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French Olympic triathlete Laurent Vidal dies at 31

The French Olympic triathlete Laurent Vidal has died of a heart attack at the age of 31. Vidal, who competed at two Games and finished fifth at the

The French Olympic triathlete Laurent Vidal has died of a heart attack at the age of 31. Vidal, who competed at two Games and finished fifth at the

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Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn to miss Sochi winter games

Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will miss next month’s Sochi Games after failing to recover from a knee injury, the American said on

Olympic downhill champion Lindsey Vonn will miss next month’s Sochi Games after failing to recover from a knee injury, the American said on

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G4S bids for Commonwealth Games contracts after Olympics "shambles"

G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid

G4S, the world’s largest security services firm, who admitted its handling of the London Olympics was a “humiliating shambles”, has reportedly bid

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Olympic 007 stuntman dies wing-diving in Swiss Alps

A stuntman who parachuted into the opening ceremony of last year’s London Olympics as James Bond’s double has been killed in a wing-diving accident

A stuntman who parachuted into the opening ceremony of last year’s London Olympics as James Bond’s double has been killed in a wing-diving accident

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Trial begins for Olympic bottle-throwing fan

The man that threw a bottle onto the track during the 100 metres final at the Olympic Games this summer appeared at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on

The man that threw a bottle onto the track during the 100 metres final at the Olympic Games this summer appeared at Stratford Magistrates’ Court on

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What the world searched for most in 2012

From Whitney Houston to Gangnam Style, from Hurricane Sandy to the London Olympics, search engine Google has published its list of the most

From Whitney Houston to Gangnam Style, from Hurricane Sandy to the London Olympics, search engine Google has published its list of the most

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Boxing clever

Five Cameroon boxers that went missing during the London Olympics have re-appeared at a Gym in the British capital. The boxers disappeared from the

Five Cameroon boxers that went missing during the London Olympics have re-appeared at a Gym in the British capital. The boxers disappeared from the

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Somali athlete dies trying to make London Games

It has emerged a Somali Olympic sprinter failed to make the London Games after allegedly dying on a boat on her way to Italy. According to the

It has emerged a Somali Olympic sprinter failed to make the London Games after allegedly dying on a boat on her way to Italy. According to the

Business

What hope for an Italian turnaround?

Italy has been the eurozone’s most sluggish economy for more than a decade. Its economy has been sinking deeper into recession while its public debt

Italy has been the eurozone’s most sluggish economy for more than a decade. Its economy has been sinking deeper into recession while its public debt

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Mixed business benefits from London Olympics

There was some rare good news from the recession-hit UK economy as the number of Britons out of work fell to the lowest level in nearly a year in the

There was some rare good news from the recession-hit UK economy as the number of Britons out of work fell to the lowest level in nearly a year in the