RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach came to Rio de Janeiro to laud the city’s progress in getting ready for the 2016 Olympics. On Saturday, he came up against another side of the games — activists bursting into his hotel lobby to protest what they call environmental destruction brought on by the games.
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AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Spanish team MAPFRE, skippered by stand-in Xabi Fernandez, claimed an epic victory in the fourth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race with just over four minutes to spare after 20 days sailing.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Dolphins released two receivers Friday, and neither was Mike Wallace.
BOONE, N.C. (AP) — Appalachian State has hired Douglas Gillin as its athletic director.