC will require future Olympic host cities to abide by rules that forbid any kind of discrimination, a move prompted by the outcry caused by Russia's adoption of a law banning so-called gay "propaganda" before the Sochi Winter Games.
CHICAGO (AP) — Every day for a year after his most painful professional setback, the chief of Chicago's bid for the 2016 Olympics got hit with some form of the same question, always from a different person: Why?
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top Olympic official is confident a lawsuit against the city of Rio de Janeiro and a golf course developer will not prevent a test event from taking place before the 2016 games.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer — both defendants in a lawsuit — failed to agree to changes pr…
LONDON (AP) — As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What's clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeb…
PARIS (AP) — After 26 years guiding Manchester United, Alex Ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. Perhaps that helps explain why he donated money to the campaign u…
PITTSBURGH | Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion.
Jeffrey "Scott" Martin was a staff sergeant in the U.S. Marines and served three tours of duty in Iraq.
Follow The Times
Whether you need plumbing repairs or kitchen and bathroom remo…
Enter for your chance to win a $5,000 dream vacation here!
Visit Alberts Diamond Jewelers now!
Jelly Bean the Clown has been clowning since 1977 and has an e…
Which Chicago baseball team has a brighter future in 2015?