Gloom and anger for Russian athletes due to miss Rio

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Gloom and anger for Russian athletes due to miss Rio

Russian athletes on Thursday reacted with a mixture of anger and despair after the Court of Arbitration for Sport dashed their dreams of competing at the Rio Olympics by rejecting an appeal against a ban for doping.

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Brazilians express concern after arrests for Olympic plot

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Brazilians say they are concerned after 10 people were arrested for a plot to carry out acts of terrorism during next month's Olympics.

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Brazil arrests 10 for 'amateur' terror plot against Olympics

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Brazil arrests 10 for 'amateur' terror plot against Olympics

Brazil arrested 10 people on Thursday suspected of belonging to a poorly organized group supporting Islamic State (IS) and discussing terrorist acts during the next month's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

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Russian Olympic ban upheld, Moscow denounces 'crime against sport'

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Russian Olympic ban upheld, Moscow denounces 'crime against sport'

Sport's highest tribunal rejected on Thursday Russia's appeal against a doping ban for its entire athletics team from the Rio Olympics starting in 15 days' time, drawing swift and angry condemnation from Moscow.

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WADA asks IOC to 'consider responsibilities' over Russia ban

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WADA asks IOC to 'consider responsibilities' over Russia ban

MONTREAL: The World Anti-Doping Agency asked on Thursday (Jul 21) that the International Olympic Committee to "consider its responsibilities" as it debates whether or not to ban all Russian competitors from the Rio Games.

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Sports court rejects Russian appeal against Olympic athletics ban

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Sports court rejects Russian appeal against Olympic athletics ban

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 21 - The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Thursday it had rejected Russia's appeal against the exclusion of its track and field athletes from the Rio Games starting on Aug. 5.

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Vietnamese Olympians ready for Rio

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Vietnamese Olympians ready for Rio

A sending-off ceremony was organised in Hanoi to see the Vietnam delegation to Brazil for this Summer’s Olympic Games.

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Olympics: IOC weighs Russia Rio Games ban

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Olympics: IOC weighs Russia Rio Games ban

LAUSANNE: The International Olympic Committee held emergency talks on Tuesday (Jul 19) on whether to ban Russia from the Rio Games after an investigation found rampant state-run doping at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games and other events.

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Thai badminton star Ratchanok cleared of doping

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Thai badminton star Ratchanok cleared of doping

BANGKOK: Thai badminton star Ratchanok Intanon broke down in tears and spoke of her relief Monday (Jul 19) after being cleared of doping, ending fears her Olympic dreams had been scuppered.

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Lydia Ko won't let Zika overshadow Rio dream

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Lydia Ko won't let Zika overshadow Rio dream

WELLINGTON: World number one Lydia Ko says she's too excited about playing golf at the Olympic Games to worry about the Zika virus - and most other women on tour feel the same.

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Injured Bolt hopes to prove fitness in London to secure Rio spot

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Injured Bolt hopes to prove fitness in London to secure Rio spot

Usain Bolt confirmed suffering a grade one hamstring tear at Jamaica’s Olympic trials on Friday but the star sprinter expects to secure his place at the Rio Games by proving his fitness at the London Anniversary Games later this month.

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Dreaming of gold: Vietnam to send 23 athletes to Rio 2016 Olympics

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Dreaming of gold: Vietnam to send 23 athletes to Rio 2016 Olympics

Swimmer Hoang Quy Phuoc has become the latest Vietnamese athlete qualified for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Brazil, officials announced Friday.

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23 Vietnamese athletes to compete at Rio Olympics

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23 Vietnamese athletes to compete at Rio Olympics

A total of 23 athletes will represent Vietnam at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this August, according to the General Department of Sports and Physical Training.

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Phelps qualifies for fifth consecutive Olympics

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Phelps qualifies for fifth consecutive Olympics

OMAHA, Nebraska, June 29 - Michael Phelps, who came out of retirement in 2014 and rededicated himself to the pool, punched his ticket to the Rio Games on Wednesday by winning the 200 metres butterfly at the U.S. Olympic trials.

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Teng Boonma’s achievements noted by a handful

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VietStock FI English 3 week(s) ago

Last week’s passing of Teng Boonma, one of the richest tycoons in Cambodia, does not seem to resonate with everyone in the Kingdom.

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