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Egyptian judoka sent home from Rio Olympics

Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.

Egyptian judoka Islam el-Shahabi (in blue) has been sent home from the Rio Olympics by his national team for refusing to shake hands with an Israeli judoka.

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Rio Olympics: Kelmendi places Kosovo on sport map with historic gold

Majlinda Kelmendi has steadily taken the world of judo by storm ever since she burst onto the scene to win the World Junior Championships in 2009.

Majlinda Kelmendi has steadily taken the world of judo by storm ever since she burst onto the scene to win the World Junior Championships in 2009.

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'City of God' become 'City of Gold'

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

The people of Rio de Janeiro's City of God' favela are hoping that a gold medal win by one of their own - Rafaela Silva - will help remove the stigma they face daily.

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Five athletes tipped to shine in Rio

Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.

Chris Froome will lead the Great Britain team as he bids to emulate the feat of compatriot Bradley Wiggins in the Olympic cycling road race on Saturday.