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Triumphant Brits return from Rio in gold-nosed plane

London (AFP) - Great Britain's triumphant Olympic team returned home from the Rio Games in a gold-nosed plane Tuesday, as officials trumpeted their success as the "best sporting achievement" in the …

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Russian Paralympics ban upheld, Moscow cries foul

Geneva (AFP) - A ban on Russian athletes competing in the Rio Paralympics was upheld Tuesday, triggering anger in Moscow after the country lost an appeal against their exclusion over a vast …

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Brownlee aiming for triathlon treble in Tokyo

London (AFP) - Alistair Brownlee is confident of competing for a third triathlon gold at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo following his back-to-back triumphs at the London and Rio Games.

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Guardiola confirms Bravo on his way to replace Hart

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Pep Guardiola insisted on Tuesday that he will continue working with Joe Hart at Manchester City, even as Barcelona goalkeeper Claudio Bravo flew in to replace the …

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France's Calmejane claims Vuelta fourth stage

San Andres de Teixido (Spain) (AFP) - Frenchman Lilian Calmejane claimed his first ever professional stage win by breaking clear on a steep category two climb at the end the fourth stage of the …

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