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Outside The Lines: Zika and the Olympics

How much do we know about the Zika virus? What precautions will athletes need to take in August at the Rio Olympics? There are still many uncertainties.

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Lauren Jackson to decide on Rio Games in March

Former WNBA MVP Lauren Jackson said playing in the Rio Olympics for Australia is still her goal, but she will wait until March to make a final decision.

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Ennis-Hill coach wants GB Olympics camp moved

Jessica Ennis-Hill's coach Toni Minichiello has called for the British Olympic Association to move the preparation camp for the Rio Olympics to a zika-free zone.

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Two Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

Kenyan athletes Joy Sakari and Francisca Koki Manunga state their country's track and field governing body asked them for a bribe to reduce four-years bans for doping.

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Kenya raises Zika fears over Olympics

Kenya has reportedly threatened to pull its athletes out of this summer's Olympic Games in Rio if the Zika virus in Brazil reach "epidemic levels".

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Shiffrin to return from knee injury next week

Mikaela Shiffrin says she will return to World Cup ski racing next week in Switzerland after missing two months with a torn ligament in her right knee.

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IAAF investigating claims of doping in China

The IAAF is investigating the authenticity of a letter published in Chinese media that suggests state-sanctioned doping in the 1990s and casts doubt on world records set by Wang Junxia.

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Rio athletes dodge Zika with repellent, shelter

Concern over Brazil's outbreak of Zika virus has spread to many athletes who have traveled to Rio de Janeiro to train for the Olympics. Many are staying inside and using repellent to avoid Zika.

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IOC sends countries medical advice on Zika virus

The IOC advised national Olympic committees to follow the World Health Organization's guidance on dealing with the Zika virus ahead of the Olympics, asserting that the Games will be safe.

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Cyclist caught using motor at cyclocross worlds

Italian manufacturer Wilier Triestina says it will sue the Belgian cyclist who used a motor on her bike at the cyclocross world championships in the latest scandal to rock the sport.

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Rupp to step up distance, try for Rio marathon

Galen Rupp, the Olympic silver medalist in the 10,000 meters, will step up in distance and try to qualify for the Rio Games in the marathon next month.

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Bach: IOC plans to honor refugees at Rio Games

A group of refugee athletes will march together in the opening ceremony of the Rio Games in a symbol of hope for the world's migrants, IOC president Thomas Bach said.