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Swimming, gymnastics get boost

Updated: May 29, 2013, 9:11 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia -- Swimming and gymnastics were the big winners Wednesday in a new revenue-sharing ranking of Olympic sports, signaling the start of the debate over how to split the money from the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

The International Olympic Committee executive board promoted the international swimming and gymnastics federations into the top tier along with track and field in a list of five groups comprising the 28 summer Olympic sports.

Previously, the International ...

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