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IAAF demands Russian walkers lose Olympic medals – Rusada

MOSCOW (AP) — The IAAF wants two Russian race walkers to be stripped of medals from the 2012 London Olympics because of doping, the Russian anti-doping agency said Thursday.

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Korean Oly body could give banned swimmer Park shot at Rio

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Olympic body is considering easing its eligibility rules for athletes entering international competitions, which would allow banned former Olympic swimming champion Park Tae-hwan a shot at qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games in Brazil.

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Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic golf course

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro’s mayor has defended the city’s controversial Olympic golf course, which has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings.

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Beijing renews 2022 Winter Olympics air quality assurances

Members of the 2022 Evaluation Commission for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and representatives of Beijing's 2022 Winter Olympics bid committee listen to a presentation as they tour Capital Indoor Stadium in Beijing, Tuesday, March 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics said Wednesday the capital’s notorious air pollution will be much improved by the time of the games.

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Boston Olympic group urges statewide referendum on 2024 bid

BOSTON (AP) — The group behind Boston’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it wants the residents of Massachusetts to decide whether the effort to bring the games to the city should go forward.

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