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  • Athletes could benefit from proposed Olympic rule changes on sponsors

    Athletes could benefit from proposed Olympic rule changes on sponsors
    It took years, but athletes might finally get a significant change they have been seeking in the Olympic rules.
  • Rio Olympics: Will there be 1 flame, or 2?

    The biggest mystery at the opening ceremony of most Olympics is who lights the cauldron that holds the flame. The 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro are offering a second unknown: Will there be one flame, or two? Speaking Friday on the sidelines of the IOC...

    IOC relaxes rule on athletes and sponsors during Olympics

    The IOC is relaxing a rule that prohibited athletes from promoting non-official sponsors during the Olympics. The International Olympic Committee executive board agreed on Thursday to modify a provision known as Rule 40, which athletes strongly protested...

    Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters

    Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year's Olympics. The dead twaite shad, small whitish...

    Olympic officials report progress on 2016 Summer Games

    Olympic officials report progress on 2016 Summer Games
    International Olympic Committee inspectors have found "solid progress" in the oft-troubled and disorganized preparations for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games. The IOC's coordination commission made its eighth visit to Brazil this week and reported that...