Jingoism Is the ugly side of Olympic competition

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Jingoism Is the ugly side of Olympic competition

If the disqualification of a large part of the Russian Olympic team had less to do with politics than with the country's state-sponsored doping system, plenty of people both inside and outside Russia would like to turn the resulting tension into a jingoistic grudge match between Russia and the West.

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Hoang Xuan Vinh wins second medal in Rio Olympics 2016

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Hoang Xuan Vinh wins second medal in Rio Olympics 2016

Vietnamese sport shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh excellently grabbed a silver medal in the final round of the men's 50m air pistol event in the ongoing Rio Olympics 2016.
Shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh at Rio Olympics 2016.

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Vietnamese gold medalist shooter wins second medal at Rio Olympics

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Vietnamese gold medalist shooter wins second medal at Rio Olympics

Hoang Xuan Vinh, the Vietnamese shooter who became a national phenomenon after winning Vietnam’s first-ever Olympic gold medal last week, has earned himself another, this time silver, at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Rio 2016: Vietnamese Hoang Xuan Vinh wins silver for shooting

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Rio 2016: Vietnamese Hoang Xuan Vinh wins silver for shooting

Hoang Xuan Vinh on Tuesday became the first Vietnamese athlete to win two medals at the Olympic Games after he came second in the men's 50-meter pistol shooting event.

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Vietnamese shooter brings second medal in Rio Olympics

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Vietnamese shooter brings second medal in Rio Olympics

Vietnamese shooter Hoang Xuan Vinh on August 10 won the second medal for Vietnam at the ongoing Rio Olympics in Brazil, coming second in the men’s 50-metre pistol shooting event.

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Vietnamese shooter grabs silver at men’s 50m pistol at Rio Olympics

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Vietnamese shooter grabs silver at men’s 50m pistol at Rio Olympics

Vietnamese shooter Hoàng Xuân Vinh yesterday won the silver medal in the final round of the men’s 50m pistol event at the ongoing Rio Olympics.

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'No Man's Sky': from a humble shed to a new gigantic universe

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'No Man's Sky': from a humble shed to a new gigantic universe

A new computer game created by a team of 15 people in a shed in southern England made its highly anticipated debut this week after creating buzz for conjuring a mind-bogglingly large universe of 18 quintillion planets for players to explore.

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Swimming: Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

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Swimming: Move over Leonidas, here comes Michael Phelps

Leonidas of Rhodes would recognize a kindred spirit in Michael Phelps of Baltimore.

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Armstrong says third Olympic victory feels like closure

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U.S. Olympian Kristin Armstrong enters the history books as she wins her third consecutive gold medal.

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Rio officials blame chemical imbalance for green pool

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A temporary drop in alkalinity is being blamed for the strange color of the Olympic diving pool, a temporary change that Canadian divers say gave them a 'leg up.'

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Phelps wins 200m butterfly for 20th gold

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Phelps wins 200m butterfly for 20th gold

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 9 - Michael Phelps of the United States claimed the 20th Olympic gold medal of his career on Tuesday by winning the 200 metres butterfly final in a race that made up for a stinging 2012 defeat to South African Chad Le Clos.

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Russian great Salnikov says atmosphere like Cold War

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The President of the Russian Swimming Federation, Vladmir Salnikov, compares the atmosphere surrounding his country's team at the Olympics to the time of the Cold War.

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Vietnam’s top swimmer Anh Vien leaves Rio empty-handed

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Vietnam’s top swimmer Anh Vien leaves Rio empty-handed

Vietnam’s swimming star Nguyen Thi Anh Vien has ended her Rio 2016 campaign after failing to progress beyond the heats in all three of her events, with the latest being the 200m individual medley on Tuesday.

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Rio 2016: Vietnam’s hope for more medals fades

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Rio 2016: Vietnam’s hope for more medals fades

Vietnam’s hope for more medals at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro city Brazil is fading as its athletes performed poorly on August 8, the third day into the games.

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Russia vs. USA - a tense race, a strained aftermath

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Russia vs. USA - a tense race, a strained aftermath

The women's 100 meters breaststroke final at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday had already crackled with tension in a tight finish but it was nothing compared to what transpired afterwards.

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