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Olympics Day 6 round-up: Fiji make history, Biles hits new heights, Phelps reaches 22

On day six in Rio, Fiji's rugby sevens team etched themselves into…

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Rio 2016: Armstrong wins third road race gold at 42, Cancellara wins men’s event

She’s retired twice and had hip surgery three times but American Kristin…

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Olympics: Greatest ever Olympian Michael Phelps clinches 21st gold, his third in Rio

Michael Phelps produced two devastating displays to capture his 20th and 21st…

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Beach volleyball player wearing hijab met with criticism for ’not fitting’ in Rio Olympics

Before starting any Olympic match, most players are usually thinking about how…

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Misbehaving at the Olympics

Some athletes use the two weeks away from home to blow off…

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Sports stars with the most social-media clout

David Beckham? Or Lewis Hamilton? Or perhaps Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson? Which…

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Australia crowned champions as rugby returns to Olympics after 92-year hiatus

Rugby has been absent from the Olympics for 92 years and rugby…

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Judoist and local hero Rafaela Silva claims Brazil’s first gold of the Games

After two days of disappointment on the mat for Brazil, the host…

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Olympics: Majlinda Kelmendi wins first ever Olympics medal for Kosovo with gold in judo

Kosovo only earned its independence from Serbia in 2008 and full recognition…

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Olympics: Germany keep qualification hopes alive with 3-3 draw against South Korea

Two goals from Serge Gnabry and a delightful finish from David Selke…

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