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Feyisa Lilesa fears for his life after Ethiopian government protest

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…

Ethiopia will not bar runner Feyisa Lilesa from entering the country after he made an anti-government gesture upon finishing second in the Olympic marathon on Sunday, according to a government…

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The Olympic Spirit: sometimes winning is not about medals

New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin was praised for embodying the Olympic spirit when she stopped to help US runner Abbey D’Agostino during their 5,000m race at the Rio…

New Zealand’s Nikki Hamblin was praised for embodying the Olympic spirit when she stopped to help US runner Abbey D’Agostino during their 5,000m race at the Rio…

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Bolt bows out of Olympics with final gold as Jamaica win 4X100m relay

Jamaicans in Rio, and there are lots of them, went bananas last night as Usain Bolt led their men’s 4X100 metres sprint team to victory again at the Olympics, for the third games in a row stealing the

Jamaicans in Rio, and there are lots of them, went bananas last night as Usain Bolt led their men’s 4X100 metres sprint team to victory again at the Olympics, for the third games in a row stealing the

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Items from Muhammad Ali's life to be auctioned

Nearly 80 items closely linked to the life of Muhammad Ali who died earlier this year are being auctioned.

Nearly 80 items closely linked to the life of Muhammad Ali who died earlier this year are being auctioned.

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Russian pole-vault champ announces retirement

She was barred from competing at the Rio Games – and now Russia’s double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has announced her retirement.

She was barred from competing at the Rio Games – and now Russia’s double Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva has announced her retirement.

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Usain Bolt feted in Jamaica and around the world as The Greatest

Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10

Jamaica and Jamaicans around the world have been saluting the genius of Usain Bolt on the Olympics track, now with eight gold medals across three Olympics and bidding for a “triple-triple” in the 4×10

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Olympic 'treble treble' on course as Usain Bolt wins 200m gold in Rio

There was no letting up for Usain Bolt as he easily won gold in the 200 metres on a rainy night in Rio, keeping the sprinter on course for an Olympic “treble treble” ahead of the 4 × 100 metres…

There was no letting up for Usain Bolt as he easily won gold in the 200 metres on a rainy night in Rio, keeping the sprinter on course for an Olympic “treble treble” ahead of the 4 × 100 metres…

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Miller dive for 400m gold 'not part of the game plan'

Shaunae Miller produced one of the most spectacular finishes in Olympic track and field on Monday when she dived over the line to beat American Allyson Felix and win gold in the women’s 400 metres…

Shaunae Miller produced one of the most spectacular finishes in Olympic track and field on Monday when she dived over the line to beat American Allyson Felix and win gold in the women’s 400 metres…

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Germany's canoe slalom coach dies after car crash

Stefan Henze was travelling with a team-mate in a taxi to the athletes village in Rio early on Friday when the car crashed into a barrier.

Stefan Henze was travelling with a team-mate in a taxi to the athletes village in Rio early on Friday when the car crashed into a barrier.