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Forget Tourism: Pyeongchang's Legacy Likely Debt & Anger

By Foster Klug, Kim Tong-Hyung | Feb 21
Hope is fading that Pyeongchang will do what was promised during its successful 2011 Olympics bid and turn an ignored, impoverished backwater into a premier Asian ski hub.

LA Wins 2028 Games, Lights Olympic Cauldron

LA Wins 2028 Games, Lights Olympic Cauldron

Sep 13
The Olympic cauldron at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is blazing again after the official awarding of the 2028 Games to LA.

McDonald's Ends Olympic Sponsorship Deal 3 Years Early

Jun 19
Fast-food chain McDonald's has ended its Olympic sponsorship deal three years early.

Rio Just Got Hotter! Eight Athletes to Watch This Summer!

By Troy Maillis | Aug 6
Going for the gold this summer is going to be tough, but these eight hunky Olympians have already won our hearts-and have also left us drooling.

Rio Readies For Worst As Terror Threat Hangs Over Olympics

By Mauricio Savarse, Joshua Goodman | Jul 29
A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world's media. If there were ever a headache for anti-terror forces, it's the Olympics.

Homo History 101: Summer Olympics Edition

By Pier Angelo | Jul 23
The news that the Rio Olympics will feature 33 out LGBT athletes is welcome -- but LGBT Olympians have always been part of the picture.

33 LGBT Athletes to Compete in Rio Olympics

By Brittany Ferrendi | Jul 21
Achieving record-level numbers, The 2016 Summer Olympics will feature the largest number of LGBT athletes, according to OutSports.

U.S. Rowers Get Anti-Microbial Training Suits for Rio Waters

By Karl Ritter | Jun 27
U.S. Olympic rowers will be given a new, high-tech training suit with anti-microbial features designed to protect them against water pollution in Rio de Janeiro.

Organizers Go for Harmony in New Tokyo 2020 Logo

By Jill Armstrong | Apr 28
Opting for simplicity and harmony, organizers unveiled the new official logo on Monday, seven months after an initial design was scrapped over allegations of plagiarism.

AP: S. Korea Covered Up Mass Abuse, Killings of 'Vagrants'

By Kim Tong-Hyung and Foster Klug | Apr 25
Even as South Korea prepares for its second Olympics, in 2018, thousands of traumatized former inmates have still received no compensation, let alone public recognition or an apology, after abuses leading up to '88 games.

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