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The Age
Steffensen and Australian sports chiefs back Russia's Rio bandoping. Photo: Jacky Ghossein JGZ However none – including Steffensen – would
Steffensen and Australian sports chiefs back Russia's Rio ban
The Age / Posted 28 minutes ago
doping. Photo: Jacky Ghossein JGZ However none – including Steffensen – would go as far as advocating the International Olympic Committee should impose a blanket ban on all Russian athletes for the Games starting on August 5. The IOC is set to... Read more
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Eye Witness News
9 Olympic moments that changed historyAli lit the flame at the 1996 Atlanta Games, 100 years after the first modern O
9 Olympic moments that changed history
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
Ali lit the flame at the 1996 Atlanta Games, 100 years after the first modern Olympics in Athens, and the International Olympic Committee presented him with a replacement medal. Picture: Andy Clark/ Reuters BLACK POWER SALUTE IN MEXICO,... Read more
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express
CORPSES at Rio Olympic venues: Viruses and murders spark fears for 2016 Gamesbut last year the effort was interrupted after money dried up and workers went
CORPSES at Rio Olympic venues: Viruses and murders spark fears for 2016 Games
express / Posted an hour ago
but last year the effort was interrupted after money dried up and workers went unpaid for five months. The International Olympic Committee and the Government insist they are only using the cleanest sections of the bay for competitions and that... Read more
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The Age
Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates: the Rio Games problem fixerthe Moscow Olympics following Russia's invasion of Afghanistan. While many nat
Australian Olympic Committee president John Coates: the Rio Games problem fixer
The Age / Posted an hour ago
the Moscow Olympics following Russia's invasion of Afghanistan. While many nations fell in line, Australia, as a National Olympic Committee did not, leaving the decision to the individual sports and athletes. "Carter and Fraser took collective... Read more
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Rappler
PH Olympians have already made their country proud - officialcongregate. So, be aware and be prepared for anything that might happen,” he sa
PH Olympians have already made their country proud - official
Rappler / Posted 2 hours ago
congregate. So, be aware and be prepared for anything that might happen,” he said. Colonel Jeff Tamayo of the Philippine Olympic Committee, a security expert and consultant back home, also issued some advice just in case anything goes... Read more
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Inquirier.net
South Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost hometo send three runners who will take part with special invitations. The refugee
South Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost home
Inquirier.net / Posted 2 hours ago
to send three runners who will take part with special invitations. The refugee team was selected by the International Olympic Committee in June to compete under the Olympic flag as the world struggles with its biggest migrant crisis since... Read more
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Inquirier.net
For Rio’s sports-mad population, it’s Olympics every day15 years ago in Brazil, the boat’s Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinici
For Rio’s sports-mad population, it’s Olympics every day
Inquirier.net / Posted 3 hours ago
15 years ago in Brazil, the boat’s Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinicius Freire, sports director at the Brazilian Olympic Committee, which oversees the 465-strong team at the Summer Games, told AFP that Rio is a sports capital for three... Read more
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iafrica.com
Russian weightlifting team bannedMen walk in front of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) building in Moscow on
Russian weightlifting team banned
iafrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
Men walk in front of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) building in Moscow on July 20, 2016. / AFP PHOTO Russia's eight-strong Olympic Games weightlifting team was banned from the Rio Games on Friday in the latest doping-related blow to the... Read more
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HITC Sport
Rio 2016: ten things you need to know about the Games – from bugs to BoltNawal El Moutawakel, the head inspector of the International Olympic Committee,
Rio 2016: ten things you need to know about the Games – from bugs to Bolt
HITC Sport / Posted 4 hours ago
Nawal El Moutawakel, the head inspector of the International Olympic Committee, has said Rio is “ready to welcome the world”, but other observers seem less sure. Will everything be ready on time? Brazil’s financial crisis means a no-frills approach... Read more
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The Hindu
Neymar to lead Brazil in Rio Gamesin the past 18 months. Neymar is one of three players over the age of 23 in Br
Neymar to lead Brazil in Rio Games
The Hindu / Posted 4 hours ago
in the past 18 months. Neymar is one of three players over the age of 23 in Brazil’s squad, as per International Olympic Committee rules. The others are Beijing Guoan midfielder Renato Augusto and Palmeiras goalkeeper Fernando... Read more
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HITC Sport
South Sudan Olympics chief says advertising deal swayed Rio team selection– because they weren’t proposed for selection by the federation, but were ultim
South Sudan Olympics chief says advertising deal swayed Rio team selection
HITC Sport / Posted 4 hours ago
– because they weren’t proposed for selection by the federation, but were ultimately chosen in the team by the National Olympic Committee. The secretary-general of South Sudan’s National Olympic Committee, Tong Chor Malek Deran, has said in... Read more
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Rappler
South Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost homeallowed to send 3 runners who will take part with special invitations. The ref
South Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost home
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
allowed to send 3 runners who will take part with special invitations. The refugee team was selected by the International Olympic Committee in June to compete under the Olympic flag as the world struggles with its biggest migrant crisis since... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Gamesalong with Kazakhstan and Belarus, but said it would await confirmation of the
Russian weightlifters barred from Rio Games
Bdnews24.com / Posted 4 hours ago
along with Kazakhstan and Belarus, but said it would await confirmation of the positive tests from the International Olympic Committee before implementing the suspension. On Friday, it noted that Russian competitors had been named in the... Read more
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dna
After relief for wrestlers, Russian weightlifting team bannedbanned from the Games -- including 67 track and field athletes -- from the 387
After relief for wrestlers, Russian weightlifting team banned
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
banned from the Games -- including 67 track and field athletes -- from the 387 initially nominated by the Russian Olympic Committee. The eight weightlifters originally selected were Oleg Chen, Adam Maligov, Ruslan Albegov, David... Read more
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Express and Star
The Big Interview: Denise Lewis positive her sport still has heroes « Express & Starto move quickly though, almost too quickly in many respects for this interview,
The Big Interview: Denise Lewis positive her sport still has heroes « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 4 hours ago
to move quickly though, almost too quickly in many respects for this interview, which took place before the International Olympic Committee opted against a blanket ban on Russian athletes. Whether the stories are about doping, just how ready Rio... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Injury forces 15-year-old South Korean gymnast out of Riomiss next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after fracturing her left arm duri
Injury forces 15-year-old South Korean gymnast out of Rio
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
miss next month’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after fracturing her left arm during training at an Olympic venue. The Korean Olympic Committee said the 15-year-old suffered the injury while practicing her vault routine at the Athlete’s Park in Rio de... Read more
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Rappler
For Rio's sports-mad population, it's Olympics every day15 years ago in Brazil, the boat's Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinici
For Rio's sports-mad population, it's Olympics every day
Rappler / Posted 5 hours ago
15 years ago in Brazil, the boat's Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinicius Freire, sports director at the Brazilian Olympic Committee, which oversees the 465-strong team at the Summer Games, told AFP that Rio is a sports capital for 3 basic... Read more
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New Kerala
Ready for Olympic Games, UN-supported refugee athletes set out for Rio - newkerala.com #97779history by taking part in the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. The 10-member t
Ready for Olympic Games, UN-supported refugee athletes set out for Rio - newkerala.com #97779
New Kerala / Posted 5 hours ago
history by taking part in the first-ever Refugee Olympic Team. The 10-member team, backed by UNHCR and the International Olympic Committee, was created to bring global attention to the magnitude of the global refugee crisis and act as a symbol of... Read more
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Boston Globe
A guide to the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympicsproblems, water pollution. There’s a lot to unpack and the issues will likely
A guide to the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics
Boston Globe / Posted 5 hours ago
problems, water pollution. There’s a lot to unpack and the issues will likely remain long after the International Olympic Committee has packed up its horse and pony show and left town. For a better understanding of all these issues, here... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Genetic doping - the 'sea serpent' of cheatingdirector of the Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses. The lab is in Lausanne,
Genetic doping - the 'sea serpent' of cheating
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
director of the Swiss Laboratory for Doping Analyses. The lab is in Lausanne, near the headquarters of the International Olympic Committee, which put Saugy on the frontline of efforts to purge drug cheats from global sport. In an interview with... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
For Rio's sports-mad population, it's Olympics every day15 years ago in Brazil, the boat's Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinici
For Rio's sports-mad population, it's Olympics every day
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 hours ago
15 years ago in Brazil, the boat's Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinicius Freire, sports director at the Brazilian Olympic Committee, which oversees the 465-strong team at the Summer Games, told AFP that Rio is a sports capital for three... Read more
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Japan Today
For Rio's sports-mad population, it's Olympics every day ‹ Japan Today15 years ago in Brazil, the boat’s Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinici
For Rio's sports-mad population, it's Olympics every day ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 6 hours ago
15 years ago in Brazil, the boat’s Polynesian design is ancient. Marcus Vinicius Freire, sports director at the Brazilian Olympic Committee, which oversees the 465-strong team at the Summer Games, told AFP that Rio is a sports capital for three... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Russian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics for dopingfor the Rio Games, whose appointment was withdrawn. The IWF ruling took time b
Russian weightlifters banned from Rio Olympics for doping
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
for the Rio Games, whose appointment was withdrawn. The IWF ruling took time because on Tuesday it asked the International Olympic Committee and WADA for “further clarification” on the recent IOC ruling giving individual sports federations the... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
S. Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost hometo send three runners who will take part with special invitations. The refugee
S. Sudan refugee Olympians run for glory of lost home
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 7 hours ago
to send three runners who will take part with special invitations. The refugee team was selected by the International Olympic Committee in June to compete under the Olympic flag as the world struggles with its biggest migrant crisis since... Read more
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Rappler
IWF bans Russian weightlifters from Rio OlympicsDE JANEIRO, Brazil - A ban on all Russian weightlifters dealt a new blow to the
IWF bans Russian weightlifters from Rio Olympics
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
DE JANEIRO, Brazil - A ban on all Russian weightlifters dealt a new blow to the country's image ahead of an International Olympic Committee meeting Saturday, July 30 that will be dominated by multiple doping scandals. New criticism of the... Read more
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Rappler
What you need to know about football at the Rio Olympicsfor the 1992 Barcelona Olympics was a compromise reached between football's gov
What you need to know about football at the Rio Olympics
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics was a compromise reached between football's governing body FIFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow professional players to play without rivaling FIFA's prize asset the World Cup. Despite... Read more
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Herald Sun
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuationprompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting wit
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuation
Herald Sun / Posted 7 hours ago
prompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting with Rio2016 organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There has been a small fire in the basement of the team building in the Olympic Village. All... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Judo star carries Kosovo hopes for gold at first Olympics52 kilogramme champion leads eight Kosovo athletes at the Rio Games following i
Judo star carries Kosovo hopes for gold at first Olympics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
52 kilogramme champion leads eight Kosovo athletes at the Rio Games following its recognition by the International Olympic Committee in 2014. Olympic fever is mounting among the 1.8 million Kosovars and with it the pressure to... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five facts about football at the Rio Olympicsfor the 1992 Barcelona Olympics was a compromise reached between football's gov
Five facts about football at the Rio Olympics
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 8 hours ago
for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics was a compromise reached between football's governing body FIFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to allow professional players to play without rivalling FIFA's prize asset the World Cup. Despite... Read more
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Perth Now
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuationprompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting wit
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuation
Perth Now / Posted 8 hours ago
prompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting with Rio2016 organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There has been a small fire in the basement of the team building in the Olympic Village. All... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuationprompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting wit
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuation
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 hours ago
prompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting with Rio2016 organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There has been a small fire in the basement of the team building in the Olympic Village. All... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuationprompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting wit
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuation
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 hours ago
prompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting with Rio2016 organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There has been a small fire in the basement of the team building in the Olympic Village. All... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuationprompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting wit
Banned cigarette sparked Rio evacuation
Adelaide Now / Posted 8 hours ago
prompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting with Rio2016 organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). There has been a small fire in the basement of the team building in the Olympic Village. All... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Weightlifting: Russians barred from Rioalong with Kazakhstan and Belarus, but said it would await confirmation of the
Weightlifting: Russians barred from Rio
Otago Daily Times / Posted 8 hours ago
along with Kazakhstan and Belarus, but said it would await confirmation of the positive tests from the International Olympic Committee before implementing the suspension. On Friday, it noted that Russian competitors had been named in the... Read more
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Canberra Times
Olympics 2016: Banned Russian track and field team competes, but it's a long way from Riodata and emails suggested that high-ranking Russian sports officials were invol
Olympics 2016: Banned Russian track and field team competes, but it's a long way from Rio
Canberra Times / Posted 9 hours ago
data and emails suggested that high-ranking Russian sports officials were involved in the scheme. The International Olympic Committee, in a decision highly criticised, declined to bar all Russian athletes but said the 28 individual sports... Read more
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BBC News
Tokyo Olympics 2020: French prosecutors probe '$2m payment'the profit of the 'Black Tidings' company in Singapore. The statement added th
Tokyo Olympics 2020: French prosecutors probe '$2m payment'
BBC News / Posted 9 hours ago
the profit of the 'Black Tidings' company in Singapore. The statement added that payments "so close to the International Olympic Committee's designation of the organising city for the 2020 Olympic Games, important parallel purchases by Black... Read more
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The Mercury News
Russian weightlifters bannedfor the Rio Games, whose appointment was withdrawn. The IWF ruling took time b
Russian weightlifters banned
The Mercury News / Posted 9 hours ago
for the Rio Games, whose appointment was withdrawn. The IWF ruling took time because on Tuesday it asked the International Olympic Committee and WADA for "further clarification" on the recent IOC ruling giving individual sports federations the... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Australian athletes evacuated after firebuilding. All are present and accounted for. No damage, just a small fire. Some
Australian athletes evacuated after fire
Brisbane Times / Posted 9 hours ago
building. All are present and accounted for. No damage, just a small fire. Some smoke filled up the stairwell," Australian Olympic Committee spokesperson Mike Tancred said. Rio 2016 organisers and the AOC are already conducting an investigation... Read more
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Daily Mail
Team USA flag bearer will have a very special jacket for Rioalso be lit up on the wearer's chest Team USA members vote for the flag bearer
Team USA flag bearer will have a very special jacket for Rio
Daily Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
also be lit up on the wearer's chest Team USA members vote for the flag bearer, who will be revealed by the United States Olympic Committee next Thursday The flag bearer for Team USA will don a special jacket that lights up at the Opening... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
McLaren’s mandate extendedfindings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in
McLaren’s mandate extended
Sarnia Observer / Posted 10 hours ago
findings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in the Rio Olympics. The International Olympic Committee opted to allow individual sports federations to suspend athletes in various sports while allowing Russia to... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
McLaren’s mandate extendedfindings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in
McLaren’s mandate extended
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 10 hours ago
findings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in the Rio Olympics. The International Olympic Committee opted to allow individual sports federations to suspend athletes in various sports while allowing Russia to... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
McLaren’s mandate extendedfindings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in
McLaren’s mandate extended
Chatham Daily News / Posted 10 hours ago
findings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in the Rio Olympics. The International Olympic Committee opted to allow individual sports federations to suspend athletes in various sports while allowing Russia to... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
McLaren’s mandate extendedfindings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in
McLaren’s mandate extended
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 10 hours ago
findings led to recommendations by WADA that Russia be banned from competing in the Rio Olympics. The International Olympic Committee opted to allow individual sports federations to suspend athletes in various sports while allowing Russia to... Read more
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The Morning Call
USA Cycling at crossroads as Rio Olympics approachesis crucial for USA Cycling, which has always struggled to raise money. Part of
USA Cycling at crossroads as Rio Olympics approaches
The Morning Call / Posted 10 hours ago
is crucial for USA Cycling, which has always struggled to raise money. Part of its support comes from the U.S. Olympic Committee, and is based on success at world championships and other major competitions. But according to recent USOC... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Fire at Australian Olympic base in RioThe Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed a fire in its team's building fo
Fire at Australian Olympic base in Rio
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 11 hours ago
The Australian Olympic Committee has confirmed a fire in its team's building for the Rio Games prompted an evacuation of staff and athletes. It is the latest accommodation setback for both the organisers and the Australian team, with bosses having... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Number 7: The 1972 rowing eightwas immense. Then a special moment. They stood on the dais to receive their me
Number 7: The 1972 rowing eight
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
was immense. Then a special moment. They stood on the dais to receive their medals from International Olympic Committee president Avery Brundage, a staunch defender of the amateur ethos, who saw the embodiment of that... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Court clears Telstra over AOCcourt has ruled against the interests of Australia's Olympic team by clearing T
Court clears Telstra over AOC
Sky News Australia / Posted 11 hours ago
court has ruled against the interests of Australia's Olympic team by clearing Telstra of ambush marketing, the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) says. The AOC has lost its Federal Court case against Telstra over the telco's 'I go to Rio'... Read more
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SportsFan
Russian weightlifters barred from Rioalong with Kazakhstan and Belarus, but said it would await confirmation of the
Russian weightlifters barred from Rio
SportsFan / Posted 11 hours ago
along with Kazakhstan and Belarus, but said it would await confirmation of the positive tests from the International Olympic Committee before implementing the suspension. On Friday, it noted that Russian competitors had been named in the... Read more
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SportsFan
Fire in Aussie building at Rio Olympicsprompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting wit
Fire in Aussie building at Rio Olympics
SportsFan / Posted 11 hours ago
prompted Australian chef de mission Kitty Chiller to call an urgent meeting with Rio2016 organisers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). "What we understand is the fire alarm had actually been silenced in our building while they were... Read more
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Hamilton News
Meet Hamilton’s team in Riofavoured U.S. when Canada won the gold medal at last summer's Pan Am Games is t
Meet Hamilton’s team in Rio
Hamilton News / Posted 11 hours ago
favoured U.S. when Canada won the gold medal at last summer's Pan Am Games is the stuff of legend and led to the Canadian Olympic Committee naming her as flag bearer for the closing ceremonies. Last August she averaged 13 points per game in the... Read more
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