RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s mayor has defended the city’s controversial Olympic golf course, which has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings.
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CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. captain Clint Dempsey will miss exhibition games at Denmark and Switzerland because of a strained right hamstring. He is expected to be sidelined two to three weeks.
SAO PAULO (AP) — Sao Paulo will not be able to guarantee its participation in the Olympic football tournament by the time the match schedule must be completed next week, local officials said Monday.
VIENNA (AP) — FIFA President Sepp Blatter faces his toughest audience this week in his campaign to be re-elected.
MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prosecutor has requested the National Court open a trial against Barcelona football club, its current president Josep Bartomeu and his predecessor Alexandre “Sandro” Rosell for alleged tax evasion, including in the signing of Brazil striker Neymar.