RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The suspension of Rio de Janeiro’s anti-doping laboratory could be lifted within two months in a crucial step to ensure effective drug-testing at next year’s Olympics, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday.
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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.
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — IOC inspectors have begun a three-day visit to Rio de Janeiro to check on preparations for the Olympics, which are just 18 months away.