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US Olympic Roster Basketball
FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 12, 2014 file photo, Phoenix Mercury guard Diana Taurasi (3) controls the ball against Chicago Sky guard Courtney Vandersloot (22) during the final moments of the first half of Game 3 of the WNBA Finals basketball series in Chicago. Diana Taurasi, Sue Bird and Tamika Catchings will play in their fourth Olympics, anchoring the U.S. women’s basketball team heading to the Rio Games in August. The trio was among 12 players named to the team that was announced Wednesday morning, April 27, 2016, a group that included first-time Olympians Elena Delle Donne, Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)
Greece Rio Olympics Flame
Rowing World Champion Katerina Nikolaidou of Greece lights the cauldron during the handover ceremony for the Olympic Flame at Panathinean stadium in Athens, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. The flame arrives in Brazil on May 3, and will be relayed across the vast country by about 12,000 torchbearers before the Aug. 5 opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro's Maracana Stadium. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Japan Tokyo 2020 Logo
This image released Monday, April 25, 2016 by The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games shows the new official logos of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, left, and the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games. Organizers unveiled the new official logo of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday, April 25, opting for blue and white simplicity over more colorful designs. The winning logo, selected from four finalists, is entitled Harmonized Checkered Emblem. It features three varieties of indigo blue rectangular shapes to represent different countries, cultures and ways of thinking. (The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games via AP)
APTOPIX Greece Rio Olympics Flame Lighting
Dancers dressed as priestesses display the Olympic flame during the ceremonial lighting of the Olympic flame in Ancient Olympia, Greece, Thursday, April 21, 2016. The flame will be transported by torch relay to the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, which will host the 2016 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Brazil OLY Rio Final Inspection
FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2016 file photo, samples of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, responsible for transmitting dengue and Zika, sit in a petri dish at the Fiocruz Institute in Recife, Pernambuco state, Brazil. Zika may keep some foreign tourists from going to the Olympics, and it also poses a risk for young athletes. There is strong evidence the virus is to blame for an increase in birth defects. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)