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Bullet, blare and queues shed shadow over first day of Rio Olympics

A move bullet fired into a media tent at the equestrian venue and a self-controlled detonation near the road cycling finish threatened to overshadow the opening day of war in Rio A move missile fired into a media tent at the equestrian venue and a restrained detonation near the finish line of the road cycling would be in danger of …

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Vladimir Putin says censored Russian athletes are victims of’ discrimination’

The Russian president said Russian line and province players are victims of discrimination In a final gesture of disregard before the Rio Activity, Vladimir Putin has accused the IAAF of flagrant discrimination for censoring Russias Olympic track and environment team. Speaking to more than 150 players in the Alexander Hall in the Kremlin, the Russian president likewise called the decision …

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Bullet, bang and queues throw shadow over first day of Rio Olympics

A stray bullet fired into a media tent at the equestrian venue and a restrained explosion near the road cycling finish would be in danger of overshadow the opening day of activity in Rio A move bullet burnt into a media tent at the equestrian venue and a inhibited detonation near the finish line of the road cycling threatened to …

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Vladimir Putin alleges censored Russian athletes are victims of’ discrimination’

The Russian president remarked Russian track and orbit athletes are victims of discrimination In a final gesture of defiance before the Rio Recreation, Vladimir Putin has accused the IAAF of flagrant discrimination for banning Russias Olympic track and field team. Speaking to more than 150 athletes in the Alexander Hall in the Kremlin, the Russian president likewise called the decision …

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The Biggest Fix in Olympics Biography

Roy Jones Jr. withdrew last week at persons under the age of 49. The decision was induced following a relatively unremarkable 10 -round victory in his hometown of Pensacola, Florida. Beyond claims he held in four weight classes, the years during his prime when he was considered perhaps the greatest pound-for-pound boxer of his generation, and stimulating battles against the …

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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 Death of the Champ: Muhammad Ali, 1942 – 2016

Good bye, Champ. But how to say that, truly? After so much better press coverage, after volumes and movies and a comic book where he fought–and overcome !– Superman? It brings to psyche the line that Ive listened used to describe the modern airliner and the space shuttle. They’re plainly too complicated for any single intellect to amply see. As …

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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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Muhammad Ali, Greatest Boxer Who Riveted World, Succumbs at 74

Twitter: Muhammad Ali on Twitter Muhammad Ali, the insolent, fleet-footed heavyweight boxing champ whose attractivenes transcended boasts and manufactured him a world-wide emblem of social change, has died at 74. He died Friday, Bob Gunnell, a spokesperson for the family, said in an e-mailed announcement. Ali, who called himself The Greatest, was hospitalized in the Phoenix area with respiratory troubles …

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