Brazil's loss to Poland in the final of the men's volleyball world championship on Sunday was a blow to the South Americans, but should boost the sport in two years at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Sports must acknowledge its relationship to politics and big business and work with those who run global society while still maintaining its neutrality, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

The adoption of a more flexible approach to the Olympic program could allow for the return of baseball and other sports that have been dropped from the games, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach said Saturday.

South Korea's president has assured the IOC that the government will make the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang a success.

The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer — both defendants in a lawsuit — failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.

As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again. What's clearer is that the Paralympic leadership will not be encouraging any comeback by the double amputee sprinter.

Organizers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

After 26 years guiding Manchester United, Alex Ferguson knows better than most that one should always think very, very carefully before breaking up a winning team. Perhaps that helps explain why he donated money to the campaign urging voters in his native Scotland to say "No" to independence in the historic ballot this week.

A Brazilian court is set to decide the future of the golf course for the 2016 Olympics, a layout that is being carved out of a nature reserve with luxury high-rise apartments planned around the edges.

Alpha Ibraham Diallo, a former IOC member from Guinea and African Olympic head, has died. He was 82.

Oscar Pistorius is free to compete for South Africa again, as long as his running doesn't go against the ruling of the judge.

South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of culpable homicide in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

Austria is tightening its anti-doping laws, making it illegal for athletes to work with coaches and officials who have been banned in doping cases.

The head of Hungary's national Olympic committee says it fully supports a possible Budapest bid for the 2024 Games.

South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius was cleared of premeditated murder in the killing of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

The 2016 U.S. Olympic swim trials in Omaha, Nebraska, will take place June 26-July 3.

Bob Suter, who patrolled the blue line for Team USA's gold-medal winning "Miracle on Ice" team in 1980, died on Tuesday at the age of 57.

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