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Gay rights group sends petition to IOC

04/16/2014 5:40am
More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books.

Strike continues at Rio Olympic venues

04/16/2014 1:51pm
The two-week strike at Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic complex continued Wednesday despite an apparent settlement.

Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budget

04/16/2014 4:21pm
Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.