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Brazil Zika Call To Postpone
FILE - This is a Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016 file photo of an army soldier distributing a pamphlet about the Aedes aegypti mosquito that spreads the Zika virus, on the edge of the Copacabana beach, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Part of he beach will be used for the beach volleyball competition during the 2016 summer games. With the opening ceremony less than three months away, a Canadian professor has called for the Rio Olympics to be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak, warning the influx of visitors to Brazil will result in the avoidable birth of malformed babies. The IOC and World Health Organization disagree, saying Zika will not derail the games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
Brazil Zika Call To Postpone
FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, health workers get ready to spray insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus, under the bleachers of the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro, which will be used for the Archery competition in the 2016 summer games. More than 145 public health experts signed an open letter to the World Health Organization on Friday, May 27, 2016 asking the U.N. health agency to consider whether the Rio de Janeiro Olympics should be postponed or moved because of the ongoing Zika outbreak. The letter calls for the games to be delayed or relocated “in the name of public health.” (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)
Brazil OLY Rio Ticket Scalping
In this May 20, 2015 file photo, fireworks explode behind the Olympic rings during their inauguration ceremony at Madureira Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
Jim Craig poses with the 1980 gold medal he is auctioning off. (CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS)
Jim Craig poses with the 1980 gold medal he is auctioning off. (CARLO ALLEGRI/REUTERS)
Belgium's Mourad Laachraoui takes a break during his fight against Spain's Jesus Tortosa Cabrera, at the European Taekwondo Championships in Montreux, Switzerland on May 19. 2016. (Photo: Daniel Mitchell, Keystone via AP)
IOC Doping
FILE- In this Monday, Aug. 3, 2015 file photo, IOC President Thomas Bach speaks at a press conference after the 128th IOC session in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Bach said Wednesday May 18, 2016 entire sports federations could be suspended if allegations of state-supported Russian doping at the 2014 Sochi Olympics are proven. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)
Switzerland IOC Doping
FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2008 file photo fireworks explode during the opening ceremony in the National Stadium at the Beijing 2008 Olympics in Beijing. The IOC said Wednesday, May 17, 2016 31 athletes in six sports have tested positive in reanalysis of their doping samples from the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The International Olympic Committee said it has opened disciplinary proceedings against the unidentified athletes from 12 countries. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, file)
Brazil OLY Athletics
Men compete in the 100m round 1 during the Athletics test event at the Rio Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, May 14, 2016. The track and field test event is the last of more than 40 tests events for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics with the games opening in less than three months. The three-day test event ends Monday at Olympic Stadium in the northern neighborhood known as Engenho de Dentro. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Emily Stith poses with her air rifle Monday, May 2, 2016 at the Olympic Training Center's Olympic Shooting Center. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette