(AP) -- The newspaper coverage was troubling: London's huge international showcase was beset by planning problems, local opposition and labor woes - and the transport was a mess.
The Olympic Games are big business and generate substantial amounts of revenue for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) through lucrative television contracts and corporate sponsorship. The Games are now also widely ...
It's not unusual for an archaeologist to get stuck in the past, but Carl Gustafson may be the only one consumed by events on the Olympic Peninsula in 1977.
Australia on Monday gave environmental approval for mining behemoth BHP Billiton to expand its Olympic Dam project and create what officials said could be the world's largest open pit mine.
When we travel for sport -- whether to play it or watch it -- we can develop strong bonds with the place we visited to do that. Sport tourism is a fast-growing research area that's intrigued Dr. Tom Hinch since his youth. ...
Records were destined to fall at the 2008 Olympics, but Chinese officials didn't want the gold medal for "most polluted air." Reducing air pollution in an urban area like Beijing will require large, regional strategies according ...
The London 2012 Olympics will be the first to be broadcast live in 3D, Japanese electronics giant Panasonic announced on Wednesday.
(AP) -- NBC's Olympic coverage in London will look very familiar, with one major twist.
For years, when Washington state health officials tested shellfish for toxins produced by microscopic algae, they zeroed in on two types of poisons.
Greg Dumont doesn't need a crystal ball to predict where the next Olympic Games will be held ... he has science on his side.