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Brazil arrests Olympic committee chairman...

The Rio games were generally credited with being a sporting and organizational success, but revelations of massive corruption during the preparations and...

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Colourful Olympics conclusion in pictures...

At the closing ceremony, thousands of fans and athletes donned ponchos on a wet and windy night for a colourful festival of Brazilian culture and music....

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Olympic marathon: Kenya's Kipchoge wins gold...

The Kenyan won in a time of two hours, eight minutes, 44 seconds to beat Ethiopia's Feyisa Lilesa.

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Kenya's Rudisha wins 800m gold again

"It is great to win such a big competition, my second gold."

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Olympics: Brazilians ask 'Where are the medals?'...

"We've stopped winning medals in individual events."

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World's fastest man makes Olympic history...

Victory left Bolt standing alone in the 120-year history of sprinting in the modern Olympic games.

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South African smashes 400m world record

"I crossed the line, I looked left and there was no one."

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Olympics: Injured Nyakisi getting better...

"I have improved and yes the pain has lessened. By Sunday, I believe I will be okay."

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Olympics: Uganda’s Chekwel targets national...

"It is going to be a tough race but I will fight on for a better position."

Olympics: I have been preparing for this...

"I have been training for this and I will give it my all. I would like to tell you that I am ready."


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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.