olympics

IOC Weighing Rescheduling Olympics

(CNN) - Olympic organizers says they're stepping up scenario-planning for the 2020 games; in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The International Olympic Committee executive board made the announcement on Sunday. It says it's debating a postponement of the games,…

Aly Raisman Won't Compete In This Year's Olympics

(CNN) - The 2020 Olympics in Tokyo will be missing a gold medal winning gymnast. Aly Raisman announced she's not going to compete in the event. She plans to take some time off to reflect on her achievements. Raisman…

No More McDonald's Ads During Olympics

(CNN) - American audiences won't be seeing any Olympics-themed McDonald's television advertisements during this year's games. The 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics will also be the last to feature McDonald's restaurants in the Olympic park and village. That's because the fast food…

Family Recreates Olympics

One family that couldn't make it all the way to South Korea has created the next best thing- an Olympic games in their own backyard. Katie Crowther tested her mettle at their Olympic village in Sheboygan,…

Five Russian Athletes Banned from Winter Olympics

Five Russian athletes who competed in the 2014 Winter Olympics have been banned for life for doping violations. The list of violators included two gold medalists at the games that took place in Sochi, Russia. The International Olympic Committee…

Los Angeles to Host 2028 Olympics

Los Angeles announced today that an agreement has been reached to host the 2028 Summer Olympic Games. This will make the third time the Olympics calls L.A. home. The last time Los Angeles hosted the sporting events was 1984. It…

IOC Adds 3-on-3 Basketball to 2020 Tokyo Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC added 3-on-3 basketball to the 2020 Tokyo Olympic program on Friday in an effort to give the games a more youthful and urban appeal. In another move toward street sports, BMX Freestyle cycling will…

NBC Announces Big Changes to Winter Olympics Programming

In an announcement made on Tuesday, NBC will broadcast its Winter Olympic TV programming live across all time zones for the first time at the 2018 Winter Games. The Games are set to take place in PyeongChang, South Korea. This…