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  • Brazil unveils $11 billion in 'legacy' budget

    By STEPHEN WADE - Associated Press

    Brazilian government officials announced Wednesday that almost $11 billion (24.1 billion Brazilian reals) will be spent on major transportation and environmental projects, which they argue are not related to holding the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. Published April 16, 2014

  • Strike continues at Rio Olympic venues

    By STEPHEN WADE - Associated Press

    The two-week strike at Rio de Janeiro's main Olympic complex continued Wednesday despite an apparent settlement. Published April 16, 2014

  • Gay rights group sends petition to IOC

    By Associated Press

    More than 100,000 members of an international gay rights group have sent messages to the IOC urging changes to ensure that future Olympic host countries do not have discriminatory laws on their books. Published April 16, 2014

  • Bruins' Bergeron gets boost from Olympics

    By Associated Press

    For Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron, the 2014 Olympics were about more than winning a second gold medal with Canada. Published April 16, 2014

  • Olympic great Michael Phelps to swim again

    By BETH HARRIS - Associated Press

    Don't expect the same Michael Phelps in his return to swimming after a nearly two-year retirement. Published April 15, 2014

  • Monday's Sports In Brief

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    SWIMMING Published April 15, 2014

  • NHL playoff preview capsules

    By LARRY LAGE - Associated Press

    A capsule look at the first round of the NHL playoffs: Published April 15, 2014

  • Doping ban reversed for Olympic champion Lee

    By Associated Press

    The Badminton World Federation has reversed a one-year ban handed to Olympic gold medalist Lee Yon-dae for failing to comply with doping requirements. Published April 14, 2014

  • AP News in Brief at 8:58 p.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Ukraine struggles as east slips out of its control, seeks UN peace-keeping support Published April 14, 2014

  • Krakow bid to meet after resignation of '22 chief

    By Associated Press

    Polish organizers of Krakow's candidacy for the 2022 Winter Olympics will meet Thursday to decide on their next steps following the resignation of the bid leader. Published April 14, 2014

  • Phelps will be racing himself in swimming comeback

    By PAUL NEWBERRY - Associated Press

    Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, is coming out of retirement to swim next week at the Arena Grand Prix in Arizona. Published April 14, 2014

  • Poland hopes to host 2022 Games despite setback

    By Associated Press

    Poland still has a chance to host the 2022 Winter Games despite the resignation of the bid committee president, Prime Minister Donald Tusk said Sunday. Published April 13, 2014

  • Rio 2016 Olympic crisis: 5 things to know

    By STEPHEN WILSON - Associated Press

    Blame it on Rio. Published April 12, 2014

  • IOC official: Slopestyle injuries 'unacceptable'

    By JOHN LEICESTER - Associated Press

    Maybe Shaun White was right all along. Published April 12, 2014

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