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IOC refugee team members arrive in Rio

They were previously running for their lives, now they are days away from running for an Olympic medal.

They were previously running for their lives, now they are days away from running for an Olympic medal.

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Threadbare Russian Olympic team en route to Rio

A threadbare Russian Olympic team gathered at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport to board a flight to Rio.

A threadbare Russian Olympic team gathered at Moscow's Sheremetyevo International Airport to board a flight to Rio.

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Eleven weightlifters, including six medalists, retest positive from London 2012

The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.

The International Weightlifting Federation has announced that 11 weightlifters, including six medalists, have tested positive in retests on samples taken at the 2012 London Olympics.

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"Roos" loos ready in Rio as team Australia returns to the Olympic Village

Australia's athletes have finally moved into the Olympic Village in Rio after work was carried out to remedy blocked toilets, leaky pipes and exposed electrical wiring.

Australia's athletes have finally moved into the Olympic Village in Rio after work was carried out to remedy blocked toilets, leaky pipes and exposed electrical wiring.

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Aussie rowers up the creek without a paddle

The Australian rowing team are a last minute substitution for the Rio Olympics, but are having to use a borrowed boat as their's is still back in Australia.

The Australian rowing team are a last minute substitution for the Rio Olympics, but are having to use a borrowed boat as their's is still back in Australia.

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Seven more Russians banned from Rio Olympics

Seven more Russian athletes were banned from competing at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday after being implicated in the damning World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report into state-sponsored doping and cover

Seven more Russian athletes were banned from competing at the Rio Olympics on Tuesday after being implicated in the damning World Anti-Doping Agency (Wada) report into state-sponsored doping and cover

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Russia welcomes IOC decision against blanket ban on Rio athletes

The Kremlin says it welcomes the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ruling against a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the next month’s Olympics.

The Kremlin says it welcomes the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) ruling against a blanket ban on Russian athletes at the next month’s Olympics.

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FINA ban seven swimmers from Rio Games

World Swimming’s governing body FINA has banned seven Russian swimmers from competing at next month’s Rio Olympics.

World Swimming’s governing body FINA has banned seven Russian swimmers from competing at next month’s Rio Olympics.

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Dark clouds gather over Rio ahead of Olympics

With less than two weeks to go before the start of the Rio Olympics, there are a number of dark clouds gathered over the event that are showing little sign of…

With less than two weeks to go before the start of the Rio Olympics, there are a number of dark clouds gathered over the event that are showing little sign of…