Forget 'going for the gold', Olympics are a hassle

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.

Remains of the London Olympic games

Sep 12, 2012
If you find yourself still pining for the Olympic Games, never fear! Now you can own a piece of the games. Literally.
A phoenix is suspended inside the stadium over the Olympic rings during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England.
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The latest Olympic star: Kinesio tape

Aug 13, 2012
Olympic athletes helped increase sales of colorful therapeutic tape.

Brits think the Games have gone maybe, sort of, OK

Aug 10, 2012
London Olympics go smoothly despite trademark British glumness heading into them.

With the Olympics, NBC gets a head start on fall promotion

Aug 6, 2012
Looks like NBC will sell enough ads to break even on the London summer games, which cost $1.3 billion. Its Olympic-sized audience is also a great place to tout NBC programming.

For China, the Olympics are more than a game

Aug 2, 2012
China's government sees winning gold medals as a key affirmation of the country's worth. Athletes who don't come first can get a frosty reception.

Despite online furor, NBC's Olympics ratings doing well

Aug 1, 2012
The network said today it's on track to break even on its Olympics coverage. NBC had expected to take a loss.

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Dressage is not your average horse play

Jul 31, 2012
Mitt and Ann Romney are bringing new attention to the elite sport and sport of the elite -- by co-owning an Olympic horse.

Complaints about NBC's Olympics coverage

Jul 31, 2012
We're now several days into the 2012 Olympic games, and one controversy has emerged above others: Not a doping scandal, not a fight between two opposing nations' teams. It's the coverage of the games itself.

'Twas Five Minutes to Race-Time

Jul 31, 2012
If you’ve so far missed the furor, NBC last night played right into its critics’ hands by airing this Today Show promo in primetime, just moments before it finally allowed viewers to see the race it celebrate.