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August 17, 2015
Sailors try to limit contact with polluted Rio Olympic venue
Mexico sailing coach Agustin Bellocchio offered a tip to sailors and windsurfers at this week's Olympic test event in Rio de ...
August 16, 2015
Anti-government protesters take to streets across Brazil
Brazilians took to the streets of cities and towns across the country Sunday for anti-government protests being watched as ...
August 14, 2015
US men's basketball looks ready for Rio after minicamp
While many countries are still trying to qualify for the Olympics, the U.S. is already lining up guys to play. Not just next ...
August 12, 2015
IOC rules out viral testing of Rio's Olympic waters
The International Olympic Committee ruled out conducting viral tests of Rio de Janeiro's sewage-laden waterways ahead of the ...
August 12, 2015
Swimmers sickened after Rio race worry about 2016 Olympics
Reports of dangerously high levels of viruses and bacteria in Rio de Janeiro's waters have raised — and renewed — fears that ...
August 10, 2015
Some US rowers fall ill at 2016 Olympics test event
Thirteen rowers on the 40-member U.S. team came down with stomach illness at the World Junior Rowing Championships — a trial ...
August 08, 2015
Boat parade in Brazil protests pollution in Olympic venue
At least 30 boats of all sizes paraded across Rio de Janeiro's Guanabara Bay on Saturday to protest contamination in the ...
August 05, 2015
Rio Olympics: 1 year away and mayor says all will be ready
Exactly one year ahead of the start of Rio de Janeiro's Olympics, Mayor Eduardo Paes said on Wednesday that all the venues ...
August 04, 2015
World Rowing to seek viral testing in Rio Olympic waters
The head of the governing body of world rowing said Tuesday he will ask for viral testing at the rowing venue for next year's ...
August 03, 2015
Brazilian universities to help with dirty water cleanup
Rio de Janeiro Governor Luiz Fernando Pezao signed a deal Monday with several Brazilian universities and research institutes ...
August 02, 2015
IOC to order tests for viruses at Rio's Olympic water venues
The International Olympic Committee said Sunday it will order testing for disease-causing viruses in the sewage-polluted ...
August 02, 2015
WHO and sailing body seek virus tests in Rio Olympic venues
The World Health Organization has asked the IOC to analyze virus levels in Rio de Janeiro's Olympic waters, and the governing ...
August 01, 2015
For athletes, Olympic goals outweigh the risks of Rio waters
Athletes have been dismissing the dangers of swimming in Rio de Janeiro's dirty waters, saying the risks are not great enough ...
July 31, 2015
Triathletes shrug off water warnings, swim in Rio
Triathletes swam in waters off Copacabana Beach Friday ahead of weekend Olympic test events, despite published warnings that ...
July 22, 2015
Americans start looking toward Rio as Pan Am Games wind down
Alan Ashley isn't paying attention to the medal table at the Pan Am Games, but the American will be riveted to it at next ...
July 17, 2015
Plan to launch Brazil's only slave memoir, revisit dark past
Taken from Africa and sold into slavery in Brazil, Mahommah Baquaqua's tale of escape to freedom in New York is the only ...
June 10, 2015
Former Brazil star Zico wants to run for FIFA president
Former Brazil star Zico wants to run for the presidency of FIFA, even though he believes the odds are stacked against him ...
June 09, 2015
Holdouts: Slum resists eviction in shadow of Olympic Park
The Olympic Park for the 2016 Games is going up in one of Rio's wealthiest areas, and real estate prices are soaring even as ...
May 29, 2015
FIFA scandal reverberating across soccer-crazy South America
Within hours of the FIFA scandal breaking, Sergio Jadue, the president of Chile's soccer federation, was declaring his ...
May 28, 2015
THE LATEST: US will vote for Prince Ali in FIFA election
The Latest on FIFA developments: 12:31 a.m. (2231 GMT, 6:31 p.m. EDT) The United States says it will vote for Jordan's Prince ...