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  1. Rio de Janeiro given deadline to make changes for 2016 Olympic go...

    A judge has given Rio de Janeiro and a local developer a deadline to decide whether they are willing to make changes to the Olympic golf course design, which could help settle a legal dispute that is threatening its completion in time for 2016.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  2. IOC says preparations for 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made ...

    Preparations for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months but the schedule "remains tight," the head of the IOC's inspection team said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2014
  3. 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
  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. Phil Mickelson aiming for 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

    Farrell Evans

    Phil Mickelson has his sights set on the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, which will mark the first time since 1904 in St. Louis that golf will be a part of the Games.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2014
  6. Countdown to Rio: Storylines to watch

    Christopher Chavez

    The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro are two years out from Tuesday. Here are some early storylines to keep on the radar: Michael Phelps: Will he or won't he? After retiring from swimming following the 2012 London Games, the most decorated ...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  7. Honigstein: Netherlands wonder what might have been at the World ...

    Raphael Honigstein

    Netherlands

    Blog | July 13, 2014
  8. Defending Tim Krul's gamesmanship in goal at the World Cup

    Chris Jones

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- It rose in the wake of Louis van Gaal's stroke of substitution genius and Tim Krul's feat of mental strength as inevitably as the tides, that go-to epithet of sporting derision: antics. No less a football observer than Henry Winter ...

    Blog | July 06, 2014
  9. Chris Jones writes that Germany vs. France failed to launch at th...

    Chris Jones

    France 0-1 Germany

    Blog | July 04, 2014
  10. Rory McIlroy chooses to play for Ireland in 2016 Rio Olympics

    After months of indecision over who to represent, Rory McIlroy announced Wednesday that he will play for Ireland -- not Britain -- at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | June 18, 2014
  11. 2016 Summer Games -- Rio de Janeiro officials award contract for ...

    A contract has finally been awarded for construction on the long-delayed second major venue complex for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2014
  12. Work on 2016 Rio Olympics golf course could be halted

    Like other delayed venues for the beleaguered Rio 2016 Olympics, work on the golf course has fallen behind schedule.

    Story | Conversation | May 31, 2014
  13. IOC vice president John Coates says Rio Olympic preparations are ...

    International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has slammed Rio's preparations for the 2016 Olympics, saying they are "the worst I have experienced."

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2014
  14. Michael Phelps' comeback bid will not tarnish what he has already...

    Jim Caple

    No matter how far Michael Phelps takes his comeback bid, there is one thing that will not happen. Whether he gets the chance to win more medals or not, his career accomplishments will never be diminished.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  15. Sports chief says Brazil government neglecting Rio crisis

    The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  16. Shots fired at Rio Olympic Park as workers clash

    Striking construction workers and security personnel clashed Monday at Rio de Janeiro's Olympic Park, the main cluster of venues for the 2016 Summer Games.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014