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2 US swimmers pulled off plane in Rio over questions in robbery

The US Olympic Committee said the robbery occurred after the athletes left a party at the French hospitality house.

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Olympics 2016: How Brazil's grand plan for the Games went from party to disaster

That day in 2009 – celebrating the chance to redefine this city and country – seems a long, long time ago.

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Rio’s Olympics Woes Sour IOC on Developing World as Games Site

Officials backing away from previous goal of opening up games to broader selection of cities.

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Supermodel long-jumper Darya Klishina is the only Russian track and field athlete cleared to compete at the Olympic Games

RUSSIA’S only track and field athlete to be competing in Rio is training at the same facility as Australia’s team in Florida.

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IOC not to blame for WADA’s lack of action, ignorance of previous doping reports – Olympic president

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) had nothing to do with the timing and reasons for the publication of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s McLaren report, which led to over a hundred Russian athletes being banned from the Olympics, IOC president Thomas Bach said.

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Rio Olympics security firm fired, maligned police force takes over

Police have voiced concerns over pay, and there have been open strikes in the lead-up to the Rio Olympics. 85,000 security forces in total are still expected to be present when the competition begins on Wednesday

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‘Olympic organisers are to blame for the crisis-plagued athletes’ village’

RIO de Janeiro’s Mayor Eduardo Paes lashed out on Friday at the city’s Olympics organising committee, accusing it of “serious problems” in managing the crisis-plagued athletes’ village.

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Rio 2016: IOC panel to have final say on Russian athletes' participation

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) says a three-person panel will have the final say on which Russian athletes can compete at the Rio Games.

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Twitter Australia’s head of sport gives his picks for the athletes to follow at the Rio Olympics

ANY fan of sport is aware Twitter is a great a place to follow your favourite athletes.

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