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13 morning finals scheduled for Rio Olympics

MONACO (AP) — At least one gold medal in athletics will be at stake during every morning session at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Vinicius and Tom named 2016 Olympics mascots

This is a Monday, Nov. 24, 2014  file photo of the mascots of the Rio 2016 Olympics, left, and Paralympic Games make their first official appearance at a public school in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The mascot for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been named as Vinicius, left,  and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom it was announced Monday Dec. 15, 2014. The names honor Brazilian musicians and partners Vinicius de Moraes and Tom Jobim. They were exponents of Bossa Nova music and creators of the famous song "The Girl from Ipanema." (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The mascot for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro has been named Vinicius, and the Paralympics mascot will go by the name of Tom.

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Archery seeks mixed team event for Tokyo Olympics

LONDON (AP) — Archery is proposing the inclusion of a mixed team event at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says Rome will bid for 2024 Summer Olympics

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says Rome will bid for 2024 Summer Olympics.

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