Athletes and civilians alike are worried about contracting diseases in Brazil's feces-laden bay.
Nearly 70 percent of the city's sewage spills, untreated, into the Atlantic Ocean and Guanabara Bay.
Boycotts, a bear mascot, and a powerful head of state. Some things don't change.
Russia's unarmed, heavily costumed guards may look intimidating, but their actual power is pretty limited.
Animal activists estimate that thousands of dogs have been killed under the government's Olympics-motivated crackdown.
Tropical flora is all over the coastal parts of Sochi, and visitors are taking notice.
Canadians are not impressed with their hockey team's accommodations.
Days from the opening ceremonies, constructions crews are still at work on hotels, shops, and sidewalks.
Examining the historical wardrobe choices of the nutty Mexican skier Hubertus von Hohenlohe.
The country is deploying 50,000 soldiers and police for the Games.
"I am not sure, but I don't bloody know them."
A fascinating new book offers an inside glimpse of Sochi, which will host the Winter Olympics in February.
Residents say construction for the Winter Games has led to damaged homes, dry wells and forced evictions.
Thirty can win you one free subway ticket.
It's the longest torch relay in history.
Sarajevo's 1984 facilities became battlegrounds of the Bosnian War. Though scars remain, some are showing new signs of life.
Officials are already cutting bells and whistles from Zaha Hadid's bold stadium proposal to avoid runaway costs.
Tokyo's National Olympic Stadium is being rebuilt and expanded. That means Kohei Jinno, who lives one block away, will have to move. Again.
A cheatsheet on which city might be chosen as the next future host of the Summer Olympics—Tokyo, Madrid, or Istanbul.
Economists agree: the Olympics are bad for cities. There's an obvious solution.