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Olympic souvenirs are pictured at a department store outside the London 2012 Olympic Park at Stratford in London

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  • Kenya removes Olympics committee over Rio performance

    Kenya removes Olympics committee over Rio performance

    By Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of the poor handling of the east African country's team during the Rio Olympics, sports minister Hassan Wario said on Thursday. Wario has set up a committee to investigate the misconduct and it will report its findings by Sept. 30. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation has also been asked to begin a probe. More »

    Reuters - 21 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Kenya removes Olympics committee over Rio performance

    (Adds details of team still in Rio) By Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of the poor handling of the east African country's team during the Rio Olympics, sports minister Hassan Wario said on Thursday. Wario has set up a committee to investigate the misconduct and it will report its findings by Sept. 30. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation has also been asked to begin a probe. More »

    Reuters - 23 minutes ago
  • Hope Solo should be finished with U.S. Soccer, but not like this

    Hope Solo should be finished with U.S. Soccer, but not like this

    In suspending and firing Hope Solo, U.S. Soccer acted like ... well, like Hope Solo. More »

    Sporting News - 26 minutes ago
  • Olympics-Kenya disbands Olympics committee over Rio performance

    By Humphrey Malalo NAIROBI, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Kenya has disbanded its National Olympics Committee (NOC-K) because of the poor handling of the east African country's team during the Rio Olympics, sports minister Hassan Wario said on Thursday. Wario has set up a committee to investigate the misconduct and it will report its findings by Sept. 30. The Directorate of Criminal Investigation has also been asked to begin a probe. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 24 minutes ago
  • Brazil Senate opens impeachment trial against Rousseff

    Brazil Senate opens impeachment trial against Rousseff

    The impeachment trial of Brazil's first woman president, Dilma Rousseff, got underway Thursday with high expectations that the suspended leader of Latin America's biggest economy will be sacked within days. More »

    AFP - 1 hour 47 minutes ago