*Also faces heavy losses from Ukraine investments. MOSCOW, Nov 27- A $20 billion bailout request from Russia's state development bank is raising questions about the running of a lender which helped fund the Sochi Olympics in 2014.. The descendent of a Soviet foreign trade bank, Vnesheconombank or VEB assumed a bigger role in 2007 when Russia designated it as the...» Read More
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.
As more users turn to online dating platforms to find love, they need to be cautious. Here are three cyber security traps to avoid.
Izzy Odessky's loyalty lies not with the country where he was born but with the country that gave him the opportunity to succeed.
U.S. speed skating extended its deal with Under Armour to make its uniforms. The FMHR traders take their positions on the stock.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the United States has a total of 25 medals, and Russia currently has 24 medals. And a rewind on some of the most memorable moments for CNBC in Sochi.
CNBC's Scott Wapner discusses Under Armour's eight year deal to extend its partnership with the U.S. speedskating team and recaps his interview with the company's CEO Kevin Plank.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan reports the latest highlights from Olympic competition and tries his hand at curling.
Kevin Plank, Under Armour founder & CEO, discuss whether he thinks his company will be able to keep up momentum after reporting blowout earnings last quarter. We are a pretty good Street fighter, says Plank.