Rio's Olympic golf course grass under threat Rio's Olympic golf course grass under threat

The decision to put down grass on the contested 2016 Olympic golf course amid continued legal wrangling could prove to be a costly mistake, a Rio de Janeiro public prosecutor warned on Wednesday. The public prosecutor's…

Age of austerity a hurdle for Olympic plans

The 1964 Tokyo Olympics was a milestone in Japan's hasty, post-war journey towards modernisation. Rising…

Cycling: Van Velthooven back with Rio in his sights

Olympic medallist Simon van Velthooven has cut short his competitive sojourn in Japan to line up in…

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