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Paris 2024 logo: Olympic flame or dating ad?

The logo for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games has been unveiled to both praise and mockery on social media.

Olympic swimmer Filippo Magnini saves drowning newly-wed

Italian Olympic swimmer, Filippo Magnini rescued newly-wed Andrea Benedetto who was drowning off a Sardinian beach

North Korea: South proposes Winter Olympics delegation talks

South Korea has offered high-level talks with North Korea next Tuesday to discuss its possible participation in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

Two Russian skiers get life bans over Sochi Games doping

Russia’s cross country gold medalist Alexander Legkov and compatriot Evgeniy Belov were banned from the Olympics for life over doping at the Sochi 2014 winter Games

Paris and Los Angeles awarded 2024 and 2028 Olympics

Paris was awarded the 2024 Olympics and Los Angeles the 2028 Games by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the first double allocation in almost one century

Paris celebrates 2024 Olympic win as LA accepts 2028 consolation

Paris was celebrating victory on Tuesday in its bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games after Los Angeles announced its intention to host the 2028 event instead

Eight Brazilians sentenced for plotting jihadist attack on Olympics

Eight Brazilians convicted of plotting a jihadist attack on the Rio Olympics last year were sentenced Thursday to between five and 15 years in prison.