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  • Violence erupts near planned 2016 Olympics venue in Rio de Janeiro

    Violence erupts near planned 2016 Olympics venue in Rio de Janeiro
    As if the organizers of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics needed more bad news, angry residents have clashed with police in a slum not far from the planned site of the Games' swimming events.
  • Olympic inspectors give initial approval of 2020 Tokyo Games

    Olympic inspectors give initial approval of 2020 Tokyo Games
    Concluding a three-day visit to Japan, Olympic inspectors expressed satisfaction Friday with early preparations for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Games. The four-man contingent visited a number of existing and potential venues and held discussions with the host...

    Olympic officials to discuss lagging preparations for 2016 Rio Games

    Olympic officials to discuss lagging preparations for 2016 Rio Games
    The executive board of the International Olympic Committee begins a two-day meeting in Belek, Turkey, on Wednesday with the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Games expected to be a major topic of discussion. Preparations for the Games have been hampered by...

    Olympic officials rush to save 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games

    Olympic officials rush to save 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games
    Amid growing concerns that Brazil might not be ready to host the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, Olympic officials have launched a series of emergency measures to jump-start the much-delayed preparations. This latest effort follows months of sluggish...

    Los Angeles group continues work on 2024 Olympic bid

    Los Angeles group continues work on 2024 Olympic bid
    Speaking to reporters after a board of directors meeting in Los Angeles on Tuesday, U.S. Olympic Committee leaders said they are in the process of meeting with fewer than 10 American cities interested in bidding for the 2024 Summer Games. The informal...