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  • Bach: IOC doesn't always agree with host country politics

    The International Olympic Committee does not necessarily condone the political or legal systems in countries that it selects to host the games, IOC President Thomas Bach said.
  • 'Floating rubbish' program stopped at Olympic sailing venue

    'Floating rubbish' program stopped at Olympic sailing venue
    RIO DE JANEIRO -- A program has been halted to retrieve floating rubbish from the sailing venue of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to Brazilian media. A report Tuesday in the newspaper O Globo comes just three days after top International...

    Only female mayor in history of Salt Lake City dies at 70

    Deedee Corradini, the only female mayor in the history of Salt Lake City who helped bring the Winter Olympics to Utah, has died. She was 70. Corradini died Sunday at her home in Park City from the effects of lung cancer, according to a Women's Ski...

    Netball players reviving the sport in Lauderhill

    At the Lauderhill Sports Complex, a unique sport is becoming a Saturday night attraction for women. Netball is attracting former female players who grew up playing the sport as part of their Caribbean school curriculum. Annette Payne, vice president...

    IOC to set up `mourning place' in Rio's Olympic Village

    The IOC will set up a special area in the Olympic Village in Rio next year for athletes to mourn the loss of family or friends, and will also hold a "moment of reflection" during the closing ceremony. The decision was announced on Friday by International...