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Rio's polluted bay is under fire by sailors

A weeklong regatta on Rio's Guanabara Bay will feature all 10 Olympic classes, with 216 boats and 321 competitors from 34 nations and will start Sunday.

U.S. Olympic Committee will pay price if a U.S. city lands the 2024 Olympics

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - 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.

Cho Yang-ho set to return as head of organizing committee for 2018 Games in Pyeongchang

SEOUL, South Korea - 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.

2016 Olympic Games next big challenge facing Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO - Brazil just pulled off the World Cup. Next up is Rio de Janeiro's 2016 Olympics, which poses an even bigger challenge.

IOC has 'more optimism' about readiness of Rio for 2016 Olympics

LAUSANNE, Switzerland - The smooth running of the World Cup has lifted the mood of Brazilians and given them the confidence to deliver the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

Ukrainian city drops out of race for 2022 Games

LONDON - The Ukrain­i­an city of Lviv withdrew its bid for the 2022 Winter Games on Monday, becoming the third contender to drop out of the race.

USOC trims list of cities for 2024 Olympic bid

The U.S. Olympic Committee pared its list of possible hosts for the 2024 Olympics on Tuesday, and expects to use the next seven months to decide whether to bid.

Olympic beach volleyball medalists find new partners in run up to Rio

Kerri Walsh Jennings got to know April Ross while staring across the sand at her on beach volleyball courts around the world - including the final at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. Now they are partners, trying to make it to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro together.

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