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2016 Olympics

Maria Sharapova included on Russia's Olympic tennis team despite doping suspension - AFP

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2016 Olympics

Photo: Celebrations welcome the Olympic flame to Jaguarari in Brazil - @Rio2016_en

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2020 Olympics

Senior IOC official says allegations of bribery to help Tokyo secure 2020 Olympic bid 'serious,' welcomes dual French and Japanese investigations - AFP

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Russian athlete doping scandal

US Sen. John McCain, R-Az., says he wants a Senate hearing examining reports on allegations of Russian athlete doping - @ReutersZengerle

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2016 Olympics

Brazil expands probe into possible corruption around summer Olympic Games to include venues, services financed with federal funds - Reuters

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IAAF doping, corruption investigations

Spanish Olympic Committee says 1 of its athletes' samples from 2008 Olympics has tested positive for doping - AP

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2016 Olympics

Photo: Olympic flame relay continues in Feira de Santana, Brazil - @Rio2016_en

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2016 Olympics

Mike Tyson calls decision to let professional boxers participate in Olympic Games 'ridiculous' and 'foolish' - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

Photo: Brazilian swimmer Tatiane Sakemi says carrying the Olympic torch is 'the perfect way end the sports chapter in my life' during relay in Salvador, Bahia - @Rio2016_en

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2016 Olympics

Brazilian health minister reiterates to IOC country's commitment to anti-Zika measures ahead of Rio Olympics - AP

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2016 Olympics

NBCUniversal networks Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC and USA together will televise 325.5 hours of Rio Olympics programming - AP

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2016 Olympics

Video: Music students in Brazil welcome the Olympic flame to Salvador, Bahia - @Rio2016_en

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Russian athlete doping scandal

14 Russian athletes suspected to be among 31 athletes accused of doping at 2008 Olympics, Russian Olympic Committee source says - TASS

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Rory McIlroy

Top-ranked golfer Rory McIlroy says he could skip the Olympics because of the Zika virus - BBC

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Hungary

The world's oldest Olympic champion, Sandor Tarics, dies at age 103, Hungarian Olympic Committee announces - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

Photo: Olympic flame being passed to torchbearer riding a donkey in the Itapetinga are of Sao Paulo, Brazil - @Rio2016_en

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2016 Olympics

Younger brother of Brussels bomber suspect Najim Laachraoui to compete for Belgium in Rio Olympics - Sports Illustrated

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Russian athlete doping scandal

Russian sports minister admits Russians likely to be among athletes from 2008 Olympics that failed doping tests - Interfax

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2016 Olympics

Hiroshi Hoketsu, 75-year-old Japanese equestrian athlete, unable to become oldest competing Olympian of all time due to illness to his horse - AP

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2016 Olympics

Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross qualify for beach volleyball at Rio Olympics - USA Today

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