LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Some Russian track and field athletes could be competing under their own flag at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after all.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Two construction workers chatted while applying white grout to the walls of a new subway tunnel one recent day, their voices and the smells of the building materials stark reminders of what was missing: passengers and trains.
ROME (AP) — An anti-establishment party founded by a comic has triumphed in Italian mayoral runoff elections, trouncing Premier Matteo Renzi's candidates in Rome and another key city and turning its sights Monday toward its next goal — national power.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — After two days of meetings with top European officials and international executives, Russian President Vladimir Putin sounded reconciliatory in a round-table with international media Friday, saying Russia is ready to work with whoever is elected the new U.S. president and offering only a mild condemnation of the IAAF's decision to ban Russian track and field athletes from competing in the upcoming Olympics.
VIENNA (AP) — Russia's track and field athletes will be banned from competing for their country at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics after a landmark decision Friday that punished the sports powerhouse for a systematic doping system that operated "from the top down" and tainted the entire team.
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TOKYO (AP) — The embattled governor of Tokyo submitted his resignation Wednesday over a mounting political funds scandal, Japanese media reported.
GENEVA (AP) — There is "a very low risk" that the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics will accelerate the spread of the Zika virus around the globe, the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's new health minister went on the offensive Friday in a bid to dispel worries about the country's Zika outbreak, which has cast a pall over the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
Across the sewage-filled waters from Rio de Janeiro, its sister city is expanding its basic sanitation network. By contrast, Rio not only won'…
LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization's chief says she has convened an expert committee to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should proceed as planned, following recent concerns raised about the threat of the Zika virus.
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