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Brazil auditors say Rio subway may not be ready for Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The extension of a subway line to the Olympic Park may not be ready before the games start August 2016, Brazilian auditors said Tuesday.

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Mo Farah to race in 3,000m at London Diamond League meeting

LONDON (AP) — British Athletics says Mo Farah will compete in the 3,000 meters at the Diamond League meeting at London’s Olympic Stadium.

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Revised cost of Tokyo 2020 Olympic stadium approved

TOKYO (AP) — The building of a new main stadium for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics will go ahead as planned after approval of the revised $2.1 billion construction cost.

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Bruce Jenner’s 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block

In this undated photo provided by Heritage Auctions, the 1984 Summer Olympics Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada is shown. The 24-inch torch, featuring a brass finish and wood handle, is being offered by Heritage Auctions on July 30, 2015, at its Platinum Night Sports Auction in Chicago. It is the first significant piece of Jenner memorabilia to go to auction since the winner of the 1976 Olympic Decathlon Gold Medal became Caitlyn Jenner. (Heritage Auctions via AP)

NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more.

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France relay team finally gets Olympic bronze medal

PARIS (AP) — Three years late, France’s men got their 4×100-meter relay bronze medal from the London Olympics on Saturday, bumped up from fourth after the U.S. team was disqualified because of Tyson Gay’s doping.

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