Dec 19, 2013 Russian President,Vladimir Putin, vows to pardon a former political enemy who was once Russia's richest man.
Oct 8, 2013 Attention all athletes and visitors to the Winter Olympics in Sochi: someone is listening to you.
Rowan Moore Gerety
Sep 6, 2013 Does a bidding country’s economy factor into whether it gets to host the Olympic games?
Jun 4, 2013 The two cities, long divided by a border fence, are now marketing themselves as a unified economic region.
May 28, 2013 Wrestling may be out, rock climbing may be in. But Major League Baseball doesn't want to take time out of its regular season to play in the Olympics.
Mar 26, 2013 A ski resort in Sochi, Russia -- site of the 2014 Winter Olympics -- is worried about having enough snow on the ground when the games begin in February.
Feb 22, 2013 The U.S. Olympic Committee has invited 35 mayors to bid for the 2024 Olympics, but the cost of just applying is more than most cities want to spend.
Feb 15, 2013 Athletes are no strangers to controversy, posing dilemmas for corporate sponsors. Pistorius is the latest challenge for Nike, whose problem children have included Lance Armstrong, Tiger Woods and NFL quarterback Michael Vick.
Feb 12, 2013 Wrestling, whose Olympic roots date from ancient Greece, will be dropped after the 2016 games. What ripple effects will that have on the sport?
Aug 7, 2012 The Financial Times has a cool Olympic feature, where they run a formula for how many medals countries should get -- based on things like historical performance, per capita GDP, and host-country advantage. Then they compare that against actual performance in the Games.