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IOC denies 2016 Olympics will move

Updated: May 9, 2014, 1:29 PM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- The IOC said Friday there is "not a shred of truth" to a British newspaper report that London has been approached about replacing Rio de Janeiro as host of the 2016 Olympics.

The London Evening Standard reported that the British capital, which hosted the 2012 Olympics, has been "secretly asked" if it would be able to take over from Rio because of the delays in Brazil's preparations.

"Not a shred of truth in it," International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams said ...

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