July 5, 2012 The Chinese women's Olympic volleyball coach blamed his team's recent losses on their lack of access to safe meat while on the road. A lot of meat that's served in China is tainted with a chemical that's also considered a performance-enhancing drug.
July 5, 2012 What to do with women athletes who make the Olympics team but have high levels of circulating androgens? The International Olympics Committee issues a ruling that commentator Barbara J. King says is based on thinking that's outdated and harmful.
July 2, 2012 Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh were scheduled to race later today. But NBC Sports and the AP say Tarmoh has declined.
June 26, 2012 A starting gun that triggers the timers. Cameras that can snap 5,000 frames a second. And officials still can't decide whether Allyson Felix or Jeneba Tarmoh qualified for the Olympics in the 100 meter sprint. Should they flip a coin or run again?
June 21, 2012 The Olympic Committee had told organizers of the Ravelympics that they were infringing on a trademark. But after knitters complained loudly, the USOC's threat unraveled.
May 21, 2012 Jessica Ennis is the poster girl of Britain's Olympics team. But Sunday in Manchester, someone really messed up and what she thought was her best-ever run of the 100-meter hurdles can't be counted as her best.
May 2, 2012 For the first time, American viewers of the Summer Olympics won't be limited by two words many sports fans loathe: "tape" and "delay." After years of saving the most popular events for prime time, NBC will also stream live video of the London Games, online and via mobile.
March 28, 2012 U.S. archer Khatuna Lorig hopes to return to the Olympics this summer. But she's already helped put archery into The Hunger Games this spring — by training the film's star, Jennifer Lawrence. In the film's kill-or-be-killed competition, Lawrence's character relies on her ability with a bow.
March 7, 2012 The elite athletes who travel to London for this summer's Olympic Games will include petite gymnasts, huge wrestlers — and elite horses, which compete in dressage and other events. The man whose job it is to get 50-60 horses to England says, "It's quite a logistical feat."
January 26, 2012 The campaign of former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney helped pen the Utah Olympic Legacy Foundation news release about the February event.
January 5, 2012 After seeking and winning the right to host the 1976 Winter Olympics, the city backed out. Now, a committee is exploring whether to make a bid for the 2022 Winter Games.
October 6, 2011 In allowing U.S. sprinter LaShawn Merritt to compete, the court said the IOC rule known as the "Osaka Rule" is "invalid and unenforceable" because it extends punishments beyond the guidelines of the World Anti-Doping Code.