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Jul 07, 2014

2022 Winter Olympics finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan

The International Olympic Committee has named three cities -- the only cities still interested -- to its official list of candidates for the 2022 Winter Games... #Beijing #Kazakhstan

Jul 07, 2014

Almaty, Beijing, Oslo make list for 2022 Olympics

Final 3: IOC keeps Almaty, Beijing and Oslo as finalists for 2022 Winter Olympic... #Beijing #International Olympic Committee

Jul 09, 2014

Bach cites 'great dynamism' in Rio preparations

Bach cites 'great dynamism' by Rio organizers in overcoming delays for 2016 Olympic... #Beijing #International Olympic Committee

Jul 08, 2014

Oscar Pistorius defense team rests case in athlete's murder trial

The defense team for Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius closed its case Tuesday in the murder trial of his girlfriend model Reeva Steenkamp, sending the trial into a new phase and ending months of emotionally wrenching cross-examination... #Beijing #International Olympic Committee

Jul 08, 2014

Documentary to follow up on gay rights issues at Sochi Olympics

In the wake of the 2014 Sochi Wiinter Games -- where gay rights in sports became an issue -- Robert Redford's Sundance Productions is working on a documentary that chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes... #Beijing #International Olympic Committee

Jul 08, 2014

IOC: Rio's Olympic preparations boosted by WCup

AP Interview: IOC executive says World Cup success boosting efforts to overcome Olympic delay... #Beijing #International Olympic Committee

Jul 07, 2014

2022 Winter Olympics finalists: Beijing, Oslo and Almaty, Kazakhstan

The International Olympic Committee has named three cities -- the only cities still interested -- to its official list of candidates for the 2022 Winter Games... #Beijing #Kazakhstan

Jul 08, 2014

Documentary to follow up on gay rights issues at Sochi Olympics

In the wake of the 2014 Sochi Wiinter Games -- where gay rights in sports became an issue -- Robert Redford's Sundance Productions is working on a documentary that chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes... #Beijing #Kazakhstan

Jul 07, 2014

$16M to widows of asbestos cancer victims

Widows of a construction worker who helped build the Olympic Tower in Midtown and a chief petty officer in the Navy who spent 28 years repairing ship boilers will both get record-breaking awards for their husbands’ exposure to asbestos, an appellate ... #Beijing #Kazakhstan

Jul 07, 2014

Oscar Pistorius fired gun to 'nullify threat,' says defense witness

South African Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius intended to shoot through a door in his bathroom to “nullify the threat,” believing an intruder was in the enclosed toilet cubicle, a sports and exercise doctor testified Monday... #Beijing #Kazakhstan