Olympics News

Posted: 07/12/2017 - Los Angeles and Paris can agree a deal to be named Olympic host cities in September, after the IOC decided Tuesday it can award both the 2024 and 2028 Summer Games rights at the same time.

Posted: 09/29/2016 - U.S. Olympic athletes would be exempt from a so-called victory tax under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the president.

Posted: 08/22/2016 - Speedo is the first major company to drop its sponsorship of swimmer Ryan Lochte.

Updated: 08/19/2016 - U.S. Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte (LAHK'-tee) has apologized for his behavior surrounding a late-night incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station. He says he should have been more "careful and candid" about how he described what happened.

Posted: 08/18/2016 - Team USA claimed the top three spots in the 100m hurdles yesterday at the Rio Olympics, making it the first time a nation swept the podium in the event.

Updated: 08/18/2016 - LaShawn Merritt, who once ran track at ECU, is preparing to battle it out with Usain Bolt in the 200m final tonight in Rio. You can watch the race tonight on WITN.

Updated: 08/17/2016 - While millions tune in to watch the Olympics, it can have a more lasting impact on children who are now inspired by their favorite athletes.

Posted: 08/14/2016 - American Simone Biles added a third gold medal to her haul in Rio by easily winning the women's vault final.

Posted: 08/14/2016 - Ryan Lochte and three other American swimmers were robbed at gunpoint early Sunday by thieves posing as police officers who stopped their taxi and took their money and belongings.

Updated: 08/13/2016 - One night after his only setback in Rio, Michael Phelps is back on top.