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MILAN (Reuters) - Italy's Olympic committee (CONI) voted on Wednesday to submit a joint bid formed by Milan, Turin and the Alpine resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo to host the 2026 Winter Olympics.
PARIS (Reuters) - France's ability to deliver a smooth-running 2024 Olympic Games could be hurt by expected delays to a massive expansion of the Paris metro network which already faces multi-billion euro cost overruns, French senators warned on Wednesday.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - The local organising committee for the upcoming Rio Olympics is running a deficit of between 400 million and 500 million reais (93.26 million pounds to 116.38 million pounds), a source with direct knowledge of the committee's finances told Reuters on Monday.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian federal police are investigating local sports federations for allegedly embezzling funds meant for training Olympic athletes, Globo TV said on Sunday.
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - The Summer Olympics are scheduled to start in Rio de Janeiro on Aug. 5. Here is a list of five things to watch.
NATAL Brazil (Reuters) - When Brazil drafted plans to host the upcoming World Cup, this Atlantic beach destination was exactly the type of city it wanted to show off.
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande has finally found an interest group he can say 'no' to.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged global business leaders gathered in London on Thursday ahead of the Olympics to invest in Britain, a day after data showed the economy is in much worse shape than previously thought.
LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron urged global business leaders gathered in London on Thursday to invest in Britain, which despite the glamour of the Olympics is still reeling from the worst economic slump since the Great Depression.