The surfing venue for the Paris Olympics is on the other side of the world but could steal the show, 2023 December 2
The giant waves form in the storm belts of the Southern Ocean, off Antarctica, where whales roam. Supercharged by intense winds, the swells then roll on an ocean journey of thousands of kilometers (miles) to crash into Tahiti in the South Pacific.
After chance to be a Tokyo Olympian was lost, Katie Lou Samuelson returns to chase Paris 2024, 2023 December 1
Katie Lou Samuelson and Devin Cannady took their marriage vows in April. They made another vow to each other long before that.
Ruling in Russian Olympic figure skater Kamila Valieva's doping case could be delayed to February, 2023 November 30
There could be yet another delay in the doping case of Russian figure skater Kamila Valieva, with a ruling now potentially coming more than two years since her positive test rocked the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Paris angers critics with plans to restrict Olympic Games traffic but says residents shouldn't flee, 2023 November 29
Stay, enjoy the once-in-a-lifetime show. That was the message from organizers of the Paris Olympics on Wednesday as they sought to reassure the French capital's residents that security measures and traffic restrictions won't make their lives nightmarish during the July 26-Aug. 11 event.
IOC lines up French Alps to host 2030 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City for 2034 edition, 2023 November 29
Salt Lake City being preferred as a shoo-in to host the 2034 Winter Olympics was expected. The surprise was the IOC favoring the French Alps bid for the 2030 edition on Wednesday.
FIBA holds draw for final 4 Olympic men's basketball qualifying events, 2023 November 27
Dallas' Luka Doncic, Milwaukee's Giannis Antetokounmpo and Minnesota's Karl-Anthony Towns all still have a chance to play in next summer's Paris Olympics.
Paris mayor says she's quitting Elon Musk's 'global sewer' platform X as city gears up for Olympics, 2023 November 27
The mayor of future Olympic host city Paris says she is quitting X, accusing Elon Musk's platform previously known as Twitter of spreading disinformation and hatred and of becoming a "gigantic global sewer" that is toxic for democracy and constructive debate.
U.S. teenager Ava Marie Ziegler wins NHK Trophy with near-flawless free skate, 2023 November 25
Ava Marie Ziegler performed a near-flawless free skate Saturday to win the NHK Trophy and lead a U.S. 1-2 finish on the podium.
South African Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius granted parole, will be released from prison on Jan. 5, 2023 November 24
Double-amputee Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius was granted parole on Friday, more than a decade after shooting his girlfriend through a toilet door at his home in South Africa in a killing that jolted the world.
Kagiyama and Thorngren lead NHK Trophy figure skating event after short programs, 2023 November 24
Yuma Kagiyama of Japan upstaged two-time world champion and compatriot Shoma Uno on Friday to finish first in the men's short program at the NHK Trophy.