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Korean Air chief in line to lead Pyeongchang Games

07/28/2014 3:40am
The South Korean businessman who led Pyeongchang's successful bid for the Winter Olympics is set to return as head of the organizing committee for the 2018 Games.

Olympic high jump champion out of Euros

07/28/2014 6:30am
Russia's team coach says Olympic high jump champion Anna Chicherova will miss next month's European championships in Zurich because of an injury.

Marketing agreement an obstacle in US bid for 2024

07/28/2014 3:10pm
If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington is picked to host the 2024 Olympics, the U.S. Olympic Committee will pay the price for winning. One of its first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city's newly formed organizing committee.

Sailors to navigate dirty water in 1st Rio test

07/28/2014 3:50pm
Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.