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 (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.
ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — Boats in the Volvo Ocean Race were hit by the roughest conditions in the race to date on Tuesday as waves pounded competitors in the Southern Ocean.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — If Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries turkey study leader Jimmy Stafford could go turkey hunting anywhere in the state on opening day, he would likely opt for a stand around the Jackson-Bienville Wildlife Management Area.
BEIJING (AP) — IOC evaluators began a five-day inspection tour of Beijing’s bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics on Tuesday, in a key test of the city’s status as a front-runner in the competition for hosting rights.