November 15, 2013 Beijing and Stockholm, Sweden, are vying to become the first city to have hosted both summer and winter Olympics. They're among six cities that submitted bids by Thursday's deadline.
August 23, 2013 Putin issued the 10-week ban along with other orders designed to tighten security. All of this comes in the shadow of newly-passed anti-gay laws.
June 12, 2013 An International Skating Union panel hears testimony Thursday over a sabotage case in which Simon Cho, a U.S. Olympic bronze medalist, says his former coach told him to tamper with an opponent's skate blade.
June 4, 2013 After admitting to tampering with a rival's skate blade, U.S. speedskater Simon Cho will boycott a hearing in Germany next week that could bring a lifetime ban, NPR has learned. Cho says his coach ordered him to tamper with the Canadian's skate in 2011.
December 3, 2012 The city and the state of Utah want the 2026 Winter Games. Ten years ago, a successful Olympics there helped launch Mitt Romney's political career.