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Females reign NBC’s prime-time Olympic coverage in Rio

Study determines 58.5% of telecasts devoted to womens plays; beings typically receive more Olympic coverage, with exclusion of London 2012 During the first half of the Olympics, females have dominated the screen on NBC in the evening. Through Saturday night, 58.5% of the competition time on NBCs prime-time telecasts implied womens sports, with 41.5% devoted to boys, according to study …

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Michael Conlan alleges boxing’s regulating mas of being cheats after win

World champion loses in Rio quarter-finals to Russian Vladimir Nikitin Conlans win terminates Irelands interest in Olympic boxing after high hopes Michael Conlan accused amateur boxings governing body, the AIBA, of fraud from the core right to the crest after the Irishman lost narrowly in the bantamweight quarter-finals to the Russian Vladimir Nikitin. With an unapologetic and emotional tirade on …

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‘Brutal but effective’: why Team GB has won so many Olympic honours

Sports that have helped propel Britain up the medal counter have been rewarded with extra investment while others have had their funding section altogether In the past 24 hours Team GB have rewritten their Olympic history, moving ahead of China into second place in the Rio 2016 awards table after prevailing a record-breaking five gold medals in a single day. …

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Usain Bolt:’ I feel good because I know I’ve done it scavenge’

He triumphed a historic triple treble at Rio, and plans to adjourn next year. What next for the fastest man alive? He talks drugging, partying and his plans to settle down To lope faster than any other human being in biography is such an extraordinary conception that you have to wonder what it would do to your gumption of self. …

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Banning Russia from Rio is imperative to save Olympics’ credibility | Andy Bull

The findings of Richard McLarens report on state-sponsored doping in Russia aim sees of the Olympic Activity in Rio next month will struggle to believe in the purity of sport On 4 July 2007, Vladimir Putin arrived by private plane in Guatemala City ready for the 119 th hearing of the International Olympic Committee. Russia was one of three societies …

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The crucial Olympic Games planner for Rio 2016

From Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill to Nicola Adams and Usain Bolt, heres our guide on how to follow all of Team GBs challengers and the big names in every phenomenon on every day of the Games all seasons are in BST Day -2( Wed 3 Aug ) Two eras before the ceremony, the womens football embarks starting early to …

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Michael Conlan alleges boxing’s ruling body of being cheats after defeat

World champion loses in Rio quarter-finals to Russian Vladimir Nikitin Conlans defeat culminates Irelands those who are interested in Olympic boxing after high hopes Michael Conlan alleged amateur boxings governing body, the AIBA, of decay from the core claim to the crown after the Irishman forgot narrowly in the bantamweight quarter-finals to the Russian Vladimir Nikitin. With an unapologetic and …

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Professional boxers will be allowed to compete at Rio Olympics

Professional boxers are eligible to compete at the Rio Olympic Games after the International Boxing Association changed its rules Professional boxers are eligible to compete at the Rio Olympic Activity after the International Boxing Association( Aiba) changed its rules. Their potential inclusion will be decided upon by the national federations after 84 of the 88 delegates present at an extraordinary …

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Russians reprieved by Cas await Winter Olympics fate as IOC contemplates request

Thomas Bach has confirmed the IOC is entertaining an appeal against the court of aArbitration for athletic verdict which nullified lifetime doping disallows for 28 Russians International Olympic Committee Russians reprieved by Cas await Winter Olympics fate as IOC mulls plea * Decision on Tuesday on jocks’ eligibility for Pyeongchang * Cas says there is’ insufficient evidence’ to uphold postponements …

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Pavlos Kontides: ‘My relationship with the high seas is like an affair’

( CNN) As a child, Pavlos Kontides was always drawn to the liquids around his birthplace of Limassol, Cyprus. His father took him to assemble the neighbourhood sailing association aged only six, but he was deemed too young to voyage until he was nine. Formerly he was accepted, however, “there werent” taming his nautical curiosity.

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