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All but two of the 45 test events for the Rio 2016 Olympics will be held within a year of the Games` opening ceremony, the local organising committee said.
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Rory McIlroy confirmed on Wednesday he will represent Ireland should he qualify for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil where golf will return to the Games.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014, 11:20
Teenage sensation Minjee Lee said she is in no rush to follow New Zealand`s Lydia Ko by turning professional as she plots a path to the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 13:14
Concerned at the alarming rise of violence against women, five-time world boxing champion and Olympic medallist Mary Kom on Thursday urged women to take up sports for self-defence and to stay fit.
Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 17:04
A silver medal in the recent Asia Cup has virtually assured India a place in next year`s World Cup and the team`s High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans feels the erstwhile champions of the game will be a force to reckon with in the 2016 Olympics.
Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 09:02
Rio`s preparations for the 2016 Summer Olympics came under fire from International Olympic Committee (IOC) members for the first time in public in Buenos Aires on Sunday.
Last Updated: Monday, September 02, 2013, 13:51
Rio de Janeiro officials have denied reports of major delays to the city`s 2016 Olympic preparations.
Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 16:36
World record-holder Usain Bolt has said his focus was not only on winning medals but also on avoiding injuries in preparations for the 2016 Olympics.
Last Updated: Saturday, August 10, 2013, 15:54
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the Rio de Janeiro laboratory which was expected to analyse urine and blood samples during the 2014 Football World Cup and 2016 Olympics.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 09, 2013, 18:15
Three years out from the Rio Games, 3-on-3 basketball and BMX freestyle are competing in an alternative Olympic contest, trying to win selection to the program.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 14, 2012, 20:34
Chinese badminton superstar Lin Dan has denied any plans to retire next year and said he would consider going for a third Olympic title in 2016.
Last Updated: Saturday, October 13, 2012, 15:36
After improving his 2008 Beijing Olympics bronze to silver in London, Indian wrestler Sushil Kumar has set his target on a gold in the next Games in Rio de Janerio.
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