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2008 Olympics

US SEC fines BHP Billiton $25 million over 2008 Olympics dealings, says it improperly sponsored attendance of foreign government officials - @Reuters

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2024 Olympics

Athletes Larry Bird, David Ortiz and Michelle Kwan among those named to board overseeing Boston 2024 Olympics bid - @fox25news

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2024 Olympics

Paris City Council votes in favor of submitting a bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics - @hugolowell

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Amy Van Dyken

Olympic swimming champion Amy Van Dyken says she has 'graduated to crutches' and is walking after June 6 ATV accident severed her spine - @amyvandyken

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2016 Olympics

Rio de Janeiro's mayor on city's missed goal of cleaning up the city's blighted waterways ahead of Olympics: 'It is indeed a wasted opportunity...as a Rio resident, I think it's a shame.' - @AP

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2024 Olympics

German officials recommend Hamburg over Berlin as candidate for 2024 Olympics - @AP

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Helicopter crash in northwest Argentina, March 9, 2015

More: French sailor Florence Arthaud, swimmer Camille Muffat and boxer Alexis Vastine confirmed dead after 2 helicopters collide in Argentina's La Rioja province - @BBCNews

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Helicopter crash in northwest Argentina, March 9, 2015

3 French Olympic athletes among 10 killed in helicopter crash in northwest Argentina, French presidential office confirms - @BBCNews

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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh signed a formal agreement with the USOC that bans city employees from criticizing Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Games - @BostonGlobe

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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh says he's open to holding public referendum on city's bid for 2024 Olympics - @WSJ

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2024 Olympics

White House statement on Boston's nomination to host 2024 Olympics: 'The city has taught all of us what it means to be Boston Strong. The President and First Lady couldn't be prouder of this accomplishment and of all of our nation's athletes' - @WhiteHouse

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2024 Olympics

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh on 2024 Olympic bid: 'It is an exceptional honor for Boston to be chosen as the US representative in the running for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This selection is in recognition of our city's talent, diversity and global leadership' - @marty_walsh

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2024 Olympics

US Olympic Committee chairman: 'We're excited about our plans to submit a bid for the 2024 Games and feel we have an incredibly strong partner in Boston that will work with us to present a compelling bid. We're grateful to the leaders in each of the four cities for their partnership and interest in hosting the most exciting sports competition on earth' - statement

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2024 Olympics

US Olympic Committee selects Boston as US bid city to compete to host 2024 Summer Olympics - @AP

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skiing

Swiss 4-time Olympic champion ski jumper Simon Ammann suffers scary crash at Bischofshofen, Austria, tournament - @NBCOlympics

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Michael Phelps DUI charge, September 2014

Photo: Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps is seen entering a courthouse in Baltimore shortly before pleading guilty to a September DUI charge - @HuffPostUKPics

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Michael Phelps DUI charge, September 2014

Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps pleads guilty to Maryland DUI charge - @AP

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crime & courts

Olympic freeskier Nick Goepper charged with criminal mischief after deputies say he vandalized multiple vehicles in Indiana - @WCPO

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France

Former Olympic wrestling champion Steeve Guenot suspended 1 year by French anti-doping agency for missing tests - @AP_Sports

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2024 Olympics

More: US Olympic Committee teases Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC, as possible hosts for 2024 Olympic games in bid - @USOlympic

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