Rio 2016 worried by Zika, but not seeing drop in Olympics travel

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Rio de Janeiro's Olympic organizing committee spokesman says there was concern over the surge in Zika virus cases, but that it is unlikely to affect attendance during the Games in August

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Vietnam to host mass run in March

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Vietnam to host mass run in March

Seven million Vietnamese are expected to participate in Olympic Run Day for Public Health 2016, which will begin across the country simultaneously at 7 am on March 26.

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Olympics safety from Zika is priority, says IOC's Bach

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President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach says they are working closely with the World Health Organization to protect Rio 2016 Games athletes and spectators from the Zika virus.

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IOC has not discussed bribery allegations with Tokyo 2020

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International Olympic Committee Vice-President John Coates says he did not discuss the bribery allegations with the local organizing committee in relation to Tokyo winning the rights to host the 2020 Olympic Games during the IOC's latest visit to Japan.

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Zika virus scare spreads as Brazil gears up for Carnival, Olympics

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Zika virus scare spreads as Brazil gears up for Carnival, Olympics

Olympic and tourism officials in Brazil downplayed risks for foreign visitors from the mosquito-borne Zika virus on Monday, even as the health ministry warned pregnant women to consult doctors before visiting the country amid a widening scare.

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Vietnam boxers train abroad to secure Olympic berths

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Vietnam boxers train abroad to secure Olympic berths

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese boxers and Southeast Asian Games champions Luu Thi Duyen and Ha Thi Linh have left for Thailand to train for the upcoming Asian zone Olympic qualifier.

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VN taekwondo team aim to secure Olympic berths

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VN taekwondo team aim to secure Olympic berths

VietNamNet Bridge – Vietnamese taekwondo martial arts fighters aim to secure two berths for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil in August.

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VN taekwondo team aim to secure Olympic berths

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VN taekwondo team aim to secure Olympic berths

Vietnamese taekwondo martial arts fighters aim to secure two berths for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil in August.

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Vietnamese judokas to compete in Tunisia

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Vietnamese judokas to compete in Tunisia

Two Vietnamese judokas left for Tunisia yesterday to compete in the judo Olympic qualifiers from January 12-18.

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Swimmer Phuoc to train in Hungary on path to recovery

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Swimmer Phuoc to train in Hungary on path to recovery

Swimmer Hoang Quy Phuoc will train in Hungary following a difficult three years.

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New Year's in Rio: 2 million revellers, 315 tonnes of trash

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New Year's in Rio: 2 million revellers, 315 tonnes of trash

The two million revelers who ushered in 2016 on Rio de Janeiro's famed Copacabana Beach left behind a calling card Friday: 315 tonnes of trash for the Olympic host city to cart away.

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Vietnam to host 19th Asian Physics Olympiad

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Vietnam to host 19th Asian Physics Olympiad

The Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has approved the Ministry of Education and Training’s plan on the hosting of the 19th Asian Physics Olympiad (APhO) in 2018.

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Vietnamese women’s football team to vie for AFC slot at 2016 Olympics

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Vietnamese women’s football team to vie for AFC slot at 2016 Olympics

The Vietnamese women’s football team will join Japan, China, Australia, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in the 2016 Rio Olympic final qualification round, to be held in Osaka, Japan from February 29 to March 9, 2016.

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Federer no plans to retire and aiming for Olympic medals

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Roger Federer tells Reuters that he has no plans to retire, is looking forward to competing at the Rio Olympics next year and challenging world number one Novak Djokovic.

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Trapped in Greece by EU refugee rules, migrants desperate to get out

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Trapped in Greece by EU refugee rules, migrants desperate to get out

Guylo is a musician, looking for a place of peace to play his guitar. Fares wants to study. Mohammad is waiting for news of his wife and child after becoming separated from them en route.

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