DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is eliminating 51 positions and furloughing 33 more as part of a dramatic cut in staffing designed to trim up to 20% of its budget to respond to shortfalls caused by the coronavirus pandemic.



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GENEVA (AP) — The professional soccer and ice hockey leagues in Switzerland are in line to get federal loans totaling 350 million Swiss francs ($360 million) to help teams cope with a loss of revenue during the pandemic.

DENVER (AP) — At least 70 percent of U.S. Olympic sports organizations have applied for government funds during the coronavirus pandemic, a stark financial reality that underscores the frailties within the world’s most dominant Olympic sports system.


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