• Carlos Arthur Nuzman, Brazil's Olympic Committee President speaks during the Olympic flame welcoming ceremony at the Olympic Museum, in Lausanne, Switzerland, Friday, April 29, 2016. (Anthony Anex/Keystone via AP)

    Rio Olympic flame visits UN office in Geneva

    GENEVA (AP) — The Olympic flame for the Rio de Janeiro Games came to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday, where officials said a team of refugee athletes will bring a message of hope for refugees around the world.

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  • The Christ the Redeemer statue is lit in green and yellow to mark 100 days left to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The Olympic countdown clock hits 100 days to go on Wednesday. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Rio mayor wants Olympic cauldron in revitalized port area

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Mayor Eduardo Paes says he wants the Olympic cauldron to burn in Rio de Janeiro’s revitalized port area.

  • Dortmund's Mats Hummels smiles during the break of a German first division Bundesliga match between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund in Stuttgart, Germany, Saturday, April 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Dortmund’s defender Hummesl wants Bayern move

    DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Borussia Dortmund captain and central defender Mats Hummels has asked to be released from his contract so that he can move to Bundesliga rival Bayern Munich next season.

  • Rowing World Champion Katerina Nikolaidou of Greece lights the cauldron during the handover ceremony for the Olympic Flame at Panathinean stadium in Athens, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The flame arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will be relayed across the vast country by about 12,000 torchbearers before the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Rio gets Olympic flame 100 days before games

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Olympic flame was handed to organizers of the Rio de Janeiro Games in Athens on Wednesday, 100 days before the opening ceremony in Brazil.

  • South Korean Olympic athletes and models present the South Korean Olympic team uniforms for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games at Korean National Training Center in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. South Korea's Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled long-sleeved shirts and pants it says will help protect the country's Olympic athletes from the mosquito-borne Zika virus at this year's games in Rio de Janeiro. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

    South Korea reveals long-sleeved athlete clothing for Rio

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s Olympic committee on Wednesday unveiled Zika-proof uniforms complete with mosquito repellent it says will help protect athletes from the virus at this year’s games in Rio de Janeiro.

  • This April 11, 2016 photo shows Carioca Arena 1 behind palm trees inside Rio 2016 Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The arena will host Olympic basketball matches. Problems still hang over South America's first games. Brazil President Dilma Rousseff is being impeached and is likely to be suspended when the games open Aug. 5, partly fallout from Brazil's worst recession in decades, 10-percent unemployment, and a $3 billion Petrobras corruption scandal. Away from politics, the Zika virus threatens athletes and tourists. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Best and worst of times: Rio Olympic countdown hits 100 days

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two years ago, the Australian IOC member John Coates called the preparations for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics “the worst” in recent memory.

  • Syrian refugee Ibrahim Al-Hussein, 27, center, freestyle swimmer, basketball player and former judo wrestler receives the Olympic flame from the head of Greece's Olympic Committee, Spyros Capralos, at the Elaionas camp that is home to about 1,500 refugees and other migrants, in Athens on Tuesday, April 26, 2016. The flame arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will be relayed across the vast country by about 12,000 torchbearers before the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Olympic honor for refugees: Rio flame stops at UN camp

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — If they had a home, refugees would belong to the world’s 24th most populous nation, just behind Italy. On Tuesday, there were honored as members of the Olympic family.

  • In this Thursday, April 21, 2016 photo, bodies recovered by rescue workers lay on the sand as sunbathers walk past after a bike lane collapsed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. A new elevated bike path that was heralded as a top legacy project of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics collapsed Thursday, killing at least two people. The accident on the Tim Maia bike path was the latest in a series of problems besetting preparations for the Aug. 5-21 games, which include worries about an outbreak of the Zika virus, political turmoil that threatens to topple President Dilma Rousseff, underwhelming ticket sales and budget cuts amid Brazil's worst recession in decades. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

    Rio mayor: Collapsed bike lane to be rebuilt by Olympics

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has pledged to rebuild in time for the Aug. 5-21 Olympics a brand new bike lane that killed two people when it collapsed last week.

  • Spain's Rafael Nadal returns a ball to Japan’s Kei Nishikori during the Barcelona Open tennis tournament final in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 24, 2016. Spain's Rafael Nadal defeated Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-4 and 7-5, in the final. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

    Official wary of athletes staying outside Olympic village

    MADRID (AP) — Extra security measures may be needed to protect some athletes staying outside of the Olympic Village during the Rio de Janeiro Games, one of Brazil’s top security officials said Monday.

  • Report: Russia says athletes have ‘moral right’ to be in Rio

    BERLIN (AP) — Russia’s sports minister is arguing in an interview with a German magazine that his country’s athletes have a “moral right” to take part in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.