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2016 Olympics

Kenya could pull out of Rio Olympics due to Zika virus concerns, Kenyan OIympics Committee head Kipchoge Keino says - Reuters

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2016 Olympics

US Olympic Committee says reports that athletes have been advised to reconsider attending the Rio games are '100 percent inaccurate' - US Olympic Committee

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Qatar

Qatar has 'vision and target' of hosting Summer Olympics and will bid to hold future games, senior member of Gulf country's Olympics committee says - AFP

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

Olympics officials: Athletes at games in Rio de Janeiro will be safe from Zika virus - AP

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Olympics

BBC secures British TV rights to 2022, 2024 Olympics from Discovery Communications - AP

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2016 Olympics

Rio Olympics committee 'worried' but says Zika problem to decline - AFP

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2016 Olympics

More: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's chief of staff says no risk to athletes in 2016 Olympics from Zika virus; 'The risk, which I would say is serious, is for pregnant women. It is clearly not advisable for you (to travel to Rio de Janeiro for the Games in August) because you don't want to take that risk' - AFP

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

Brazil says there is no risk of canceling the Olympics due to outbreak of Zika virus - Reuters

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Zika virus outbreak 2016

IOC sends medical advice to Olympic committees on Zika virus ahead of games in Rio de Janeiro - AP

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2016 Olympics

Court of Arbitration for Sport confirms Bulgaria ban from Olympic weightlifting due to excessive doping - AP

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India

RT @HTSportsNews: #Alert | @AyonikaPaul wins a #RioOlympics quota berth for India in Women's 10m Air Rifle event https://t.co/8Hp6q2chCA - @htTweets

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2016 Olympics

Cross-nation refugee team to compete at Rio Olympic Games: IOC - AFP

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

RT @sunriseon7: #BREAKING: @matthew_mitcham has announced his retirement ahead of the Rio Olympics. #sun7 https://t.co/VQxpWgFINe - @7NewsSydney

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2024 Olympics

Budapest city council approves venues for 2024 Olympic bid, includes construction of stadium and tennis complex - AP

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2016 Olympics

US women's national team striker Sydney Leroux expecting 1st child, out for the 2016 Olympics - AP

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2016 Olympics

UK Athletics chairman says Russian athletes should not compete at 2016 Olympics amid doping scandal - The Guardian

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Russian athlete doping scandal

Russia's Olympic Committee bans 4 athletes for doping - AFP

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2024 Olympics

Italian PM Matteo Renzi takes Rome's 2024 Olympic bid to IOC headquarters in Switzerland; host city will be chosen in 2017 - AP

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2024 Olympics

Paris 2024 Olympic bid secures $2.2 million sponsorship deal with operator of France's national lottery - AP

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Mexico

World basketball body FIBA lifts suspension from Mexico; country now cleared to play in Olympic entry tournament in July - AP

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