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  1. IOC eases on 'Rule 40' after protests from athletes

    The Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee executive board agreed on Thursday to modify a provision known as Rule 40, which at...

    Blog | February 28, 2015
  2. Tokyo 2020 Olympics have 3 venue changes approved by IOC

    Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got the go-ahead Friday from the IOC executive board to change three venue locations, with more changes expected in the next few months as the Japanese try to cuts costs.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
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  4. 2018 Winter Olympics -- Joint working group formed to speed up pr...

    The IOC and South Korean organizers agreed to set up a special joint task force Friday to cut through the slow pace of preparations hampering the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2015
  5. Thousands of dead fish found near Rio Olympic sailing venue

    The Associated Press

    RIO DE JANEIRO -- Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year's Olympics. The dead twa...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  6. IOC president Thomas Bach says 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro wi...

    IOC President Thomas Bach said Tuesday he is confident that the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro will be a "safe games."

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  7. Over 100 fans arrested following violence before Fluminense v Vas...

    Associated Press

    Brazilian police detained more than 100 football fans ahead of a high-profile match in the Rio de Janeiro state championship on Sunday. Authorities said supporters of Fluminense and Vasco da Gama were taken into custody after fighting outside the Eng...

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  8. Final Rio Open matches in Rio de Janeiro

    Top-seeded Sara Errani of Italy defeated Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia 7-6 (2), 6-1 on Sunday to win the Rio Open.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2015
  9. Fabio Fognini, David Ferrer advance to final of Rio Open

    Rafael Nadal was beaten in the semifinals of the Rio Open on Saturday, losing 1-6, 6-2, 7-5 to Italian Fabio Fognini, who will meet David Ferrer in the final.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2015
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  11. Rafael Nadal reaches quarterfinals in clay debut at Rio Open

    Rafael Nadal kept rolling in his first clay-court of the season with a 7-5, 6-3 victory on Thursday over fellow Spaniard and friend Pablo Carreno Busta to reach the quarterfinals of the Rio Open.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2015
  12. Coach Gary Phillips seeking Olympic berth for Papua New Guinea wo...

    Jason Dasey

    Papua New Guinea

    Blog | Conversation | February 18, 2015
  13. Irina-Camelia Begu leads march of seeded women into quarterfinals...

    Second-seeded Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania reached the quarterfinals of the Rio Open on Wednesday, defeating Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States 6-2, 6-4.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2015
  14. Tuesday's first-round action of Rio Open in Rio de Janeiro

    Top-seeded Rafael Nadal defeated Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil at the Rio Open on Tuesday, winning 6-4, 6-1 in his first clay-court match of the season.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2015
  15. Irina-Camelia Begu, Tommy Robredo roll into Rio Open 2nd round

    Second-seeded Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania advanced to the second round of the Rio Open on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2015
  16. FIFA says Manaus not 'suitable' option for 2016 Olympics

    SAO PAULO -- FIFA says it opposes the choice of Manaus as a football host city in the 2016 Olympics. Football's governing body says it prefers the games be played at cities closer to Olympic center Rio de Janeiro. "We do not consider Manaus as a suit...

    Story | Conversation | February 13, 2015
  17. U.S. women's basketball team retains assistants for Olympics

    The U.S. women's national basketball team will retain its assistant coaches for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2015
  18. 2016 Rio Olympic torch relay to reach 90 percent of Brazilian pop...

    Organizers of the torch relay for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro say it will visit 250 towns and cities across Brazil, reaching 90 percent of its 200 million people.

    Story | Conversation | January 29, 2015