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Michael Conlan focused purely on beating Vladimir Nikitin as a professional despite Rio Olympics controversy

1 hour ago   |   The Irish Sun


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Sir Peter Snell, New Zealand's athlete of the century, dies aged 80

4 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Snell won three Olympic gold medals in the 1960s The runner was never beaten in a major global race We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. Please help us by supporting...
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USOPC expresses doubt over clean 'neutral' Russia athletes after ban

7 hours ago   |   Reuters

A top U.S. Olympic official on Friday expressed doubt over whether any Russian competitors could prove clean to compete as neutral athletes in the upcoming Tokyo Games, after...
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New Zealand Olympic legend Snell dies at age 80

8 hours ago   |   Reuters

Famed New Zealand Olympic middle distance runner Peter Snell has died in Dallas at age 80, the New Zealand Herald reported on Saturday.
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'Richard Jewell' Is Another Stark Hero Story From Clint Eastwood

9 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

Though it awesomely stumbles, Clint Eastwood's riveting new movie-about the man wrongly suspected of organizing the Centennial Park bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics-is a...
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Alexandra Bell hits out at UK Athletics' after being overlooked for Olympic Lottery funding

Alexandra Bell hits out at UK Athletics' after being overlooked for Olympic Lottery funding

10 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

British runner Alexandra Bell has launched fierce criticism of Barry Fudge, the under-fire head of endurance at UK Athletics, after she was overlooked for Lottery funding going...
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Original Olympic manifesto set to fetch as much as $1 million at auction

10 hours ago   |   Reuters

As athletes around the globe prepare to go for gold in Tokyo next year, a 127-year-old artifact that outlines the very foundation of the modern Olympic Games is set to claim a...
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Katarina Johnson-Thompson: ‘I didn't want to be at the Rio Olympics but I'm ready for Tokyo'

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The world champion has been revitalised by a move to Montpellier and has put the lows of 2016 and 2017 behind her “In a way I crave those moments now,” Katarina...
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Stop defending an irresponsible movie and start apologising | Benjamin Lee

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The controversy swirling around an unverified claim of a journalist having sex with an FBI agent in Clint Eastwood's new movie has led to a string of unconvincing...
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Zagitova takes break from competition

12 hours ago   |   Reuters

Olympic and world champion Alina Zagitova is taking a break from figure skating this winter, the Russian announced on Friday.
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Chelsea boss Lampard backed to complete three signings in January transfer...

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Navy and police divers are scouring the waters around New Zealand's White Island in search of the remaining two victims of Monday's volcanic eruption that left at least 16 dead... Read more ...