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The Zika virus has become a major health issue in Brazil ©Getty ImagesImage titleThe Zika virus has become a major health issue in Brazil ©Getty Images

The International Olympic Committee believe authorities in Brazil are taking "significant steps" to combat the Zika virus in the run-up to this summer's Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Olympic president Brian Lewis shakes hand after signing an agreement with Mikhail Singh of The Fan Club, which has exclusive distribution rights for TTOC merchandise. The popular shop, located at Movietowne, Gulf City, Trincity and Aboutique Mall currently carries the TTOC line of T-shirts.

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC) as part of its new strategic marketing and brand management plan, is adopting an entrepreneurial, vibrant and dynamic market driven, new business development approach to revenue generation for its programmes and projects.

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Sheikh Ahmad's prison sentence has been overturned ©Getty Images

A six-month prison sentence handed to Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah has been overturned by the Court of Appeal in his native Kuwait, according to reports in the Gulf country.

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Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi took part in the shooting tournament at London 2012 even though she was eight months pregnant ©Getty Images

Women who may be pregnant are being urged by the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) to carefully consider whether to attend this summer's Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to growing fears over Zika virus.

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The IOC has relaxed rules governing pre-surgery transgender athletes taking part in the Olympics in time for the Rio Games later this year. Photograph: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Female-to-male athletes can compete ‘without restriction’, while male-to-female athletes must undergo hormone therapy, according to new guidelines

Read more: IOC rules transgender athletes can take part in Olympics without surgery

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