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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…

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Usain Bolt doc out now

‘I Am Bolt’ is a new documentary about the athlete known as “the fastest man alive”: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

‘I Am Bolt’ is a new documentary about the athlete known as “the fastest man alive”: Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt.

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World Chess Championship: Carlsen outclasses Karjakin in Game 10

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen outclassed challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia in Game 10 to draw level 5-5 with two games left in New York on Thursday.

Norway’s Magnus Carlsen outclassed challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia in Game 10 to draw level 5-5 with two games left in New York on Thursday.

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Long specials await the competitors of 2017 Dakar Rally

The official presentation and the route details for the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally were unveiled on Wednesday at a ceremony in Paris.

The official presentation and the route details for the 2017 edition of the Dakar Rally were unveiled on Wednesday at a ceremony in Paris.

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Video: final day's action of the all-female Amazon Raid

After a week of gruelling challenges including mountain biking, canoing and a foot race, the 15th edition of the ‘Raid Amazones’ came to a close this week.

After a week of gruelling challenges including mountain biking, canoing and a foot race, the 15th edition of the ‘Raid Amazones’ came to a close this week.

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Qingdao Grand Prix: Japanese fighters strike on day two

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

Four gold medals were up for grabs on day two of the Qingdao Grand Prix in China and Japanese judoka’s won two of them to finally open up their account on the east…

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On-form world number one Kerber focused ahead of season-ending finals

Angelique Kerber enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2016 – a year that saw the 28-year-old German win two Grand Slam titles – the Australian Open and US Open – and take over the world number one ranking

Angelique Kerber enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2016 – a year that saw the 28-year-old German win two Grand Slam titles – the Australian Open and US Open – and take over the world number one ranking

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'I am Bolt' documentary to hit the screens in November

A documentary film trailing Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt hits the cinema screens next month and gives fans a chance to see the nine-time Olympic champion behind the…

A documentary film trailing Jamaican sprinting superstar Usain Bolt hits the cinema screens next month and gives fans a chance to see the nine-time Olympic champion behind the…

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Anouck Jaubert shines in China

France’s Anouck Jaubert proved too strong for her opponents in Wujiang as she became the first Athlete to secure four Climbing Speed World Cups in a season.

France’s Anouck Jaubert proved too strong for her opponents in Wujiang as she became the first Athlete to secure four Climbing Speed World Cups in a season.

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Hunt seals sixth cliff diving world title

England’s Gary Hunt celebrated a record sixth Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series title in seven years on Sunday courtesy of a third place finish at the penultimate event of the season in…

England’s Gary Hunt celebrated a record sixth Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series title in seven years on Sunday courtesy of a third place finish at the penultimate event of the season in…

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USA: wife-carrying competition

The city of Newry, Maine, has held the latest edition of the North American Wife Carrying Championship.

The city of Newry, Maine, has held the latest edition of the North American Wife Carrying Championship.