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Boston mayor opposes putting Olympics question to voters

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Mayor Martin Walsh opposes putting the city’s 2024 Olympics bid before Massachusetts voters, a spokeswoman said Tuesday.

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Olympic pole vault champ jumps to support Boston 2024 bid

BOSTON (AP) — Olympic pole vault champion Jenn Suhr (sure) thinks a Boston Olympics would give the Americans a big advantage in 2024.

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3 Russian Olympic race-walk champs suspended in doping probe

In this Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 file photo Sergey Kirdyapkin, of Russia, wins the gold medal in the men's 50-kilometer race walk at the 2012 Summer Olympics, in London. Three Russian Olympic champions have been provisionally suspended as part of an investigation into doping in Russian athletics, the International Association of Athletics Federations has told The Associated Press. The three, all race-walkers, are Sergei Kirdyapkin, who won gold in the men’s 50-kilometer race at the London 2012 Olympics, and Valery Borchin and Olga Kaniskina, who won men’s and women’s 20km gold at the Beijing Olympics in 2008. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

MOSCOW (AP) — Five Russian race-walkers, including three Olympic gold medalists, were banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency on Tuesday.

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Berlin will hold Olympic referendum if chosen for 2024 bid

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin residents will be asked to support the Olympic bid in a referendum if the capital is chosen over Hamburg to be Germany’s candidate to stage the 2024 Olympics.

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Pool from US Olympic trials to relocate to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — The pool from the 2012 Olympic trials will be dismantled and moved to Boston after the competition.

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