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Sports chief: Brazil government must act on Rio

04/08/2014 11:00am
The head of Olympic summer sports federations called for urgent action Tuesday to tackle the critical delays facing the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro and accused the Brazilian government of neglecting the crisis.

Farah ready for full marathon debut after NY scare

04/08/2014 11:31am
Mo Farah had just been draped in a Union Jack on the New York half-marathon finish line when he lost consciousness and collapsed on the chilly road.

Strike continues at Rio 2016 Olympic venues

04/08/2014 11:51am
More than 2,000 workers stayed away from venue construction sites for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Tuesday as a strike that began last week continued without an end in sight.

Ski chief Kasper voted head of winter sports body

04/08/2014 12:00pm
International ski federation chief Gian-Franco Kasper has been elected head of the association of Olympic winter sports bodies.

Government, Rio 2016 officials offer assurances

04/08/2014 7:50pm
Top officials of the 2016 Rio Olympics and the chief of staff for Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff met for two hours Tuesday and repeated assurances that, despite well-publicized delays, test events and the games themselves will meet proposed deadlines.