BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — The mayor of Brisbane says he’d like Australia’s third-biggest city to be the centerpiece of a bid to host the 2028 Summer Games, and the national Olympic committee has given the idea a thumbs-up.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of the IOC inspection team wrapping up a three-day tour of venues for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro said Wednesday her team was encouraged by progress ahead of South America’s first Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year’s Olympics.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach was pressed Wednesday about the severe water shortages in Brazil by a group of 100 university students during a town hall meeting.
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The president of the World Anti-Doping Agency says he is “hugely impressed” by Jamaica’s efforts to establish an effective drug-testing program on the island that is home to many of the top sprinters in athletics.