Beijing, host of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, has formed a "snow affairs work team," and invited experts from Finland, Canada and other nations to help out with the problem of too little of the white stuff.
Carlos Nuzman has sent his resignation letter as head of the Brazilian Olympic Committee from a prison where he's been held since last week amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the 2016 Olympics to Rio de Janeiro.
The Japan labor standard office has determined that the suicide of a 23-year-old man at Tokyo's new Olympic stadium construction site stemmed from overwork, and his family is eligible for government compensation.
The International Paralympic Committee said Bahman Golbarnezhad crashed about 10:40 a.m. local time on a mountainous stretch of the road cycling course and suffered cardiac arrest on the way to the hospital.
Three-time Olympic gold medal cyclist Kristin Armstrong was welcomed home by a crowd of about 100 people at the Boise Airport. She landed at about 1 p.m. Monday and met the supporters who were chanting “Armstrong” and “U.S.A.” Here are the excerpts the Idaho Statesman captured on Facebook Live.
Boise welcomes home gold medalist Kristin Armstrong
Armstrong returns to Idaho with third gold medal
Boise cyclist Kristin Armstrong takes fourth Olympics for a spin
2015 Twilight Criterium Bike Race winds through Downtown Boise