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Concern about $10.3bn cost of hosting games puts Paris and Los Angeles on their marks
Naysayers ride wave of anger over corruption and potential costs
Chinese ecommerce group founded by Jack Ma joins elite corporate backers
Badminton, archery, fencing, weightlifting and wheelchair rugby lose all UK Sport funding
Moscow rejects finding of ‘unprecedented’ conspiracy to conceal positive drugs tests
Governing bodies seek investment boost amid soul-searching over Olympic decline
Britain has dominated the Olympic sport. But as allegations of doping and bullying swirl, can the team do it again?
Master planner seeks to reignite cities’ interest in hosting the games
Committee appears to yield to demand by city governor to scale back $29bn Games
Virginia Raggi says organising 2024 games not economically ‘sustainable’
World Anti-Doping Agency confirms second data dump
Details of Simone Biles and Williams sisters released in retaliation for Moscow doping claims
Some are impressed but most find Rio success questionable