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  • LA goes for the Olympic Gold

    The USOC names Los Angeles for the 2024 Olympics bid.

  • L.A. seeks Olympic bid

    The U.S. Olympic Committee and Los Angeles near an agreement to name the city the U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Summer Games.

  • A message of congratulations is projected onto the Bird's Nest Olympic stadium as people gather after Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing July 31, 2015.

    Beijing was chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, which highlights a bigger problem—many cities don't think it's worth the cost.

  • 1 year until Rio Olympics

    Natalie Morales, NBC News, reports the details on the countdown to Rio Olympics.

  • Road to Rio 2016

    Three-time Olympic champion Kerri Walsh Jennings, beach volleyball player talks about going for the gold in the 2016 Olympic Games and balancing the role of mother, wife and Olympic athlete.

  • CNBC update: Ebola vaccine

    An experimental Ebola vaccine is showing early promise in Africa, and Beijing has been chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, reports CNBC's Sue Herera.

  • Beijing to host 2022 Winter Olympics

    CNBC's Eunice Yoon reports on the newly-selected host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

  • China hot for winter games

    Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics.

  • A security guard keeps watch at the entrance to Olympic Park, the primary set of venues being built for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

    Brazil Summer Olympics' athletes will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becoming ill and unable to compete. The Associated Press reports.

  • DISCA wins gold with Olympic rights

    Discovery Communications wins the Olympic broadcasting rights across Europe over the span of the next four games.

  • IOC awards Discovery European Olympic TV rights

    David Zaslav, Discovery CEO, discusses the $1.45 billion deal to televise the Olympic games in 2018, 2020, 2022 and 2024 on television and on the Internet.

  • Golf's global growth story

    Paul McGinley, professional golfer, discusses the Ryder Cup, and the future of golf

  • United States Olympic Committee president Lawrence F. Probst III, flanked by Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (left) , talks about the USOC selecting Boston as its applicant city to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games during a press conference at the Boston Convention Center and Exhibition Center last Friday.

    Boston may have won the United States Olympic Committee bid for 2024, but not everyone in Beantown is excited to host.

  • United States Olympic Committee president Lawrence F. Probst III, flanked by Boston mayor Martin J. Walsh (left) , talks about the USOC selecting Boston as its applicant city to host the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games during a press conference at the Boston Convention Center and Exhibition Center last Friday.

    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.

  • Olympics 2022

    Economic troubles at the only remaining rival bidder for the 2022 Olympics have left an open path for Beijing to host again.

  • Olympic gold medalist on winning in the markets

    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.

  • Ben Ainslie on $128M fundraising bid for sailing glory

    Four time Olympics gold medalist Ben Ainslie discusses his attempt to raise £80 million ($128 million) to win the America's Cup.

  • The Olympic Rings are displayed inside the Olympic Park prior to the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

    Tokyo's 2020 Summer Olympics were meant to be different: compact, on budget and on time. But now, the optimism is ebbing.

  • Obstacle races attract sponsors

    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.