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LONDON (AP) — When the U.S. decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, many experts felt an American city would be an early front-runner in the global race. Now, it's uncertain whether the bid will even make it to a final vote.
LONDON (AP) — In what it described as a vital show of financial transparency, the International Olympic Committee on Thursday disclosed how much its members receive in allowances and per diem payments — including an annual 225,000 euro ($242,000) sum for President Thomas Bach.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A major sandstorm has whipped into the Mideast's commercial hub of Dubai and other Gulf cities, reducing visibility, forcing flight diversions and making breathing outside more difficult.