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She's gloving it: China goalkeeper rejected...

The 26-year-old international goalkeeper, who stands 1.88 metres (6ft 2in), hopes to use her stature to help raise the profile of the women's game in China....

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OLYMPICS: Uganda's Katende loses bout

The Ugandan did open up a few times, but when he did Buatsi blocked him

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271 Russian athletes to be allowed into Rio...

IOC said "rigorous" extra testing would be imposed on Russians allowed into the Games

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IOC to rule on Russia's Rio team

Numerous Russian sports stars, including their entire track and field squad, have been barred from the Games over the damaging doping scandal

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China women complain less than French - coach...

China have recorded a series of encouraging results since Bini took over

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Nike delivers kits for Uganda’s Olympics...

Nike are the official sponsors for Uganda Athletics Federation, with a three and half year contract

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Five facts about football at the Rio Olympics...

The men's football tournament runs from August 4-20 with the 16 nations split into four groups of four.

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Mugerwa, Segawa in last chance saloon for...

The pair missed the Rio 2016 Olympics Games cut during the Africa Olympic qualifiers

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Identical triplets set to make Olympic history...

The blue-eyed blondes are identical triplets with different styles

Olympics: Kenya fears Zika may put athletes...

The Zika outbreak, a largely mosquito-borne virus believed to be linked to severe birth defects, has sparked fears of infections in Brazil, which will...


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US coronavirus deaths exceed 100,000...

Europe meanwhile has slowly started reopening businesses as outbreaks on the continent slow, but Italy and Spain lack the firepower of richer European nations to rebuild their economies.