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Aug 01, 2021

Lions prop Sinckler cited for 'bite' during second Test
British and Irish Lions prop Kyle Sinckler is cited for an alleged bite during Saturday's second Test defeat by South Africa.

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Aug 01, 2021

Nigeria suspends 'Hushpuppi-linked' police officer Abba Kyari
The deputy commissioner is indicted in the US for allegedly taking a bribe from an influencer.

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Aug 01, 2021

DaBaby dropped by US music festival Lollapalooza
The Chicago festival is the latest to cut ties, after the rapper's derogatory comments about people with HIV.

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Aug 01, 2021

Raven Saunders: What the Olympian's X protest means to her
The US shot-putter defies a ban on podium gestures after taking silver at the Tokyo Games.

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Aug 01, 2021

Ocon takes shock win in eventful Hungarian GP as Hamilton fights back
Alpine's Esteban Ocon takes a maiden Formula 1 victory in an extraordinary and madcap Hungarian Grand Prix.

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Aug 01, 2021

Jacobs wins 100m, McKeon sets record and tempers flare - day nine round-up
Lamont Marcell Jacobs wins a stunning 100m gold to give Italy two athletics titles within a matter of minutes as a scorching day in Tokyo also brings records and a sit-in protest.

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Aug 01, 2021

Red Dress song: Divisive pop video 'did what it set out to do'
Sarah Brand's song Red Dress has more than half a million hits online but is causing confusion.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: 'Can we have two golds?' - high jumpers share win
An incredible Olympic high jump final ended with both Qatar's Mutaz Essa Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi taking gold medals.

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Aug 01, 2021

Belarus sprinter refusing 'forced' flight home
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya complained about team coaches after which she was taken to the airport.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas sets world record to win women's triple jump
Venezuela's Yulimar Rojas breaks the world record as she wins Olympic gold in the women's triple jump at Tokyo 2020.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims shock 100m gold
Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs claims a shock gold in the Olympic 100m final, after Great Britain's Zharnel Hughes is disqualified for a false start.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tanker attack: Tensions rise as Iran and Israel trade accusations
Israel's PM warns he could send "a message" in retaliation, as Iran rejects "baseless" accusations.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Medal table - which country has won most golds?
Which country is leading the medal table? How are Great Britain getting on? Medals table for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tom Daley knits while watching Olympic springboard final
Twitter is deluged with images of the Olympian knitting a "purple concoction" in the stands in Tokyo.

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Aug 01, 2021

Belarus Olympics: Krystsina Tsimanouskaya refusing to fly home
Krystsina Tsimanouskaya tells Reuters she will not go to Belarus after she is taken to Tokyo airport.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Max Whitlock and Charlotte Worthington land gold on day nine
Charlotte Worthington wins a dramatic BMX park freestyle Olympic gold as Max Whitlock retains pommel horse title.

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Aug 01, 2021

Myanmar: State of emergency extended with coup leader as PM
Gen Min Aung Hlaing takes on the new title and says emergency rule may last until August 2023.

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Aug 01, 2021

McKeon shines as temperatures & tempers rise - day nine so far
Australian Emma McKeon sets a medal record in the pool and American Xander Schauffele clinches golf gold on a day of hot temperatures and frayed tempers at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Aug 01, 2021

Whitlock defends Olympic pommel title to win GB's 10th gold of Tokyo 2020
Great Britain's Max Whitlock produces a sublime performance to defend his Olympic title by winning gold in the men's pommel horse.

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Aug 01, 2021

Zverev cruises to men's singles gold as Czech pair win women's doubles title
Number four seed Alexander Zverev produces a superb performance to win the men's singles gold medal at Tokyo 2020.

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Aug 01, 2021

Turkey wildfires: People flee as blazes spread in Marmaris and Bodrum
Some neighbourhoods have been evacuated after gusts of wind spread the flames into residential areas.

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Aug 01, 2021

Sky News Australia barred for week by YouTube over Covid misinformation
The digital giant bans the channel from uploading new content for a week over misinformation breaches.

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Aug 01, 2021

Schauffele clinches men's golf gold as McIlroy misses bronze in seven-way play-off
American Xander Schauffele clinches the men's golf gold medal on a dramatic final day in the men's Olympic golf.

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Aug 01, 2021

Matt Dawson column: British and Irish Lions crying out for creative player
Former Lion Matt Dawson says the tour is crying out for a player to create a moment that turns the tide.

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Aug 01, 2021

Schauffele clinches men's golf gold - with seven-way play-off for bronze
American Xander Schauffele clinches the men's golf gold medal on a tense final day that is going to a play-off for bronze.

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Aug 01, 2021

Australian swimmer McKeon sets Olympic medal record
Australia's Emma McKeon becomes the first female swimmer to win seven medals at a single Olympics with two more golds on Sunday.

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Aug 01, 2021

Laurel Hubbard: The reluctant history-maker at the centre of sport's transgender debate
Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard is set to become the first openly transgender athlete to compete in a different gender category to that which they were born at an Olympics.

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Aug 01, 2021

New Zealand apologises for raids on Pacific people
Jacinda Ardern says Pacific Islander communities still "suffer and carry the scars" from the policy.

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Aug 01, 2021

New Zealand Dawn Raids: Jacinda Ardern formally apologises
Jacinda Ardern says Pacific Islander communities still "suffer and carry the scars" from the policy.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Barbora Krejcikova & Katerina Siniakova win women's tennis doubles gold
Top seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova produce a superb performance to win the women's doubles gold medal at Tokyo 2020.

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Aug 01, 2021

Dog owners adapt to post-lockdown life
The RSPCA says of the 12 million dogs in the UK, 3.2 million were acquired as pandemic puppies.

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Aug 01, 2021

Afghanistan: Taliban continue attacks on three major cities
Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to take their first provincial capital.

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Aug 01, 2021

France's Aliev stages ring sit protest after loss
Frenchman Mourad Aliev refuses to live the ring in the aftermath of his controversial loss to Great Britain's Frazer Clarke.

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Aug 01, 2021

French boxer stages ring sit protest after loss
Frenchman Mourad Aliev refuses to live the ring in the aftermath of his controversial loss to Great Britain's Frazer Clarke.

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Aug 01, 2021

NZ's Adams wins record fourth shot put medal
New Zealand's Valerie Adams becomes the first woman to win medals at four Olympics in a field event after claiming bronze in the women's shot put.

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Aug 01, 2021

Turkey: Foreign tourists evacuated as wildfires threaten resorts
Coastguard vessels and private boats have brought holidaymakers to safety, as the death toll rises.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tourists evacuated on boats as Turkey fires rage
Coastguard vessels and private boats have brought holidaymakers to safety, as the death toll rises.

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Aug 01, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Charlotte Worthington wins BMX freestyle gold for Great Britain
Great Britain's Charlotte Worthington wins a thrilling gold in the women's BMX park freestyle Olympic final.

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Jul 31, 2021

Gold for USA in men's 4x100m medley relay & GB win record eighth medal
Great Britain wins a record eighth swimming medal in Tokyo while Duncan Scott becomes the most decorated British Olympian at a Games after silver in the men's 4x100m medley relay.

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Jul 31, 2021

Simone Biles withdraws from floor final at Tokyo Olympics
American Simone Biles withdraws from the floor final but is yet to make a decision on whether to compete on beam.

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Jul 31, 2021

GB's Worthington wins thrilling BMX gold, USA's Roberts second
Great Britain's Charlotte Worthington wins a thrilling gold in the women's BMX park freestyle Olympic final.

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Jul 31, 2021

Food discounts offer to boost UK youth jabs
The government's latest vaccine drive comes as 67% of 18 to 29-year-olds in England have had a first jab.

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Jul 31, 2021

Yami "Rowdy" Lofvenberg: The top hip-hop dancer who can't count the beats
Dancer Yami "Rowdy" Lofvenberg was labelled "stupid" at school. Now she has returned to education - as a lecturer.

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Jul 31, 2021

Yami 'Rowdy' Lofvenberg: The top hip-hop dancer who can't count the beats
Dancer Yami "Rowdy" Lofvenberg was labelled "stupid" at school. Now she has returned to education - as a lecturer.

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Jul 31, 2021

Your pictures on the theme of 'making tracks'
A selection of striking images from our readers around the world.

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Jul 31, 2021

The perfect storm striking World of Warcraft
All of a sudden, WoW players are in revolt, and its competitors are having a boom.

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Jul 31, 2021

Britain's Wood shocks China's Xu to win WBA title
Britain's Leigh Wood beats China's Xu Can via 12th round stoppage to claim the WBA world featherweight title

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Jul 31, 2021

Leigh Wood beats Xu Can to claim WBA world featherweight title
Britain's Leigh Wood beats China's Xu Can via 12th round stoppage to claim the WBA world featherweight title

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Jul 31, 2021

Nairobi - the centre of East Africa's thriving arts scene
Artists from across East Africa have converged on Kenya's capital, creating a vibrant scene.

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Jul 31, 2021

The autistic-friendly toy shop: 'We have got this'
Retail worker Romilly, who is autistic, wants to create a comfortable space for other autistic people to shop in.

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Jul 31, 2021

The women fighting infertility stigma in Nigeria
Three Nigerian women confront the prejudice they have faced on their fertility journeys.

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Jul 31, 2021

Anti-eviction lawmaker camps overnight on US Capitol steps
Cori Bush fears millions of US tenants could be at risk if an eviction freeze is allowed to expire.

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Jul 31, 2021

Sunday's gossip: Arsenal to use Bellerin as makeweight in Martinez deal?
Arsenal could include Bellerin in Martinez bid, Villa to accept Grealish offer, Liverpool and Man Utd eye Saul, plus more.

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Jul 31, 2021

Final Test like will be 'like a cup final', says Gatland after loss to South Africa
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland says the deciding third and final Test against South Africa next Saturday will be a "cup final".

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Jul 31, 2021

Final Test will be 'like a cup final', says Gatland after loss to South Africa
British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland says the deciding third and final Test against South Africa next Saturday will be a "cup final".

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Jul 31, 2021

South Africa 27-9 British and Irish Lions: Springboks level series in fiery encounter
The British and Irish Lions' series with South Africa will go to a decider after the Springboks win a fiery second Test 27-9 at Cape Town Stadium.

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Jul 31, 2021

Lions overpowered by South Africa as world champions level series at 1-1
The British and Irish Lions' series with South Africa will go to a decider after the Springboks win a fiery second Test 27-9 at Cape Town Stadium.

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Jul 31, 2021

Kris Wu: K-Pop star arrested on suspicion of rape
The Chinese-Canadian star denies allegations made online by several women in China.

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Jul 31, 2021

Simone Biles criticism baffles Callum Skinner: Mental health 'not death of sport'
Criticism of Simone Biles for withdrawing from some events at Tokyo 2020 is "baffling", says Olympic gold medallist Callum Skinner.

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Jul 31, 2021

Frustrations boil over as pressure intensifies in Hungary
If it's not coming from the teams, it's coming from the fans. the pressure increases on Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen in Hungary.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah last woman standing as bar brawl boils down to duel
The 100m royal rumble never emerged. Instead it was a whole lot less global and whole lot more personal as Elaine Thompson-Herah overhauled Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Elaine Thompson-Herah last woman standing as epic boils down to duel
The 100m royal rumble never emerged. Instead it was a whole lot less global and whole lot more personal as Elaine Thompson-Herah overhauled Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce.

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Jul 31, 2021

Carrie Johnson and Boris Johnson expecting second child
The couple are expecting a second child, months after a miscarriage left Carrie "heartbroken".

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Jul 31, 2021

SolarWinds: Top US prosecutors hit by suspected Russian hack
It is feared hackers may have accessed sensitive legal files during last year's SolarWinds breach.

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Jul 31, 2021

Durant becomes the highest-scoring player in Team USA history
Kevin Durant becomes the highest-scoring player in Team USA history as they book a quarter-final spot at the Tokyo Olympics.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Belinda Bencic wins gold but Novak Djokovic leaves with no medals
Belinda Bencic wins gold in the women's Olympic tennis, but racquet-smashing Novak Djokovic leaves without a medal.

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Jul 31, 2021

Carrie and Boris Johnson expecting second child
Carrie and Boris Johnson are expecting a second child, months after a miscarriage left her "heartbroken".

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Jul 31, 2021

Brazil to face Mexico in Olympic semis; Spain secure dramatic win
Brazil's men remain in the hunt for back-to-back Olympic golds, and will face Mexico in the semi-finals.

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Jul 31, 2021

Champions Rangers start season with win
Scott Wright's sublime finish finally kills off stubborn Livingston as Rangers begin their first Scottish Premiership title defence in 10 years with victory.

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Jul 31, 2021

Hamilton booed after claiming pole in Hungary
Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas to a Mercedes one-two ahead of Red Bull's Max Verstappen in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying.

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Jul 31, 2021

Jamaica's Thompson-Herah breaks 100m Olympic record
Elaine Thompson-Herah became the second-fastest woman in history as she beat fellow Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce to defend her Olympic 100m title.

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Jul 31, 2021

Dressel & Thompson-Herah shine but Djokovic fumes - what's happened on day eight?
Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah retains her Olympic 100m title with an electrifying run and USA's Caeleb Dressel swims a world record on day eight in Tokyo.

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Jul 31, 2021

Dressel & Thompson-Herah shine but Djokovic fumes - what's happened so far on day eight?
Jamaica's Elaine Thompson-Herah retains her Olympic 100m title with an electrifying run and USA's Caeleb Dressel swims a world record on day eight in Tokyo.

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Jul 31, 2021

Sightseeing Olympic athletes lose accreditation
Two Georgian silver medallists are told to leave the Olympic Games for taking a sightseeing trip in Tokyo.

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Jul 31, 2021

West Indies' Matthews hits 71 not out as Fire earn first win
Welsh Fire earn their first win of the women's Hundred with a nine-wicket victory against Manchester Originals in Cardiff.

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Jul 31, 2021

Double GB gold in new mixed events
Great Britain kick off a golden Saturday by winning two of the new mixed relay events but there is disappointment for Dina Asher-Smith.

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Jul 31, 2021

ICYMI: Decoding feline feelings and a breathtaking bungee jump
A round-up of the week's news you might have missed.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Dina Asher-Smith pulls out of 200m after hamstring tear
Great Britain's world champion Dina Asher-Smith pulls out of the Olympic 200m after revealing she tore her hamstring earlier this month.

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Jul 31, 2021

Afghanistan: Fighting rages as Taliban besiege three key cities
Fears rise of a humanitarian crisis as Islamist militants seek to capture major Afghan urban areas.

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Jul 31, 2021

Billie Eilish opens up about internet trolls
Eilish tells Amfo of her frustration with internet criticism in a new documentary to be broadcast on Saturday.

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Jul 31, 2021

Covid: Pulse oxygen monitors work less well on darker skin, experts say
Pulse oximeters, which spot falling oxygen levels, may work less well on darker skin, experts warn.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Novak Djokovic loses to Pablo Carreno Busta in bronze-medal match
Novak Djokovic throws one racquet and smashes another as his bid for an Olympic medal ends in defeat by Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: The medal winners' flowers that pay tribute to 2011 disaster
More than 5,000 bouquets are being handed to athletes at the Olympic and Paralympic Games - and have a special significance, with flowers from areas devastated by a 2011 earthquake and tsunami.

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Jul 31, 2021

Australia Covid: Brisbane lockdown after Delta variant cases
Millions of Australians in parts of Queensland enter a snap lockdown from Saturday afternoon.

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Jul 31, 2021

English bar accused of glorifying drug lord Escobar
Colombians in Nottingham say they are disgusted at a new bar that shares the drug lord's surname.

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Jul 31, 2021

Anglo-Saxon coin found in field could fetch $280k
The extremely rare penny is thought to be the only late Anglo-Saxon gold coin in private hands.

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Jul 31, 2021

How fate helped Swedish pole vaulter Duplantis stay on track
Armand Duplantis is glad that a phone call from his girlfriend meant he missed a coffee with Sam Kendricks before the American's positive Covid test.

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Jul 31, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Armand Duplantis glad to have avoided coffee with Sam Kendricks
Armand Duplantis is glad that a phone call from his girlfriend meant he missed a coffee with Sam Kendricks before the American's positive Covid test.

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Jul 31, 2021

Dressel sets world record to win third Tokyo gold
American Caeleb Dressel gains his third gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics with a 100m butterfly world record, while Katie Ledecky and Kaylee McKeown also win golds.

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Jul 31, 2021

NRL postpones Saturday games because of Covid-19
Australia's NRL postpones Saturday's games after Queensland bring in a three-day lockdown because of coronavirus.

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Jul 31, 2021

US BMX racer Fields 'doing well' after suffering brain bleed in crash
Connor Fields' father says the Rio 2016 gold medallist is "doing well" after he suffered a brain haemorrhage in a crash in the Olympic BMX semi-final.

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Jul 30, 2021

GB claim mixed medley relay to win fourth swimming gold for first time in 113 years
Great Britain secure a fourth swimming gold at an Olympics for the first time in 113 years by winning the inaugural 4x100m mixed medley relay in a world-record time.

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Jul 30, 2021

Dressel wins third gold and breaks world record in 100m butterfly
Great Britain secure a fourth swimming gold at an Olympics for the first time in 113 years by winning the inaugural 4x100m mixed medley relay in a world record time.

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Jul 30, 2021

Biles withdraws from two more Olympic events
American Simone Biles pulls out of the vault and uneven bars gymnastics finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Jul 30, 2021

Simone Biles: Tokyo Olympics gymnast withdraws from two more events
American Simone Biles pulls out of the vault and uneven bars gymnastics finals at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Jul 30, 2021

Imelda Staunton pictured as Queen in Netflix's The Crown for first time
Staunton takes on the role played by Claire Foy and Olivia Colman for the drama's fifth series.

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Jul 30, 2021

'The Olympics? I've completed it' - Brownlee finally gets gold as GB win triathlon relay
Great Britain's Jessica Learmonth, Jonny Brownlee, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Alex Yee produce a superb performance to win gold in the first Olympic triathlon mixed relay.

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Jul 30, 2021

Brownlee finally claims Olympic gold as GB win triathlon mixed relay
Great Britain's Jessica Learmonth, Jonny Brownlee, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Alex Yee produce a superb performance to win gold in the first Olympic triathlon mixed relay.

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Jul 30, 2021

Nigerian sprinter Okagbare fails drugs test
Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo Olympics after being suspended for failing a drugs test.

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Jul 30, 2021

Nigerian sprinter Okagbare out of Olympics after failed drugs test
Nigerian sprinter Blessing Okagbare is out of the Tokyo Olympics after being suspended for failing a drugs test.

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