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IOC Seeks Ethic Commission Advice on Russian Whistleblower Participation

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The IOC Executive Board is asking its Ethics Commission for advice after Russian whistleblower Juliia Stepanova, claiming to have fulfilled the qualification criteria established by the...

IOC and IAAF Heading for Clash Over Whether Russian Athletics Team Members can Compete...

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Divisions remain over whether Russian track and field athletes approved to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be able to do so...

Brasilia’s economic crisis threatens hosting of Rio 2016 football matches

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Brasilia’s deepening economic crisis could see the city stripped of the football matches it is due to host during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Brazil’s...

Rio 2016 in crisis as sports complain to IOC over lack of preparedness

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Officials from 18 sports have complained to the International Olympic Committee's (IOC) ruling Executive Committee about preparations for Rio 2016, amid strikes by workers and...

Rio 2016 Leading the Way In Embracing Energy-Efficient Technology Thanks To Help of GE

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The headquarters of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee has become the first commercial building in Brazil to adopt new energy-efficient...

Rio 2016 Olympic Stadium ‘Closed Indefinitely’ Amid Safety Fears

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Engineers in Rio de Janeiro examining the structural damage to Estádio Olímpico João Havelange have warned that it could take them up to two...

Building of Rio de Janeiro’s First Anti-Doping Laboratory Starts

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Brazil is getting its first World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) accredited laboratory in preparation for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. The new home of...

Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee Confirmed

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Rio de Janeiro’s 2016 Olympic Organizing Committee has been confirmed having achieved “solid progress on the media villages, the venue masterplan and the recruitment...

Modern Pentathlon Proposes Holding All Five Events in Same Stadium at Rio 2016

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Modern pentathlon, the only sport specifically designed for the Olympics, is proposing a revolutionary new concept for Rio 2016 that would see all five...

McIlroy May Miss Rio 2016

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Rory McIlroy, the world's top golfer, may be missing when the sport returns to the Olympics for the first time in 112 years at...

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