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84 Russian Athletes Lose Bid to Compete in Paralympics
BONN, Germany (AP) — A German court has dismissed appeals by 84 Russian athletes seeking to compete at the Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The state court in Bonn, where the International Paralympic Committee is based, on Tuesday rejected the athletes' bid for an injunction forcing the IPC …
Report Says Olympic Subway Expansion Overbilled
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro 
A new report says the $3 billion subway expansion built as one of the main Olympic legacy projects in Rio de Janeiro was overbilled by 25 percent.
Rio de Janeiro state auditors say contracts show discrepancies such as invoi…
The Latest on the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
The Latest on the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro
Two days before the opening ceremony of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, the sporting action has begun in the spiritual home of soccer with Brazil's national sport being played.
A women's soccer game between Sweden and South Africa started in f…
Russia Loses Appeal Against Track and Field Ban
LONDON (AP) — Russia has lost its appeal of the ban against its track and field athletes competing in the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport today rejected the appeal by 68 Russian track and field athletes seeking to overturn the ban imposed by the athletics' go…
NBC Says it Has Surpassed $1 Billion in Olympic Ad Sales
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC says that it has surpassed $1 billion in advertising sales for the upcoming Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is on pace to set a record for the most national advertising sold for any single event.
By contrast, the network announced reaching the $1 billion sales milest…

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