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Taiwan vote on changing Olympic team name risks China anger
Taiwanese voters will decide this weekend whether to change the name of the island’s Olympic team, a move that could bolster independence advocates and roil already fraught ties with China.
Olympian Michael helps' Quest to save water
Michael Phelps, Olympic gold medalist and global ambassador for Colgate, discusses the "Save Water" campaign aimed at preserving global clean water supplies and his life in retirement, as he has no plans to return to competition.
Bolt trains with Mariners, ready to 'prove people wrong' in soccer mission
Olympic champion Usain Bolt has his first training session with the Central Coast Mariners and says he is ready to prove doubters wrong.
British boxing champ Adams inspires Barbie
8 Mar 2018
A Barbie doll in the likeness of British Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams has been unveiled along with 13 other 'Sheroes' to mark International Women’s Day.
Organisers apologise for Olympic transport problems, granted $2.8m budget increase
12 Feb 2018
Organisers for the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games apologised on Monday (February 12) for what they called "shortfalls" in the transportation services.
Gymnast's fierce courtroom address
22 Jan 2018
Media Watch looks at reactions to the courtroom speech that saw an Olympic gymnast face her abuser, the team's doctor.
Kim Jong-un's rumoured ex-lover pop star makes rare visit to South before Games
22 Jan 2018
Kim Jong-un's rumoured ex-lover and pop star visits South Korea in a show of inter-Korean Olympic faith.
Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan's 1994 saga gets its own museum
18 Jan 2018
A Brooklyn museum showcases the controversial 1994 story of U.S. Olympic ice skaters Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan.
Tokyo 2020's final candidates for mascots to be voted by children
8 Dec 2017
Organisers of the 2020 Olympic games reveal three sets of models from which the official mascots from the games will be chosen.
Farah splits with coach Salazar, moving back to London
31 Oct 2017
Four-times Olympic and world champion posts a video on Twitter to confirm he is returning to the UK and splitting with his coach Alberto Salazar.
Police raid home of Brazil's Olympics chief Carlos Nuzman
6 Sep 2017
Prosecutors accuse Nuzman of arranging bribes to bring the 2016 Olympic Games to Rio.
Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Games: Olympic officials
1 Aug 2017
Los Angeles has agreed to host the 2028 Summer Olympics, the city and the International Olympic Committee confirmed on Monday.