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Olympic flame arrives in Brazil for torch relay

The Olympic flame arrived in Brazil on Tuesday, kicking off a three-month torch relay around the country that will end at Maracana Stadium when the Summer Games open on Aug. 5.

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Rio to probe corruption in Olympic projects

Rio de Janeiro's city council has set up a commission to investigate whether the city's Olympic projects were tarnished by corruption.

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SEAL killed in Iraq was former Indiana runner

Charlie Keating IV, a Navy SEAL killed in Iraq, was remembered Tuesday by coaches and former teammates at Indiana University, where he was a runner from 2004 to 2006.

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2018 S. Korea chief quits over company issues

A former South Korean government minister was nominated to take over the organizing committee of the 2018 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, just hours after Cho Yang-ho quit amid escalating financial t

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Richards-Ross takes "victory lap" at Penn Relays

Sanya Richards-Ross, who will be retiring after Rio 2016, called her final race at the Penn Relays her "victory lap" after anchoring the U.S. to a win in the 1600 relay.

Political turmoil leading to holdups in Rio (1:06)
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2-time Olympian Nieto paralyzed after mishap

Jamie Nieto, a retired two-time Olympic high jumper, was paralyzed after landing on his head after attempting a backflip but is beginning to regain sensation.

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Armstrong asks judge to end government suit

Lance Armstrong filed a motion for summary judgment, asking that the U.S. government's lawsuit to recover millions in sponsorship money be ended.

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Los siete mayores obstáculos de Río 2016

Río de Janeiro recibió la sede de los Juegos Olímpicos de 2016 hace siete años con un entorno de optimismo y confianza, algo muy alejado a su realidad a cien días de la ceremonia de inauguración.

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WADA: Russia had most doping violations in '14

Russia was responsible for more doping violations than any other country in 2014, and track and field was the sport with the worst doping record over the year, according to WADA.

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France hopes for secure Euros to bolster '24 bid

Paris, which remains on high security alert following the November attacks, is looking to host the Olympics for the first time since 1924 and hoping a successful Euros will boost the bid.

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Marshall: Gold again for Mexico?

100 days out from Rio, ESPNFC's Tom Marshall writes that El Tri fans should feel optimistic about Mexico's chances of defending their Olympic gold medal.

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Walsh Jennings says shoulder stronger, eyes Rio

Three-time beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings says her surgically repaired right shoulder is holding up as she zeroes in on another Olympic berth.

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Mrs. Obama meets Olympians, gets fencing lesson

First lady Michelle Obama wrapped up her speech to dozens of U.S. athletes to mark 100 days before the Rio Games, then received a quick fencing lesson from Olympian Ibtihaj Muhammad.

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Thomas: Problem of inequality in cycling

Double Olympic champion Geraint Thomas says inequality in cycling needs to be addressed following Shane Sutton's resignation.

Olympic village gets finishing touches (1:42)
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11 workers killed during Olympic construction

Rio de Janeiro's Regional Labor and Employment Office said Monday that through March, 11 people have been killed while working on Olympics construction projects.

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Cyclist banned for cheating with hidden motor

Caught using a hidden motor at a world championship race, cyclo-cross rider Femke Van Den Driessche of Belgium has been banned from cycling for six years.

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State backs Indian sprinters robbed of Rio spot

A power failure at a weekend qualifying event prevented electronic timing, putting the Olympic ambitions of two Indian sprinters in jeopardy. The issue was raised in India's parliament Tuesday.

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S. Korea unveils clothing to help protect from Zika

South Korea's Olympic committee has unveiled long-sleeved shirts and pants it says will help protect the country's Olympic athletes from the mosquito-borne Zika virus at this summer's Rio Games.

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Sanchez, 2-time Olympic hurdles champ, retires

Felix Sanchez, a two-time Olympic 400-meter hurdles gold medalist for the Dominican Republic, announced his retirement at 38 and will not compete in the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Cycling doping expert to lead Russia project

A former war crimes investigator who examined doping in the Lance Armstrong era of cycling will help rebuild Russia's discredited anti-doping program.

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Team USA to play 5 exhibitions this summer

USA Basketball announced Monday that it will play five exhibition games on American soil this summer before departing for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.