WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

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WHO rejects call for Olympics to be moved due to Zika

LONDON, May 28 -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Saturday rejected a call for the Rio Olympic Games to be moved or postponed due to the threat posed by large outbreak of Zika virus in Brazil.

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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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Vietnam hopes to improve its Olympic performance

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Vietnam hopes to improve its Olympic performance

With 18 official tickets for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, Vietnam has fulfilled the target set before the Olympic qualification rounds: to earn from 15 to 20 places for the Games. The progress shows the determination and efforts made by the athletes as well as the appropriate focus on top athletes in key Olympic sports for Vietnam.

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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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Bach says the IOC will act if athletes and federations are guilty of doping

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Bach says the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will be tough on doping.

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Badminton ace makes history with third Olympic place of career

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Badminton ace makes history with third Olympic place of career

Premier badminton player Nguyen Tien Minh has made history as Vietnam’s first ever three-time Olympian after officially booking a slot in the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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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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Team USA meets Times Square

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Báo Thanh Niên English 1 month(s) ago

Seventy-five Olympic athletes with Team USA join First Lady Michelle Obama in turning New York City's Times Square into a playing field.

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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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Syrian amputee carries Rio 2016 flame through Athens refugee camp

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A victim of the war in Syria is carrying the Olympic torch in Greece to draw attention to the plight of refugees from his homeland.

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