RIO DE JANEIRO— Developers brag that the athletes' village for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics will rival a five-star resort. "All of the visitors here, the ex-athletes and athletes who know many villages, say this village is amazing," said Mauricio Cruz Lopes, the chief executive officer of Ilha Pura, in an interview with The Associated Press. Cruz, who called this the...» Read More
It's remarkably expensive to host the Olympics, but Boston is proposing bargain-price games for 2024.
The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) announced its bid to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games on Tuesday.
Economic troubles at the only remaining rival bidder for the 2022 Olympics have left an open path for Beijing to host again.
Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie, offers advice to investors on what it takes to be a winner in sports and in the markets.
Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie discusses his attempt to raise £80 million ($128 million) to win the America's Cup.
Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, the optimism is ebbing.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports obstacle race courses are the fastest growing sport in the U.S. right now. The company's CEO Joe DeSena hopes to get to 42 countries and turn this into an Olympic sport.
CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports on the fastest growing sport in the U.S. right now: the Spartan Race. The company's CEO Joe DeSena hopes to get to 42 countries and turn this into an Olympic sport.
Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington are the cities still in the running for a possible U.S. bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Brazil's team may be favored to win the World Cup, but analysts don't believe hosting the tournament will boost the country's economy or its shares.
Brazil’s millionaire population will soar, boosted by the World Cup and the 2016 Olympic Games, according to a study.
Georgios Kavetsos, behavioral economist at the London School of Economics, says that it's very hard to measure the economic impact major sports events have on the hosting country ahead of the start of the World Cup in Brazil.
The International Olympic Committee has awarded NBC Universal the broadcast rights to Olympic coverage through 2032, reports CNBC's Dominic Chu.
NBCUniversal announced Wednesday it has acquired U.S. broadcast rights with the International Olympic Committee through 2032.
A top International Olympic Committee official called Rio de Janeiro's preparations to host the 2016 Summer Olympics "the worst I have experienced."
Michael Phelps's longtime coach, Bob Bowman, announced that the Olympic champion is coming out of his retirement and will be competing again, soon.
Olympic runner Oscar "Blade Runner" Pistorius took the stand for day three of his murder trial Wednesday. He told the court his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp died in his arms. NBC's Jeff Rossen reports.
For the first time, the Paralympics are getting strong media coverage across network TV. Stay tuned for ads that spotlight these amazing athletes.
Noelle Pikus Pace, 2014 Olympic medalist, discusses her medal-winning strategy at the Sochi Winter Olympics and announces her plans to retire.
As Team USA celebrated during the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics this weekend, the music in Sochi took an interesting turn.