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Qatar's recruited Rio athletes stir debate on citizenship
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Qatar's recruited Rio athletes stir debate on citizenship

Thursday, 25 August 2016 3:09 PM

23 of the 39 athletes representing Qatar in Rio were born outside the Gulf state and brought in to help the country flourish

Qatar Airways inks sponsorship deal with AFL's Sydney Swans
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Qatar Airways inks sponsorship deal with AFL's Sydney Swans

Tuesday, 23 August 2016 1:47 PM

Doha marks first foray into Australian Football League with a three-year sponsorship deal

US routs Serbia for third straight basketball gold
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US routs Serbia for third straight basketball gold

Monday, 22 August 2016 10:02 AM

Kevin Durant led the assault, pouring in 30 points including 24 in a brilliant opening half

Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Olympic Games on upbeat tropical note
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Rainy Rio wraps up challenging Olympic Games on upbeat tropical note

Monday, 22 August 2016 10:02 AM

It was far from a perfect execution by Brazil, which battled with empty seats, security scares and a mysterious green diving pool

Brazil police seize passports in raid on Irish Olympic officials
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Brazil police seize passports in raid on Irish Olympic officials

Monday, 22 August 2016 9:43 AM

Authorities in Rio seized passports, computers, mobile phones and unused tickets in raids on hotel rooms and offices

McGregor gets revenge with decision in thrilling UFC win over Diaz
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McGregor gets revenge with decision in thrilling UFC win over Diaz

Sunday, 21 August 2016 11:43 AM

Judges gave McGregor a majority decision victory, setting the stage for a third fight

Zenoorin lands first Olympic medal for Iran
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Zenoorin lands first Olympic medal for Iran

Sunday, 21 August 2016 9:10 AM

18-year-old former junior world champion fell to the floor and kissed the mat after beating Nikita Glasnovic of Sweden

Mo Farah completes long-distance Olympic double-double
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Mo Farah completes long-distance Olympic double-double

Sunday, 21 August 2016 9:09 AM

After a long-drawn out series of appeals and counter-claims, Kenyan-born American Paul Chelimo claimed the silver medal and Ethiopian Hagos Gebrhiwet the bronze

Peerless Usain Bolt retains 200m Olympic Games title
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Peerless Usain Bolt retains 200m Olympic Games title

Friday, 19 August 2016 10:18 AM

Jamaican sprinter remains on course for an extraordinary 'triple-triple' of sprint titles in Rio

Emirates in talks to sponsor uniforms of NBA teams - report
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Emirates in talks to sponsor uniforms of NBA teams - report

Thursday, 18 August 2016 12:48 PM

Deal to display logos on jerseys of US basketball stars expected to generate $150m per year in total revenue for NBA

Brazil police pull US swimmers from flight in robbery probe
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Brazil police pull US swimmers from flight in robbery probe

Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:18 AM

Brazilian judge ordered police to seize the passports of the swimmers so they could be questioned over their description of the robbery

LeBron hints at return to Team USA for Tokyo Games
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LeBron hints at return to Team USA for Tokyo Games

Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:17 AM

James decided to skip what would have been his fourth Olympics after leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an NBA title in June

Europe's top Olympic official arrested in Rio ticket scalping probe
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Europe's top Olympic official arrested in Rio ticket scalping probe

Thursday, 18 August 2016 11:17 AM

Police said they had discovered evidence linking 71-year-old Irishman Pat Hickey to an international scheme to illegally pass Olympic tickets to touts

Former Barca star Keita signs for Qatar's El Jaish SC
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Former Barca star Keita signs for Qatar's El Jaish SC

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 5:19 PM

Mali midfielder Seydou Keita inks six-month deal after leaving AS Roma as a free agent

Mutaz Essa Barshim wins Qatar's first Olympic silver medal in men's high jump
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Mutaz Essa Barshim wins Qatar's first Olympic silver medal in men's high jump

Wednesday, 17 August 2016 9:08 AM

Canada's Derek Drouin leaps to gold clearing a height of 2.38 metres


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