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Russian weightlifting team banned from Rio

Paris (AFP) - Russia's eight-strong Olympic Games weightlifting team was banned from the Rio Games on Friday in the latest doping-related blow to the sporting powerhouse.

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Suns out to exorcise AFL Demons

Gold Coast forward Sam Day admits memories of a round-seven thrashing by Melbourne are fresh in the Suns' minds as they head into their return AFL clash.

AAP

Lee Mirim leads Asian cavalcade at British Open

Woburn (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Lee Mirim couldn't match her great golf of the first round, but a 71 was still good enough to hold the halfway lead on 11 under par 133 at the Women's British Open at …

AFP

Argentina 'need Messi', says acting FA chief

Buenos Aires (AFP) - The acting head of Argentina's FA, Armando Perez, insisted he would do all he could to lure Lionel Messi out of international retirement during an upcoming visit to the Barcelona …

AFP