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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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From the street to the Games: Brazilian Olympians’ extraordinary storeys

Badminton star Lohaynny Vicente, boxer Robson Conceio and Greco-Roman wrestler Davi Albino are symbols of the upward trajectory that many Brazilians have aspired to, especially over the past decade The daughter of a slain gang manager, a former homeless “childrens and” a boxer who had to run 10 km to and from the gym because he did not given sufficient …

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

Sports that have helped propel Britain up the honour counter have been rewarded with extra investment while others have had their funding slash 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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