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Rio 2016 Olympic committee chief Carlos Nuzman resigns after arrest

The chairman of Brazil's Olympic Committee, who helped organize the Rio 2016 Games, submitted his resignation Saturday, saying he wanted to concentrate on defending himself against corruption charges.

Brazil calls on Swiss for help in Olympic vote-buying case

Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman in a vote-buying case have asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland, where he is believed to have stored gold bars.

IOC ‘doing nothing’ about corruption

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been accused of “doing nothing” about its growing corruption crisis, by senior official Dick Pound.

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