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  1. Names of mascots for Rio Games announced

    The mascot for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been named Vinicius, and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2014
  2. Adrian Peterson's comments show how deeply ban has affected him

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- So what's next for Adrian Peterson? Will we see him in purple and gold -- or some other colors -- next year, toting a football in his pursuit of a Lombardi trophy? Or will he be in Rio de Janeiro in 2016, donning red, white and blue in...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
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  4. IOC grants full Olympic recognition to Kosovo

    The IOC has granted full recognition to Kosovo, meaning the Balkan country can send an independent team to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2014
  5. Labor laws broken at Rio Olympic venues

    Brazil's Labor Ministry says labor laws have been broken and health and safety standards not met in construction of the Olympic Park and athletes village for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2014
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  7. 2016 Rio Games match London sponsorship sales, organizers say

    Organizers of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro say they have matched the domestic sponsorship sales for the 2012 Olympics and expect to surpass London's total with almost two years to go.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2014
  8. Cat-like mascot unveiled for Rio Olympics

    A bright yellow cat-like figure, which also combines elements of monkeys and birds, is the mascot of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | November 24, 2014
  9. Morning finals for athletics at Rio Olympics, IAAF rules

    The ruling body of world athletics says it will stage finals during the morning sessions of its program at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

    Story | Conversation | November 19, 2014
  10. Gymnastics champion Simone Biles signs UCLA Bruins national lette...

    Two-time world gymnastics all-around champion Simone Biles has signed a national letter of intent to attend UCLA, although she has deferred enrollment until after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2014
  11. Zlatan Ibrahimovic reveals desire to play in 2016 Olympics with S...

    Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he is hopeful that he can represent his country at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Ibrahimovic, 33, missed out on the World Cup after Sweden were pipped to a place in Brazil by Portugal, who beat them i...

    Story | Conversation | November 12, 2014
  12. Adriano cleared of charges of connection to drug trafficking

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- A Rio de Janeiro judge has rejected charges of drug trafficking against former Brazil striker Adriano. Prosecutors had charged the striker with connection with drug trafficking because he allegedly bought a motorcycle and gave it as...

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2014
  13. Brazil's Adriano charged in connection with drug trafficking

    Associated Press

    SAO PAULO -- Former Brazil striker Adriano was charged by Rio de Janeiro prosecutors on Tuesday for his alleged connection with drug trafficking. Prosecutors claim the striker bought a motorcycle and gave it as a gift to a known drug dealer in the sh...

    Story | Conversation | November 04, 2014
  14. Endurance sports - Ryan Vail is back in New York with an eye on R...

    Mario Fraioli

    Competitor.com sat down with Ryan Vail, the top American at the 2013 NYC Marathon, to talk about his training and goals for this year's race, and his Olympic aspirations for 2016.

    Story | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  15. Power Rankings: Pound-for-pound

    These are the P4P power rankings.

    Power Ranking | Conversation | October 29, 2014
  16. 2016 Rio Games organizers would welcome Oscar Pistorius

    Brazilian Olympic and Paralympic organizers say Oscar Pistorius would be welcome to compete at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro if the South African runner is declared eligible.

    Story | Conversation | October 28, 2014
  17. 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
  18. UFC 179 Report Card: Jose Aldo wins; Chad Mendes shines; Conor Mc...

    Brett Okamoto

    Brett Okamoto hands out grades following UFC 179.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2014