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RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil's government on Friday fired a private security firm hired to provide screeners for Olympic venues and replaced them with federal and state police, just one week from the opening of the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
HOCKENHEIM, Germany Nico Rosberg, aiming to seize back the championship lead at his home German Formula One Grand Prix, got his weekend off to a strong start by topping the opening two practise sessions on Friday.
NEW YORK A former president of Guatemala's soccer federation pleaded guilty on Friday to charges he received bribes to award lucrative media and marketing rights for soccer matches, the latest development in the U.S. corruption investigation into world soccer's governing body FIFA.
HOCKENHEIM Lewis Hamilton's move to seek clarification about team mate Nico Rosberg's controversial pole lap in Hungary from the F1 governing body's Charlie Whiting was misjudged and regrettable, his Mercedes team said on Friday.
RIO DE JANEIRO The Australian team said they evacuated their building at the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro because of a fire in the basement on Friday, one week before the Games open.