Olympic Politics

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    Is it me or are the presidential elections this year more like an athletic event than a political race? I have yet to see them selling those big foam fingers at the debates but it's not long in coming...
     
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    Brazil's Olympic chief arrested in Rio...
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    Brazilian Olympic chief arrested in Rio de Janeiro
    Oct. 5, 2017 -- Brazilian police on Thursday arrested the president of the country's Olympic committee -- as part of an investigation into a purported conspiracy to land last year's Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
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    International Olympic Committee suspends Brazil Committee
    Saturday 7th October, 2017 - After the temporary arrest of Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman under Operation Unfair Play amp;ndash; Second Half-Time yesterday (Oct. 5), the International Olympic Committee (IOC) suspended the Brazilian Committee and ousted Nuzman from his post with the international organization. The decision was announced Friday (6) on IOC's official website.
     

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