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The International Olympic Committee Monday urged athletes to show "respect" to each other in the wake of a war-of-words involving drug-tainted swimmers and their rivals.That was followed by more vitriol Sunday when athletes rounded on two-time Russian doping offender Yulia Efimova.IOC spokesman Mark Adams said the organization encouraged free speech and had no plans to take action.However he said competitors had a right to compete "in tranquility" and appealed to athletes to show respect to one another.Adams added: "Brazilian fans seem to be pretty egalitarian.
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