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  • '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.
  • 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...

    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...

    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...

    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. During the 2012 London Summer Games, competitors openly complained that the International Olympic Committee bars them from promoting non-...