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Rio mayor welcomes federal Olympic probe

The mayor of the host city for the 2016 Olympics says he welcomes an investigation by federal prosecutors into possible corruption involving construction…

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The latest on Zika and the Olympics

All eyes are on Rio and its Zika-carrying mosquitoes as the countdown to the 2016 Olympics continues.

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Former NFL RB Jahvid Best tries for Olympics

Former Detroit Lions running back Jahvid Best is attempting to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro as a sprinter.

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Feds investigate alleged Russian doping

The FBI and federal prosecutors are investigating allegations of widespread doping by Russian athletes, a U.S. law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.

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31 possible Rio Olympians failed drug tests

Thirty-one athletes hoping to compete at August's Olympics tested positive for banned substances at the 2008 Beijing Games and could now be ruled out of Rio,…

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Rio Olympics won't help Brazil clear economic hurdles

The Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro won't give Brazil the boost it needs, according to a new report by Moody's Investor Service.

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Russian doping: Kremlin attacks 'defector'

The Kremlin has dismissed allegations of doping at the Sochi 2014 Olympics Games as "defamation by a defector."

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Yes, the Olympics will (likely) still happen

The Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro are slated to start in August, but there are rumblings of concern about civil unrest, and the threat of the Zika virus…

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French prosecutors probe $2M Tokyo Olympic payments

French prosecutors are investigating payments made by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic bid committee to a Singapore-based company.

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Brazil moves on to 3rd sports minister since March

Brazil shuffled its sports leadership team again Thursday, just 85 days before the games arrive in Rio de Janeiro.

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Olympic torch lit in Greece

The Olympic torch lighting ceremony took place Thursday in Olympia, Greece, the ancient birthplace of the games.

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Sochi gets facelift ahead of Olympics

New rail lines and sports facilities are being finished in Sochi, Russia, ahead of the next Olympic games in February.

2014 Olympics medal count

COUNTRY
G
S
B
TOTAL
Russia
13
11
9
33
United States
9
7
12
28
Norway
11
5
10
26
Canada
10
10
5
25
Netherlands
8
7
9
24
Germany
8
6
5
19
Austria
4
8
5
17
France
4
4
7
15
Sweden
2
7
6
15
Switzerland
6
3
2
11
China
3
4
2
9
South Korea
3
3
2
8
Czech Republic
2
4
2
8
Slovenia
2
2
4
8
Japan
1
4
3
8
Italy
0
2
6
8
Belarus
5
0
1
6
Poland
4
1
1
6
Finland
1
3
1
5
Great Britain
1
1
2
4
Latvia
0
2
2
4
Australia
0
2
1
3
Ukraine
1
0
1
2
Slovakia
1
0
0
1
Croatia
0
1
0
1
Kazakhstan
0
0
1
1
Medal count will be updated at the conclusion of each day's medal events.
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