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Equestrian aims for more nations competing at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Equestrian Federation could cut team sizes at the Olympics to create space for more competing countries.

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Bach: India not ready to bid for 2024 Olympics

International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach, addresses journalists at a press conference in New Delhi, India, Monday, April 27, 2015. Bach has dismissed speculation that India was planning to bid for the 2024 Olympic Games but said that it was a possibility at a later point in time. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

NEW DELHI (AP) — India is not ready to bid for the 2024 Olympics but could be a candidate to host the games in the future, IOC President Thomas Bach said on Monday.

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Equestrian aims for more nations competing at Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The International Equestrian Federation could cut team sizes at the Olympics to create space for more competing countries.

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OCA secretary says Bach visit is boost for Indian sports

International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Monday, April 20, 2015. (Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

NEW DELHI (AP) — International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach’s visit to India will boost the profile of Olympic sports in the country regardless of whether it bids for the Games, according to a local official.

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Olympic sailing events may be moved from Rio’s polluted bay

In this Feb. 28, 2015 file photo, trash floats on the water along a fence line in the Guanabara Bay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The world governing body of sailing threaten Friday, April 24, 2015, to move events for the Rio 2016 Olympics out of the city's polluted Guanabara Bay unless "a whole lot more is done very quickly" to clear the venue of floating debris and sewage. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The world governing body of sailing threatened Friday to move all of its events for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics out of the city’s Guanabara Bay if action isn’t taken quickly to clean the heavily polluted body of water that many sailors have described as an “open sewer.”

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