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Deeper 'major budget cuts' enforced on Paralympics in Rio

summergames.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced. Poor ticket sales have compounded existing financial challenges in recession-battered Brazil which have already impacted operations at the Olympics, which close Sunday.

Selecting 6 numbers turned Britain into Olympic superpower

summergames.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The path to the Olympic podium for British athletes begins with the selection of six numbers. Every time a Briton fills in a lottery slip and hands over two pounds ($2.60), the country moves closer to another Olympic medal.

Rio police seize passports of Irish Olympic delegation staff

bigstory.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Brazilian police investigating Olympic ticket scalping raided Ireland's office at the athletes village Sunday as delegation members had their passports seized on the final day of the Rio Games. The expansion of the investigation came as IOC executive Patrick Hickey, the Olympic Council of Ireland president, remained in jail following his arrest on Wednesday.
summergames.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The path to the Olympic podium for British athletes begins with the selection of six numbers. Every time a Briton fills in a lottery slip and hands over two pounds ($2.60), the country moves closer to another Olympic medal.

The Orange County Register

hosted2.ap.org — A A A Rio Paralympics sees 'major budget cuts,' low ticket sales By ROB HARRIS , AP Sports Writer (AP) - The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers say deep budget cuts mean one venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced.

The Orange County Register

hosted2.ap.org — A A A Rio Paralympics sees 'major budget cuts,' low ticket sales By ROB HARRIS , AP Sports Writer (AP) - The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers says deep budget cuts mean one venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced.

Rio Paralympics sees 'major budget cuts,' low ticket sales

bigstory.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers says deep budget cuts mean one venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced. Poor ticket sales have compounded existing financial challenges in recession-battered Brazil that have already hit operations at the Rio Olympics, which close Sunday.

The Orange County Register

hosted2.ap.org — A A A Deeper 'major budget cuts' enforced on Paralympics in Rio By ROB HARRIS , AP Sports Writer (AP) - The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced.

Associated Press

hosted2.ap.org — A A A Deeper 'major budget cuts' enforced on Paralympics in Rio By ROB HARRIS , AP Sports Writer (AP) - The Paralympics will go ahead in Rio next month but organizers said Friday that deep budget cuts mean a venue will close down, facilities will be dismantled and the workforce will be reduced.

IOC's Hickey moved to Rio prison in ticket-scalping case

bigstory.ap.org — RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - European Olympic head Patrick Hickey of Ireland has been transferred to a prison in the closing days of the Rio Games while under investigation in a ticket-scalping scandal, authorities said Friday.
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Aug 26, 2016

Good luck @cilladuncan outside FIFA, one of those who has tried to keep the organisation going amid the turmoil of recent years

Aug 24, 2016

@scottjfield the journalists rest ... Team GB continue working. Hope you #bringonthebreak

Aug 24, 2016

RT @craigspence: Ticket sales for Rio 2016 #Paralympics picking up nicely. Now nearly 700,000 sold. Demand increasing each day which is fantastic.

Aug 24, 2016

Olympic legacy: After weeks of stories in Rio about empty seats, main debate in British politics now seems to be about empty seats

Aug 23, 2016

RT @razhael: Over past year WikiLeaks has published scores of sensitive records -- incl. some naming rape victims & sick children https://t…

Aug 23, 2016

RT @gdunbarap: These Russian doping facts that CAS refers to are same ones that new IOC member Yelena Isinbayeva says do not exist

Aug 22, 2016

RT @mattmcgeehan: Incredibly well organised. Arrival at airport to duty free in 65 minutes. LHR would struggle with numbers  https://twitter.com/robharris/status/767862810286125056 


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