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Rio problems, doping issues, refugee athletes on IOC agenda

By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of troubling issues to...full story
updated 2016-05-31 08:42 PM
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Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21), right wing Troy Brouwer (20) and New York Islanders right wing Cal Clutterbuck (15) collide during the first period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) FC Barcelona's Lionel Messi, from Argentina, looks on during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Espanyol at Cornella-El Prat stadium in Cornella Llobregat, Spain, Saturday, April 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) Everton's John Stones, left, celebrates after scoring past Manchester United's goalkeeper David De Gea, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Manchester United at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday April 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super) Elite Kenyan athletes Wilson Kipsang, left, and Dennis Kimetto, right, who will compete in the London Marathon, pose for the media near Tower Bridge in London, Thursday, April 23, 2015. Kipsang and Kimetto, both marathon world record breakers will compete head-to-head for the first time in the 35th London Marathon which will take place on Sunday April 26. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) Sara Errani of Italy returns the ball to Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in the first round of the Porsche Grand Prix?tennis?tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. (Marijan Murat/dpa via AP) Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, center , celebrates with guard Leandro Barbosa, right, and center Festus Ezeli, left, after their overtime victor over the New Orleans Pelicans in  Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Warriors won in overtime 123-119, to take a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) and New York Islanders center Anders Lee (27) fight during the first period of Game 5 in the first round of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates the Warriors' 123-119 overtime victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in New Orleans, Thursday, April 23, 2015. The Warriors took a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan, left, shoots over Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan during the second half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The Spurs won 111-107 in overtime. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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Rio problems, doping issues, refugee athletes on IOC agenda
By STEPHEN WILSON
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of troubling issues to....Fullstory

2016-05-31 08:42 PM

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Associated Press

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Associated Press

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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