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101-year-old Indian woman wins 100 metre 'sprint'

At the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, 101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100 metre race in the 100-years-plus category.

At the World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand, 101-year-old Man Kaur won the 100 metre race in the 100-years-plus category.

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Ex-NFL star Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.

Former New England Patriot player Aaron Hernandez, who was serving a life sentence for murder, has been found hanged in his cell.

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Soaring through the sky in San Diego

Yoshihide Muroya of Japan won the second Red Bull Air Race World Championship of his career with a victory in the second round of the 2017 championship series held in San Diego, California, United Sta

Yoshihide Muroya of Japan won the second Red Bull Air Race World Championship of his career with a victory in the second round of the 2017 championship series held in San Diego, California, United Sta

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The 'Happiest 5k'

Thousands took part in a 5km ‘Color Run’ along the banks of the Seine in Paris on Sunday (16 April).

Thousands took part in a 5km ‘Color Run’ along the banks of the Seine in Paris on Sunday (16 April).

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Moroccan wins Marathon des Sables for a fifth time

Moroccan Rachid El-Morabity has won the gruelling Marathon Des Sables in the south of Morocco for the fifth time.

Moroccan Rachid El-Morabity has won the gruelling Marathon Des Sables in the south of Morocco for the fifth time.

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Longest snowkite race ever in Norway

350 kiters from 29 nations have gathered in Hardangervidda in Norway for a 130-kilometre race on skis and snowboards.

350 kiters from 29 nations have gathered in Hardangervidda in Norway for a 130-kilometre race on skis and snowboards.

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Video technology helps Spain down France

Spain’s Gerard Deulofeu scored one and created another but had to share the limelight with the video assistant referee in a 2-0 friendly win over France in Paris on…

Spain’s Gerard Deulofeu scored one and created another but had to share the limelight with the video assistant referee in a 2-0 friendly win over France in Paris on…

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Taekwondo champion smashes 111 blocks with his head

Kerim Ahmetspahic, a 16-year-old, taekwondo martial artist from Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Saturday (March 25) attempted the athletic, and rather painful-looking, task of smashing 111 building blocks

Kerim Ahmetspahic, a 16-year-old, taekwondo martial artist from Bosnia and Herzegovina, on Saturday (March 25) attempted the athletic, and rather painful-looking, task of smashing 111 building blocks

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Slackline festival in old Czech quarry

Several dozen “Slackline” enthusiasts gathered for a festival on Saturday set in an old quarry near the Czech town of Beroun.

Several dozen “Slackline” enthusiasts gathered for a festival on Saturday set in an old quarry near the Czech town of Beroun.

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Austria bids farewell to Special Winter Olympics

Thousands of athletes from across the world have gathered in Austria over the past week to celebrate sport, inclusion and community.

Thousands of athletes from across the world have gathered in Austria over the past week to celebrate sport, inclusion and community.

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Fencing: Safin and Kiefer win Foil titles at Long Beach Grand Prix

Russia and the USA squared off in both the men’s and women’s Foil finals at the Absolute Fencing Gear Grand Prix in Long Beach, California.

Russia and the USA squared off in both the men’s and women’s Foil finals at the Absolute Fencing Gear Grand Prix in Long Beach, California.

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Russia strike relay gold at biathlon world championships

Anton Shipulin produced a powerful display on the skis to hold off Martin Fourcade and hand Russia gold in the men’s 4×7.

Anton Shipulin produced a powerful display on the skis to hold off Martin Fourcade and hand Russia gold in the men’s 4×7.

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Shiffrin wins third straight slalom world title

American Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the slalom queen after winning the world title in the discipline for a third consecutive time.

American Mikaela Shiffrin cemented her status as the slalom queen after winning the world title in the discipline for a third consecutive time.

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Schmidhofer sneaks up on big names to take World Championship Super G

Austria's Nicole Schmidhofer is the new Women's Super G World Skiing champion as the 2017 championships finally get under way in snowbound St Moritz.

Austria's Nicole Schmidhofer is the new Women's Super G World Skiing champion as the 2017 championships finally get under way in snowbound St Moritz.

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Row explodes over choice of men-only golf club for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Organisers are facing a barrage of criticism for granting the 2020 Olympic gold tournament to one of Japan's oldest, but men-only, clubs, the Kasumigaseki.

Organisers are facing a barrage of criticism for granting the 2020 Olympic gold tournament to one of Japan's oldest, but men-only, clubs, the Kasumigaseki.

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No Comment Review 2016: Vertigo

Watch a selection of the year’s most breathtaking videos taken from the world’s tallest heights

Watch a selection of the year’s most breathtaking videos taken from the world’s tallest heights

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Besbes wins first epee Grand Prix title in Doha

Eight-times African champion Sarra Besbes defeated Russia’s Violetta Kolobova to claim the women’s individual epee title at the Doha Grand Prix on Sunday.

Eight-times African champion Sarra Besbes defeated Russia’s Violetta Kolobova to claim the women’s individual epee title at the Doha Grand Prix on Sunday.

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Young-jun Kweon wins Doha Épée Grand Prix

Young-jun Kweon snatched the men’s individual title at the International Fencing Federation Doha Épée Grand Prix on Saturday.

Young-jun Kweon snatched the men’s individual title at the International Fencing Federation Doha Épée Grand Prix on Saturday.

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Freestyling Afghans

A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…

A group of young Afghan men and women gather on a hill outside Kabul to practice a variety of freestyle cycling tricks they have learnt from online videos via YouTube, Facebook and other social…