2012 Summer Olympics
G4S says it expects to lose between 35 million pounds and 50 million pounds ($54 million-$78 million) on the contract, which is equal to about 12 percent of its annual profit.
LONDON (AP) — Apart from a wrong turn by a bus driver, a snarky tweet by a U.S. athlete, a few waterlogged venues and a lack of security guards, organizers are insisting everything is fine […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tough start for the Americans. The Olympic basketball team couldn’t get a stop, the president couldn’t get a kiss. Eventually, things worked out for both of them. LeBron James scored 30 points […]
LONDON (AP) — With the opening ceremony less than two weeks away, there’s a mad dash to the finish line at the Olympics and it has nothing to do with sprinters. Hundreds of construction workers […]
It’s too late to change anything for the 530 American athletes in time for the London Games, which start July 27. The uniforms for Opening Ceremony will remain as planned.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Relay sprinter Debbie Dunn took her name off the U.S. Olympic team roster Friday after testing positive for excessive testosterone. Dunn, who finished fourth in the 400 meters at Olympic […]
A similar arrangement was made at the Youth Olympics in 2010 for Saudi equestrian competitor Dalma Rushdi Malhas, who won a bronze medal in show jumping.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Blake Griffin will have surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee and the U.S. forward will miss the Olympics. Griffin returned to Los Angeles on Thursday for further evaluation […]
And even with another loss from its roster, the U.S. Olympic basketball team just keeps on rolling along.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue – but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming. Republicans and Democrats railed Thursday about the U.S. Olympic Committee’s […]