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  1. The king is dead but his throne remains

    Fernando Duarte

    Brazil

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  2. IOC President Thomas Bach says Brazil making great strides ahead ...

    Brazilian Olympic organizers are benefiting from the successful hosting of the World Cup and showing "great dynamism" to overcome the delays that have plagued the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2014
  3. Michael Phelps ready for challenge at Santa Clara Grand Prix

    Michael Phelps said Thursday that he's focused on this weekend's Santa Clara Grand Prix, not on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | June 19, 2014
  4. 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
  5. Rio de Janeiro mayor says mistake to have 12 host cities for Worl...

    Associated Press

    World Cup news

    Story | Conversation | June 05, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Defending Olympic volleyball champion Julius Brink retires

    Olympic beach volleyball champion Julius Brink of Germany has retired because of injuries, ending a planned title defense at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2014
  9. Former Portugal star Deco cleared of doping

    Associated Press

    Former Portugal midfielder Deco has been cleared of doping because of faulty testing by a Rio de Janeiro laboratory that has since been suspended from World Cup duty. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Tuesday that a settlement between ...

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2014
  10. Sailing official wants water-quality tests for pollution in Rio d...

    Sailing's governing body may conduct independent water-quality tests in Rio de Janeiro's polluted Guanabara Bay, the sailing venue for the 2016 Olympics and the site of Rio's first test event in 2.5 months.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2014
  11. Official said Brazil will not meet water pollution targets by 201...

    Brazil will not make good on its commitment to clean up Rio de Janeiro's sewage-filled Guanabara Bay by the 2016 Olympic Games, state environmental officials acknowledged in a letter obtained Saturday by The Associated Press.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2014
  12. International Olympic Committee denies report that London could r...

    The IOC said Friday there is "not a shred of truth" to a British newspaper report that London has been approached about replacing Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 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. What to Expect From Michael Phelps If He Swims in Rio de Janeiro

    Michael Phelps, the , announced this week that he was . Phelps had retired following a at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Phelps and his coach, Bob Bowman, whether he's gearing up for another run at the Olympics, but it's ha...

    Blog | April 18, 2014
  16. Olympic workers in Rio end strike after 2 weeks

    Over 2,000 construction workers returned to their jobs at the Olympic Park on Thursday, ending a two-week strike that further slowed the trouble-plagued 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | April 17, 2014