• U.S. officials outraged as IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia
    Yahoo News Digest51 minutes ago

    U.S. officials outraged as IOC decides against blanket doping ban for Russia

    The International Olympic Committee on Sunday decided against hitting Russia with a blanket ban from the Rio Games over state-run doping but laid out unprecedented eligibility conditions for individual Russian athletes. The IOC faced global calls to act after a World Anti-Doping Agency report last week

  • Australians stay away from Village citing blocked toilets, exposed wiring
    Reuters1 hour ago

    Australians stay away from Village citing blocked toilets, exposed wiring

    The Australian Olympic team refused to move in to Rio de Janeiro's village for athletes on Sunday, saying the accommodation was "not safe or ready" for next month's games."Due to a variety of problems in the Village, including gas, electricity and plumbing, I have decided that

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