Summer Olympic games

FILE - In this Aug. 16, 2016, file photo, United States' Aly Raisman shows off her silver medal after the artistic gymnastics women's apparatus final at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Six-time Olympic medal winning gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells “60 Minutes” she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics but now is in jail in Michigan awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to possession of child pornography. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, FIle)
November 10, 2017 - 12:47 pm
Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor. Raisman tells "60 Minutes" she was 15 when she was first treated by Dr. Larry Nassar, who spent more than two decades working with athletes at USA Gymnastics. He's now is in jail in...
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November 07, 2017 - 6:48 am
Olympic marathon champion Jemima Sumgong of Kenya has been banned four years for using the banned blood-booster EPO. Sumgong's ban was announced by the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya, which ruled Sumgong ineligible from April 3. The gold medalist at the Rio de Janeiro Games failed an out-of-...
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October 19, 2017 - 9:41 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Olympic cycling gold medalist Marty Nothstein is the latest to announce he's running for the eastern Pennsylvania congressional seat being vacated by fellow Republican U.S. Rep. Charles Dent. Dent, a former state senator, is a centrist Republican who has held the seat since...
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FILE - In this July 29, 2012, file photo, U.S. gymnast McKayla Maroney poses after completing her routine on the vault during the Artistic Gymnastic women's qualifications at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Maroney posted a statement on Twitter Oct. 18, 2017, in which she said she was molested for years by former Team USA doctor Larry Nassar. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
October 18, 2017 - 10:40 am
Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year. The 21-year-old posted a lengthy statement on Twitter on Wednesday that detailed the allegations of abuse. She says the abuse...
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October 12, 2017 - 7:43 am
PARIS (AP) — The noise of car engines enveloping the streets of the French capital might in the future become a memory for Paris pedestrians. In its latest initiative to reduce pollution, Paris City Hall is planning to ban gas-powered cars by 2030. The controversial move follows Mayor Anne Hidalgo'...
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Carlos Nuzman, President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, center, is escorted by federal police officers after being taken into custody at his home, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017. The president of the Brazilian Olympic Committee was arrested amid an investigation into a vote-buying scheme to bring the Olympics to Rio de Janeiro last year. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
October 06, 2017 - 12:07 pm
ZURICH (AP) — After being arrested in Rio de Janeiro and accused of storing gold bars in Switzerland, Brazilian Olympic Committee president Carlos Nuzman was suspended by the IOC on Friday. The decision came hours after Brazilian authorities investigating a 2016 Olympic vote-buying case asked for...
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Tokyo Governor and Party of Hope leader Yuriko Koike speaks during an interview with The Associated Press at her party's office in Tokyo, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Just days before Japan’s national election campaign kicks off, all eyes are on Koike, Tokyo’s governor. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
October 06, 2017 - 11:28 am
TOKYO (AP) — Popular Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike, a rumored candidate in upcoming parliamentary elections, says she wants to influence national politics to speed up changes needed in Japan by starting them in her city. Koike, who became Tokyo's first female leader last year and led her local party to a...
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September 13, 2017 - 8:37 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The tears welling in the Paris mayor's eyes told the story one way. The words the Los Angeles mayor spoke told it another. This was one of those rare Olympic moments when everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee...
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September 13, 2017 - 3:08 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee for transforming an unruly bidding process to lock down its future by choosing not one, but two Summer Olympics hosts at...
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September 13, 2017 - 2:03 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — This was one of those rare Olympic moments where everyone walked away a winner. Paris for 2024. Los Angeles for 2028. And the International Olympic Committee for transforming an unruly bidding process to lock down its future by choosing not one, but two Summer Olympics hosts at...
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