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Jul 30, 2015 09:24 AM ET // AFP
Cleaning up the dangerously polluted Guanabara Bay in the next year for sailing events is the biggest challenge facing Rio de Janeiro Olympic organizers.
Apr 7, 2015 09:20 AM ET
It’s about 500 days until the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics of 2016, and officials say progress has stalled. Will the city be ready in time to host the games next summer?
Jul 25, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Anna Salleh, ABC Science Online
The kick should be used more to propel than to keep the body aloft, finds research.
Jul 9, 2014 10:05 AM ET // AFP
A giant robot based on a Japanese anime character will get moving by 2019.
Mar 11, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Many Paralympian athletes are watching the remainder of the Games from hospital beds.
Feb 20, 2014 10:30 AM ET // Emily Sohn
The Games heighten our awe at what people can accomplish when they train hard for years in relative obscurity -- and may inspire us to get moving.
Feb 18, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The ancient Olympians focused on diets that were low in carbs and high in protein.
Feb 13, 2014 01:12 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
It's not just sports photographers who have been snapping away at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, satellites and astronauts have been also taking snapshots from orbit.
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