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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) should ensure that the 2022 Winter Olympics do not cause or exacerbate human rights abuses in China, the Sport and Rights Alliance said yesterday (31 July)...
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2015/08/01 17:09
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Why, indeed. Mr Ai, who was the artistic consultant for the Beijing National Stadium for the 2008 Olympics, is due to travel to Britain for a major exhibition of his work at London's Royal Academy of...
2015/08/01 09:52
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Demetrius Andrade has been stripped of his WBO middleweight title due to inactivity. The World Boxing Organization made the announcement on their official website. The full WBO statement is...
2015/08/01 09:35
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President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach opens the envelope announcing that Beijing has won the bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul) KUALA LUMPUR,...
2015/08/01 04:37
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No matter how good Ronda Rousey looks on Saturday in dismantling unbeaten challenger Bethe Correia at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro – and yes, the women's bantamweight champion will unquestionably...
2015/07/31 13:56
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BEIJING: Beijing celebrated its selection as the host city for the 2022 Winter Olympics in low-key fashion on Friday, in stark contrast to when the Chinese capital was awarded the 2008 Summer...
2015/07/31 13:34
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Local residents praised their city's winning bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, although celebrations were far more muted than 14 years ago when Beijing exploded in glee after getting the 2008...
2015/07/31 07:42
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The Italian international has been at Zenit since 2011 but is open to a return to his home country. Inter have already added defenders Jeison Murillo, Joao Miranda and Martin Montoya to their squad...
2015/07/31 07:29
2015/07/31 07:29
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Nigeria U-23 football team's Head Coach, Samson Siasia has expressed confidence his boys will come out of the cauldron of Pointe Noire in flying colours after Sunday's 2015 African U-23 Championship...
2015/07/30 22:16
2015/07/30 22:16
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Olivera compiled a .323 career batting average with 96 home runs and 433 RBI over 10 seasons with Santiago of the Serie Nacional from 2003-2014. In the 90-game Serie Nacional season, Olivera recorded...
2015/07/30 14:38
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... Olympics legacy guarantees sustainability of 2022 Winter Games' The Beijing 2022 Winter Games delegation has underlined the bid's full alignment with the principles of the Olympic Agenda 2020...
2015/07/30 12:41
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What you might not realize is that the young man doing the asking is a prospective member of the Kansas City Chiefs. Andrew East is at training camp, competing to be the team's long snapper on kicks...
2015/07/30 11:59
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Please note that kickoff is at 1pm. 12.53pmIt's a wonderful atmosphere at the stadium, which is close to capacity as kickoff approaches. Both sides appear to be well supported, with hoards of fans...
2015/07/30 06:12
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LONDON -- The IOC will not reopen the bidding process for the 2022 Winter Olympics, even though only two cities are left in the troubled race following Oslo's withdrawal. "The IOC is sticking to its...
2015/07/30 03:05
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The National Stadium, also known as the ''Bird's Nest'', is seen reflected in a lake before Earth Hour at the Olympic Park in Beijing, March 29, 2014. After a remarkable turnaround in less than two...
2015/07/29 19:03
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Watching pool-side as a TV commentator, Grant Hackett admits he saw a "fragmented" Australian swimming team ahead of their ill-fated London Olympic campaign. However, the returning dual Olympic...
2015/07/29 17:56
2015/07/29 17:56
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CLEVELAND, United States – Australian guard Matthew Dellavedova, whose gritty play won fans worldwide during the NBA Finals, has re-signed with the Cleveland Cavaliers, the team said Monday. The...
2015/07/29 17:25
2015/07/29 17:25
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Glenn Ashby says culturally, Team NZ is the strongest team in the America's Cup. Photo / Ricardo Paolo With a minimum of fanfare, Team New Zealand recently appointed just the third skipper in their...
2015/07/29 15:12
2015/07/29 15:12
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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia -- Two of China's most storied winter Olympic athletes faced some tough questions Tuesday about Beijing bid's for the 2022 Winter Games -- namely about air pollution and a lack...
2015/07/29 12:14
2015/07/29 12:14
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With an electronic buzz, the back door of the Miami-Dade Pre-Trial Detention Center cracks open. A broad-shouldered man in a white T-shirt and prison-issued sandals steps into the muggy evening. It's...
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