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Bidding begins for Rio 2016 Olympic Games projects
"The complex, originally built by the city to host several events of the 2007 Pan-American Games, features a 15,000-seat multipurpose arena for basketball and artistic gymnastics, a 5,000- seat aquatic complex, and a 1,500-seat velodrome."
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Bidding begins for Rio 2016 Olympic Games projects - Indiatalkies.com
Rio de Janeiro, April 19: Brazil's southeast city of Rio de Janeiro has opened bidding for two infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2016 Olympic Games, authorities said.
Two-week strike ends at 2016 Rio Olympic venues
Rio Mais, the consortium building venues at the main Olympic cluster located 25 kilometers west of central Rio, said no more work stoppages were foreseen.
Buenos Aires Herald
Hockey and the Olympics
The changes imposed by the International Hockey Federation were mentioned in this column two weeks ago - changing the playing time from two halves of 35 minutes each to four quarters of 15 minutes each .
Ivy League Sports
Brown Head Coach Jill Reeve To Be Inducted Into USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame
Brown field hockey head coach Jill Reeve has been selected as one of seven inductees into the 2014 class of the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame in an announcement made on Wednesday.
The St Paul Journal
Bach promises urgent action on Rio delays as federations look for 'Plan B'
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The Washington Post
Bach promises action on delays threatening Rio
With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach promised Wednesday to take action to ease the crisis threatening the 2016 Olympics.
Charlesworth quits as Australia hockey...
Ric Charlesworth said Wednesday he will step down as coach of the Australian men's field hockey team following this year's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Foster's Daily Democrat
Madburya s Fire Chief has worked 5 Olympic Games
For nearly 20 years, Tom Perley has had the opportunity to experience the Olympic Games first hand.
The Winnipeg Free Press
A drinking game, minus the booze, has its own tournament.
A group of locals are introducing competitive beer pong to Winnipeg, minus the beer.