The Games will be held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, from Feb. 9-25. South Korea's government has trumpeted the Games as an opportunity to improve relations with its northern neighbor.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport announced that Russia will not be able to compete in the Paralympic Games in Rio next month.
The swimsuit maker said that the US Olympic swimmer's fabrication of a robbery runs counter to the company's values, highlighting the public relations risks that sportswear companies take when sponsoring individual athletes.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe surprised Olympic fans by emerging from a green warp pipe dressed as the iconic Nintendo video game character as a way to set the stage for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Three of the four US swim team members in a group Ryan Lochte said was robbed at gunpoint early Sunday have been kept in Brazil to answer questions.
Some observers didn't like the way Bahamian runner Shaunae Miller dove to victory in the women's 400 meter track and field final, but there was nothing illegal about it.