IOC: Rio has made 'a lot of progress'

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The head of the International Olympic Committee inspection team says that preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics have made "a lot of progress" in the last six months. Read more ...

Russia's Volosozhar, Trankov out

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The Russian Figure Skating Federation says Olympic champions Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov will miss this year's Grand Prix events due to injury. Read more ...

Iowa rejects calls to reinstate coach

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The University of Iowa is refusing to reinstate fired women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum or to investigate what her supporters call a pattern of unfair treatment of female coaches, according to correspondence obtained by The Associated Press. Read more ...

U.S. women set December friendlies in Brazil

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The U.S. women's national soccer team heads to Brazil Dec. 10-21 to play friendlies in a four-team international tournament featuring host Brazil, China and Argentina. Read more ...