No sooner had the 2016 Olympic Games finished than commentators were lamenting their negative impacts on the host city, Rio de Janeiro. Many have concluded that a sustainable Olympic legacy is either uncertain, or downright ...
New research has revealed why leading female sportswriters believe their newsrooms are still dominated by men.
Australians think the fairest way to judge the Olympic medal tally is by medals per capita while Americans think it should be judged on total medals.
So the plumbing and electricity in the athletes' village took several days to fix. Who cares?
How many medals will each country win in Rio at this Summer's Olympic Games? Researchers who derived predictions from two different models anticipate that the USA, China, Russia, and the UK will retain their top positions ...
The mayor of Paris called Tuesday for the city's celebrated river Seine to be cleaned up and made safe for swimming as part of its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games.
With graceful strides across the finish line and a smile breaking across her face, South African 800m runner Caster Semenya raised a finger to the air to signal she won the race for herself and her country, having no idea ...
The city that hosts next year's Olympic Games has become the first in Brazil to ban the use of smartphone-based ride-hailing-applications like Uber.
Brazilian officials said Wednesday they are investigating an outbreak of the highly contagious disease glanders among horses stabled close to the site of next year's Olympic riding contests.
A Russian Black Sea city declared a state of emergency Thursday after a burst pipeline spewed oil into the landlocked water body, with stormy weather hampering cleanup efforts.