Olympics

Celebrities

A look at rising costs for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics

An expert panel set up by Tokyo's newly elected governor says the price tag of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics could exceed $30 billion unless drastic cost-cutting measures are taken. That's more than a four-fold increase from the initial estimate at the time Tokyo was awarded the games in 2013.

News

WADA releases list of prohibited substances

The World Anti-Doping Agency has released its 2017 list of prohibited substances for athletes, adding a drug used for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and eating disorders to its catalog of banned stimulants.

Sports

Raised-fist protesters Smith, Carlos support Kaepernick

Tommie Smith and John Carlos were proud to raise their gloved fists in a symbolic protest at the Olympics, and now they're proud that Colin Kaepernick and other athletes are staging national anthem protests to raise awareness about racial inequality and police brutality.

Rio 2016 Summer Games

Videos

Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio

Miami Herald columnist Dave Barry roams the streets and beaches of Rio de Janeiro to discover (and make sense of) all the sights and sounds surrounding the 2016 Olympic Games.
Nicole L. Cvetnic and David Eulitt / McClatchy
Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio 2:27

Dave Barry discovers something other than fish in the ocean off Rio

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio 1:36

Raw Video: Coach K returns from Rio

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers claimed they were robbed in Rio 3:26

Surveillance footage from the night U.S. swimmers claimed they were robbed in Rio

Rio restaurant crowd watches Bolt take the gold 1:07

Rio restaurant crowd watches Bolt take the gold