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  • Kenya disbands Olympics committee over Rio performance

    Kenya disbands 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 - 47 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 - 56 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 19 minutes ago
  • Olympics - Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki error

    Olympics - Greek government left red-faced after Korakaki error

    By Graham Wood ATHENS (Reuters) - The Greek government was left embarrassed on Thursday after a special ceremony to honour the country’s Olympic team went ahead without Anna Korakaki, one of their three gold medallists in Rio. Shooter Korakaki, 19, won two of Greece’s six medals, gold in the women’s 25 metre pistol final and bronze in the 10 metre air pistol event. Greece President Prokopis Pavlopoulos met the other medal winners but Korakaki was unable to attend due to a holiday. More »

    Reuters - 1 hour 30 minutes ago
  • Are JoJo Fletcher, Simone Biles and Ryan Lochte in the list of 'incredible cast' of Dancing With the Stars?

    Are JoJo Fletcher, Simone Biles and Ryan Lochte in the list of 'incredible cast' of Dancing With the Stars?

    After the names of eight of the dance pros who will appear in season 23 of Dancing With the Stars were revealed on Good Morning America (GMA) the suspense around the cast of dance reality show is making fans restless. The final list of celebrity contestants will be unveiled on August 30, 2016 on GMA. The names of the dance pros announced include Val Chmerkovskiy, Sharna Burgess, Artem Chigvintsev, Lindsay Arnold, Allison Holker, Sasha Farber and Gleb Savchenko. More »

    International Business Times - 1 hour 43 minutes ago