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The final day of London 2012 and no let-up in the drama

Britain’s Anthony Joshua claimed gold in the Super Heavy Weight division, making up a three-point deficit in the final round to clinch the title on

Britain’s Anthony Joshua claimed gold in the Super Heavy Weight division, making up a three-point deficit in the final round to clinch the title on

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London 2012: Bolt wins double-double

Usain Bolt has successfully defended his Olympic sprint double – winning the 100m and 200m in London as he did in Beijing. The Jamaican is the first

Usain Bolt has successfully defended his Olympic sprint double – winning the 100m and 200m in London as he did in Beijing. The Jamaican is the first

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London 2012: Clean sweep for China on day twelve

China produced yet another dominant display in London on Wednesday, completing the sweep of all four table tennis titles with an emphatic 3-0 victory

China produced yet another dominant display in London on Wednesday, completing the sweep of all four table tennis titles with an emphatic 3-0 victory

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London 2012: Britain surpasses Beijing medals haul

Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy became Britain’s most decorated Olympian on Tuesday after retaining his title in the men’s Keirin. It was one of four gold

Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy became Britain’s most decorated Olympian on Tuesday after retaining his title in the men’s Keirin. It was one of four gold

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London 2012: King Kenny claims second cycling crown  

Britain’s Jason Kenny lived up to his reputation as the fastest man on the cycling track after beating French rival and multiple world champion

Britain’s Jason Kenny lived up to his reputation as the fastest man on the cycling track after beating French rival and multiple world champion

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London 2012: Magic Murray and the lightning Bolt shine on day nine

One month after losing the Wimbledon final to a superior Roger Federer Britain’s Andy Murray gained sweet revenge by thrashing the Swiss Ace to win

One month after losing the Wimbledon final to a superior Roger Federer Britain’s Andy Murray gained sweet revenge by thrashing the Swiss Ace to win

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London 2012: Golden Britain

After a sluggish start to their home Olympics Great Britain’s medal-winning campaign has hit warp speed on Day eight in London. Four years ago in

After a sluggish start to their home Olympics Great Britain’s medal-winning campaign has hit warp speed on Day eight in London. Four years ago in

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London 2012: Day seven

America’s Michael Phelps overcame a shaky start to edge out rival Chad le Clos and take gold in the men’s 100m butterfly final in London on

America’s Michael Phelps overcame a shaky start to edge out rival Chad le Clos and take gold in the men’s 100m butterfly final in London on

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London 2012: Phelps, always and forever

America’s Michael Phelps led from start to finish to claim the men’s 200m individual medley, becoming the first male swimmer to win the same event at

America’s Michael Phelps led from start to finish to claim the men’s 200m individual medley, becoming the first male swimmer to win the same event at

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London 2012: Day five

Ten days after becoming the first Briton to win the Tour de France Bradley Wiggins sparked wild celebrations in London when the 32-year-old won gold

Ten days after becoming the first Briton to win the Tour de France Bradley Wiggins sparked wild celebrations in London when the 32-year-old won gold

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Phelps breaks medal record on day four of London 2012

Michael Phelps has officially become the most successful Olympian in history after the American won a record 19th career medal. Phelps, who is to

Michael Phelps has officially become the most successful Olympian in history after the American won a record 19th career medal. Phelps, who is to

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London 2012: Day three

China continued their impressive gold medal haul at the London Olympics on Monday when the country’s gymnasts stormed to the top of the podium to

China continued their impressive gold medal haul at the London Olympics on Monday when the country’s gymnasts stormed to the top of the podium to

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London 2012: Day two

Lizzie Armitstead finally got the Olympic host nation onto the medal table on Sunday after the 23-year-old Brit claimed silver in the Women’s road

Lizzie Armitstead finally got the Olympic host nation onto the medal table on Sunday after the 23-year-old Brit claimed silver in the Women’s road

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Day one at the Olympics

British hopes of a cycling medal on day one of the 2012 London Olympics turned to dust when pre-race favourite Mark Cavendish failed to finish in the

British hopes of a cycling medal on day one of the 2012 London Olympics turned to dust when pre-race favourite Mark Cavendish failed to finish in the

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Olympic diaries: Bolt ready to defend titles

Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt announced on Thursday he was fully fit for his historic bid to defend his 100 and 200m titles in

Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt announced on Thursday he was fully fit for his historic bid to defend his 100 and 200m titles in