Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

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Medical experts want Rio Olympics delayed or moved due to Zika

LONDON/WASHINGTON, May 27 -- More than 100 medical experts, academia and scientists on Friday have called for the Rio Olympic Games to be postponed or moved because of fears that the event could speed up the spread of the Zika virus around the world.

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Samsung renews shirt sponsorship deal with Chelsea

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Samsung renews shirt sponsorship deal with Chelsea

European club soccer champions Chelsea will have the Samsung name on their shirts until 2015 after the South Korean company extended its sponsorship deal with the English Premier League team.

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Russian athletes likely to have tested positive for doping at Beijing Olympics: agency

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Russian athletes likely to have tested positive for doping at Beijing Olympics: agency

Some Russian athletes are likely to have tested positive for doping in the 2008 Olympic Games after their samples were re-examined, the Interfax news agency quoted Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko as saying on Friday.

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Athletes and federations face doping bans, says Bach

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Athletes and federations face doping bans, says Bach

IOC president Thomas Bach said Wednesday that "dozens" of athletes could be banned from the forthcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro after new tests on samples from previous games.

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No anti-Zika uniforms for Vietnam athletes at Olympics in Brazil: official

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No anti-Zika uniforms for Vietnam athletes at Olympics in Brazil: official

The Vietnam Olympic Committee has confirmed that there will be no special Zika-proof uniforms for its athletes at the upcoming Summer Olympics in Brazil.

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Vietnamese shooters aim for Olympic gold with empty guns

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Vietnamese shooters aim for Olympic gold with empty guns

The practice venue of Vietnam's national shooting team has been unusually quiet these days.

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Female weightlifter to fill fourth Olympic slot

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Female weightlifter to fill fourth Olympic slot

The weightlifting team will see their fourth athlete competing in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics this summer, setting a national record.
The Vietnamese weightlifting team at the Asian championships in Uzbekistan. ​(Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)

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Lifter confident of Olympic success

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Lifter confident of Olympic success

Weightlifter Thach Kim Tuan believes he will have completely recovered from injury and could win medal at the approaching Olympics in Brazil.

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South Korea unveils 'Zika-proof' Olympic uniforms

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South Korea is hoping to protect its athletes from Zika-carrying mosquitoes with the unveiling of new, long-sleeve uniforms ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Vietnam's female rowers qualify for Brazil Olympics

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Vietnam's female rowers qualify for Brazil Olympics

Pham Thi Thao and Ta Thanh Huyen passed the Olympics qualifying round in the women’s lightweight double sculls category in Chungju, South Korea, on April 25.

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Vietnamese gymnast beats spinal condition to qualify for Olympics again

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Vietnamese gymnast beats spinal condition to qualify for Olympics again

Ten years since his first diagnosis of spinal tuberculosis, a Vietnamese gymnast has qualified for the Olympic Games for the second time, winning several other regional and international gold medals along the way.

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Huyen wins silver at Asian weightlifting championships

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Huyen wins silver at Asian weightlifting championships

Vuong Thi Huyen won a silver medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Sunday.
Vuong Thi Huyen won a silver medal at the Asian Weightlifting Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on Sunday.

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Vietnamese gymnast beats spinal condition to qualify for Olympics again

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Vietnamese gymnast beats spinal condition to qualify for Olympics again

Ten years since his first diagnosis of spinal tuberculosis, a Vietnamese gymnast has qualified for the Olympic Games for the second time, winning several other regional and international gold medals along the way.

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Heyday over for Vietnam taekwondo as Olympic hopes shatter

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Heyday over for Vietnam taekwondo as Olympic hopes shatter

The heyday of Vietnam’s taekwondo seems to be coming to a close as Vietnamese athletes of the martial art will be absent from the upcoming Rio 2016 Olympics, having left an Asian qualifier last week with empty hands.

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Two dead as path built for Rio Olympics 'upgrade' collapses

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Two dead as path built for Rio Olympics 'upgrade' collapses

A seaside section of an elevated bicycle path built as part of improvements for the Rio Olympics collapsed, killing two people, after a powerful wave crashed into it Thursday.

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