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Brazil NGO declines contract to clean up dirty Olympic bay

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s pledge to clean up the blighted waters where the 2016 Olympic sailing events are to be held has suffered another setback: A prominent Brazilian sailing and environmental organization declined a city contract to help clean up sewage- and trash-filled Guanabara Bay.

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Olympic champ Gabby Douglas’ family to get reality show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic women’s gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas can add another item to her resume: TV star.

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Rio Olympic tickets go on sale despite football uncertainty

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The first phase of ticket sales for the Rio Olympics in 2016 began on Tuesday despite uncertainty about the football tournament.

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Olympic champ Gabby Douglas’ family to get reality show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic women’s gymnastics champion Gabrielle Douglas can add another item to her resume: TV star.

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Olympic race walking champion Lashmanova could miss Olympics

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian athletics federation says Olympic race walking champion Elena Lashmanova could miss the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro because she competed while serving a doping ban.

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