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American medal drought continues at worlds

The medal drought for American singles skaters continued at the World Figure Skating Championships after a few near-misses this past weekend.

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Defense rests case in Boston bombing trial

A computer expert testifying in the Boston Marathon bombing trial says Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's older brother did Internet searches on bombing components in the weeks before the 2013 terror attack.


South Korea's Park apologizes for doping ban

A tearful former Olympic swimming champion, Park Tae-hwan of South Korea, offered an impassioned public apology Friday, four days after receiving an 18-month ban for failing a doping test.

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FA scrap Team GB for Rio 2016

The Football Association has scrapped plans to field Great Britain men's and women's football teams at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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Rio mayor unveils controversial Olympic course

Rio de Janeiro's mayor has defended the city's controversial Olympic golf course, which has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of complicated legal wranglings.

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Singapore's Rio hopes look slim after loss

Singapore's chances of advancing to next year's Asian qualifying tournament for the Rio Olympic Games look bleak after suffering a 5-0 defeat to China in the second match of the AFC U23 Championship in Laos on Sunday.

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Report: Olympics could boost Mass. economy

Massachusetts could reap billions of dollars in economic activity if Boston is chosen to host the 2024 Olympics, the authors of a new report suggest, while adding there are still many questions that cloud the forecast.

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IOC plans to retest hundreds of Beijing samples

Armed with more effective methods and targeting specific athletes, the IOC plans to retest hundreds of doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics in a bid to catch any drug cheats who escaped detection at the time.