Jul 13, 2012 Unlike the teams of other countries, the U.S. Olympic team is privately financed, relying on sponsors and contributions. And its clothing sponsor has factories in China.
Jul 12, 2012 The British government says it will have to deploy an extra 3,500 soldiers to protect the Olympic Games after a private security contractor abruptly said it would fall short.
Jul 9, 2012 Residents of some apartment buildings in London are upset that the British military plans to put anti-aircraft weapons on their roofs during the Olympic games.
Jul 9, 2012 International Olympic Committee president Jacque Rogge is in a sticky spot. Asked whether he sees any problem with having McDonald's and Coke sponsor the world's biggest exposition of physical fitness, he admitted there could be issues with it.
Jul 9, 2012 The new track and field uniforms for this year's Olympic games were recently unveiled by Nike.
Jun 8, 2012 The International Olympic Committee will provide live web coverage of the London games this summer to nations in Asia and Africa. If the online feed catches on, a television network might be interested in paying for future international rights.
May 8, 2012 British authorities are checking their level of preparedness for the Summer Olympics in London in July. Some Brits say they aren’t ready.
Apr 5, 2012 Today, the Greek Athletics Federation laid out what it sees as a "bleak future" for sports. The federation has suspended track and field events as part of budget cutbacks. That puts into question Greece's ability compete in the London Olympics this summer.