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  1. Future of Olympic golf course in Rio unclear after hearing

    The future of the golf course under construction for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016 was unclear Wednesday after the city of Rio and the course developer -- both defendants in a lawsuit -- failed to agree to changes proposed by a Brazilian court.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  2. Golf official worried by course construction delays in Rio de Jan...

    Construction on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro remains way behind schedule, putting in jeopardy a planned test tournament next year, according to the head of the International Golf 'Federation.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  3. Slopestyle course designs released for 2014 Sochi Olympics

    Devon O'Neil

    Designs were released Wednesday for the layout of the 2014 Sochi Olympic freeski and snowboard slopestyle course. Construction will be lead by Sweden's Anders Forsell

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2013
  4. Rio court asks for modifications, puts 2016 Olympic golf course i...

    Rio de Janeiro's Olympic golf course faces an uncertain future after a court proposed Wednesday that the under-construction layout should be modified to meet environmental concerns.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2014
  5. Olympic golf course progress 'reasonably good,' says PGA Tour com...

    PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says progress on the construction of the troubled course for golf's return to the Olympics at Rio in 2016 is "reasonably good" and he would travel to Brazil early next year to check on its progress.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2013
  6. Talking FIS and Olympic slopestyle with assistant race director R...

    Melissa Larsen

    Roberto Moresi, one of the people responsible for the Olympic pipe and slopestyle course design and construction in Sochi, answers 101 questions about FIS slopestyle

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2013
  7. Architect -- 2016 Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro on pace f...

    Construction on the golf course to be used by the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is on pace for a test event about a year before the Summer Games, architect Gil Hanse said on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  8. Rio confident golf course will be ready for 2016 despite holdups

    Construction of the Olympic golf course in Rio de Janeiro has yet to start because of a legal dispute over the ownership of the land on the proposed site.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2012
  9. Judge won't block land for Olympic golf course

    Rio 2016 organizers won a legal dispute when a judge decided not to annul contracts and block construction on disputed land for the Olympic golf course.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2012
  10. Judge asked to block land of 2016 Olympics golf course

    A judge has been asked to annul contracts and ban work on the land where the golf course will be built for the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 24, 2012
  11. Land dispute in Rio threatens return of golf to Games

    A land dispute is threatening construction of the golf course for the 2016 Summer Games, when the sport is to be played at the Olympics for the first time since 1904.

    Story | Conversation | April 20, 2012
  12. European Tour chief has lofty expansion goals

    The head of the European Tour says there is great potential to expand into Eastern Europe, Asia and even South America as many countries step up their construction of world class courses.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010