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By Associated Press
The International Olympic Committee and local organizers say the games are on, but the clock is ticking.
By Stephen Wade, Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
No taking a knee at the Olympics. No hand gestures with political meaning. No disrespect at medal ceremonies.
By Graham Dunbar, Associated Press
Russia was slapped with an unprecedented punishment from the International Olympic Committee for systematic doping. While some Russian athletes may be allowed to compete, its national team will be banned at the upcoming winter games in South Korea and President…
By PBS NewsHour
Los Angeles and Paris are poised to host the Summer Olympics within the upcoming decade, the International Olympic Committee unanimously said Tuesday.
By Amber Partida
For years, executives in charge of gymnastics’ national governing body have been ignoring allegations of sexual abuse by coaches of young athletes, reported USA Today’s IndyStar on Thursday. Judy Woodruff speaks with investigative reporter Marisa Kwiatkowski and Nancy Hogshead-Makar, lawyer…
Last week, the IAAF voted to ban Russia’s track and field team from competing at the Rio Olympics because of a widespread doping program. Tuesday, the International Olympic Committee upheld the ban, but added a loophole of sorts: the banned…
In other news Wednesday, at least 11 people were missing after an oil rig explosion off of Louisiana's Gulf Coast. Also, Pope Benedict promised the Catholic Church would take action in the sex abuse scandal after he met with victims…
Despite a high-profile push by President Obama and others, Chicago will not host the 2016 summer games. The Olympic Torch will instead land in Rio de Janeiro. Ray Suarez reports on the story and talks to sports writer Christine Brennan.
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